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Osaka Castle

Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Osaka Castle

Length
3.9 km
Elev. Gain
55 m
Est. Steps
5500

River

City walk

Historic site

No shade

Created by Sea Monster
Introduction
Osaka Castle is a 3.9 km (5,500-step) route located near Osaka Prefecture, Japan. This route has an elevation gain of about 55 m and is rated as easy. Find more routes like this on the Pacer App.
# The park is free, for walking. # Park's History: Osaka (Õsaka) is Japan's second largest metropolitan area after Tokyo. It has been the economic powerhouse of the Kansai region for many centuries. Osaka was formerly known as Naniwa. Before the Nara Period, when the capital used to be moved with the reign of each new emperor, Naniwa was once Japan's capital city, the first one ever known. In the 16th century, Toyotomi Hideyoshi chose Osaka as the location for his castle, and the city may have become Japan's political capital if Tokugawa Ieyasu had not terminated the Toyotomi lineage after Hideyoshi's death and moved his. government to distant Edo (Tokyo).

Osaka Castle Park

Park
Osaka Castle Park (大阪城公園, Osaka-Jō-Kōen) is a public urban park and historical site situated at Osaka-Jō in Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan. It lies on the south of the Ōkawa (Kyū-Yodo River) and occupies a large area in the center of the city of Osaka. This park is the second largest park in the city.The park was constructed on a site with a long history.

Osaka Castle

Tourist Attraction
Osaka Castle (大坂城 or 大阪城,, Ōsaka-jō) is a Japanese castle in Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan. The castle is one of Japan's most famous landmarks and it played a major role in the unification of Japan during the sixteenth century of the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

Fall of Osaka Castle

Place
The Fall of Osaka Castle occurred between Imperial and Tokugawa shogunate forces during the Boshin War in Japan, where soon after the Battle of Toba–Fushimi, the Tokugawa-held Osaka Castle was captured by pro-Imperial "Kangun" forces in February 2, 1868.

Osaka-jō Hall

Place
Osaka-jō Hall (大阪城ホール, Ōsaka-jō Hōru) is a multi-purpose arena located in the Kyōbashi area of Osaka, Japan. The hall opened in 1983 and can seat up to 16,000 people. Built on a site area of 36,351 square meters, part of its form uses stone walls, modeled after those of the Castle and it won the Osaka Urban Scenery Architects Prize Special Award in 1984.

Ishiyama Hongan-ji

Place
The Ishiyama Hongan-ji (石山本願寺) was the primary fortress of the Ikkō-ikki, leagues of warrior monks and commoners who opposed samurai rule during the Sengoku period. It was established in 1496, at the mouth of the Yodo River, on the coast of the Seto Inland Sea. At the time, this was just outside the remains of the ancient capital of Naniwa, in Settsu Province.

TV Osaka

Place
Television Osaka, Inc. (テレビ大阪株式会社, Terebi Ōsaka Kabushiki Gaisha, also referred to as TVO) is a TV station affiliated with TXN in Osaka, Japan. The mascot character is "Takoru-kun" (たこるくん).

Osaka Business Park

Place
Osaka Business Park (大阪ビジネスパーク, Ōsaka Bijinesu Pāku, OBP) refers to a planned city surrounding Chūō-ku, Osaka.

Japan Mint

Place
The Japan Mint (独立行政法人造幣局, Dokuritsu Gyōsei Hōjin Zōheikyoku) is an Independent Administrative Institution of the Japanese government, responsible for producing and circulating the coins of Japan. The agency has its head office in Osaka with branches in Tokyo and Hiroshima. The Japan Mint does not produce paper money; that responsibility belongs to the National Printing Bureau.

Osaka Business Park Station

Place
Osaka Business Park Station (大阪ビジネスパーク駅, Ōsaka Bijinesu Pāku-eki) is a metro station on the Osaka Metro Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line in Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan. With a depth of 32.3 m (106 ft), it is the deepest station in the Osaka subway system.

Temmabashi Station

Place
Temmabashi Station (天満橋駅, Tenmabashi-eki) is a railway station in Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Keihan Electric Railway and Osaka Metro.
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2018/12/04
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Route Details

Length

3.9 km

Elev. Gain

55 m

Est. Steps

5500
Created by
Sea Monster
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