Nakanoshima Park, Osaka, Japan | CruiseBe
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Nakanoshima Park

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The Nakanoshima Park (中之島公園 Nakanoshima kōen) is the first public park opened by Osaka in 1891, after its foundation as a city. It is located in Kita ward, on the Nakanoshima (中之島) sandbank, lying between Dōjima and Tosabori Rivers. The 11 hectare park houses public facilities such as Osaka Central Public Hall, Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library and Museum of Oriental Ceramics. It also holds a rose garden. The City Hall of Osaka building is located on its west end.


Train stations

  • Kitahama Station (Keihan Railway Keihan Line, Osaka Municipal Subway Sakaisuji Line)
  • Naniwabashi Station (Keihan Railway Nakanoshima Line)
  • Yodoyabashi Station (Keihan Railway Keihan Line, Osaka Municipal Subway Midosuji Line)
  • Ōebashi Station (Keihan Railway Nakanoshima Line)
  • Higobashi Station (Osaka Municipal Subway Yotsubashi Line)
  • Watanabebashi Station (Keihan Railway Nakanoshima Line)


  • Osaka Central Public Hall: Established in 1911, it is Neo-Renaissance architecture. A nationally Important Cultural Property.
  • Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library: Established in 1904, it is Neo-Baroque Architecture. A nationally Important Cultural Property.
  • Bank of Japan Osaka branch.
  • Museum of Oriental Ceramics: Established by donation from Ataka family (They were trader.)


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