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Walk the bustling board walk, ride the Ferris wheel to see the whole of Osaka and the Bay, and sample Osaka's special cuisine from the village vendors.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1chome Kaigandori, Minatoku, Minato, Osaka 552-0022, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 570-045-551
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Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

It is the waterfront area. There is the ferris wheel, boardwalk and a small park here. We came here in December, so it was cold and there was minimal outdoor activities. It was really quiet and we felt isolated.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 588phis
Reviewed October 23, 2018

This area is probably best avoided on Japanese public holidays with long queues for most activities. We visited the aquarium but the other attractions we wanted to see just had insane queues. Probably would have been better to come on another day.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Another tourist area, so expect higher prices. There is a food court where prices are more reasonable. You see the usual shopping malls, restaurants, entertainment etc. Accessible using the Osaka metro.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank PaulSiow
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

This is Osaka’s version of Kobe’s Meriken Park, though the view is not as stunning. Accessible via the Chuo (green) subway line at the Osaka-ko station, this place has all the touristy attractions - Osaka Kaiyukan Aquarium, the ferris wheel ride, Lego Discovery Centre and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank HerbertC249
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Design for tourist, this place can catch the unprepared by surprise. With a little wisdon, look but buy elsewhere and it will save you heaps.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Henwood1
Reviewed April 1, 2018

lots of tourists here, plenty of places to eat, lots of cherry blossom trees in a park nearby, great seaside views, buses can be seen here, walking around the pier or docks is very windy

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank ang s
Reviewed November 12, 2017

a lots of places to eat and dine in however there is nothing much to see. but must visit the ferris wheel nearby

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank sharontQ6220CB
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Let's start by walking through a tunnel of water surrounded by fish.Then you continue to the top of the aquarium where the tanks are themed such as the Humbolt and the barrier reef. You spiral down through the tanks with the main attraction being the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank RTC411
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Unless you plan to visit the aquarium or love ferris wheels, Tempozan Harbour Village will disappoint. It was probably a good concept but it appears that the economic downturn undermined their best laid plans. It is relatively quiet with little to see or do. If...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank GVancouver
Reviewed July 18, 2017

This was fun mall to visit it had loads of places to eat and a couple of dozen small shops. Lots of shops were selling food items, candy, cookies, etc. My wife picked up a baseball cap at one of the local stores. She collects...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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