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Osaka Castle, Osaka

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Built and rebuilt numerous times since 1653, Osaka Castle looms over its surrounding gardens, moats, imposing stone walls, gates, and turrets. Take the elevator up to the observation deck on the castle’s eighth floor, or wander the garden between the complex’s many structures, stopping in the tea house for a snack. The castle, originally intended to help with the unification of Japan, was captured and changed hands over a dozen times. Visit the museum within to learn more about the castle’s history. Before you head to Osaka, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Osaka route planner, to make sure you see all that Osaka has to offer, including Osaka Castle.
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  • Beautiful parklands and views of Osaka, local street performers and history. Some information about the castle and signage. Girls in kimonos walking the streets.  more »
  • The place itself gives a grant powerful ambiance kind of building. Elegantly standing on top of the land. History about it being told and explained with video, paintings, drawing, figurines. Nice...  more »
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