Tempozan Ferris Wheel, Osaka

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More than an average carnival ride, Tempozan Ferris Wheel offers unparalleled views of Osaka Bay and beyond. The short ride allows you to see Mount Ikoma in the east and Akashi Kaikyo Bridge in the west. Located next to the world-famous Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, this attraction was built in 1997 and stands at 112.5 m (369 ft) high. As a unique feature, the Ferris wheel features colorful lights that indicate the weather forecast, such as blue for rain, orange for sun, and green for clouds. For Tempozan Ferris Wheel and beyond, use our Osaka trip maker tool to get the most from your Osaka vacation.
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  • Dating spot for single days or romantic to be favored by young people from this date spot from this want to go with your new life partner. You can enjoy the views and recollections with time
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  • The giant wheel is small and stay well away from the rest of the things. Recommend going if you have already gone to the Tempozan Market Place.
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  • In a short time than I thought I was in front of him took pictures sent to ^^ a good time taking pictures within the couple is conducting three Yotsuya!!
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  • Amazing views of the city with a see through cabin all to ourselves. Great value for 800 yen and a 15 min ride time. Would recommend the train / walk
  • One of my favourite places in Japan. Lovely shopping mall with loads of great places to shop and eat. Very ,very friendly staff and locals. Nothing is ever too much trouble
  • Bought a dual pass with the aquarium. not sure why there was a half hour queue for the glass bottom. We weren't too interested in seeing the car below us. The view was good enough.
  • Beautiful! But if you want to jump on the glass-floor carriage, you need to wait a long time! Aside from that, the view is breathraking... and during the night the light up is really magical
  • Superb view. Ferris wheel goes up very slowly. Come on sunset to watch the golden hour.

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