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Osaka Castle大阪城天守閣

Historical Monument

Osaka Castle was built by the Imperial Regent Toyotomi Hideyoshi between 1583 and 1598. The castle was built on a magnificent scale, but was destroyed just 17 years later after the death of Toyotomi Hideyoshi and the destruction of the Toyotomi clan in the Siege of Osaka in 1615. Thereafter, the castle was rebuilt by the Tokugawa shogunate under the command of Todo Takatora but was once again lost due to a fire caused by a lightning strike. The current castle tower is the third generation to stand here and was completed in 1931 through donations from local citizens. The interior of the castle is a history museum and visitors can enjoy information about the history of Osaka Castle and dioramas. The castle was registered as a national Tangible Cultural Property in 1997.

place

Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Osakajou 1-1

phone 0669413044
place

9:00-17:00(Latest entry16:30)

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Address

Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Osakajou 1-1 [map]

Phone

0669413044

Hours
9:00-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
Closed
New Year's Holiday(12/28-1/1)
Fees
[General] 600 yen
[Up to Junior high school student] Free
※ Junior High School Students required proof (student notebook etc.)
Parking Lot
Available 271spaces
Credit Card
Available
※ Only in the store, Entry tickets are not available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, Ginkgo)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          While Osaka prefecture is the country's second smallest prefecture, its capital, Osaka City, is the country's third-largest and arguably one of the most popular in the Kansai region thanks to its vibrant nightlife, the Osaka people's openness, and its much-loved cuisine, which has earned it the nickname “the nation's kitchen."

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