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Kuchu Teien Observatory

1-1-88 Oyodonaka, Kita-ku | Umeda Sky Bldg, Osaka 531-0076, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6440-3855
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This modern, soaring building consists of two towers connected by an observation deck that offers a spectacular view of the city.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1-1-88 Oyodonaka, Kita-ku | Umeda Sky Bldg, Osaka 531-0076, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6440-3855
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here at sunset - definitely worth the entrance fee. Spent a good few hours here just admiring the view. Beautiful.

Thank larrisa_travels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

go here just before sunset and watch the sun setting over the tall towers and as late evening starts you will amazed to see how the city lights up. take a good HD camera for pics. don't forget to check out the gift shop for...More

Thank Lakshmiprabha B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We debated among our group whether to go up the tower during day or night time and in the end, we decided for the nighttime view and so glad we did that. We arrived about one and half hour till close time and there was...More

1  Thank HaDa2000
Reviewed 19 May 2017

A must visit when in Osaka. You will see the whole city in 360 degrees. The building itself also has a great architecture.

Thank SnellingsY
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We visited this place before sunset started and watched how the sun is going down. Was very lovely. Then the city lights turned on and you can see the night city. The entrance fee was not expensive at all only 1000 yen. You can see...More

Thank Михаил С
Reviewed 9 May 2017

As far as view is concerned, it is now much different from Harukas observatory or any high towers in other cities. What impressed me was the technology to lift up the observatory between two buildings. I strongly suggest to watch the video about how it...More

Thank Ik K
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Night time shots are ridiculously cool. Wonderful experience. From the lifts up to the escalators across buildings. This place is just well worth a visit.

Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I had a Kansai Thru Pass, so entrance ticket was less 10%. Excellent panoramic views of Osaka from the 39th and 40th floors. It was quite windy at the Floating Garden Observatory when I visited, coupled with the chilly weather I could not stand outside...More

Thank Deric K
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure if my review of the building it's in is doubling up. The whole building feels like it's moving and that was spooky! Definitely worth a visit!

Thank rod g
Reviewed 2 May 2017

For ¥1000, this is easily one of the best value observatories in the world. It really shows the true concrete jungle of Osaka and it really is something to see. You have to come at night as the city lights just keep going and going...More

Thank wesleywoo
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Hello :) Question, I'll be visiting this place on December 25 which is Christmas, will it be open? or will it be on a break during that time? Thank you :)
17 August 2016|
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Response from RJ L |
Thank you for the answer :)
Is it free or there's an admission ticket
3 April 2016|
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Response from Aqua M | Reviewed this property |
It's free if you have an Osaka Amazing Pass but if you don't have it, you would have to pay 700 yen.