Tourist Attractions and Experiences

Osaka Castle Park

The park includes Osaka Castle Tower (Osaka Castle Museum), the Nishinomaru Garden, an ume (plum) orchard, the Osaka-jo Hall, and a Japanese archery ground. Seasonal flowers, such as ume, cherry blossoms, and azaleas, can be observed.

Basic information

An extensive park with a total area of 105.6 ha, located in the center of Osaka. In the Osaka Castle Park are several historic structures including the castle tower, in addition to the Nishinomaru Garden with some 300 cherry trees, an ume (plum) orchard boasting 1,270 ume trees in 100 varieties, and other spots where visitors can enjoy seasonal flowers. The Osaka Castle Band Shell and Osaka-jo Hall are popular venues for music concerts. Sports facilities, such as a kyudo (Japanese archery) ground and the Shudokan gymnasium, are also located in the park. The spring/autumn potted plant market, the night cherry blossom viewing in the Nishinomaru Garden, and other annual events are held in the park.

  • Location

    〒 540-0002 Osakajo, Chuo-ku, Osaka
  • Average Time

    2 hours
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  • Closed

    Never (*all facilities have separately-scheduled closures)
  • Open

    Always open
  • Price

    Free admission (note that some facilities require a usage fee)
  • Directions

    Temmabashi or Tanimachi 4-chome Stations on the Osaka Metro Tanimachi Line Morinomiya or Tanimachi 4-chome Stations on the Osaka Metro Chuo Line Morinomiya or Osakajokoen Stations on the JR Loop Line
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