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Osaka Museum of History

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Closed Closed from 1/1-1/4;Open from 1/5-12/27,Mon,Wed-Sun,9:30am-5:00pm;Closed from 12/28-12/31;Closed on Tue
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 hour
Address: 4 Chome-1-32 Otemae, Chuo Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture
Phone: +81-6-69465728

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Osaka city is located in the western part of the city of Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, and is one of the designated cities of the cabinet order. Osaka city has an area of 223 square kilometers and a population of about 267 million. It is the third most populous city in Japan after Tokyo and Yokohama. "Osaka" is often called "Osaka" in ancient times, and the word "Osaka" first appeared in the Muromachi period. Since the Nara period, Osaka became a trade port because of its geographical location on the sea. Hideyoshi Toyotomi built Osaka Jo castle and Osaka was the center of the Toyotomi government. In the Edo period, Osaka and Kyoto were called "three capitals", which were the most economically active commercial cities in Japan. After the war, they were still large cities in West Japan. Osaka has a heavy industry mainly in steel, machinery, metal processing and light industry mainly in textile, printing, food, paper and chemical industry. The city has more than 100,000 stores of all kinds. Osaka is also known for its unique culture. In the city's Hankyu District, there are bustling underground streets. The scale of business activity and mass transit railway density are among the highest in Japan. On December 13, 2017, Osaka, Japan, officially announced that it would cancel 60 years of friendly city ties with the United States. In 2019 1, Osaka was selected as the "2018 year WFBA world characteristic charm city 200 strong".

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The Osaka Museum of History is located on the west side of Osaka city and contains displays of cultural relics, historical artefacts, and various multimedia displays to entertain and inform visitors. Visitors can come and learn about the history of one of Japan's greatest cities, from ancient times to the modern day.
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