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Tourist Attractions and Experiences

Umeda Sky Building (Kuchu Teien Observatory)

One of the landmarks of Umeda, Osaka. On the top is the Floating Garden Observatory, where Osaka's cityscape can be viewed from a height of 170 meters.

Basic information

The observation platform of this observatory is a bridge connecting the two towers of the Umeda Sky Building, whose roof features a doughnut shape that provides an unobstructed 360-degree view. While enjoying the breathtaking sights you can also directly feel the wind―which at 170 meters off the ground can get quite strong. From this observatory you can not only see all of Osaka but as far away as Awaji Island. The basement of the building houses the Takimi-Koji gourmet street with old fashioned images of Osaka from the 1920s.

  • Location

    〒 531-0076 1-1-88 Oyodonaka, Kita-ku, Osaka
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  • Closed

    Varies by facility
  • Open

    Varies by facility

    Kuchu Teien Observatory:
    9:30 - 22:30 (varies seasonally; admissions close 22:00)
  • Price

    Kuchu Teien Observatory admission fees:
    Adults: ¥1,500
    Age 4-12 ¥700
  • Directions

    9-minute walk from JR Osaka Station, Osaka-umeda Station on the Hankyu Railway and Umeda Station Osaka Metro Midosuji Line, Higashi-Umeda Station on the Osaka Metro Tanimachi Line, and Nishi-Umeda Station on the Osaka Metro Yotsubashi Line
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  • Restaurant Available
  • Parking Available
  • Barrier Free

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