TsutenkakuCurrently Open [Closes at 09:00 pm]
- Address: 1 Chome-18-6 Ebisuhigashi, Naniwa Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 556-0002, Japan
- Timings: 09:00 am - 08:30 pm Details
- Phone: +81-666419555
- Ticket Price: 600 JPY
- Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
- Tags: Landmark, Family And Kids, Tower, Architecture , Observation Deck
Tsutenkaku - Review
Tsutenkaku is a tower situated in Shinsekai, Osaka. The tower was first built in the year 1912 as a replica of the Eiffel Tower. However, in the year 1943, the tower suffered a fire and was damaged beyond immediate repair. And so it stayed for many years. After World War II, The Tsutenkaku Kanko Co. Ltd. was put in charge of rebuilding the tower. The new tower was opened for public in the year 1956 and is 103 meters high and the main observatory deck is 91 meters high! Apart from the observation deck, the tower also houses Tsutenkaku Wakuwaku Land, Shops, Jan Jan Town Kinnikuman Museum, Diorama Display, Cafe de Luna Park and Glico-ya.
- Every evening, the tower is illuminated with 6 different colours according to the on-going season.
- So in January and February the tower is illuminated in white (for snow).
- In March and April you will find the tower in pink (for cherry blossom season).
- In May and June, the tower is brightened up with green (new leaves season)
- while you will find the tower to be illuminated in blue (as the sky) in the months of July and August.
- The tower is illuminated in gold (ears of rice) and blue-green (Fir tree) in the months of September to November and December respectively.
Tsutenkaku Ticket Prices
- Adults: ¥600
- Students: ¥500
- Pre School children: ¥300
How To reach Tsutenkaku by Public Transport
- Shin-Imamiya, JR Osaka Loop Line
- Ebisucho, Subway Sakaisuji Line
- Dobutsuen-Mae, Subway Midosuji Line
- Ebisucho, Hankai Line
- Shin-Imamiya, Nankai Main Line of Nankai Electric Railway
Restaurants Near Tsutenkaku
- Ganzo kushikatsu daruma Tsutenkaku mise
- Sakana-ya ROKU Korea
- Kissa Tsutenkaku
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Things to Know Before Visiting Tsutenkaku
30.17% of people who visit Osaka include Tsutenkaku in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
30.12% of people start their Tsutenkaku visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Tsutenkaku
83.75% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tsutenkaku
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Tsutenkaku, Osaka Reviews
This is a tourist trap..........I say this in the most positive way I can. I actually enjoyed the experience here. As with practically all other tourist places in Osaka, there is very little English and there are lots of things to purchase. This is a pretty cool place to take either the kids or your grandmother and grandfather. I would recommend this as a really easy place to go that is pretty interesting. There are also a ton of uniquely Japanese stores at the base of the tower.
This was okay but the view offered from the top at night wasn’t the clearest. Why? Because they have very bright lights and flashing lights within the building so they reflect onto the glass. It’s a fun experience as there’s one floor where they play disco music and it is quite a psychedelic Japanese experience. Will I go back? Probably not. The neighbourhood surrounding the tower is quite fun and looks great at night.
Another landmark in Osaka city. It’s just a tower that seen in many movies. I suggest that if have the tourist pass you can climb to the top for free, otherwise don’t bother buy tickets to go up. It looks better from the street outside.
Nice hip area, with lots of local food and desserts. Very trendy area lots of young people as well. The tower itself is nice to go up and see the view
Interesting retro area in Osaka. Lots of restaurants with cheap drinks and kushikatsu (deep fried skewers) in the area. If you're lucky you might meet some interesting characters.