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Private Full Day Muslim-Friendly Walking Tour of Osaka
"This tour begins at your hotel or accommodation then immediately heads to the Osaka Castle. The Osaka Castle was the base of Hideyoshi Toyotomi’s unification in 1583. Hideyoshi Toyotomi started construction of the castle on the site of th but was used later by the Tokugawa Shogunate until the castle tower burned down in a lightning strike. The current castle tower was rebuilt in 1931 and is the third generation. The castle interior is now a historical museum housing valuable materials and a diorama. On the outside you can enjoy the Osaka Castle from various angles and appreciate its magnificent stone walls architectural features the vast moat and many other points of interest around the castle. After visiting the Osaka Castle
From JPY16,200.00
 
Private Full Day Muslim-Friendly Walking Tour of Osaka
"This tour begins at your hotel or accommodation then immediately heads to the Osaka Castle. The Osaka Castle was the base of Hideyoshi Toyotomi’s unification in 1583. Hideyoshi Toyotomi started construction of the castle on the site of th but was used later by the Tokugawa Shogunate until the castle tower burned down in a lightning strike. The current castle tower was rebuilt in 1931 and is the third generation. The castle interior is now a historical museum housing valuable materials and a diorama. On the outside you can enjoy the Osaka Castle from various angles and appreciate its magnificent stone walls architectural features the vast moat and many other points of interest around the castle. After visiting the Osaka Castle
From JPY16,200.00
 
Private Full Day Muslim-Friendly Walking Tour of Osaka
"This tour begins at your hotel or accommodation then immediately heads to the Osaka Castle. The Osaka Castle was the base of Hideyoshi Toyotomi’s unification in 1583. Hideyoshi Toyotomi started construction of the castle on the site of th but was used later by the Tokugawa Shogunate until the castle tower burned down in a lightning strike. The current castle tower was rebuilt in 1931 and is the third generation. The castle interior is now a historical museum housing valuable materials and a diorama. On the outside you can enjoy the Osaka Castle from various angles and appreciate its magnificent stone walls architectural features the vast moat and many other points of interest around the castle. After visiting the Osaka Castle
From JPY16,200.00

Osaka Castle Tips (62)

Osaka Castle Park

The grounds of the castle are now a free park. The only admission is to enter the castle main keep. The park sits in the center of the city with the castle in the center, its surrounded by walking and...
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Jim_Eliason
Oct 31, 2015

Views from Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle has a wonderful observation deck on the 8th floor (which might be the fifth floor above the entrance level. Since the tower is built on a high hill, and the surrounding area is mostly...
Ewingjr98
Jun 08, 2014

Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle is surrounded by thick defensive walls and moats. It was originally constructed by Toyotomi Hideyoshi after he unified Japan. It was completed in 1583, but was destroyed 32 years later by...
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IreneMcKay
May 05, 2014

Osaka Castle Park

The former grounds of Osaka Castle are now a park area enclosed in the strong, defensive castle walls and surrounded by the castle moats. Osaka Castle Park first opened as a park in 1931 and covers an...
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IreneMcKay
May 05, 2014

Osaka Castle

The first thing to say about Osaka Castle is that it is not as old as it looks to be when you first see it. This is a concrete 1930s copy of the first Osaka Castle, which was built in 1585 by...
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toonsarah
Dec 01, 2013

Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle was constructed from 1583 to 1597 by Toyotomi Hideyoshi, a warrior, general and politician, known as Japan's second "great unifier." This castle building, one of Japan's most famous,...
Ewingjr98
Oct 05, 2013

Osaka Castle

First built in the 1580s on the order of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Osaka Castle was the largest castle in Japan, a magnificent structure used by Toyotomi as a military stronghold from which to wage war...
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jlanza29
Apr 30, 2012

Must visit the Castle

Visit the Castle... its very interesting. Its a fairly long walk from the Rail Station, but its an interesting walk and the Castle is quite unusual which is why it should be seen. Pity to go all the...
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Paolomusc
Apr 04, 2011

Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle Park opened in 1931. Inside the castle, is a museum housing a large variety of historical materials and screen displays. A diorama on the 7th floor contains 19 scenes from the life of...
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arianne_1504
Apr 04, 2011

a great palace & museum

The castle of Osaka has a long history but the palace that you see there today is quite a modern replica dating back to 1959, it even has a lift inside.Dont miss to take a look into the museum of...
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globetrott
Apr 04, 2011

the view from the top of the castle

Unfortunately you are not allowed to take any photos or videos inside the castle and museum of Osaka, but at least you can do so on top of the castle, on a large terrace going into all directions....
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globetrott
Apr 04, 2011

the castle-walls

A special technique was used in order to set togeather the stones of the walls of the palace in Osaka. There are several walls and the first such all is surrounded by a moat. You have to walk through...
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globetrott
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Osaka Castle

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Peace Osaka (International Peace Center)

Peace Osaka is a museum dedicated to promoting peace through exhibits of war, namely WWII. It features a lot of information about Osaka city in WWII, particularly the bombings of Osaka, for locals and...
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Business Park

Osaka Business Park (OBP) is one of representative streets lined with skyscrapers in Osaka. Some major companies are based at OBP and there is a big shopping mall called IMP (International Market...
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Osaka Tenmangu Shrine

Although it is not one of the official top three tenjin shrines, Osaka Tenmangu has gained fame as the host of the Tenjin Festival, one of the biggest festivals in Japan. The current shrine dates back...
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Museum of Oriental Ceramics

The Museum of Oriental Ceramics built up its collection from the private Ataka collection of mainly Korean ceramics. Korean pottery from 12th to 16th centuries remains the mainstay of this exquisite...
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Osaka Science Museum

The Science Museum is a large interactive museum where you can learn about the world and how certain phenomena occur. It's a great place for those traveling with children, because much of the museum...
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Shinsaibashi

Where Dotonbori covered street arcade ends, Shinsaibashi starts. Dotonbori and Shinsaibashi is separated by a man-made canal with a road bridge across. You can planned to cover both these within the...
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Getting to Osaka Castle

Address

1-1, Osakajo, Chuo-ku

Hours

  • Sunday 09:00 to 16:30
  • Monday 09:00 to 16:30
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 16:30
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 16:30
  • Thursday 09:00 to 16:30
  • Friday 09:00 to 16:30
  • Saturday 09:00 to 16:30

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