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“Only if you have time to spare” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kuchu Teien Observatory

Kuchu Teien Observatory
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$33.70*
and up
Osaka Evening Tour by Bus
Ranked #6 of 852 things to do in Osaka
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This modern, soaring building consists of two towers connected by an observation deck that offers a spectacular view of the city.
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator
Bangkok, Thailand
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Only if you have time to spare”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

It's definitely not a must. If you have time to spare, then it's a nice building with very nice view.

Visited October 2012
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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Spectacular”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

A great sightseeing tup in Osaka. Inexpensive, yet a great experience. Take the elevator and the escalators up the the floating garden for breathtaking views of the city.

Visited October 2012
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Go to the 39th floor during the day, 40th at night”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2012

I went there during the day and based on other reviews, 39th floor are already offer you some great view of Osaka (but also with limited angles). During the night, the glass will reflects the light from the room so it's better for you to go upstairs with couple hundreds of yen.

Visited October 2012
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Taipei
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
“Great place to spend some time on a clear night”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2012

The escalator is a cool, unique experience.

On a clear night, probably the best place in Osaka to check out the city's night view.

No direct subway or JR station available. Have to walk 15-20 min from either Nakatsu, Umeda, or Osaka JR station. I recommend walk from Umeda or Osaka JR station as that is how majority of the ppl would go there. Easier to ask for directions and/or just follow the crowd. You will walk through a tunnel (plenty of lights, feel very safe).

Visited February 2012
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Osaka, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Unexpected delight, a MUST SEE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2012

If we hadnt been taken there, we would not have known this existed...and boy, were we glad we were. Everything about it is very spectacular, and once on the top, you get a wonderful birds eye view of thie huge city. wont tell you more, as would spoil it for you...make sure you go, and also visit the ancient village underneath

Visited October 2012
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