When in Japan, castle visit is must do. During this trip, we visited four castles – one in Osaka, the other in Himeji and two in Kyoto. These castles are famous landmarks and popular sightseeing spots.
The castle was an easy find. Located in the city itself and next to the museum, it didn't take us long to get there.
We walked pass the castle's outer park.
The steep walls that rise close to 30 meters high are made of huge blocks of stone that were transported to Osaka from quarries over 100 kilometers away.
The Osaka Castle was built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1582 and was his place of rule until he died.
At the castle entrance...after this no photos allowed.
Little empress wannabe