Osaka Castle Park
Osaka City, Osaka
An extensive park with a total area of 105.6 ha, located in the center of Osaka. In the Osaka Castle Park are several historic structures including the castle tower, in addition to the Nishinomaru Garden with some 300 cherry trees, an ume (plum) orchard boasting 1,270 ume trees in 100 varieties, and other spots where visitors can enjoy seasonal flowers. The Osaka Castle Band Shell and Osaka-jo Hall are popular venues for music concerts. Sports facilities, such as a kyudo (Japanese archery) ground and the Shudokan gymnasium, are also located in the park. The spring/autumn potted plant market, the night cherry blossom viewing in the Nishinomaru Garden, and other annual events are held in the park.
- Temmabashi or Tanimachi 4-chome Sta. on the Osaka Metro Tanimachi Line
Morinomiya or Tanimachi 4-chome Sta. on the Osaka Metro Chuo Line
Morinomiya or Osakajokoen Sta. on the JR Loop Line
- Osakajo, Chuo-ku, Osaka
- Always open
- Never (*all facilities have separately-scheduled closures)
- Free admission (note that some facilities require a usage fee)
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