No. 1-1 , Osaka-jo, Chuo-ku, Osaka
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The Tianshou Pavilion located in the center of Osaka Castle is the core building of Osaka Castle. It was built in 1583 , so it is also known as " Hideyoshi's Castle " . Today's Tianshou Pavilion is a concrete building imitated in 1931. The interior has been transformed into a museum about the history of Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Osaka Castle. On the top floor, you can also overlook the city of Osaka. The castle tower is built on a high platform, with white walls and green roof tiles. The end of each flying eaves is decorated with the shape of a tiger and a dragon-headed fish body made of gold leaf, which can be described as resplendent.
Every spring and autumn, when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom or the maple leaves are dyed red, it is the most beautiful time here. Floor guide Entering the castle tower, there is a small theater on the first floor, which shows 5 programs about Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Osaka Castle in turn, with Chinese subtitles, you may wish to sit down and watch. The second floor mainly introduces the basic knowledge of Osaka Castle and Japanese castles. There are also experience activities to try on helmets, Jinyu weaves and kimonos. You can pretend to be a warlord and take pictures for souvenirs. The fee is 300 yen each time. In addition, toilets in the castle tower are also located on the second floor. The third and fourth floors mainly display important historical materials of Toyotomi Hideyoshi and the Warring States Period. The collection will be changed every two months; you will also see the restoration models of Osaka Castle in different periods, so you can intuitively understand its layout structure and evolution .
It should be noted that photography is prohibited on these two floors. On the 5th floor, there are screen pictures and miniature models that tell the story of " Osaka Summer Battle " . The vivid character formations show the scene of the fierce battle; there is also a wide screen of video, which illustrates the storyline of each scene depicted on the screen picture . The sixth floor is the corridor, and tourists cannot enter. On the 7th floor, there is " Setting Taiko Ji " which introduces Toyotomi Hideyoshi's life through perspective paintings of 19 scenes. High-tech images make Toyotomi Hideyoshi's image vivid. Later, I went to the observatory on the 8th floor, overlooking the majestic and beautiful Osaka Castle from a height of 50 meters above the ground, as well as the street view of downtown Osaka, modern high-rise buildings, the Osaka Plain, and distant mountains The scenery has a panoramic view.
There is a Tianshou Pavilion (Osaka Castle) in Osaka Castle, which is a famous city built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi and a symbol of Osaka. Flowers bloom in four seasons in the garden, which is evergreen in the middle of the year. There are Honmaru, Ninomaru, and Yamazato Maru, etc. The deep double moat and tall stone walls have been preserved to this day, and there are several important buildings such as Otemon Gate and Tamon Yagura. After a major renovation in March 1997 , the gold decoration on the green roof and the white walls reflected each other, and its gorgeous posture was reproduced. There are about 8,000 pieces of cultural relics and materials in the Tianshou Pavilion. The fan of the Lotus Sutra collected in the temple is a national treasure of Japan.
09:00-17:00 throughout the year; closed from December 28 to January 1 of the following year; the specific opening time is subject to the opening of the day
If you come to Osaka Castle in the evening, although you cannot enter the castle tower to visit, the tower will be illuminated at night from sunset to 23:00 , so you can appreciate its unique style.