Nakanoshima Park

Nakanoshima Park
Osaka Central Public Hall

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, laying between Dōjima and Tosabori Rivers. The 11 hectares park houses public facilities 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.[1]


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Nakanoshima and its park, part of which is seen towards the left in the central delta. The first building at the extreme left in the delta is the public hall, followed in order toward the right by the city public library, the city hall and the Osaka branch of the Bank of Japan. The street in front of the bank is part of the Mido-Suji -- 1930.
  • 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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Coordinates: 34°41′35″N 135°30′23″E / 34.693056°N 135.506431°E / 34.693056; 135.506431

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