DAY 6: Osaka; Instant Ramen Museum, Pokemon Center, Nabma, Dotonbori, and Shinsaibashi

Started the day with a very hearty (and free) breakfast at Toyoko Inna few rice-balls, some salad and a bowl of miso soup.

The Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum

The key destination for the day was The Instant Ramen Museum. Spent half an hour walking in the wrong direction and another half hour retracing our steps. Ideally, we should have just waited around to follow a bunch of school kids.

When we finally arrived, we were greeted outside by a giant statue of Momofuku Ando (the inventor of instant noodles and cup noodles) standing on a giant cup of instant ramen.

The creator of instant ramen: Momofuku Ando

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