The most famous tourism spot in Osaka, “Osaka Castle”

Visit / Famous tourist attractions in Osaka the Osaka Castle area

The castle standing between the skyscrapers

Located in the middle of the town, Osaka Castle is widely accepted as the symbol of Osaka.
Even if you are not familiar with its history, you will be fascinated by its significant existence.
Inside the castle is a museum and from its eighth floor, you can have a full glace at the city of Osaka.

The luxurious exterior

With the golden decoration of tigers and the golden roof, the castle must have been a symbol of luxury to the locals in the past.
The neatly maintained park blooms its flowers every season, helping the castle look even more beautiful.

The golden decorations

The outer wall on the 5th floor has two golden tigers on each side glaring outwards to intimidate the opponents.
The golden decorations of the castle emphasize the existence of Osaka Castle.

The perfect combination of the castle and the nature

The neatly trimmed Japanese garden is a filled with nature, and some even come to birdwatch.
A pond located in the center of the garden reflects the castle on the surface and mirrors the beautiful castle.

The bold and beautiful design

From sunset to 11 pm, Osaka Castle becomes illuminated and appears in the night town of Osaka.
During the cherry blossom season, the Nishnomaru garden also illuminates for the visits to enjoy the beautiful flowers in the night.

Name of the facility Osaka Castle
Address Main Castle 〒540-0002 1-1 Osakajo, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi
Tell 06-6941-3044
Nearest station 15 to 20 minutes walk from Osakajokoen station and Morinomiya station (JR Osaka Kanjo line)
Business hours 9:00-17:00 (Final entry at 16:30. The hours may change based on the season)
Regular holiday New Years Holiday (12/28-1/1)
Admission fee Entrance fee: Adult 600 yen, Free for middle school student and younger, Osaka residents over the age of 65 (identification required), and those with disability certificate.