Osaka Castle was built by Hashiba Hideyoshi, later known as Toyotomi Hideyoshi. The current tower, which dates to 1931, is the building’s third reconstruction. Today it is open to the public as Osaka Castle Park.
Osaka Business Park is a redeveloped area consisting of a group of skyscrapers and an urban park in the Shiromi district of Osaka’s Chuo Ward.
Japan’s first large-scale outlet mall, Mitsui Outlet Park Osaka Tsurumi opened in 1995 in the city of Osaka in Osaka Prefecture.
Sakuya Konohana Kan cultivates a wide range of plants from regions extending from the tropics to the poles using a variety of techniques with the goal of passing on the importance of coexistence with nature, which was the theme of the International Garden and Greenery Exposition, Osaka. It is one of only a few facilities in the world where you can come face to face with the plants of the world in a single location.
Osaka Tenmangu Shrine, which is popularly known as “Tenma no Tenjin-san,” hosts numerous events throughout the year in addition to the popular Tenjin Festival, including the Futsugyo Festival, Saitan Festival, Hatsutenjinbaika Festival, Shushi Festival, and Akitai Festiva, which includes a Yabusame, or mounted archery, demonstration.
Tenma Hanjotei, a small-scale theater featuring daily rakugo performances, represents the first revival of this type of facility in the Kansai region since the end of World War II more than 60 years ago. Afternoon performances change on a weekly basis, while evening performances change on a daily basis, giving repeat visitors the ability to enjoy different programming every day.
The Japan Mint is scheduled to finalize the dates on which its cherry blossom viewing venue will be open to the public in 2013 in mid March 2013 .
The Floating Garden is an observation platform atop the Umeda Sky Building, a skyscraper located in Osaka’s Kita Ward. Visitors love the panoramic, open-air views.
This aquarium is packed with mysterious marine life, including the surprisingly gigantic whale shark and soft, smile-inducing jellyfish.
Open year-round, Tsutenkaku features a variety of attractions in a seasonal setting.
Explore the seasonal landscapes of Osaka’s O River as you sail past Osaka Castle and Nakanoshima. You’ll be able to enjoy a “marine stroll” around Osaka’s many famous destinations and historic sites from the unique vantage point of the river as you pass under the area’s numerous bridges.
This theme park invites you to enjoy the world of Hollywood along with popular characters and attractions.