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The Main Tower of Osaka Castle大阪城天守閣

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9:00-17:00 (closed at 16:30), spring, summer and autumn sometimes extended the opening hours; December 28 - January 1 closed.
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 hour
Address: 1-1 Osakajo, Chuo Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefectur
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Phone: +81-6-69413044

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Osaka Castle is one of the three famous Japanese cities, its famous Tenshu Kaku is a must-visit attraction for Osaka travelers. The Tenshu Kaku was originally built by Hideyoshi Toyotomi during the Warring States Period. The 20-meter-high and very steep wall is built with giant stones from all over Japan.

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The Main Tower of Osaka Castle is a key landmark building of Osaka that was built in 1583 and is also known as "Hideyoshi Castle". The castle interior has now been transformed into a museum that provides information on Toyotomi Hideyoshi and the castle's history, while the top floor offers great views over Osaka. The castle is built on an elevated platform and features white walls with green tiles, while the end of each flying eave is adorned with a magnificent tiger or shachi formed out of gold foil . Every spring and autumn, the ancient charm of the castle is ever more prominent against the cherry blossoms or red maple leaves.
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