Kuchu Teien Observatory, Osaka

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Take the elevator to Kuchu Teien Observatory to enjoy a panoramic view of Osaka's skyline. The viewing deck is located on the rooftop of one of the city's tallest buildings, a 173 m (567 feet) tall high-rise. Relish the encapsulating, 360-degree vista of the city from the top, and the ride in the inclined glass elevator along the way. Before you head down, drop by the rooftop cafe for a drink and a snack. To visit Kuchu Teien Observatory on your holiday in Osaka, and find out what else Osaka has to offer, use our Osaka vacation maker app .
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  • You can see the fireflies in the garden by hanging gardens, see the view from the top also the shape of the building is good, but under the Japanese-themed restaurants and seasonal. You can see even in the big cities it is great!
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  • JR Osaka Station, Umeda, from where Osaka near within walking distance. Lid support on the Shin-Umeda city Umeda sky building Tower East and Tower West is the hanging gardens. An escalator going up at an angle to the Observatory, 173 meters in see-through! See close-up view of Umeda, Yodogawa designation is a little, from the Observatory, is feeling good.
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  • Had a really perfect day to see the whole of Osaka from the observatory, it’s pretty cheap to get in and the views are well worth it! The restaurants and bars up the top are very expensive but most pe...  more »
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  • Amazing views of the Osaka area! There are 2 floors for observing the city here and we didn't find any problem catching some great photos and didn't have to wait in any lines to get up to those floors either. This was well worth the price of admission, unless the visibility is poor on the day you plan to go. They also had a surprising number of choices of beers from around the world here which was pretty cool to see. Definitely check this out if you are in the Kyoto/Osaka/Kobe area.
  • This was so worth the trip to Osaka city. 207 ish meters high up with an amazing 360 degree view over the entire city. I'd recommend that you get here in good time before sunset, at least an hour before, to be able to get good seats. It is really nice to see the city both in day light and then at night with all the neon and city lights. They also have a deck you can go to. No smoking and no hats since there is a risk for those to fly away. We highly recommend this place, also don't forget to bring your camera and snacks. There is a cafe if you forget to bring snacks with you and you can buy there for a okay price. Deapite it being an cloudy and windy day it was without a doubt quite a powerful experience.
  • Nice view and you can grab some drinks at the top bar. I recon that the view at night is better than during the day. Do expect a line before entering the elevator and it can be crowded upstairs.
  • Amazing views. It is outside So winds can be concern. Entrance is per person for 1000 yen. There is also a heart lock garden wjere you can engrave your love onto and lock it into a cute licture location.
  • If you’re closing the rooftop, don’t let people buy tickets OR inform them beforehand. Very inconsiderate.
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