Abeno Harukasu, Osaka
One of Osaka’s best high-rise complex buildings opened in 2014, “Abeno Harukasu”. It is a sightseeing spot where you can enjoy department stores, 44 restaurants, hotels, museums all day. The 360-degree panoramic view overlooking throughout the Kansai area from the top floor observation hall “Harukasu 300” is a masterpiece. Local Osaka people are said to love high places, but the scenery of about 300 meters that they are convinced is certainly worth seeing at first sight. It is conveniently located just a short walk from the nearest station. It is a new sightseeing spot for Osaka sightseeing which is also suitable for souvenir purchase.
In the building with 60 stories above the ground and 300 meters high, there are Marriott hotels, museums and nurseries as well.
By the way, the origin of the name “Harukasu” seems to be “Harukasu” (bright and clear) in a passage of “Tales of Ise” (Japanese Old Tale).
One of the most recommended spots in Abeno Harukasu is “Harukasu 300”. It is an observation hall which can see the view of Osaka with 360-degree panorama. The night view seen from about 300 meters above the ground is wonderful. If the weather is nice, you can see Awajishima Island, Rokko Mountains Range and Kansai International Airport. The admission fee for adults is 1,500 yen, but the admission fee for children is free for those under 4 years old.
The height of Abeno Harukasu is the third largest in the building in Japan, but in the skyscraper building is the best in Japan, surpassing the Yokohama Landmark Tower. “Harukasu 300” which is the observation hall has a three-layer structure of 58, 59, 60 floor, and since the wall over is glassed, there is a feeling of release and you can enjoy the view as much as you wish.
From the 58th floor to the top is a colonnade, and the 60th floor heavenly corridor surrounds it. It is unusual to have a “colonnade” structure at such a high place, it is open and wonderful.
Building 60 floors above ground, Abeno Harukasu, the tallest skyscraper in Japan, can be confirmed from far away. It is a recommended spot where local couples, parents and children, and tourists are excited.
|Address:||Abenosuji 1-1-43 Osaka Abeno-ku, Osaka 545-0052 Japan|
|Access:||Osaka Municipal Subway Midosuji-sen Line “Tennoji-eki Station” (It's connected to the station)|
|Price/Charge:||1,500 yen Adult (age 18 and over)
1,200 yen Middle schoolers (age 12-17)
700 yen Elementary schoolers (age 6-11)
500 yen Young children (age 4-5)
Please refer the official web page.