Osaka Castle Travel information

Osaka Castle

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Introduction

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Osaka Castle (‘εγι:Osaka-jo) was construction by Toyotomi Hideyoshi,

It is a famous castle representing Japan.

 

The castle tower of the present Osaka castle was built in 1931 and was refurbished in 1997.
There are many golden decorations on the castle tower.
Osaka Castle is a symbol of Osaka, it is a registered tangible cultural asset of the country.

 

The castle tower has a height of 55 m above the ground and can see the view of Osaka from the 8th floor.
The inside of the hall is a museum, and it takes about an hour to observe.

 

Osaka Castle Park is also a cherry blossom spot and many tourists are enjoying the cherry blossom viewing in the spring.

 

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1F Museum Entrance

There is an information counter and a souvenir shop.
The theater room is showing programs related to Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Osaka Castle. (English subtitles available)

 

2F Osaka Castle Facts & Figures

Panel display about Osaka Castle.
Also on display is a full-size replica of the castle tower decoration.
At the fitting corner, you can fit the restored warlords' helmet and battle surcoat.

 

3F Toyomi Hideyoshi and His Era

Display of historical materials (replaced at any time)
A model of Osaka Castle and a full scale model of the Golden Tea Room are on display.

 

4F Toyomi Hideyoshi and His Era

Display of historical materials (replaced at any time)

 

5F Scenes from "The Summer War in Osaka" Folding Screen

Explains "The Summer War in Osaka" with images in miniature and panoramic vision.

 

7F The Life of Toyomi Hideyoshi

The life of Toyotomi Hideyoshi is described in video.

 

8F Observation Deck

From the Observation Deck, you can overlook Osaka Castle and Osaka city.

 

Hokoku Jinja Shrine

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Hokoku Jinja Shrine (–Lš _ŽΠ:Hokoku-jinja) is a shrine located in Osaka Castle.
The god of Hokuku Jinja Shrine is Toyomi Hideyoshi.
Toyomi Hideyoshi is enshrine as the god of promotion because it promotes from farmers to Taiko.

 

Access

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- JR Osaka Circular Line: Osaka Castle Park Station, Morinomiya Station
- JR Tozai Line: Osaka Castle Kitajuku Station

 

- Osaka Metro Tanimachi Line: Tanimachi 4-Chome Station, Tenmabashi Station
- Osaka Metro Chuo Line: Tanimachi 4-Chome Station, Morinomiya Station
- Osaka Metro Nagahori Tsurumi Ryokuchi Line: Osaka Business Park Station, Morinomiya Station

 

- Keihan Train: Temmabashi Station, Kyobashi Station

 

- Osaka City Bus: Osaka-jo Otemae, Banba-cho

 

About 15 - 20 minutes on foot from each station

 

 

Related Web site

https://www.osakacastle.net/english/
https://www.osakacastle.net/ [Japanese]
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