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Kuchu Teien Observatory

Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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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.
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Hours Today: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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1-1-88 Oyodonaka, Kita-ku | Umeda Sky Bldg, Kita, Osaka 531-0076, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6440-3855
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Please note that the observatory is temporarily closed due to the typhoon disaster! Knowing this will save you a long walk to the building.. From the outside it's still pretty though..

Thank Rick W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really good place for a view of the city but please do NOT stop at the top or bottom of the escalator. That is dangerous! Move to the side so people behind you can get off as well!

Thank Chr15t1n3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite places when I visit a country is going to the highest place and admire the views. This is probably the best place I have been in. Even better than observatory of Manhattan. You can even go outside and walk through a...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think it is best to arrive just prior to sunset so you can experience before, during, and after sunset. They have nice displays, a cafe with a view, a bar, a restaurant, and a gift shop. Lots to keep you busy. The views are...More

Thank ptyduke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good view and no line when we came but later the line was long as we were leaving to get a night view. Our admission was covered in the Amazing Pass. People later had to pay the regular price.

Thank Ronald S
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Very nice thing to do is in little time. It has great views and a extensive beer selection in the restaurant. If you fancy a movie you can also take that on the second floor.

Thank Remon_Thea
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Visited this attraction after reaching Osaka central JR station. The walk took about 20min, in the summer heat. The place was not packed and I managed to get in without queueing. The price of the ticket is 1500yen per adult, making it pricier than most...More

Thank Fangwen F
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Had a really perfect day to see the whole of Osaka from the observatory, it’s pretty cheap to get in and the views are well worth it! The restaurants and bars up the top are very expensive but most people I saw just went for...More

Thank John S
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Good observatory and weather permitting you will get a good view of the city. Unfortunately we had a rainy day so visibility was poor.

Thank norbham
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

After visited nice and beautiful museum i visited this place, this place was so wonderful place and you can see the town 360° that was so wonderful, i think its amazing place, and its FREE ありがとう

Thank DimasLaksani
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Response from Nami1671 | Reviewed this property |
It is not free, but ticketing happens after you go up the building. There are four floors (including the roof garden) that are accessible after you go up the building (before paying), but the top two cannot be seen without... More