Tempozan Harbor Village

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Tempozan Harbor Village is an amusement complex opened in 1990, consisting of one of the world’s largest aquariums, “Osaka Aquarium KAIYUKAN,” a large-scale commercial facility “Tempozan Marketplace” and “Tempozan Giant Ferris Wheel” which is popular for young couples.

In the Event Plaza located in front of the KAIYUKAN, various performances by street performers and artists are held, always attracting a crowd of visitors. Tempozan Harbor Village is a pleasant place that not only families but also couples and friends can enjoy all day long.

Tempozan Marketplace
Tempozan Marketplace, which is located adjacent to Osaka Aquarium KAIYUKAN, is Japan’s first commercial facility based on the concept to serve as both a “festival space” and a “marketplace.” Corresponding to this concept, the festival and market place area has an event space and around 100 shops, restaurants, fast-food restaurants and amusements.
The product lineup of almost 50 distinctive goods/clothing shops includes daily items imported from around the world, Osaka souvenirs, casual clothing, products featuring popular characters and other goods.
About 10 restaurants offer a wide variety of menu items including steaks, seafood dishes, pastas and Chinese food as well as Japanese dishes like sushi, udon noodles and okonomiyaki pancakes, satisfying the tastes of visitors from both Japan and abroad. There is also a restaurant in the KAIYUKAN Entrance Building, where visitors can enjoy not only tasty dishes but also a wonderful panoramic view of Osaka Bay.
At a food court with about 300 seats, visitors can taste hamburgers, Chinese delicatessen, donburi bowl-style menus, takoyaki balls, ice creams and other various fast foods at reasonable prices.

Opening Hours
Shops and amusements: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Restaurants: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Fast-food restaurants: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
* Hours vary by stores/restaurants and season.
* Closed on the same dates as Osaka Aquarium KAIYUKAN

*Japanese Only

* Except for some stores and shops, credits cards such as UC, JCB, VISA, AMERICAN EXPRESS and MasterCard are accepted when making payments at Tempozan Marketplace. Traveler’s checks and currencies other than Japanese yen cannot be used.
* Please note that no foreign exchange office or automatic telling machines (ATM) are installed in Tempozan Marketplace.

Naniwa Kuishinbo Yokocho
Naniwa Kuishinbo Yokocho is a food theme park area located within the site of Tempozan Marketplace. Faithfully reproducing the festive atmosphere of the old commercial district of Osaka in around 1965, this area consists of 20 old-established and name-brand restaurants, representing traditional food culture of Osaka and its neighboring prefectures. Visitors can savor famous local specialties such as takoyaki balls, okonomiyaki pancakes and ikayaki squid pancakes.

Opening Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
* Hours vary by season.
* Closed on the same dates as Osaka Aquarium KAIYUKAN

*Japanese Only

Tempozan Giant Ferris Wheel
At 100 m in diameter and 112.5 m in height, this is one of the largest Ferris wheels in the world. It takes 15 minutes to complete a ride. On a sunny day, a wide panoramic view of Osaka Bay, Akashi Kaikyo Bridge and Kansai International Airport can be seen. In the nighttime, lighting on the Ferris wheel provides a weather forecast for the next day. It is lit up in red for a sunny day, green for a cloudy day and blue for a rainy day.

Admission Fee
800 yen per person (age 3 or older)

Opening Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
* Tickets are sold until 9:30 p.m.
* Hours vary by season.

*Japanese Only

Cruise Ship Santa Maria
With its design based on the Santa Maria, Columbus’ flagship during his voyage to the New World, this cruise ship is almost twice the size of the original Santa Maria. Amid refreshing sea breezes, passengers can enjoy a delightful cruise on Osaka Bay.

* The cruise service is not available in December and on dates when Osaka Aquarium KAIYUKAN is closed.

Hotel Seagull Tempozan Osaka
Hotel Seagull is an urban resort hotel located within the site of Tempozan Harbor Village. Its exterior creates the impression of a white ship. All guests can enjoy a beautiful ocean view from their rooms at this hotel. Guests staying at a luxury room can also enjoy a splendid ocean view from its bathroom. With marine-style interior decoration which accentuates the relaxed atmosphere of a sea trip, Hotel Seagull promises a comfortable stay and delightful time to its guests.

Phone: +81-6-6575-5000

Fast Shuttle Ferry Captain Line
Captain Line is a fast shuttle ferry that connects KAIYUKAN West Wharf and Universal City Port in about 10 minutes, one way.

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