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Umeda Sky Building1-1-88 Oyodonaka, Kita-ku, Osaka

A connected pair of 173m-high skyscrapers, this is one of Japan’s foremost 360°completely open rooftop observatories.
Overlooking the cityscape of Osaka, it is filled with a feeling of release during the day, and at night it creates a romantic mood.

Osaka Castle1-1 Osakajo, Chuo-ku, Osaka

One of Osaka's most popular sightseeing spots, this castle is visited by many people from all over Japan and the world.
Experience the view from the top, enjoy the golden tea room, and try on armor and battle kabuto helmets. There is also a museum housing precious cultural properties related to Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Osaka Castle.

Kaiyukan1-1-10 Kaigan-dori, Minato-ku, Osaka

This aquarium houses 14 large tanks containing approximately 620 species and 30,000 specimens, including the Pacific Ocean exhibit that is home to facility's whale shark.
In the "New Interactive Area", you can directly experience various smells, sights and sensations using your hands, eyes, ears and nose.

Tsutenkaku Tower1-18-6 Ebisuhigashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka

Known as the Naniwa Eiffel Tower, this structure is a symbol of Osaka.
This site offers a panoramic view of Osaka from the observation deck and carries a statue of the god Billiken, who delivers good luck to all who rub his feet.

Shitennoji Temple1-11-18 Shitennoji, Tennoji-ku, Osaka

Constructed by Prince Shoutoku, this is Japan’s first Buddhist temple.
It features Japan’s oldest architectural style known as “Shitennoji-style Garan layout”. Fairs are held on the 21st and 22nd of every month with a great many stalls lining the temple precinct on the 21st in particular.

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