Tenno-ji Park in Osaka

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  • Tenno-ji Park (Koen) Osaka

  • Gate At The Keitakuen Garden In The Tenno-ji Park Osaka

  • Tenno-ji Park Osaka

  • Keitakuen Garden Pond In The Tenno-ji Park Osaka

  • Keitakuen Garden Pond In The Tenno-ji Park Osaka

  • View From The Azumaya Teahouse In The Keitakuen Garden

  • Stone Bridge In The Keitakuen Garden, Tenno-ji Park

  • Stepping Stones In The Keitakuen Garden, Tenno-ji Park

  • Keitakuen Garden Tenno-ji Park With The Osaka Municipal Museum of Art

  • Keitakuen Garden Bridge In The Tenno-ji Park

  • Keitakuen Garden Waterfall In The Tenno-ji Park

  • Keitakuen Garden In The Tenno-ji Park

  • Keitakuen Garden In The Tenno-ji Park

  • Statue In The Tenno-ji Park

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Facts & Figures

The Tenno-ji Park (Tennoji koen) is with 28.8 hectares the largest park in Osaka. The green lung of the city offers many attractions like the Tennoji Zoo, Keitakuen Garden, Osaka Municipal Museum of Art or the Chausuyama Tomb. It is a great place for the young and old. Best Ryokans in Osaka Explore Ryokans in Osaka >
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  • Opening Hours - 9:30 am to 5:00 pm (last admission till 4:30 pm)
  • Opening Hours - 9:30 am to 8:00 pm (occasionally in May, July, August and Sep.)
  • Admission Fee - 150 yen (adults), 75 yen (Junior high school students and younger)

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In 1909 the Tenno-ji Park opened for the public. After the Tennoji Exposition in 1987 it was time for an make over. Finally in 1990 the park was refurbished and accessible again.


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Tenno-ji Park is located within Tennoji-ku (ward) in the center of Osaka.

How to get to Tenno-ji Park?

  • 10min from Tenno-ji Station served by JR Osaka Loop Line

Sightseeing spots


Keitakuen Garden - traditional Japanese garden, opened in 1918

Tenno-ji Zoo - houses over 1500 animals, the only kiwi bird in Japan is living there

Osaka Municipal Museum of Art - established in 1936, on display are appr. 8500 works of Chinese and Japanese Art

Chausuyama Tomb - many specialist still discussing if this hill (yama) in the park forms a tomb or not

Festival & Events (dates can change without notice)


Tenjin Matsuri Festival (24th till 25th)
Osaka’s greatest traditional festival (over 1000 years old) and ranked as one of the top 3 festivals in Japan. Enjoy spectecular processions on land and in the water, great fireworks and a unique atmosphere created by the traditional costumes and music. My must-see recommendation for you.


Osaka Thai Festival (5th till 6th)
The Thai Festival in the Tennoji Park gives you the great opportunity to explore another culture. Enjoy the traditional Thai beer, good food, music and Muay Thai events.

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