Osaka Castle Interesting Facts

One of the Oldest Castle in the world

Osaka Castle in japan was built in 1583 and reconstructed several times since 1653, enriched by its surrounding garden and impressive stone wall, gates, and turrets. The escalator takes up to the observation deck on the eight floors; there are many gardens between the complex structures, and we can stop at the tea house to enjoy amazing drinks. If you want to know more about the Osaka castle’s history, then visit the museum. After a significant renovation, the castle has become a more beautiful and charming look in 1997. The castles now become very modern inside, and they even added an elevator for easy access. The castle has stone walls, which is the tallest wall in Japan.

sPRING AT OSAKA
Osaka Castle Park at Spring

The castle was transformed during Tokugawa’s rule, the stone wall deep underground foundations built by Toyotomi. Two stone walls are perfect in condition have been found so far.The castle loom was first built with wood, but this has been replaced with the iron resistant concrete that we see today. It is the pride of the people of Osaka, Japan since 1931.

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Elevated View of Osaka Castle – Japan

Floor Details

8F Observatory

From 50m over the ground, you can see the immense Osaka Castle and the city of Osaka. You can reach the observatory with a wheelchair.

7F Hideyoshi Toyotomi’s life 

The life of Hideyoshi Toyotomi, who constructed the Castle.

5F Osaka Summer Team World of folding screens

A prologue to the universe of collapsing screens in the mid-year of Osaka utilizes pictures and small scale models.

4F Hideyoshi Toyotomi and its era

The materials of the Warring States time frame, including things identified with Hideyoshi Toyotomi, and materials identified with Osaka Castle are in plain view.

3F Hideyoshi Toyotomi and its era

The materials of the Warring States time frame, including things identified with Hideyoshi Toyotomi, and materials identified with Osaka Castle are in plain view.

2F Castle Information Corner

Necessary information about Osaka manor and mansions, by and large, is displayed.

The entrance of the 1F castle tower

The life of Hideyoshi Toyotomi, who constructed Osaka Castle and prevailing with regards to bringing together the world, is acquainted in a simple with getting way.

Opening Hours : 9 am – 5 pm (Last admission 4:30pm)

Opening hours will be extended during cherry blossom season, Golden Week, and summer vacation.

In consideration of the final admission time, there may be restrictions on the ticket purchase line before 4:30 pm depending on the situation .

Closing day :  December 28th to January 1

Address : 1-1 Osaka Castle, Chuo-ku, Osaka 540-0002

Ticket Cost :

  • Adult :    600 yen  (subject to change*)
  • Junior high school and younger :  Free