Dec 1 - Mar 3

Osaka Castle Park

Head to Nishinomaru garden and enjoy the grandiose view of Osaka Castle splashed with an array of colors and special effects during the 3D projection-mapping extravaganza that is the Osaka Castle Illuminage. Designed with a samurai-period theme, there will also be illuminations with a European townscape motif inspired by the influx of Western culture during the Meiji Restoration. At this family winter event, find traditional Japanese street performances, lightsaber sword plays, food stalls, and many other attractions. Tourists can receive a discounted entry fee of ¥1,000 by presenting a valid passport.

Time: 5pm–10pm
Admission: ¥1,200 adults, concessions
Access: Osaka Subway Tanimachi Line, Tanimachi-4-Chome Stn, 10-min walk
Osaka Castle Park