We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Nakanoshima

Address: 1 Nakanoshima, Kitaku, Osaka 530-0005, Osaka Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 6-6312-8121
Improve this listing
Book ahead on Viator
Top Rated
$84*
and up
Osaka Afternoon Walking Tour with Osaka River...
82%
Ranked #25 of 228 Attractions in Osaka
Type: Islands, Nature & Parks
Attraction details
Type: Islands, Nature & Parks
Write a Review

125 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    27
    76
    21
    1
    0
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Bandung, Indonesia
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
31 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

You can find a giant rubber duck made by a Dutch artist, Florentijn Hofman. This giant rubber duck is spreading at some places around the world and one of it is at Nakanoshima. During the night, you can also see water fountain show which is held 4 times in an hour from 6 to 9 PM.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
HK
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
32 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Nakanoshima, is where you can see the waterway system running from the north and south of the country. There are many bridges running across the waterway system. You can still see some old storehouses of feudal efdoms and monuments commemorating philosophers and other events, This is an area where has been through the vicissitudes of changing times and has a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Kuala Lumpur
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

I read about the 'Renaissance of Lights' promenade available on Dec 25 at this place near Umeda Sky Building. We reached there around 5pm and it was getting dark with many people already waiting around. The lights that featured cartoon characters along with music were really beautiful that cannot be described with words. Apparently, it started few days before Christmas... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
39 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I went to the Osaka Hikari Renaissance on Nakanoshima Island without any expectations or prior knowledge to the event and it turned out surprisingly well. It was a lot of fun! I walked with a bunch of other people around the island looking at different illuminations (lights?). There's the Giant Rubber Duckie near the Dojima River Forum at the moment... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Osaka, Japan
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This is a great place. It is one of the best places to see wayousecchu style architecture, that is old western-style Japanese buildings. Take a stroll through the rose gardens. Have a look at the free, that's right free, museum in the basement of the Chuuo Kaikan. A great way to spend the afternoon.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Kobe, Japan
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
24 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I've been here a few times since moving to Kobe. Previously, I'd only visited during Christmas when they've hung Christmas light decorations all around the park, but this last weekend I visited with my wife during summertime to sit down in the grass and enjoy a drink. Both relaxing times and recommended if you're visiting Osaka and you got sometime... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Osaka, Japan
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Rode my bicycle down to Nakanoshima with a friend where they were holding some sort of festival. There was so much to see - performers, a giant monopoly board and a huge duck in the river. Bought some stall foods and sat down on the grass near the river. A really beautiful panorama, with the island being surrounded by tall... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Osaka, Japan
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

The rose garden is great when the flowers are in bloom during the spring, but the rest of the time, its pretty quiet.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Nakanoshima also viewed

Osaka, Osaka Prefecture
Osaka, Osaka Prefecture
 
Osaka, Osaka Prefecture
Osaka, Osaka Prefecture
 

Been to Nakanoshima? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Nakanoshima staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?