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Review of Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle
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US$88.78*
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Osaka Afternoon Walking Tour with Osaka River Cruise
Ranked #7 of 887 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.
Brisbane, Australia
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Informative”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Full of information about the castle and the its rulers. No original or re-created interior to get a feel for what it would have been like though. Great views from the top.

Visited November 2013
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Surabaya, Jawa Timur, Indonesia
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Place to walk”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

The castle has been built many times so its not original anymore. The beautiful part is the park. You can walk and sit or just see the sunset. I think the castle really good at afternoon.

Visited May 2014
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Brisbane, QLD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful gardens”
Reviewed 27 May 2014

This reminded me of Central park, because it was right in the middle of all the hustle and bustle. Its a lovely walk.

Visited May 2014
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San Diego, California
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37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Very nice castle, albeit it's not the original”
Reviewed 26 May 2014

This castle has been destroyed and rebuilt many times, so don't expect it to be dated. Heck, there's an elevator, so that speaks volumes. The grounds around the castle have souvenir shops and it is quite a walk to the main castle so be ready for that. Plus bring an umbrella for the hot/rainy season.

Visited May 2014
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miami fl
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“a Centerpiece of the city”
Reviewed 25 May 2014

It is a hike to go to the castle and there was a long line for th elevator to the top, but it is a worthy venture. There is little explained in English. Like many of attractions in Japan, a tour guide would be helpful here

Visited May 2014
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