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Tsutenkaku Tower

Travel Guide - Tsutenkaku Tower

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Tsutenkaku Tower was originally built in 1912. The original tower was 64 meters high, and it was the highest building in the orient at that time. The current tower, 103 meters high, is the second generation built in 1956. The observatory on top offers a splendid view of downtown Osaka. A landmark in the Shin-Sekai area. There is also a replica of the Billiken statue placed on the fifth floor observation deck. It is said that if you rub the soles of Billiken's feet, your wishes come true.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00–21:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 700 yen (General, Adult)
  • 400 - 500 yen (Student)
  • 300 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 3-minutes from Ebisucho Station on the Osaka Municipal Subway Sakaisuji Line (K18) or Hankai Tramway Hankai Line (HN51)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1-18-6, Ebisuhigashi, Naniwa-ku Osaka-shi, Osaka, 556-0002

TweetsTweets

Korlis @Korlis - 2020-08-09
Watching one of those rando NHK docs and they have an American architect inspecting Tsutenkaku Tower in Osaka. Intr… https://t.co/oebnC4eWMt
Riverplatense @ebconline - 2020-07-31
Beautiful night in #Tsūtenkaku #Tower https://t.co/lQP7I0yIXw
LEO🦁 @WandererXx_ - 2020-07-29
The iconic puffer fish lantern in Shinsekai with the Tsutenkaku Tower in Background. https://t.co/Tf47DRAwHI
Suzu @MisterPriince - 2020-07-23
Saving the best prefecture for last... Osaka’s beautiful evening vibe is captured with this shot depicting its famo… https://t.co/ZIn0MffUjB
Carli @ TWST緊急メンテ @carlikun - 2020-07-20
@givemequartzplz WHAT DO YOU MEAN REAL ARJUNA are you implying there's an Arjuna that's fakeー

Karna, maybe you left him at Tsutenkaku tower
joel 🦋 @joelwuj - 2020-07-20
final round of illustrations celebrating FGOJP's 5th anniversary - looks like it’s featuring the Kansai region. Kar… https://t.co/4MLyv5nHsd
Đorđe Stojanović @George_Maximus - 2020-07-13
'Osaka's landmark Tsutenkaku tower is lit up in yellow on July 12, 2020, warning of the spread of the new coronavir… https://t.co/YVm3AX9GrF
Wildan Goh @Wildan_Safee - 2020-07-09
This video will tell you about how beautiful Osaka is. Osaka offers a great number of tourist attractions like Tsut… https://t.co/UEmmIQJW9p
FHD Tokyo @fhdtokyo - 2020-07-03
Today is memorial day of Tsutenkaku.
It’s a symbolic tower in Osaka.
On this day in 1912, Tsutenkaku was completed.… https://t.co/T9yhPc0lpS
shootjapan @ShootOsaka - 2020-06-15
Tsutenkaku tower seems momentarily less famous than tzuboraya giant fish for Osaka people. https://t.co/ZBrsgcRfCN
Naoi_2 @Naoi_2 - 2020-06-14
Tower Reaching Heaven Part 2 🇯🇵

#Tsūtenkaku #Shinsekai #通天閣 #新世界 #japan #日本 #osaka #大阪 #vacation #hitachi… https://t.co/6LtQQI5wEw
Japan Community @japancommunity - 2020-06-08
#Osaka also has its tower!

