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Tempozan Ferris Wheel天保山大観覧車

Amusement Park / Theme Park

The Tempozan Ferris Wheel is located in Tempozan Harbor Village in Osaka’s Bay Area. When it opened to the public in 1997, the wheel, which has a height of 112.5 meters and a diameter of 100 meters, was the largest ferris wheel in the world, and consequently attracted a great deal of interest. During the 15-minute ride, visitors can enjoy magnificent views of the Kinki region, including the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, Kansai International Airport, Mt. Rokko, etc. The Tempozan Ferris Wheel has four see-through cabins with transparent walls and a transparent floor, which are very popular with young people and tourists. At night, the Ferris Wheel is illuminated using a combination of indirect and direct LED lighting, which is a sight not to be missed.


Osaka Osakashi Minato-ku Kaigandori 1-1-10 (USJ / Bay AreaArea)

phone 0665766222

10:00-22:00 (last ride Reception 21:30)

Review of Tempozan Ferris Wheel

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/12/04 great!
tried it at night. enjoyed the night view of osaka city. 60cabins with 8 of them are transparent glass gondalas.
Reviewed:2018/11/16 Great experience
I went during weekdays so just wait for few minutes queue. Great view from the top where you can see USJ and the whole osaka port.
Reviewed:2018/10/28 Skipped the wait
We skipped the wait by going for simple cabin and the view was amazing. Definetely worth trying out when you're in the area.

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Osaka Osakashi Minato-ku Kaigandori 1-1-10 [ map ]
USJ / Bay AreaArea
10:00-22:00 (last ride Reception 21:30)
According to Days closed of Osaka Aquarium KAIYUKAN
[Rail fee Friday] 800 yen (3 years old and over)
Parking Lot
Available 1300spaces
Credit Card
Available (Not available for discounted Friday amount-Available only for the regular fee Friday)

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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