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Osaka Prefectural Government Sakishima Building Observatory

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Address: 1-14-16 Nankokita, Suminoe-ku, Osaka 559-0034, Osaka Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 6-6615-6055
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Nice observatory

Nice observatory but very much like the view from atop Hyatt Regency Osaka the view at night is peaceful and tranquil. It's also right next to ATC.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 April 2016
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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

The building itself is an office tower and because I paid an evening visit, no one was around at all. I was a little unsure whether or not I'd come to the right place and it took awhile to find the entrance to the observatory. Admission was ¥510 (~$5 CAD) for one and there weren't that many visitors. Here you... More 

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Hsinchu, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

The building is tall enough to have a great view. It seems that not many people would visit the place, and thus it's pretty quiet and you can easily pick a good seat to enjoy the scenary. Visit here for the time you can see the sunset, and stay longer you can then also see the night view of Osaka... More 

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Shepparton, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

A bit of a walk to get there, but that's japan! Great 360 degree views, good to see just on sunset, go there.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Absolutely fabulous! If in Osaka you really need to go up the 256 meters for a spectacular view! It was really quiet Sunday morning and the 600 odd yenes really worth it!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Wonderful view of Osaka Bay. Best for Sun Set. Don't miss. It is also included in Osaka Amazing Pass. The view made us fail in love with Osaka.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Nice observatory but very much like the view from atop Hyatt Regency Osaka the view at night is peaceful and tranquil. It's also right next to ATC.

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

This attraction is free with Osaka Amazing Pass. To reach the top, we need to go by a very slanted escalator. For someone like me who have fear in height, I couldn't open my eyes at all. The observatory platform is open and offer 360-degree panoramic view. Beside the the observatory or sky garden, visitor can enjoy awesome view indoor... More 

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Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

We got free entry with the amazing pass. It was the furthest free attraction at the west with the amazing pass. With the other high viewing attractions that came free with the amazing pass, i will say to give this a miss. We came here as on the amazing pass book stated the restaurant at level 48th offer lunch buffet... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

Visited the Osaka Prefectural Government Sakishima Building in late March 2014. The building is also know as Cosmo Tower, and it is a short 10-minute walk from the Trade Center Mae Station. Entrance fee up to the observatory tower is JPY500 per person. Be sure to grab a brochure at the counter, as it will be helpful to identify buildings/... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2013

I visited on a weekday afternoon and was surprised there were hardly any other tourists there. I believe the procedure was to wait for a few visitors for the elevator trip but the apologetic staff sent me up on my own after a short wait when no one else turned up. I barely seems to take a minute for the... More 

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