One of the best-known parks in Osaka, with much history. There are many must-sees within the park, including a Japanese garden, a kofun (burial mound), an art museum, a water square, a rose arch, etc.
100 meters in diameter, this world-class ferris wheel will take you on a 15-minute tour of the sky. Its illumination is as beautiful as fireworks.
Japan’s largest “Korea town,” with a line-up of about 150 Korean food stores, restaurants and clothing stores
Tempozan Harbor Village is a comprehensive leisure spot located in the bay area, which features Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, one of the world’s largest aquariums.
An area located in the busy district of Minami, but still retaining the tranquil Naniwa atmosphere. Within Yokocho are long-standing Japanese restaurants, bars, okonomi-yaki (Japanese pancake) restaurants and kushi-katsu (skewered and fried meats and vegetables) restaurants.
A theater where Bunraku, a traditional art of Japan that has been designated as one of the world’s intangible cultural assets, can be enjoyed.
In the park are the Osaka Castle Tower (Osaka Castle Museum), the Nishinomaru Garden, an ume (plum) orchard, the Osaka-jo Hall, and a Japanese archery ground. Seasonal flowers, such as ume, cherry blossoms, and azaleas, can be observed.
A museum for kids where they can experience many different activities and workshops.
A section of the townscape of Osaka in the late Edo Period is recreated to perfection. There are also exhibits and introductions of the townscapes and housing of the Meiji, Taisho and Showa periods.
This park is the western starting point of the Tokai Nature Trail. Park visitors can enjoy seasonal changes in the scenery, especially the colored leaves late in fall.