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Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library大阪府立中之島図書館

A prefectural museum opened in 1904 located in Nakanoshima, Osaka, an area dotted with retro and old fashioned buildings. The solemn stone New-Baroque building is a nationally designated Important Cultural Property. The library’s collection is primarily dedicated to books and materials on Osaka; classical Japanese, Chinese, and Korean books; and business-related materials, and is frequently made use of by researchers. The library also has rentable spaces, a library shop, and a café serving Denmark home-style cuisine. The closest station is Yodoyabashi Station.


Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Nakanoshima 1-2-10 (Kita / Osaka Station / Umeda / YodoyabashiArea)

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Review of Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/12/05 Beautiful old building with a very classy cafe
The old European-style building is gorgeous to look at and walk through, and usually quite quiet and relaxing. The cafe inside is a bit expensive but has a very charming and classy atmosphere, and...
Reviewed:2019/01/03 Plain and simple
Another historical retro building in the Midosuji area. The building looked rather plain and simple comparing to the nearby City Hall and BOJ.
Reviewed:2018/10/28 Nice looking building
I walked past this structure by chance, on my way to see the City Hall building which is located nearby. This is an impressive looking edifice and is worth walking past if youre already in the...

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Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Nakanoshima 1-2-10 [ map ]
Kita / Osaka Station / Umeda / YodoyabashiArea
SundayPublic holiday, 2nd Thursday of 3/6 Oct., New Year's Holiday
[Admission fee]Free
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Temporary suspension of business:Closed until May 15, 2020 (Information as of May 14, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.

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."