Spots in Minami-Kawachi Area

  • Tennen Onsen Nobeha no Yu (Habikino Main Branch)
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    4.5
    25 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Osaka Habikinoshi Hirose 186-3
    This day hot spring facility is located three minutes away from the Habikino Interchange. It is a healing space with highly unique baths and saunas designed to make you feel like you are surrounded by nature. There are six main rotenburo open-air baths, and you can enjoy their health effects at three different temperatures. The most popular one is luxurious natural hot spring where you can freely use source water that gushes directly from underground. In addition, there are a rich number of varieties including iwaburo (onsen made of rocks) and kosoburo (onsen with fragrant grasses and herbs). There are three kinds of saunas, and the Yakuseki Hanjunbo is recommended. Using ten types of yakuseki (medicinal elements) such as germanium and rock salt, it has a detox effect.

    Ive never seen to other Onsen in Japan, but Im very happy and satisfied with this place. The entry fee is 850Yen for basic Onsen and steam room. And you will be charged more if you chose other...

  • Savor Farm, Tondabayashi City Agricultural Park
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    4.0
    29 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Tondabayashishi Kannabi 2300
    This public agricultural farm park is in Tondabayashi City and there is a free shuttle bus from Tondabayashi Station that takes about 20 minutes. The park is surrounded by flowers and herbs that change with the season and with so much produce to choose from including grape picking, strawberry picking, and sweet potato digging you can enjoy harvesting as much as you like all year-round. Along with the hilltop strawberry greenhouse, mud land, and the fruit orchards, check out the unique play areas like the adventure fort and field, As well as the rose garden and hands on experience learning hall. After all that, grab a bite to eat at the BBQ house or restaurant or maybe relax on the large field with a bento lunch box. You can also buy local vegetables and fruits from Savor Farm at Niconico Ichiba.

    Thanks to fellow traveller for introducing this farm, we had an enjoyable day trip at the Savor Farm. The farm is about an hour ride from the city and upon reaching Tondabayashi Station, you need to...

  • World Ranch
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    3.5
    13 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Minamikawachigunkananchou Shiraki 1456-2
    This theme park in the hills of Kanan-cho is a ten-minute walk from Sakurazaka 1-Chome bus stop on the Kongo Bus. It brings together people, nature and animals in a spacious park with 1,500 animals of 140 different species, with a corner where small children can meet and pet some of them. There is also a dolphin and whale interaction pool with experienced trainers. Besides the animals there are area barbeques that guests are free to use and even cottages where guests can stay the night.

    There arent many foreigners that make it out to this one. It is old and run down a bit but a fun thing for kids and adults alike. I enjoyed milking my first cow there. They had a ton of small...

  • Eifuku-ji Temple (Tomb of Prince Shotoku)
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    4.0
    18 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Minamikawachi-gun Taishicho Taishi 2146
    A Buddhist temple located in Taishi, Taishi Town, Minamikawachi County, Osaka Prefecture. The temple was established to protect the mausoleum where Prince Shotoku; his mother, Princess Anahobe Hashihito; and his wife Kashiwabe no Oiratsume are buried. The temple died out temporarily during the Warring States period but was restored in the Edo period after the Syoryoden was rebuilt by Toyotomi Hideyori. The Eifuku-ji Daijyoeshiki ceremony, also known as the Taishi Mairi, is held each year on Aril 11th and 12th.

    寺の境内は思いのほか広大で,敷地内には聖徳太子のお墓もあります.桜が満開で,非常に景観が映えていました.無料の駐車場もあり,立ち寄るには良かったです.

  • Konda Hachimangu Shrine
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    4.5
    17 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Habikino-shi Konda 3-2-8
    A Shinto shrine located in Konda, Habikino City. The shrine was founded in 571 on the order of Emperor Kinmei. Adjoining the Mausoleum of Emperor Ojin, this shrine is the oldest Hachiman shrine in the country dedicated to Emperor Ojin. During the shrine's autumn festival held each year on September 15th, a portable shrine designated a National Treasure is brought to the Mausoleum of Emperor Ojin.

    誉田八幡宮は、近鉄南大阪線古市駅から徒歩15分くらいにある。由緒正しき神社で人気がある。 国宝も奉納されているらしい。

  • Mt.Amano Kongoji Temple
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    4.0
    13 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Kawachinagano-shi Amanocho 996
    A Buddhist temple located in Amano-cho, Kawachinagano City. Records state the shrine was founded by the priest Gyoki on the order of Emperor Shomu in the Nara period, and this holy place is also believed to have been used by the great monk Kobo Daishi for training in the Heian period. The temple is in position of 37 designated Important Cultural Properties and four National Treasures, including a statue of Vairocana representing the mandala which is the temple's principal object of worship, a statue of Acala, and a statue of Trailokyavijaya.

    This temple is fairly big, but because of the renovation going on, all the temples were boarded and so one can only look from the outside. As a result on the day the place is basically empty. We also...

