Winter and Summer Campaigns of Osaka

Winter and Summer Campaigns of Osaka

Let the Battle Begin! The swords of Osaka, the city of merchants, are inseparable with history and culture. We introduce you to the winter and summer campaign of Osaka


Winter and Summer Campaigns of Osaka: The Dance of the Swords

At Osaka Castle’s castle tower, the history of the civil war era can be glimpsed through the collection of swords and armory on display. There is also a tour that takes you on a 20-minute pleasure boat ride around the castle’s inner moat, providing a view of the sturdy stonewalls and the castle tower from a different angle. You can also deepen your knowledge at the Osaka Museum of History, where you can savor both Osaka’s local history and archaeology at once.

Glimpse the History of The Civil War Era

Osaka Castle’s castle tower was the stage of the Winter and Summer Campaigns of the Siege of Osaka fought between the Tokugawa and Toyotomi families, purported to be the last major battle. In the Summer Campaign, where many swords danced, the supposedly impregnable Osaka Castle finally fell, ending the civil war era.

At the castle tower, you can glimpse the history of the civil war era and imagine the warriors back then through the collection of swords and armory on display. There is also a tour that takes you on a 20-minute pleasure boat ride around the castle’s inner moat, providing a view of the sturdy stonewalls and the castle tower from a different angle.

Osaka’s local history

Additionally, the Osaka Museum of History, where you can savor both Osaka’s local history and archaeology at once, is nearby, allowing you to feel the long history of the region from ancient to modern times. At the shopping complexes Jo-Terrace Osaka and Miraiza Osaka-jo that are located within Osaka Castle Park, you can enjoy the diverse food culture of Osaka, ranging from the local soul foods okonomiyaki and takoyaki to Italian cuisine and barbeque.

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