Tsutenkaku Tower, that is a success of Osaka

Tsutenkaku Tower, in Shinsekai, Osaka, Japan, is a landmark celebrating the success of the 5th National Industrial Exposition in 1903, Osaka. Body structure Tsutenkaku Tower, inspire by the Triumphal Arch and the Eiffel Tower of France is design by Tachu Naito, begun in 1912.

Tsutenkaku Tower  is 108 meters high and is divide into 5 floors starting from the top floor. It is an indoor observatory at a height of 91 meters. While the 4th floor is an observatory that has a slightly smaller view than the 5th floor. But has a binoculars for you to try.

while the rest of the layers are divide into. The museum shows the history of the tower. Glico souvenir shop as well as many beautiful photo spots

But the highlight that catches the eye of the people inevitable from the top of the tower that lights up in different colors to indicate tomorrow’s upcoming weather. For example if the lights are white Indicates that tomorrow the sky will be clear or orange light indicates that the next day there will be thick clouds, etc.

Both the tower also has the Shinsekai who dazzled the restaurant serves delicious food, including Kushiro Katsumi (Kushikatsu) food to raw fried skewers which a tourist visiting the tower, which is pouring. nkaku Often popular to try.

Getting to Tsutenkaku Tower

  • From Osaka Station City, Osaka’s public transportation hub, tourists can take the Midosuji Line at Umeda Station (M16) and get off at Dobutsuen Mae Station (M22), which takes about 25 minutes.
  • Continue walking to Tsutenkaku Tower for about 400 meters.

Opening hours Tsutenkaku Tower

  • Open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Entrance fee inside the tower

  • Adults 600 yen
  • Children 300 yen

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