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Japan Mint

1-1-79 Temma, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0043, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6351-8509
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Wonderful place for cherry blossom viewing, but crowded !

Open from Apr 8 - 14, 2016 ! Wonderful cherry blossom viewing with lot of varieties which you... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2016
Yan Seong L
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Asia
Hiden Gem.

One of life's hidden gems. The gardens by the river are a delight, even more so when cherry... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2016
429Happy
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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Tour the facility that produces Japanese coins and medals of honor and visit the historic coinage museum year-round. If you visit during the spring, you might catch the cherry blossoms on the Mint's 400 cherry trees.
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1-1-79 Temma, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0043, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed May 5, 2016

Open from Apr 8 - 14, 2016 ! Wonderful cherry blossom viewing with lot of varieties which you hardly see elsewhere ! Just too crowded and open for two week ! Need to check their website for opening date as well as route (entry and...More

Thank Yan Seong L
Reviewed May 5, 2016

One of life's hidden gems. The gardens by the river are a delight, even more so when cherry blossom is out. Well signed in English various points if interest. Superb museum, well layed out over two floors. Sadly all signs in Japanese but well worth...More

Thank 429Happy
Reviewed May 4, 2016

The mint is wonderful to see the Cherry Blossoms it only opens for about two weeks a year usually at the end of March beginning of April, this is a wonderful and beautiful place to see there are also lots of stalls along side the...More

Thank David B
Reviewed May 2, 2016

I was lucky to be there at the right moment to admire the cherry blossom. It is uncredible to see so many different types of beautiful flowers.

Thank isa312015
Reviewed May 1, 2016

We didn't visit the Mint, but we took full advantage of the week when they open up their gates for everyone to meander along the long path admiring their extensive range of late blooming cherry blossoms. If you are in town at the right time,...More

Thank memee08
Reviewed April 29, 2016

Travellers who missed the peak sakura season or want to experience more of the beautiful flowers can visit the Japan Mint for late-blooming varieties. Entry is also free! There are multiple kinds which provide many opportunities for photos. There is limited English information, but the...More

1  Thank Hailey T
Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

We had our last chance to see cherry blossoms in full bloom at the Osaka Mint Bureau. They have varied types of Sakura trees. And less people too. So we were able to enjoy our photoshoots. Admission is free, you only have to submit your...More

Thank matetrivera
Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

The Japan Mint is a great and free way to see Cherry Blossoms. There are lots of different varieties to see around the outside of the Building. The staff were friendly and helpful even with our limited Japanese. There are some cool displays to see...More

Thank janet b
Reviewed April 18, 2016

Many of Cherry Blossom. Very beautiful. Crowded people. Nice view cause you can see the cherry blossom along the river.

Thank Darinullah
Reviewed April 18, 2016

Really enjoyed the walk along the river to see the cherry blossoms. Plenty of people and great food stalls. Great atmosphere!

Thank jacindafay
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weiyien c
February 28, 2017|
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Response from 旅好きじいさん | Reviewed this property |
Guide tour is held at the Museum. Mainly inside of the museum, So garden walk during the season of Cherry blossom walk thru is not expected.
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Ryan P
January 29, 2017|
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Response from 旅好きじいさん | Reviewed this property |
There is 3km from JR Osaka station to the destination. Alternative plane is use Tanimachi-subway from Higashi-umeda to Higashi-morimachi, and the walk 15 min. Near by you can see Osaka-jou castle.
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Response from 429Happy | Reviewed this property |
From memory it was free. The shop sold many interesting items. The walk along to the museum was picturesque and interesting. You could take pics on the foyer, lovely clock. It is closed on public holidays in Japan. I would... More
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