31 Sights in Osaka, Japan (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Osaka, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 31 sights are available in Osaka, Japan.

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1. ハリーポッター・アンド・ザ・フォービドゥン・ジャーニー

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ハリーポッター・アンド・ザ・フォービドゥン・ジャーニー Carlos Cruz / CC BY-SA 3.0

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey is a motion-based dark ride located in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter-themed areas of Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Florida; Universal Studios Hollywood in Universal City, California, Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, Japan and Universal Studios Beijing in Beijing, China. The ride takes guests through scenes and environments in and around Hogwarts Castle from the Harry Potter series of books and films. Mark Woodbury, president of Universal Creative, described the ride as an in-depth look at the world of Harry Potter, which utilizes never-before-seen technology which transforms "the theme park experience as you know it". The ride first opened at Islands of Adventure with The Wizarding World of Harry Potter on June 18, 2010; subsequent versions opened at Universal Studios Japan on July 15, 2014, at Universal Studios Hollywood on April 7, 2016, and at Universal Studios Beijing on September 20, 2021.

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2. 大阪歴史博物館

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Osaka Museum of History opened in Chūō-ku, Ōsaka, Japan in 2001. The project architects were César Pelli & Associates and Nihon Sekkei. It is adjoined by an atrium to the NHK Osaka Broadcasting Center, which was designed by the same architects and built at the same time. The former Osaka City Museum closed earlier the same year. Over four floors, the displays tell the history of the city from the time of the Former Naniwa Palace, located in the area now occupied by the museum. Remains of a warehouse, walls, and water supply facilities for the palace are also on view in the basement. In 2005, the collection numbered some 100,000 objects. By 2016, it had grown to 138,595 objects, while a further 17,632 items were on deposit at the museum.

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3. ミニオン・ハチャメチャ・ライド

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Despicable Me Minion Mayhem is a computer-animated simulator ride attraction located at Universal Studios Florida, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan, and Universal Studios Beijing, as well as upcoming to Universal Studios Singapore. The attraction is based on Universal Pictures and Illumination's animated film Despicable Me (2010) and its franchise, employing the use of 3D high-definition digital animation. While it is an opening day attraction in Beijing, it replaced Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast in Florida, T2-3D: Battle Across Time in Hollywood, Back to the Future: The Ride in Japan and Madagascar: A Crate Adventure in Singapore.

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4. あべのハルカス美術館

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Abeno Harukas Art Museum opened in Abeno-ku, Ōsaka, Japan, in 2014. Specializing in temporary exhibitions, it is located on the 16th floor of Abeno Harukas, Japan's tallest building, named after the ward of Abeno and the expression harukasu (晴るかす), meaning 'brightening up'. The Museum's inaugural director is art historian Asano Shūgō , director of Kintetsu Railway Company's other cultural initiative, the Yamato Bunkakan.

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5. ザ・フライング・ダイナソー

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The Flying Dinosaur is a steel flying roller coaster at Universal Studios Japan. Designed by Swiss firm Bolliger & Mabillard, Flying Dinosaur restrains riders in the prone position. This attraction opened on March 18, 2016, and is currently the world's second longest flying roller coaster, as the track length has been surpassed by F. L. Y. in Phantasialand, which opened in September 17, 2020.

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6. 四天王寺

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Shitennō-ji is a Buddhist temple in Ōsaka, Japan. It is also known as Arahaka-ji, Nanba-ji, or Mitsu-ji. The temple is sometimes regarded as the first Buddhist and oldest officially-administered temple in Japan, although the temple complex and buildings have been rebuilt over the centuries, with the last reconstruction taking place in 1963. It is the head temple of the Wa Sect of Buddhism.

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7. アメージング・アドベンチャー・オブ・スパイダーマン・ザ・ライド4K3D

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アメージング・アドベンチャー・オブ・スパイダーマン・ザ・ライド4K3D Jeremy Thompson from United States of America / CC BY 2.0

The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man is a motion-based 3D dark ride at the Islands of Adventure, Orlando and Universal Studios Japan, Osaka theme parks, based on the Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man. Built for Islands of Adventure's opening in 1999, it is a hybrid ride combining special roving motion vehicles with 3D projection, elaborate physical sets, and practical and tactile effects.

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8. 大阪くらしの今昔館

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The Osaka City Museum (Oka Shiritsu Semai's Museum) and the nickname "Osaka Living New Year's Hall" (Oshigarashi no Konjakan) is a public museum on the history and culture of urban residence in Osaka City. 。 It exhibits materials and models of housing in the city from the late Edo period to the postwar city. It is located in the Osaka City Living Information Center Building.

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9. 六大院

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The Sixth Courtyard is a temple located in Baicha Town, Tennoji District, Osaka City. The mountain number is Koyasan, Osaka. Takano Mountain Zhenyanzong Biegben Mountain. Koyama King Kong talks about Osaka headquarters. This deity is an immovable king and a master of Dharma. As a special hospital, Kongkong Temple is located in Temple River, Dadong City, Osaka Prefecture.

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10. 勝鬘院・愛染堂

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Shengfa Hospital is Hezong Temple located in Tennoji District, Osaka City. The mountain is called Huangling Mountain. This deity is the king of love dyeing Ming Dynasty. Also known as Love Dye Hall. Four Tennoja Courtyard. Xiguo Airan Seventeen Spirits Field No.1 Zaza Institute. The fundamental Dojo of wig flow. Multi-pagoda is the oldest wooden structure in Osaka.

