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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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1-1-88 Oyodonaka, Kita-ku | Umeda Sky Bldg, Kita, Osaka 531-0076, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6440-3855
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On the top of this outstanding building about 300 meters high this is certainly a beautiful observatory, with beautiful views an fun attractions. Strongly recommended when visiting Osaka and easily accessed through the subway system.

Thank salomon v
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 September 2018

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 27 August 2018 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 22 August 2018 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 21 August 2018

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 8 August 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 27 July 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 21 June 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 12 June 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.

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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