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Situated at the mouth of the Yodo River, It is the capital city of Osaka Prefecture and second largest metropolitan area in Japan.
For food :
According to a popular Japanese saying,
"Tokyo people ruin themselves by overspending on fine footwear,
Kyoto people on fine clothing..
and Osaka people on fine food"
Osaka has also been known as the "nation's kitchen" thanks to its mouth watering delicious offerings for Japanese seafood .
No wonder Osakans' also known as Kuidaore, literally meaning "to eat oneself bankrupt",
For those who love seafood, Regional cuisine includes Okonomiyaki (お好み焼き, pan-fried batter cake),
Takoyaki (たこ焼き, octopus in fried batter),
Udon (うどん, a noodle dish), as well as the traditional Oshizushi (押し寿司, pressed sushi), particularly battera (バッテラ, pressed mackerel sushi).
For those who like to drink, suggestion is to try its fine sake, which is made with fresh water from the prefecture's mountains.
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