If you want to see the truly spectacular state rooms of the palace, you need to go on a guided tour. Since I’m interested in history and art, I found the tour of one hour actually quite short. On the other hand, we got so much information from our guide, it was impossible to take it all in. Anyway, here are some photos of the paintings in the planetary room, just one out of two dozen state rooms which are part of the tour.
Another remarkable object is the Osaka folding screen in one of the state rooms. It has a fascinating history which is described in detail on the museum’s website.