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The Tower of the Sun

Expo Park Senri, Suita, Osaka Prefecture 565-0826 , Japan
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Ranked #3 of 7 Attractions in Suita
Type: Parks
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Hmmm. How to describe this thing? Interesting whimsical monstrosity? Upon encountering this object within the Expo 70 Commemorative Park, it struck me as mildly amusing. Upon looking at photos afterward, I wonder what the park area might have been like had it been fully landscaped without this thing? I think, perhaps, the park could have been nicer.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

If you're in Osaka and you've eaten enough, seen enough costume wearing girls, enjoyed the public baths to the full, and generally soaked up the city then this park might be just what you need. It offers visitors a pleasant walk under trees and then there is of course the odd Tower of the Sun. It's tough getting a decent... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Interesting remains of an era. The expo part itself is a relaxing stroll, the MinPaku in the part is an excellent museum worth a visit of a few hours or multiple visits. 4- 5 stars

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