  • Nunose-jinja Shrine
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    4.5
    8 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Matsubarashi Kitashinmachi 2-4-11
    This shrine located in Kitashinmachi, Matsubara City is very close to Nunose Station. The origin of the name Nunose is said to be tied with cloth, and so people go to the shrine for blessings for recovery from illness, safety, traffic safety and business prosperity. The main shrine was built in the early Edo period and was restored in 1983 with attractive vivid vermillion colors. Two lion statues, which can be seen in Kano Tanyu's paintings, stand either side of the main building. The main shrine is also a Tangible Cultural Property of Osaka Prefecture. It is famous for its Love Mikuji (fortunes) designed by contemporary artist Ichihara Hiroko. The fortunes have simple text that pierce people's hearts, making many of them draw multiple fortunes.

    A little bit bigger than your usual local shrine. Has two large torii gates. I took my friends here a few years ago and the main priests daughter gave us a private tour of the inside of the main...

  • Chihayagawa River Trout Fishing Ground
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    4.0
    10 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Minamikawachigunchihayakasakamura Chihaya
    This fishing spot is located in Mt. Kongo quasi-national park with an altitude of 600 meters. There are various separate fishing zones depending on the purpose of use such as the Mekata Fishing Spot, perfect for small children and those with a limited time of about 30 minutes, Tsuri Toriba, a general fishing ground for those wanting to fish leisurely, a fishing spot which can be booked for groups including a barbeque and a lure and Fly Exclusive Area for fishermen wanting to fish using a lure and fly. The area is a tourist spot and visitors can fish enjoying the scenic beauty of the seasons such as rhododendron in spring and colored leaves in autumn. You can have the fish you caught cooked at the onsite cafeteria and eat it on the spot.

    金剛山のロープウェイ入り口に行くまでにある釣り場です。車は、混雑時は大変だと思いますが通常は問題なく停めれました。 1日3750円で竿 餌 などは別料金です。 竿300円 餌400円 針が取れた場合は50円で交換作業をしてくれます。 初めに、1回区切られて区画に魚を入れていただき釣りを楽しみます。相当数釣れます。 また、13時と14時にも魚を入れていただき釣りを楽しめます。 初心者でも楽しく魚を釣...

  • Fujii-dera Temple
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    4.0
    2 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Fujiderashi Fujidera 1-16-21
    Located five minutes from Fujii-dera Interchange, in Fujii-dera 1 Chome, this temple, belonging to the Omuro school of the Shingon sect of Buddhism, is the fifth temple of the Saigoku 33 Kannon Pilgrimage. The temple was established by Gyoki in accordance with Emperor Shomu's imperial prayer, in the year 725. The main hall, where the national treasure, the thousand-armed Kannon is enshrined, also incorporates struts called kaerumata and lavish carvings in its construction. The wood carvings adorning the traditional gable roof are intimidating, and the four-pillared temple gate (the West Gate) is also an Important Cultural Property. It was built by order of Toyotomi Hideyori, in the Momoyama Period. Fujii-dera Temple has also been famous for over a thousand years for the Wisteria flowers that continue to bloom here, and during full bloom, their purple blossoms flutter in the wind.

    葛井寺の境内、本堂に向かって右手にあります。観世音菩薩様が三千年の修行を積んだ龍神を従えている!という像です。一心に祈れば、あらゆる願いをかなえるべく手を差し伸べてくださるというコンセプト。とても素敵なデザインだと思います。

  • Domyo-ji Temple
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    4.0
    18 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Fujiderashi Doumyouji 1-14-31
    This is a convent of the ancient Shingon sect of Buddhism located on the western side of Domyoji Tenmangu Shrine, approximately a seven-minute walk from Domyoji Temple Station. The Temple is dedicated to the 11-headed Kanzeon Bodhisattva, a national treasure, that lord Fujiwara Michizane carved himself. The history of the temple is also associated with Michizane's aunt who was also a member of the nunnery. In the age of civil wars in the medieval period the temple burned down. However, with the support of Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi and the Tokugawa family, the temple was able to be rebuilt and became a temple authorized by the shogunate. The national treasure and principal object of prayer is on public display on the 18thand the 25thof every month. This temple is also the birth place of Kansai style sakura mochi sweet rice cakes and Domyoji Hoshii, dried boiled rice used to make Japanese confectionery.

