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Osaka Castle
大阪城

1-1 Osaka-jo, Chuo-ku
Osaka Japan

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished1931
Floor Count8
Building Uses
 - museum
 - monument
Structural Types
 - lowrise
Materials
 - stone
 - wood
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire190 ft
Roof180 ft

Description
The original was built between 1585 and 1598. After a seige in 1615, it was rebuilt in 1620. The main tower burned down after being struck by lightning in 1665, and was not rebuilt until 1843. However, the castle was mostly destroyed once again during the Meiji Restoration in 1868. It was finally rebuilt in 1928, with an authentic facade but a modern interior.

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