大阪 (Osaka) is an a big city in the western part of Japan, very close from 京都 (Kyoto) and 神戸 (Kobe). It contains an international airport, and is quite famous in the fields of robotics and wearable computing.
The best way to travel to 大阪 (Osaka) is by plane. From relatively close cities such as 東京 (Tokyo), fast trains are another good option.
Travel tips: Also visit the cities of 京都 (Kyoto) and 神戸 (Kobe).
Please check the photos of my visit in October 2005.