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Address: 1-1-88 Oyodonaka, Kitaku, Osaka 531-0076, Osaka Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 6-6440-3899
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Osaka Afternoon Walking Tour with Osaka River Cruise

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Cracking view, unusual building

The open air view of Osaka at the top of this architecturally admirable building is top class. It's only a 10 minute walk from the main Osaka station so make sure you don't miss... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Manila, Philippines
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I love the unique architecture of Umeda Sky Building! One must visit this place if you have a day or two in Osaka. There is a minimal charge to visit the floating garden and experience the magnificent view. I am speechless with the coolest escalator ever! You have to be ready with your selfie shots as soon as you get... More 

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Bishops Stortford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The open air view of Osaka at the top of this architecturally admirable building is top class. It's only a 10 minute walk from the main Osaka station so make sure you don't miss out on it!

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Lugano, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is where the hanging gardens are, so definetly worth going on a clear day to enjoy the beautiful view.

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singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The Umeda Sky Building, best known for its Floating Garden Observatory is part of the Shin Umeda City which comprise other buildings including The Westin Osaka. The Umeda Sky Building, comprising two 40-storey towers connected by the Floating Garden Observatory, is located about a ten-fifteen minutes walk from the nearest JR / subway station. If you have the time, do... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We enjoyed the sunset and night view but we had to walk passing a long underground walkway to get there. Nevertheless the visit to Umeda Floating Garden with high speed observatory lifts & fast moving glass elevator to the building's top floor was magnificent.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

lots of restaurants from osaka station to umeda i like the building construction very cool escalator ride with entrance fee has a cafe or coffee shop in the observation deck with open area with cold winds

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Brum
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Umeda City had lots of thing to do. Big shopping centre plenty of restaurant Train and subway station underneath. Then there is big tall buildiing that stand out and on the top there is a floating garden attraction. It just so beautiful up there. It is not a garden expecting all greenie but no. It is round and had 360... More 

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Peebles, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I spent a week in Osaka and this was one of the sights I will remember. I'm not great with heights but somehow, in Japan, you never get the feeling you're going to fall off the top - even though you are at the top, with wonderful views of the city. The escalator is the longest I've ever been on,... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

If you are passing by you w may want to try one of the restaurants located on the ground floors, in particular a Okonomiyaki-ya (restaurant) with a "charismatically rude" owner that makes a very good one. My J-wife suggested it at the time, it's was good and fun. Itadakimasu :-)

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Yes the roof of the City does offer you a magnificent view of Osaka as it should be the tallest building in Umeda. It's also a good idea to go there at dusk as you can enjoy the sunset and night view. However, it can be very crowded and the romance that it intends to portray can be easily ruined.... More 

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