Umeda Sky Building

Observation Tower
Forming part of the “Shin Umeda City” development project in the Kita Ward of Osaka City, the Umeda Sky Building is a skyscraper that is 173 meters high. With its unique design, consisting of twin towers that are linked at roof-level by the Floating Garden Observatory, it has become a prominent landmark in Osaka’s Umeda district. From the Floating Garden Observatory, visitors can enjoy 360-degree panoramic views of the Osaka cityscape while feeling the wind on their faces; the Observatory is very popular with foreign tourists and couples.

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Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Oyodonaka 1-1-88
[Kuchu Teien Observatory] 9:30-22:30 (Last entry22:00)
*Special opening on Sunday
*OtherDepends on establishment
open everyday
※Depends on establishment
[Aerial Garden Observatory]
[4 years old-Elementary school students]700yen
Parking Lot
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Available (varies by store)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Good sights of the city
    4.0 Reviewed:2022.01.03
    Very nice place to go and take a look at Osaka from a different perspective. Id recommend this place only if you are interested in taking a look at the Umeda area from high up.A bit pricey, though.
  • More impressive from the outside than in.
    2.0 Reviewed:2021.12.21
    Impressive from the outside. We went for the “Christmas illumination” and it tuned out to be a bunch of stupid cardboard cutouts. 1500yen per person for that?! Over hyped and under delivered...
  • Escalator ride between towers
    3.0 Reviewed:2020.08.16
    The best part about the Umeda Building is the escalator ride between the towers. I was actually expecting it to be windy during the escalator ride, but it is enclosed with glass. The windy part is...

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