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Osaka Castle
Top 4 in Can't Miss Attractions

4.6/5
2,078 Reviews
Historical Architecture
Liked by 193
Closed Open from 9:00am-6:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-4 hours
Address: 1-1, Osaka Castle, Chuo-ku, Osaka

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A beautiful architecture in Osaka that many people well know as Osaka Castle... So surprised when I reached there. I will back there once again within this year.

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  • EricKTravel1414
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    Quick visit to Osaka Castle

    As we were about to leave Osaka, I hopped in a cab and did a quick trip to Osaka Castle. Really awe-inspiring sight. I climbed all the stairs and had a look around the interior and was impressed wit...

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    impressive Castle Seen from A Far

    Stunning view of the castle that can be seen from a far! The castle is surrounded by lake or mout, which is quite impressive and traditional use by old ancient empire. There is an entrance fee to ge...

    Reviewed on /Date(1599016027000+0800)/
  • Minhduc227
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    Great!

    The landmark in the Autumn is so great! Red and yellow leaves are everywhere. Clean atmosphere. Hope to have chances to comeback again!

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  • Silver12748
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    The castle is grand from the outside.

    I was expecting to see the grand hall where the emperor is seated and thousands of soldiers are seated on the floor. I was very disappointed. It's only $5 or $6 to go in to see pictures and videos ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1597558898000+0800)/
  • rememr
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    Osaka Castle Illuminage (Limited Event)

    This review is on Osaka Castle Illuminage (Limited Event), not on the main Osaka Castle (though I've been to the castle during the day time as well). Illuminage is really beautiful so I thought to sha...

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Introduction

Located in the center of Osaka, Osaka Castle is a major landmark of Osaka. It is also listed as one of the three famous castles in Japan's history together with Nagoya Castle and Kumamoto Castle. The Osaka Castle is divided into inner, middle, and outer castles (i.e., Honmaru, Ninomaru, Sannomaru). The magnificent city gate, the steep walls and the wide moats inside and outside are very spectacular. The pavilion also overlooks the streetscape around Osaka Castle. In the parks of the castle, plum blossoms and cherry blossoms bloom in their respective seasons, and they are famous places to enjoy plum and cherry blossoms in Osaka.
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