The Umeda Sky Building is one of the landmarks of Osaka. From the KUCHU TEIEN Observatory on the top floor, you can see the skyscrapers of Umeda, the center of Osaka, the Yodo River, and even the mountains in the distance. 360-degree views and a breeze make the observatory a popular tourist spot. It is surprisingly far from Osaka Station to Umeda Sky Building, and I got lost when I first went there. So this time, we will show you how to get to Umeda Sky Building from JR Osaka Station.
About 10 minutes on foot from the central ticket gate of JR Osaka Station.
From the central ticket gate of Osaka Station to Umeda Sky Building
After exiting the ticket gate, turn left and go straight.
Go up the escalator.
Here is Atrium Square.
Grand Front Osaka is on your right and LUCUA 1100 is on your left, where you can enjoy shopping and dining.
From the Atrium Square, go down the front stairs to Umekita Plaza.
Go straight along Grand Front Osaka South Building on the right.
Cross the intersection to the left and continue straight.
Go down the back stairs and go straight down the underground passage.
Go up the stairs, cross the crosswalk and go straight.
Turn right to the entrance of Umeda Sky Building.
Take the escalator up to the 3rd floor.
Take the elevator up to the 35th floor.
Ascend the transparent escalator to the ticket counter.
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