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11. 和光寺

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Wakoji is a temple of the Jodo sect in Kitahorie, Nishi -ku, Osaka. The mountain name is Mt. Hasuike. The main statue is Zenkoji type Amida Sanson. A nun is a priest. Settsu Kuni 88 places, No. 3 bill. The name of Amida Pond, known as Amida Pond, and is one of the north -south trunk roads in Osaka, is derived from our temple.

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12. 花園中央公園

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Hanazono Chuo Park is located in Higashi -Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, and is a city park (general park) owned and maintained by the city. Except for the southeastern part, it is a playwater area of the Onchigawa, and its part is called "Hanazono Multipurpose". Close to Higashi Osaka City Hanazono Rugby Field.

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13. マリオカート ~クッパの挑戦状~

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Mario Kart: Koopa's Challenge is an augmented reality dark ride that serves as the anchor attraction of Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan and an upcoming attraction in both Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Singapore & Universal's Epic Universe's version of Super Nintendo World.

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14. アメリカ村

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Amerikamura is a sizable retail and entertainment area near Shinsaibashi in the Chūō-ku district of Osaka, Japan. It is usually referred to by locals as "Ame-mura". Amerikamura is an area stretching from Nagahori Street to Dotombori, located in the west side of the Shinsaibashi station.

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15. 比売許曽神社

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Himedo Jinja is a shrine located in Higashinari Ward, Osaka. The old business is a village shrine. The company is one of the shrines of the Shinkai Shinto Shrine, "Settsu -kun Higashi -District Hyogyoso Shrine (Shimo -Shibu)" (the other company is Takatsunomiya Shrine, Hibikiso Shrine).

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16. 一心寺

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Isshin-ji (一心寺) is a Pure Land Buddhist temple in Osaka, Japan. Starting in the Meiji period, thirteen images have been formed, each incorporating the ashes of tens of thousands of devotees. The annual burial ceremony on 21 April in turn draws tens of thousands of worshippers.

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17. 清水寺

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Kiyomizu Temple (Kiyomizu Temple) is a Hezong Temple located in Lingren Town, Tennoji District, Osaka City. The mountain is a perched mountain. This deity is Avalokitesvara with eleven faces and thousands of hands. And the branch of the four Tennoja in Zongzong Benshan.

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18. 通天閣

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Tsūtenkaku , owned by Tsūtenkaku Kanko Co., Ltd. , is a tower and well-known landmark of Osaka, Japan and advertises Hitachi. It is located in the Shinsekai district of Naniwa-ku, Osaka. Its total height is 103 m; the main observation deck is at a height of 91 m.

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19. 司馬遼太郎記念館

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The Ryotaro Shiba Memorial Hall is a registered museum in Osaka Prefecture, established on his home site to convey the performance of Ryotaro Shiba, a writer in Shimo -Kosaka, Higashi -Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture. Operated by Ryotaro Shiba Memorial Foundation.

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20. 大阪城公園

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Osaka Castle Park is a public urban park and historical site situated at Osaka-Jō in Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan. It lies on the south of the Ōkawa and occupies a large area in the center of the city of Osaka. This park is the second largest park in the city.

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21. 應典院

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Yingdian Courtyard is a temple located at the end of Zhien Courtyard of Pure Land Sect in Tennoji District, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture. At the beginning of its establishment, Tatou was established as a seclusion for the third generation of Dalian Temple.

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22. アレフ大阪道場

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Aleph , formerly Aum Shinrikyo , is a Japanese doomsday cult founded by Shoko Asahara in 1987. It carried out the deadly Tokyo subway sarin attack in 1995 and was found to have been responsible for the Matsumoto sarin attack the previous year.

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23. 生國魂神社行宮

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Ikukunitama Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in Tennōji-ku, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. Its main festival is held annually on September 9. It was formerly an imperial shrine of the first rank in the Modern system of ranked Shinto Shrines.

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24. 大阪松竹座

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Osaka Shochikuza is a Japanese theater located in Dotonbori 1 -chome, Chuo -ku, Osaka -shi, Osaka. It is run by Shochiku Co., Ltd. This theater is not included in Dotonbori Gotza, which represents the theater district, Dotonbori.

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25. 大阪府立 上方演芸資料館

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The Osaka Prefectural Upper Performing Arts Museum (Oshika Furiga Gengei Ryokan, commonly known as Waha) is a collection and storage facility for upward performing arts in front of Namba Sennichi, Chuo -ku, Osaka. Opened in 1996.

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26. 長久寺

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Changjiu Temple is a Rilianzong Temple located in the central district of Osaka City. The mountain number is Great Round Mountain. This statue is one tower and two statues. Fu Lushou, a sacrifice to the seven blessings of Osaka.

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27. 大阪城天守閣

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Osaka Castle is a Japanese castle in Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan. The castle is one of Japan's most famous landmarks and it played a major role in the unification of Japan during the sixteenth century of the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

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28. 日本工芸館

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Nihonko Geikan is a museum aimed at preservation and development of traditional folk crafts in Naniwa -ku, Osaka. Tadaichi Miyake was established in 1950 as an activity base for the Japan Folk Art Association Osaka Branch.

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29. 藤田美術館

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The Fujita Art Museum is one of the largest private collections in the Kansai region. The collection was assembled by Fujita Denzaburō and his descendants. It was installed in a storehouse on the family property in Osaka.

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30. 玉造稲荷神社

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Tamatsukuri Inari Shrine is a shrine dedicated to the Shinto kami ('god') Inari. Its construction can be traced to 12 BCE, and Inari was enshrined there by Toyotomi Hideyoshi in the 1580s to protect Osaka Castle.

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31. 大江神社

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Dajiang Shrine is located in Sunset Hill Town, Tennoja District, Osaka City (Sunset Hill Area. Former Tennoja North Village, part of Tennoja Village, Dongcheng County). The old society is a rural society.

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