Osaka is Worth the Visit for its Modern Architecture

Osaka, Japan
Osaka, Japan. Photo by Richard Tao on Unsplash

Osaka is one of Japan’s most popular cities and it’s not hard to see why. You’ll stumble upon countless amazing attractions while roaming this city, especially if you’re a fan of modern architecture. Here are three stunning contemporary buildings that will make you fall in love with Osaka.

The National Museum of Art

Art lovers visiting Osaka have to check out its museums, and one of the most impressive works of art you’ll find here is the building itself. Designed by Cesar Pelli, this building is best known for its exposed exterior, reminiscent of the wings of an enormous stainless steel bird.

Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

Osaka is home to the largest public aquarium in the world, and you’ll be impressed by it even before you step inside. Its modern building will draw you right in with its colorful and whimsical design.

Umeda Sky Building

Umeda Sky Building is one of Osaka’s most recognizable landmarks and it consists of two buildings, connected by the wide atrium-like space in the center. You should make sure to check out its exterior, as well, especially its rooftop observatory with some of the most amazing views in the city.