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Osaka Castle

4.6/52,011 Reviews
Historical Architecture

Business Hours

Sun - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Address

1-1, Osaka Castle, Chuo-ku, Osaka
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About Osaka Castle

Located in the center of Osaka, Osaka Castle is a major landmark of Osaka. It is also listed as one of the three famous castles in Japan's history together with Nagoya Castle and Kumamoto Castle. The Osaka Castle is divided into inner, middle, and outer castles (i.e., Honmaru, Ninomaru, Sannomaru). The magnificent city gate, the steep walls and the wide moats inside and outside are very spectacular. The pavilion also overlooks the streetscape around Osaka Castle. In the parks of the castle, plum blossoms and cherry blossoms bloom in their respective seasons, and they are famous places to enjoy plum and cherry blossoms in Osaka.
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Getting Around

By Subway: Take the JR Loop Line and get off at Morinomiya Station or Osaka Castle Park Station. Take the JR Tozai Line and get off at Osaka Castle North Station.
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Helpful Information

The castle tower of Osaka Castle is a great sight at night. The tower and grounds are illuminated from sunset through the night. This is an ideal photography enthusiast destination. The castle tower at Osaka Castle provides foreign language historical information and maps for tourists from all countries.
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Special Events

Osaka Castle is a spectacular sight worth the visit. The original gates, remains of the walls, and the moat are in excellent condition for an ancient Japanese city. The main tower of Osaka Castle is the primary attraction on the grounds. You can climb the stairs to the observation deck on the top to overlook the city of Osaka. Inside the castle is a museum about the local history. There are areas of the museum where you can try on military helmets, and kimono for photos. The gardens and parks of Osaka Castle are a great place to enjoy the curated flower beds. In the late Winter and early Spring there are plum blossoms. In the mid-Spring there are cherry blossoms and special cherry blossom festival activities. There is also a chrysanthemum festival in Autumn.
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Frequently Asked Questions

1-1, Osaka Castle, Chuo-ku, Osaka
Top recommendations for the best restaurants near Osaka Castle are: Forma, Arialasca marble tre, CANELE du JAPON, Oriental Thailand, Standard Bookstore Chayamachi
These are the places that you must visit near Osaka Castle: Osaka Castle Nishinomaru Garden, Amano Kaido, Theater BRAVA!, Peace Osaka, Osaka Museum of History

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