Umeda Sky Building and Hep Five (How to go and what to expect)

One of the places I really wanted to visit during the trip was Umeda Sky Building. I’ve seen countless photos from friends riding the same elevator whenever they went on a trip to Osaka so I made sure that I’ll be able to come here too during our trip to check it out.

How to go to Umeda Sky Building:

1. Get down at Umeda Station
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2. Get out at exit 5
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view as soon as you get out, you will not cross the pedestrian in front but you will face left
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and walk straight
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just keep on walking straight

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at the end, you will notice a tunnel and a note telling you to follow the path

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when you leave the tunnel, Umeda Sky Building is that building on the right

What to expect at Umeda Sky Building:

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you will ride an escalator that will take you to this place (you can pay to go to the observatory)
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you will walk to the path that says “Kuchu Teien”
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you’ll be told to ride an elevator that will take you up to
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the famous midair escalator

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#reality
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but of course my dad being great was able to take
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beautiful photos of me
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thanks papa
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I was able to take a very quick shot of the famous escalator without people on it

We decided to check the observatory anymore since my dad and I were already happy with our photos.

After spending some time at Umeda Sky Building, my dad told me that he remembered visiting a red ferris wheel in Osaka before so we decided to hunt it down.

I just used Google Maps to find Hep Five, and the walk was very long, so I wasn’t able to take specific photos anymore 🙁

To compensate for that, I was able to take note of the closest subway to Hep Five – Osaka-Umeda Station.

What to expect at Hep Five:

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There is a mall inside Hep Five but there wasn’t anything that sparked our interest.

Watch my Osaka Travel Film here!

💚, R


Read about my other Osaka or Japan adventures

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