An Urban Park with a wide range of attractions, located nearby the Tsutenkaku tower, the symbol of Osaka

Tennouji Park is located next to Tennoji station, the southern gateway to Osaka.  The park has a history more than a century to its first opening in 1909. In 2015, it reopened with a wide open greenery space.

The park has a number of attractions such as futsal court, playland, restaurants and shops. There is a Japanese garden “Keitaku-en” and the Chausuyama Tumulus, which is the tomb of an ancient and powerful family. It’s also home to the Tennoji Zoo and the Osaka Municipal Museum of Art.

So it’s a good place for all the family. Visitors will see the Tsutenkaku tower, the symbol of Osaka and Abeno Harukas, the tallest skyscraper in Japan nearby.

● The Chausuyama Tumulus
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● A view of the Tsutenkaku tower

Address : 5-55 Chausuyamacho, Tennoji Ward, Osaka, 543-0063

Access : A short walk from Tennouji station and Dobutsuen-mae station

Keitakuen (慶沢園) / A hidden Japanese garden

keitakuen garden

Keitakuen Garden is in Tennouji Park, Osaka. The garden was commissioned by the 15th head of the Sumitomo family as part of his residence in Chausu-yama. It was designed and built by Jihei Ogawa (a famous architect). He also built the garden in Heian-Jingu Shrine, Maruyama Park, and Sanzen-in Temple.