Here is #Tsūtenkaku located in Naniwa-ku, Osaka! It stands 103 meters high!😙

It allow… https://t.co/gMVylo7exf
Pixiedust @PixiedustJtT - 2020-06-02
Visitors wearing face masks 'air touch' the Billiken statue for good luck at the reopened observation deck of Tsute… https://t.co/ecTalg6c8j
A&C Stay @ac_stay - 2020-05-30
One of Osaka's landmark tourist attraction #Tsutenkaku Tower in #Shinsekai reopened this morning :) It seems the li… https://t.co/T7pOQyvXgr
Sam Nussey @SamNusseyRTRS - 2020-05-29
Billiken, or The God of Things as They Ought to Be, is back at Osaka's Tsutenkaku tower after restoration. Visitors… https://t.co/0szbVhYonU
Makiko Itoh (伊藤牧子) @makiwi - 2020-05-28
Osaka has had a similar lit-up landmark alert system. They light the Tsutenkaku, Osaka Castle and the Sun Tower gre… https://t.co/seB7EUckBp
Eddie0428 @Eddie0428Japan - 2020-05-17
@Spejones Oh that’s a shame. Let me know when you are rescheduled to visit Japan.
Here is today’s color of the towe… https://t.co/lEQObG0HRG
TasteyFlav @TasteyFlav - 2020-05-15
Step aside Tower of the Sun. Move over Tsutenkaku. The Sakai Lighthouse is now showing green. https://t.co/y9QHLgqG51
Hitachi @HitachiGlobal - 2020-05-13
Osaka in western Japan has determined its own criteria for gradually lifting restrictions amid the coronavirus pand… https://t.co/WreYnpJTTW
toxinu @toxinu_ - 2020-05-13
The beautiful Tsutenkaku tower with the perfect afternoon light. https://t.co/cyJdC2qN41 https://t.co/Pyppdjnt0j
Andrew Alfonso @alfonso_thesix - 2020-05-12
I should add, Osaka has Tsutenkaku and the Tower of the Sun lit up for this purpose. They wanted to light up Osaka… https://t.co/vBM0eP5Fji
⚾ Japanese Baseball ⚾ @JapaneseBaseba4 - 2020-05-10
🏥 Osaka shows the achievement level of 'Osaka model' (original standards for lifting restriction) with 3 colors (re… https://t.co/PzSjV9flXf
Meerkat @Meerkat0069 - 2020-05-06
Very good news!

The 'Osaka model' announced today by the young governor of Osaka.
It means to light up Osaka Cas… https://t.co/1EYi50JBxr
Runaway/JPN's-Paramili~Zyx Q~Z The Exterminator @Ru_n_away_Alice - 2020-05-06
and lights up Osaka Castle Park, Expo Park (Tower of the Sun), Tsutenkaku (to be requested), so that citizens can s… https://t.co/ZlTfZKj980
Runaway/JPN's-Paramili~Zyx Z The Exterminator @Ru_n_away_Alice - 2020-05-06
and lights up Osaka Castle Park, Expo Park (Tower of the Sun), Tsutenkaku (to be requested), so that citizens can s… https://t.co/ZlTfZKj980
Hypmic EN @hypmic_en - 2020-05-01
'Sasara had thoughts of teaming up, but he hasn't found anyone that humored him.
Pondering, Sasara makes his way to… https://t.co/5pnOs5jHw4
こばベック @KobaBec - 2020-04-27
Shinsekai’s Tsūtenkaku Tower is lit up in blue to show appreciation for health care workers fighting the Coronaviru… https://t.co/5TAmQtvPXk
ONICHIE @onichie_com - 2020-04-23
Tower

#onichie #osaka #japan #osakajapan #大阪 #日本 #オニッチ #おにっち #fromosaka #fromjapan #omg #onichiemusicgarage… https://t.co/qA5FshQHKJ
Health Inspector Zenigata @Oda_CM - 2020-04-20
@sorrowfulexile1 I really live the combination Tsutenkaku Tower+Tower of the Sun
🌸🍒 sasarafckr69 🐰🌸 @bunniesoda - 2020-04-16
SOMEONE WHO READ THE MANGA PLEASE TELL ME DID IMAGINE THIS OR WAS IT CANON ROSASA MADE A PROMISE ON TSUTENKAKU TOWER????
🍒 sasarafckr69 🐰🌸 @bunniesoda - 2020-04-16
SOMEONE WHO READ THE MANGA PLEASE TELL ME DID IMAGINE THIS OR WAS IT CANON ROSASA MADE A PROMISE ON TSUTENKAKU TOWER????

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