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Osaka Castle Park

Address: Osakajo, Chuoku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 540-0002, Japan
Phone Number: +81 6-6941-1144
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Ranked #10 of 214 Attractions in Osaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cultural
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Formally the home of the wife of 16th-century Japanese ruler Toyotomi...
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Type: Cultural
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Formally the home of the wife of 16th-century Japanese ruler Toyotomi Hideyoshi, the 15-acre Nishinomaru Garden is one of Osaka's most beloved cherry blossom viewing spots, with the Osaka Castle Tower enhancing the backdrop.
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We are traveling Japan with 4 kids, so the opportunity to spend time outdoors & running around has been rare but Osaka Castle park provided that opportunity. A great park with swings/playground/slippery slide was thoroughly enjoyed by the kids. Lots of paths & woods to explore! Kids playground is near the entrance from Morinimiya Station.

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Lappeenranta, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Very unique and quite place, more locals then tourists which is very good to see that grand parents take children to see and learn tradition, history and culture. I can suggest to spend at least half day here to walk around and climb to castle top. Very spectacular in spring as sakura take You breath away...

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

I had a good time here but that was primarily because the park was lovely, the fall colors showed up really well on a downcast day and my pictures tuned out amazing (best i-camera so far apple!). After touring the museum/castle we walked around the booth's and had a bite. On walking to the subway we passed a park where... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

Free entrance again with the Osaka Amazing Pass. Great place to see a castle with lots of history unveiled here. Be prepared to take up the stairs....

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

get off the train at morinomiya and keep walking straight.. I was here during Fall so there're golden Shijo leaves every where - on the trees, fallen on the pavements - and it's just stunning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The garden is made up beautifully and a paradise for photographers you can spend a nice afternoon there

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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Located thirty minutes from our hotel, we opted to tour this area for photo opportunities while is Osaka. The Castle grounds was overwhelming. We visited the area first thing in the morning and upon entering the castle, there was a small stall serving Oden. Since we skipped beakfast we got ourselves some orders of oden and we were surprised it... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The weather dipped to 6 degree celcius while we were there. Quite a long walk but it was beautiful. The adults enjoyed the view. The kids were thrilled with the ninja darts in the souvenir shops.

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Worth a visit for historical background. Liked the beautiful grounds and backdrop and scale model of whole castle. The guided tour could have been better

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We were there during the fall and this is a really scenic place for taking some great pictures. A must to visit the Osaka Castle when you are there. Learned lots of history about Osaka and the castle. But be prepared to do lots of walking because this place is huge.

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