The Tower of the Sun, Suita

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Providing a memorable backdrop for a few snapshots of the city, The Tower of the Sun sits within a park created for the Expo '70, the first World's Fair ever held in Asia. The statue is around 65 m (213 ft) tall, with both of its arms 25 m (82 ft) long. The sun wears three faces in this sculpture--a golden mask on top, a black one on the back, and a red on the front. With our online itinerary creator, Suita attractions like The Tower of the Sun can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • August 1, 2017
    Is often seen in photographs and there was a sense of presence, larger than expected. It looks from the Expo Park per. It is indeed a taro Okamoto.
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  • July 29, 2017
    This is the Tower of the Sun who knows. Light bulb with eyes like the eyes glow at night. Check out when so visible from the monorail and high-speed roads at night near the passes.
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  • July 25, 2017
    Get off at the station from just looking. Very large, has presence. I think beside EXPOCITY too so go on my day off.
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  • June 14, 2017
    Wonderful park, I come here as often as I can. Its huge and has so many different aspects you can keep coming and discover something new with every visit. You also have the treat of watching each new season unfold. They really work hard to display the flowers and plants of different times of the year. Easy to park and (relatively) easy to come by train. If you are in Kansai, its worth the trip.
  • June 21, 2017
    You will surely love the illumination festival every December! This tower is perfectly viewed at night during this festival.
  • April 8, 2017
    I'd come sit everyday during autumn. Except for the cherry blossom, nothing worth seeing during winter & spring time. I don't like the giant penguin with owl face (Tower of the Sun).
  • February 4, 2017
    A weird tower that reminds me of the 20th century boys manga.
  • December 18, 2016
    Japanese Nikki de Saint Phalle in huge size

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Where to stay in Suita

During your stay in Suita, the best lodging options all lie near the Esaka station. This area boasts a high concentration of hotels for the relatively small city, offering visitors largely modern structures and plenty of amenities nearby. If you prefer to visit only one or two sights in Suita, consider accommodations in Osaka instead. This way, you can simply travel by train for a day trip to Suita.
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