• Umeda Sky Building Tickets
  • Umeda Sky Building Tickets
  • Umeda Sky Building Tickets
  • Umeda Sky Building Tickets
  • Umeda Sky Building Tickets

Umeda Sky Building Tickets

Standing tall at approximately 173 meters, The Umeda Sky Building is an iconic architectural wonder and a cultural hub that is recognized as one of Japan's most innovative structures. Designed by the renowned architect Hiroshi Hara, the building is an unconventional twin tower connected at the top by a remarkable floating garden observatory, a breathtaking open-air platform that offers panoramic views of Osaka's sprawling urban landscape. The building's interior is equally impressive, featuring an array of shopping arcades, restaurants, and entertainment venues that cater to diverse tastes and interests. Beyond its aesthetic appeal, the Umeda Sky Building is a cultural and social hub, hosting events and exhibitions that celebrate Japanese art, history, and contemporary culture. Children aged 0-3 can enter free.

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Last Updated: 30th Apr 2024
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Monday 9:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Tuesday 9:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Friday 9:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Sunday 9:30 AM – 10:30 PM
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  • Highly Rated: Recognized as one of the most impressive structures ever constructed by "THE TIMES" newspaper, its innovative design sets it apart.
  • Innovative Architecture: The building's twin-tower design, connected by the "Floating Garden Observatory," showcases cutting-edge architectural concepts and engineering
  • Floating Garden Observatory: The highlight of the building, this open-air platform, provides stunning panoramic views of Osaka, making it a favorite spot for both locals and tourists.
  • Shopping and Dining: The building's interior houses shopping arcades, restaurants, and entertainment venues, creating a vibrant and lively atmosphere for visitors to enjoy.
  • Cultural Events: As a cultural hub, the Umeda Sky Building hosts various events and exhibitions that showcase Japanese art, history, and contemporary culture.
  • Convenient Location: Situated in the heart of Osaka, the landmark is easily accessible, making it a popular destination for both locals and tourists exploring the city.
  • Kuchu Teien Observatory Deck: Ascend to the Kuchu Teien Observatory Deck for panoramic views of Osaka, providing a mesmerizing birds-eye-view of the city.
  • Old Osaka: Within the observatory, there's a unique and fascinating feature that recreates the atmosphere of Osaka in the early 20th century. This area, known as the "Old Osaka" zone, takes visitors on a nostalgic journey back in time. The zone is meticulously designed to resemble the streets and architecture of old Osaka, featuring retro facades, traditional storefronts, and vintage signboards.
  • Love Lock: There is a charming tradition that couples can participate in at Umeda Building. They have the option to purchase heart-shaped locks, often called "love locks," to symbolize their love and commitment to each other. The couples can write their names or initials on the locks before attaching them to designated areas at the observatory, such as fences or railings. This gesture is seen as a romantic and meaningful way for couples to create lasting memories and declare their love.

What To Expect

After admission, you take a scenic elevator ride that takes you up to the Kuchu Teien Observatory Deck, an observation facility that connects the East Tower and West Tower of the Umeda Sky Building, spanning the 39th, 40th, and rooftop floors. Stepping onto the "Floating Garden" observation deck, you witness an awe-inspiring 360-degree view of the city's dynamic skyline. Whether it's the bustling daylight hours or the mesmerizing city lights at night, the vistas are simply breathtaking and offer numerous opportunities for capturing memorable photos. The experience extends beyond the views, as you can delve into cultural exhibitions and events celebrating Japan's art and heritage. The building's interior houses shopping arcades with a diverse range of stores and enticing dining options.

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Entry & Services:

  • Entrance procedure takes place at the ticket counter located on the 39th floor..
  • School groups, including nurseries, kindergartens, elementary schools, junior high schools, high schools, vocational high schools, and special needs schools, enjoy free entrance for one staff member per 10 students.
  • Customers using wheelchairs can access the high-floor elevator from the first floor of Tower East.


Chome-1-88 Oyodonaka, Kita Ward, Osaka, 531-6023, Japan
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  • What is the Umeda Sky Building?

    The Umeda Sky Building is a distinctive architectural landmark located in Osaka, Japan. It consists of two towers connected at the top by the "Floating Garden Observatory," offering stunning panoramic views of the city.

  • Is there an entrance fee to visit the observatory?

    Yes, there is an entrance fee to access the Observatory. The cost may vary depending on age and any applicable discounts.

  • Are there any special discounts or free admissions?

    Children under 4 years may enjoy free entrance. Additionally, there might be discounts for tour conductors leading groups and accompanying persons with disabilities.

  • Can I host events or weddings at the Umeda Sky Building?

    Yes, the Umeda Sky Building offers event spaces and facilities for hosting weddings, conferences, and other special events. For inquiries and reservations, it's best to contact the building's management directly.

  • Can I buy the ticket in advance and enter the Observatory later?

    Yes, you can get your tickets online from TicketsToDo, verified partner of the venue.

  • Is there a luggage storage room?

    Luggage storage is not permitted in the Observatory. Instead, visitors can utilize the convenient coin-operated lockers available in TAKIMIKOJI on the first basement floor. Large lockers with dimensions of Length: 81cm, Width: 41cm, and Depth: 46cm are available for a fee of 400 yen per day. Alternatively, smaller lockers with dimensions of Length: 54cm, Width: 41cm, and Depth: 35cm can be used for a fee of 200 yen per day.

  • Is Osaka station same as Umeda Station?

    Although Osaka Station and Umeda Station are in close proximity to each other, they bear distinct station names, contributing to the efficient and convenient movement of travelers within the bustling city.