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Kuchu Teien Observatory

Open today: 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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This modern, soaring building consists of two towers connected by an observation deck that offers a spectacular view of the city.
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1-1-88 Oyodonaka Kitaku | Umeda Sky Bldg., Kita, Osaka 531-0076, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here because of the 2 day Osaka Amazing Pass we bought. Short walk from a nearby train station. Once you reach the summit you are rewarded with great 360 degree views across Osaka. Quite crowded, but still a big enough space that you can...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Randall K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My mother and I visited Kuchu Teien on a Thursday evening around 9:00pm and we enjoyed the beautiful night views of the city. At this time, it was not very crowded and we were able to relax and take lots of pictures. We liked that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank NeedsAVacation26
Reviewed April 7, 2019

The night views are unforgettable and it is perhaps the best spot to sport a night view in Osaka. I personally find it a bit too many windows so photographing was not easy.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Adrian L
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Tip: Get the Osaka Amazing Pass! With it you free admission (before 6 pm) to the Kuchu Teien Observatory plus free or discounted admission at over 30 other attractions in Osaka plus unlimited use of the Metro transits and buses for the whole day. For...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

If you have a Osaka pass, then please visit this place! The night views here is so great and unforgettable.You can only visit the observatory for free before 6 pm by the pass,so don't arrive at the place too late.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lynnexviaje
Reviewed January 2, 2019

I had to visit this place as I've passed it a few times on previous trips. I finally had a chance to get here, just barely! I went on a weekday night and it wasn't busy. The views were awesome! I do want to visit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roger A
Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

Visited here at sunset, it was great to see the city change from day to night. Would suggest going up early as it was very busy once it was dark.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AUKeith
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Believe me, the view if awesome at all angels. You get to view the whole of Osaka city. It was really chilli up there in December. One of the best spots to be with family and friends for a memorable view and pictures.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 7kyoto
Reviewed November 17, 2018

I visited in Nov 2018 when the roof was closed due to storm damage- as it was just the viewing room I got to see I can only say I thought it was boring. I went during the day so maybe it's better at night....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Orphan_Andy
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite places when I visit a country is going to the highest place and admire the views. This is a nice place to end your day before heading for a nice dinner. You can see the whole Osaka!! So lucky there are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Nami1671 | Reviewed this property |
It is not free, but ticketing happens after you go up the building. There are four floors (including the roof garden) that are accessible after you go up the building (before paying), but the top two cannot be seen without... More