Osaka Castle

3.8 4 Reviews

Osaka Castle is one of the city’s most iconic sites and draws numerous visitors to its spacious park and imposing keep every year. 

Notice

Osaka Castle Museum is closed temporarily until further notice as a preventative measure to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19 disease).

Overview

Address

1-1 Osakajo, Chuo Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 540-0002 (Map) (Directions)

Located in

Osaka Castle Park

Hours

Temporary closure

Opening Hours (during normal operation)

Monday 9:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 9:00 - 17:00
Thursday 9:00 - 17:00
Friday 9:00 - 17:00
Saturday 9:00 - 17:00
Sunday 9:00 - 17:00
Holidays 9:00 - 17:00

Price

¥600

Phone Number

06-6941-3044

Website

osakacastle.net

Highlights

Tenshu

Construction of the beautiful 5-story tenshu began in 1658 and finished just two years later. It was destroyed by a lightning-caused fire in 1665. The current structure was rebuilt in 1931.

Toyotomi Memorial

This stone marks the place where Toyotomi Hideyori and his mother, Yodo-Dono, committed suicide after the fall of Osaka Castle. It remains well-cared for to this day.

Otemon Gate

The Otemon Gate has been designated as an important cultural asset by the Japanese government. This western gate is the main entrance onto the castle grounds.

Access

To reach Osaka Castle, the nearest station is Osaka-jo-koen (大阪城公園) on the JR Loop Line.

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