Osaka Scream Machine: Thrilling New Slide Opens at Tsūtenkaku

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Osaka’s Tsūtenkaku tower is home to a new slide that sends riders shooting around the outside of the structure and through a hyperspace light show before arriving in the basement landing zone.

On May 9, 2022, the Tsūtenkaku tower in the Shinsekai district of Naniwa Ward, Osaka, launched a new attraction: a 60-meter-long slide that lets riders descend from the third floor, 22 meters above ground level, to the building’s basement in a matter of seconds. The video above shows the thrills in store for the brave visitor. 

Tower Slider

  • Location: 1-18-6 Ebisu-higashi, Naniwa, Osaka
  • Access: Around 6 minutes on foot from exit 1, Dōbutsuen-mae Station on the Osaka Metro Midōsuji Line; 3 minutes from exit 3, Ebisuchō Station on the Osaka Metro Sakaisuji Line; 6 minutes from the east exit of Shin-Imamiya Station on the JR Kanjō (Loop) Line
  • Admission: ¥1,000 for adults, ¥500 for students and younger children
  • Hours: 10:00 am to 7:30 pm daily

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