If you are accessing Osaka Castle via the train station, be prepared to walk a bit. You will arrive at a park, before you reach the Castle. The scenary with the autumn leaves is beautiful. You can also pay a nominal fee of JPY 600 to enter the castle. there are 8 levels and you can choose to walk up the stairs or queue for the lift. Thereis an observation deck right at the top which provides a landscape of the city. There are also many artifects, some tapes that were screen to explain the hierachy and the history of the Osaka castle.
Most of the information were in Japanese, so we were not able to understand some of the information. Be prepared to spend the morning there, including a scenic garden walk back to the train station.
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