Osaka City Central Public Hall 大阪市中央公会堂
A beautiful remnant of early 20th-century Japan
Osaka City Central Public Hall was built in 1918, not long after the Meiji period ended. Today it stands out as the architectural jewel of Nakanoshima . A path leads around the building from which visitors can view the beautiful red-brick exterior and surrounding greenery.
How to Get There
You can get to the hall by train.
From Umeda Station, take the Midosuji subway line one stop to Yodoyabashi Station. Walk north and the orange neo-Renaissance architecture of Osaka City Central Public Hall will quickly come into view. The orange neo-Renaissance architecture of Osaka City Central Public Hall will quickly come into view.
Meiji and Taisho period architecture
The Meiji and Taisho periods (1868-1926) were a time when Japan was undergoing complete transformation. Architects during this period adopted Western styles, and a handful of these beautiful buildings are still standing in Japan, including this hall.
Planning your journey
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