More than 170 meters tall and 40 storeys high, this architectural wonder is one of the most imposing sights in Osaka. It is well-known for the excellent view from its rooftop observatory, called The Floating Garden Observatory, which offers a great overlook of the entire city. When the visibility is good, you can even see as far as the Awaji Island.
The more than 20-year-old building, owned by the Toshiba company, was designed by architect Hiroshi Hara. Apart from visiting the observatory, you can also enjoy a cup of coffee or a meal on the building's 39th floor.
If you want to come by car, there are parking places available in the parking lot near the tower. These are free of charge for the first 15 minutes, after that the parking costs 400 JPY for the first hour and 100 JPY for each additional 15 minutes.
Last entrance at 10 pm.
The business hours change by season.
Adult: 1500 JPY
Children (4-12): 700 JPY (depending on age)
Children (under 4): free
Official Website http://www.kuchu-teien.com/index.php
Phone +81 6 6440 3855
Address 1-1-88, Oyodonaka, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan
Coordinates 34°42'19.633" N 135°29'23.774" E