If you are about to visit Kansai region or Osaka in particular for the first time, here is one of the places you must put in your bucket list. We have Osaka Castle Guide for you.
It is located around the center of Osaka, which it is very easy to access by either train or subway. It is inside a huge public park where you can stroll around and enjoy the urban view of Osaka all day long.
Inside the castle, you can learn the history of the castle and also the city since it is rebuilt as a museum. There are many nice photo spots around the park and also at the top of the museum. It is a great start for anyone who wants to get to know Osaka deeply.
Open Everyday, All Day, All Year
(Park Area Only)
Time Spent: 1-2 hrs
Activity: Castle Stroll, Museum
Public Park, Photo Spot
**Including long distance walk, steep walkways and stairs
Park Area Jo-Terrace>
Food: Ramen, Okonomiyaki, Takoyaki,
Tonkatsu, Steak and more
Sweets: Coffee Shop, Crepe, Ice Cream
Using the train and subway are recommended depending on your convenience. There are several ways as follows
JR (Osaka Loop Line)
・Morinomiya Sta. (C19) Map>
Exit 3-B (Walk 16 min)
Activity in the Area
・Osaka Castle Museum
Above 15 years old : ￥600
Under 15 years old : Free
・Gozabune (Cruise Experience)
Elderly (Over 65): ￥1,000
Elementary School: ￥750
You can enjoy discounts at many facilities in the area if showing these following passes.
・Osaka Amazing Pass
1. Osaka Castle Museum
¥600 → ¥540
2. Nishinomaru Garden
¥200 → ¥140
・Kansai Thru Pass
Osaka Castle Museum
¥600 → ¥540
That’s all for today.
Stay tuned for our next contents 🙂
- American-Mura Guide (America Village-Osaka)
- Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine Guide
- Should you buy Osaka Visitor Pass?