RED BULL X-FIGHTERS OSAKA 2014 held in Osaka Castle

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Motocross Race

RED BULL X-FIGHTERS OSAKA 2014

It was held on May 24,25, 2014 at Nishinimaru Garden in Osaka Castle for 2 years in a row. Advance tickets were sold out on January 27th.

RED BULL X-FIGHTERS OSAKA 2014 held in Osaka Castle
  Motocross riders performed great jumping techniques with Osaka Castle in the background.  Two riders did jumping in the precincts of Shiten-noji with the five-story pagoda and Abeno Harukas in the background.
  Winner was Levi Sherwood from New Zealand. For your information, Takayuki Tono from Japan, a winner in 2013,  ranked 8th.

RED BULL X-FIGHTERS OSAKA 2014 was held at the Nishinomaru Garden in Osaka Castle, which  Toyotomi Hideyoshi, a famous shogun, built in 1585.

For your information, I am HIDEo YOSHIda, please call me HIDEYOSHi. 

If you are interested in Osaka Castle, please refer to the Osaka Tour of Osaka Castle, Shin-Sekai, and Dotombori

 

RED BULL X-FIGHTERS OSAKA 2014 held in Osaka Castle


25 May 2014


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Hello, I'm HIDEo YOSHIda. Please call me HIDEYOSHI, the same name as the famous shogun who built the Osaka Castle in 1585.

I was born in Kobe and worked in Osaka for nearly 40 years. I would like to introduce the Kansai region to you ,including Kobe, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, and Wakayama.

Kobe is one of the two largest ports in Japan, along with Yokohama. After the opening of the Port of Kobe in 1868, foreigners built their residences on the hillside of the Kitano-cho area, overlooking the ocean. Many of the foreign residences are now open to the public as museums, including the Weathercock House, with it's symbol weathercock on the triangle-shaped roof.
In Meriken Park, the red Port Tower (the city's landmark), creates a beautiful contrast against the white Kobe Marine Museum. The museum's design was inspired by the waves and sailing ships.

When you have a chance to visit Osaka, please join my tour. I'm sure you'll enjoy the interesting and historical, scenic spots. For example, Shin-Sekai is a downtown area with a strange mix of nostalgic atmosphere and contemporary energy. You can try local foods (kushikatsu, sushi, tempura) at a reasonable price. Billiken (a famous statue of the spirit of luck) will be waiting for you!!. Dotombori is a popular street with a lot of flashy signboards. Osaka is widely known as a "Kuidaore-no-machi", or literally "drinking and eating luxuriously to death." Osaka Castle was built by Toyotomi HIDEYOSHI in 1585. Oh, it's my residence, isn't it !

These days "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" area in USJ, or Universal Studios Japan, is also attracting more and more people.

I'll be looking forward to seeing you !! read more


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