Osaka Castle

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  • Address: 1-1 Osakajo, Chuo Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 540-0002, Japan
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-669413044
  • Ticket Price: 600 JPY
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Park, Castle, Family And Kids

The castle looms over this 2 kilometres square park. Aside from the 600 cherry trees in Nishinomaru Garden that make it one of Japan's Top 100 hanami parks, there are hundreds of trees that make the park beautiful in every season, especially in autumn. Some things you should check off your list:

  • Make sure to stroll by the Ume Grove, and in Omoide-no-mori (Grove of Remembrance).
  • See the monument where Toyotomi Hideyori and his mother Yodo-dono committed seppuk.
  • Visit the Hokoku Shrine built in honor of Toyotomi Hideyoshi.
  • Check out the many gardens, including Nishi-no-Maru Garden, Japanese Garden, Plum Garden, Peach garde.
  • Walk through the Citizen's Forest, Memorial Forest, Waseda Forest and Forest of Recollections.

Osaka Castle Travel Tips

  • Parking at Morinomiya Parking.
  • Enter through the Otemon Gate at the southwestern corner.

Entrance Ticket Details For Osaka Castle

  • Garden Entry Fee: ¥200 (¥350- ¥500 during cherry blossom season).
  • Castle and Museum Entry: Adults (15+): ¥600, Children 15 and under: Free
  • Garden Entry Fee: ¥200 (¥350- ¥500 during cherry blossom season)

Osaka Castle Hours

  • Some areas of the park may have restricted hours for entry.
  • Last entry at 4:30 pm.
  • Opening hours are extended during certain periods in the spring and summer.
  • Illumination of the Main Tower  happens from sunset to 11:00 pm.
  • Garden Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Open uptill 8:00 pm during cherry blossom season).

How to Reach Osaka Castle

  • Osaka Loop Line stop Osakajokoen Station.
  • Nagahoritsurumiryokuchi Line, Chuo Line stop Morinomiya Station.
  • Chuo, Tanimachi Lines stop Tanimachiyonchome Station.
  • Bus 10, 21, 31, 46, 62 stop (Tenmabashi).
  • Bus 46 stop (Shiromi chome).

  • Eatery present with the park.
  • Carrying picnic baskets with you is recommended.

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  • Osaka Castle Address: 1-1 Osakajo, Chuo Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 540-0002, Japan
  • Osaka Castle Contact Number: +81-669413044
  • Osaka Castle Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Osaka Castle Price: 600 JPY
  • Best time to visit Osaka Castle(preferred time): 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Osaka Castle: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 67.42% of people who visit Osaka include Osaka Castle in their plan

  • 51.95% of people start their Osaka Castle visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Osaka Castle

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

81.43% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Osaka Castle

People normally club together Shinsaibashi and Mint Museum while planning their visit to Osaka Castle.

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