Created in the Era of the Japanese National Railways, The Modern Transportation Museum in Osaka publicized the Japanese technology and history of railways. The museum was opened for the public on 21 January 1962 and situated adjacent to the Bentencho Station on the Osaka Loop Line. It had exhibition space of 11,700 m2 and had an indoor hall and one outdoor. In total, the exhibits contained 2 airplanes, 20 pieces of railway rolling stock, 13 other vehicles, including motorbikes and 7 automobiles.
The Modern T... read more
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan popularly known as The Kaiyukan is an aquarium based in Japans’ Ward of Minato near the Osaka Bay. Reputed as one of the largest aquarium one of the public, it is home to a wide variety of water organisms. The Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan is a beautiful place and a member of the Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums (JAZA).
Facts About The Place
The aquarium holds 10,941 tons of water.
It is a walk-through aquarium that puts on display various habitats including 27 tanks in the ... read more
Reckoned as a beautiful place to sit, unwind and relax, the Osaka Castle Park is a historical site cum an urban public park. Lying beside the south of the Okawa (Kyu-Yodo River), the Osaka Castle occupies a large land area in the center of Osaka. Even then, the park is the second largest in the country.
The castle was constructed in the year 1583, in place of Ishiyama Hongan-ji, a militant temple. Although, the park was open for the public, a large part of it was used by the Imperial Japanese Army. However, after ... read more
Japanese relish in their love for baseball at the Osaka Dome, a popular baseball stadium located in Osaka, Japan. The stadium was open for the public in the year 1997 and at that time, it was the home field of the Kintetsu Buffaloes. However, in 2005 it became one of homes of the Orix Buffaloes, owing to the merger of the Orix Buffaloes and the Kintetsu Buffaloes.
With the capacity of 36,477, the Park Osaka Dome is not just a sports facility but serves as a place where several events are conducted. The architectur... read more
Onsens from around the world, a collection of stone saunas, swimming areas for kids, and amusement pools for all are some of the elements you will find at the Spa World in Osaka. It serves as a one-stop destination for anyone desirous of relaxing and rejuvenating. It is one of the best places to visit, if you want a complete spa experience and have fun with your family.
The Spa World is divided into 4 parts comprising of Food & Rest Zone, Europe Spa Zone, Asia Spa Zone and Swimming Area (Kid’s Pool & Amuseme... read more
Tennoji Park in Osaka is a park with several botanical gardens and many other architectural structures. Located near the Tennoji Station, the park is an urban space, where locals and tourists come to relax and have fun. The park was opened for the public in the year 1909 and is considered to be one of the oldest parks with a colorful history. In 1990, the park was refurbished and reopened as a pay park.
Points Of Interest
The Chausuyama Tumulus and Kawazokoike Pond that popular as interesting historical sp... read more
Tsutenkaku Tower in Osaka is a well-known landmark, owned by Tsutenkaku Kanko Co., Ltd. The literal translation of the name of the tower is “Tower Reaching Heaven” and truly, it is an exemplary site to behold, as it is very high. The tower is of total 103 meter and is popular for advertising Hitachi.
Earlier another tower occupied the place the current one holds. The original tower was built in 1912 and was inspired by the Eiffel Tower. The old tower was adjacent to Luna Amusement Park and was connec... read more
Umeda Sky Building in Osaka is a popular landmark of the country. It is the 18th largest building in Osaka and comprises of two 40 story-towers. The two towers connect at the uppermost story with the help of a bridge and an escalator.
Fun Facts About The Towers
Umeda Sky Building is 173 m (568 ft) in height
It was designed by Hiroshi Hara
The construction was done by Takenaka Corporation and the tower was finished in 1993
The structure is incorporated with an rooftop observatory known as the The Floating Gar... read more