Monday, December 31, 2012

2012 Dec: Osaka: Sacra Famiglia

Destination: Sacra Famiglia (Catholic Church)
Address: Toyosaki 3-12-8, Kita Ward, Osaka City, Osaka 〒531-0072

How to get there:
1. From SHINSAIBASHI, take Line: Osaka City Subway Midosuji Line and
2. Drop-off: NAKATSU(SUBWAY).  It would take 9 mins travel time with distance of 4.2 km (230yen, 2012)
3. Take Exit No.4 of Nakatsu station.  Starbucks will be on your left side, proceed and continue walking.
4. Take a left turn (either on the first or second street) you’ll see different Family Mart convenient stores on your left side.
5.  Recognize the tall building of Pias Tower.  Across it is the church.

Here is the map for better visuals:

The main lobby and ground floor is the office area. Also, you can visit their mass schedule from their website:

 You have to take the elevators until 3rd floor to reach the church and the altar.

Travel Date: December 2, 2012

Summary of 5 days itinerary in 2012 Autumn Osaka, Kyoto Trip:

Places to see
Food and Restaurants
Where to Sleep
Day 1
Il Bar, Kyoto Station
Hearton Hotel in Shinsaibashi
Day 2
[Osaka] Universal Studios
Pasta Frolla, City Walk
Dinner in 3rd Planet
Hearton Hotel
Day 3
[Kyoto] Saga-Arashiyama: Sagano Scenic Railway
Fushimi Inari Taisha
Tofuku-ji Temple
Kennin-ji Temple
Snacks (sushi) in Sagano Station
Restaurant in Gion
Dinner in 3rd Planet
Hearton Hotel
Day 4
Lunch in Daimaru
European Market in Umeda Sky
Street Food near Osaka Castle
Dinner in 3rd Planet
Hearton Hotel
Day 5
Sacra Famiglia (Catholic Church) in Umeda

Hearton Hotel