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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大阪城~一個美輪美奐的古城，保留古代的舊建築，也有為了不方便行動者設置了電梯，可以由底層搭乘電梯到樓上，但是推薦您一層層爬樓梯，細細品味其建築之美 more »Osaka Castle ~ An ancient city of the huanzhang of the United States, retaining the ancient old architecture, but also for the inconvenient movement of the escalator, can be by the bottom of the elevator to the building, but push recommended you a layer of climbing stairs, carefully savor the beauty of its architecture
The Osaka castle grounds has gardens that you can walk around. There were some food stalls (if you're hungry) and stalls where you can rent traditional Japanese costumes for photos. The castle facade ... more »
Osaka Castle, Japan is Beautiful place to visit. It is located in the center Osaka city. Very historic place to visit and the castle is covered with water from its three sides and full greenery and pleasant view and its entry was 600 yen when I visited it in August, 2018. It is recommended for all tourists who visit Osaka must go to Osaka Castle, its main attraction in the Osaka City. It is also recommended to go to top floor of Osaka castle from where beautiful view can be seen of Osaka City. It is historic place and also it is cover with green park where beautiful pictures can be captured and some of pictures which I captured there are placed here with this review. Osaka Castle is not only famous is Osaka but it is also famous landmark of Japan and it is also considered as historic place of Japan. Osaka Castle’s background and its history is available inside the informative museum which is present inside the different floors of Osaka Castle. Its strong structure which is seen in the pictures is the reason for its maintained shape from last 400 years. But currently Osaka Castle Tower is renovated as modern features inside the castle and also modern elevator is installed inside the tower.
Nice view from the top. Beautiful building, but not sure it is worth going up unless you are into the history aspect. A ticket cost ¥600 for an adult. While inside they offer a photo opportunity with traditional male and female costumes for ¥500. Overall a nice way to experience Japanese history.
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