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Once the largest castle in Japan when originally built in the 1580s, this castle has an observation platform with city views and a history museum that uses holograms, 3D pictures and other technologies to describe the history of the castle and the...more
All reviews top floor japanese history toyotomi hideyoshi modern museum flights of stairs main tower surrounding park walk up worth a visit observation deck cherry blossoms entrance fee nice view souvenir shop nice park train station take photos
Our visit to Japan coincided with the Christmas/New Year period which is the week of the year when most of Japan shuts down. It makes visiting attractions difficult as a lot of them are closed. Fortunately for us, Osaka Castle was open the day we...More
Got a day pass to visit a few attractions, the castle is one of them. Busy as expected and a bit of a trek to get up but good walk and some good sights. It’s good looking down from the hill seeing how the old...More
The castle inside is not so much worth seeing. Of course, you must go inside once you are there, but the real valus is undoubtedly the external view and the park itself. Please visit it particularly when the weather is good. It is very beautiful....More
To those who loves history, this place could bring you through the Japan history. I especially love historical story so i enjoyed it so so much. Recommended to start from top bottom. The view from above is spectacular! :)
This castle and its surroundings are definetly worth a visit. Inside you can learn a lot about Japanese history and culture, whereas outside you can observe the natural beauty around you. I suggest going up to the last floor in order to see the incredible...More
So many castles in Japan but if you want to see one, this is one of the easiest to get to by train as it is in the heart of Osaka. Probably more impressive on the outside than the inside. Many things around the castle...More
It was my first time in Osaka and this castle had been flagged up as a must! it is a great experience and you need to be able to walk as there are lots of stairs at every stage of the trip. From the local...More
Yes, the 600 yen covers everything. The Osaka pass is a pass that gets you into the main tourist attractions in Osaka for a lot cheaper than if you were to pay at each one of them separately. Worth getting if you're... More
Yes, the 600 yen covers everything. The Osaka pass is a pass that gets you into the main tourist attractions in Osaka for a lot cheaper than if you were to pay at each one of them separately. Worth getting if you're interested in going to at least 3 or 4 of the included sites.