One of the must see spots in Osaka. There are usually many people, so try to go on a weekday if possible and avoid the even more busy weekends. From Osakajokoen-station its still gonna take 10 minutes until you arrive at the castle. You can easly enjoy the castle by day and night. Its only possible…
You can go directly from Momotani Station to the nearest station in Osaka Castle. It's very easy to move around!
Osaka Castle, or “Osaka-jo” in Japanese, is certainly one of the most famous landmarks in Japan, and for good reason. This five-story castle is one of the most visually spectacular creations in the country, with a history that dates back almost 450 years!
There is a park around the castle and a shrine. You can enjoy there with friends, family and special one.
“Each distinct world holds new and unique adventures at every turn. With attractions inspired by Hollywood's greatest hits, as well as exciting seasonal events and endless entertainment, there's fun for every kind of adventurer!”
“Be surprised by the huge whale shark. Smile at the drifting jellyfish. Various wonders of the sea are displayed in the tanks.”
“The third zoo to be built in Japan, with a history of more than 90 years. The natural living environments are reproduced in the African Savanna Zone, among others.”
“ABOUT KUROMON MARKET Kuromon Ichiba Fish Market is located in the center of Osaka, Minami. The most famous fish at Kuromon Market are the conger pike in summer and Fugu in winter. At least 10% of the seafood shop in Kuromon specialize in Fugu and Hamo. A lively and roofed market which stretches about 580m, there are about 150 shops and is always bustling with people. This market has everything you want. From fresh seafood, blow fish and soft shelled turtle specialty shops, to restaurants, fruit and vegetables shops, butchers, pickled goods, dried food, Japanese sweets and Western cakes. Kuromon Market is full of great energy, with local tantalizing sights and aromas – you will never be bored strolling down this street. Kuromon Ichiba is a perfect place to enjoy Tabe Aruki, a culture of Osaka where we eat as we stroll. Experience Osaka’s Kuidaore, meaning eat till you faint food menus available here. Enjoy seafood skewers at the fish shop, or have some fresh fruit juice from fruit shop, or try delicious matcha soft ice-cream at the tea shop. You wont be able to resist the mouth watering aroma from the local shops, stalls and eateries. You’ll fall in love with the charm and fun of Kuromon Ichiba. Prepare to eat until you’ve had enough when you visit Kuromon Market. ”
“The tallest skyscraper in Japan with an observation deck. The observation deck is called "Harukas 300" and occupies the building's top three floors (floors 58 to 60). A souvenir shop and restrooms with views are also available. ”