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“A beautiful walk in the morning”
Review of Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle
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Muslim-Friendly Walking Tour of Osaka with Halal...
Ranked #27 of 1,297 things to do in Osaka
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Once the largest castle in Japan when originally built in the 1580s, this castle has an observation platform with city views and a history museum that uses holograms, 3D pictures and other technologies to describe the history of the castle and the period during which it was built.
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Came here around 8:00am for a walk. You can see a few people going for runs and only a handful of tourists. Its nice to get away from the bus loads of tourists and enjoy the castle to yourself. The morning light made great photos taking opportunities.

As you walk you are surrounded by moats and enormous stone walls. I couldn't stop but wonder how costly it would have been to siege the castle and take it by force.

Thank DonnieT7
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"top floor"
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"flights of stairs"
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"surrounding park"
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"observation deck"
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"cherry blossoms"
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"entrance fee"
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"nice view"
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

This one of those Must See items when in Osaka. The grounds are loaded with various structures beside the castle. A fair amount of walking but definitely worth it. The castle and grounds have food and rest areas and a wonderful photo booth set up so everyone can dress as a samurai for that great photo.

Thank MikeyBoy1951
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Surprised to find this large complex in the middle of such an urban city such as Osaka. The history was interesting and the grounds would be beautiful in the spring or summer when the plum trees are in bloom. One of the must sees when in Osaka.

Thank f00d1e
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Its a newly build castle which is just fine. Really nothing special. Maybe the veiw on the top. There are only some paintings inside. I think if you are in osaka it may worth visiting.

Thank Milad H
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed visiting the castle. Its good to walk and look at the rivers around, and walk the bridges towards the castle.

Thank Sindre F
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