One of Osaka's most well known city parks,Tennoji Park houses a zoo,the city art museum and the Keitakuen Japanese garden
“TEN-SHIBA” is a multipurpose park which has huge lawn space. This park stands out against “ABENO HARUKAS”. Around the lawn space, there are many facilities such as restaurant, café, playground, dog-run and futsal court.
It is expected to be a further activating core of Abeno-Tennoji area.
“Tennoji Zoo” was opened as the country’s third zoo on 1915, and currently houses 900 animals from 200 species.
Convenient and beneficial for travelers in Nara from Osaka and Kyoto!
With this pass, you can get unlimited rides on the KINTETSU Railway and the Nara Kotsu Bus Line within designated zones for one or two days, perfect for visiting World Heritage sites and other shrines and temples in Nara! The pass is on sale at the front desk or the concierge desk (for hotel guests only).
– 1day Pass: Adult 1,500 JPY / Child 750 JPY
– 2day Pass: Adult 2,500 JPY / Child 1,250 JPY
The Museum of Japanese Art Yamato Bunkakan
Enjoy Oriental art as much as you want in a tranquil environment surrounded by pine groves
Rest your eyes by looking at seasonal flowers in the Bunkaen garden, inhale fresh air, and then appreciate artwork\ inside the museum – this is one way of enjoying this museum. In the Yamato Bunkakan designed by Isoya Yoshida, you can discover new faces of Oriental art in harmony with the sounds and colors of nature, which you cannot find in any other art museums.
One of Japan's three most famous castles, Osaka castle is a well-known tourist spot
Osaka Castle was the residence of “Toyotomi Hideyoshi”, who built it as a base from which to unify Japan. Today the castle exhibits artifacts and materials connected to Hideyoshi amongst other items. The expansive park surrounding the castle features flowering cherries, plums, and peaches, that provide beautiful blossoms in spring and colorful foliage in the fall, letting visitors enjoy the changing seasons.