    春の一日 古市古墳群の何か所かを 見学したあと 道明寺を訪れました。道明寺は道明寺天満宮の西側にあり 東高野街道に面しています。古墳群を造った土師氏たちの氏寺でありました。この次は 菅原道真様の彫られた十一面観音を拝観出来る時にきてみたいです。

  • Roadside Station Chikatsuasukanosato Taishi
    Transportation
    Osaka Minamikawachiguntaishichou Yamada 2265-1
    This roadside station is situated on National Route 166, Takenouchi Kaido, next to the Takenouchi-kaido Road History Museum. The Takenouchi -kaido Road is the oldest national highway in Japan connecting Namba and the ancient capital Asuka-kyo, originally constructed in the Asuka period by Emperor Suiko. Due to the many ancient tombs of emperors and royal family members in the vicinity, it is a popular tourist base for people who like history. There is a cafe recommended for rice cake and seasonal rice as well as a morning market selling local specialty products such as grapes and agricultural produce.
  • Kanshinji Temple
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    4.0
    2 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Kawachinaganoshi Teramoto 475
    This temple is located in Teramoto, Nagano City. It was originally called Unshinji, when En no Ozunu built it in the year 701. Kukai visited this temple at the beginning of the Heian period, and when he visited again in 815, he named it Kanshinji. It is said, that this is when the Nyoirin Kannon carving, a Buddhist statue rarely shown to the public, which Kukai made with his own hands, was designated as a National Treasure. Kondo, which is also a National Treasure, is the oldest designated national treasure in the prefecture of Osaka. The temple is also famous for its Cherry blossoms and Autumn leaves, and has been selected as a natural landmark in the prefecture's top 100 natural places in Osaka.

    金堂に向かって左手の恩賜講堂の近くにあります。御本尊の如意輪観音像の「お前立ち」としてつくられたとされる重文の如意輪観音坐像をはじめ、地蔵菩薩、聖観音、十一面観音などの仏像を拝観できます。三筆の一人の嵯峨天皇筆の「観心寺」の額も必見です。

  • Osaka Prefectural Sayamaike Museum
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    3.5
    2 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Osakasayamashi Ikejirinaka 2
    This museum is dedicated to land development history, with the dyke and unearthed cultural assets from Japan's oldest dammed reservoir, the historic Sayamaike. The dam was designed by architect Tadao Ando. The first thing to draw visitors' eyes is the permanent exhibition of a cross section of the dyke, which was created using the Shikiha koho method of construction, in the Asuka period. A 15-meter high and 60-meter wide section of the dyke was reconstructed for the exhibition, so the stratum of 1,400 years since the dyke's construction can be clearly seen. A place of lifelong learning, there are also many special exhibits and items of interest in the museum.

    大阪府立狭山池博物館内にある郷土資料館です。古代から近現代にかけての大阪狭山市のの歴史が勉強できます。

  • Subaru Hall
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    3.0
    9 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Tondabayashishi Sakuragaokachou 2-8
    Subaru Hall is an eight-minute walk from the Kintetsu Nagano Line's Kawanishi Station. It is a multipurpose facility, located to the east of Meijiike Park, with a residential area between the two. The large hall has room to seat 806 people, and the small hall can accommodate up to 2,50 people. Both halls are venues for events such as live performances, concerts and theatrical performances. The planetarium's domed ceiling gives a complete view of the starry sky and the domed ceiling also doubles a giant movie screen. Business meetings are also held in the facility, in addition to lectures and activities organized by the public.

    富田林市主催のコンサートなどを開催しているほか、プラネタリウムがあります。小さな子どもがいる家族連れの方には良い施設かもしれませんが、車でないと行けない場所にあることが難点です。

  • Kawachi Wine-kan
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    4.5
    6 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Habikino-shi Komagatani 1027
    An eight-minute walk from Komagatani Station on the Kintetsu Railway Minami Osaka Line. This museum is operated by the Kawachi Wine company, known for its Kawachi Wine brand of wines made exclusively with locally grown grapes. Inside the bright, open, and airy museum visitors can sample around 20 varieties of wines and plum liqueurs at the counter on the first floor, including select wines kept hidden away in the company's private wine cellar. The exhibition room on the second floor contains numerous examples of early wine labels, bottles, photographs, and other materials and exhibits which look back at the history of Kawachi Wine.

    I was invited to visit Kawachi wine by the owner and have a nice lunch with few friends inside of the winery . everything was super and I was really surprise to see a superprofessional wine maker in...

  • Takidani-fudomyo-ji Temple
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Tondabayashishi Ochikata 1762
    This temple, established by Kobo Daishi to pray for the safety and the happiness of the people in 821, is a 15-minute walk fromTakidanifudo Station. The temple is dedicated to Fudo Myo-o Deity and along with the attendants of Kongara-doji and Seitaka-doji, carved with a ritual of bowing three times before carving each part, are registered as National Important Cultural Property. It is also known as the god of the eyes and the prosperous Fudosan, and many people visit the shrine to pray for prosperous business, good luck and road safety on the 28thof each month which is considered as the day of good fortune.
  • Chikatsu Asuka Fudoki-No-Oka Historical Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Minamikawachigunkananchou Higashiyama 299
    This is a large historical park next to the Chikatsu Asuka Museum. It was established to preserve and maintain the Ichisuka tumulus cluster, a group of tombs representative of Japan, as well as a place to learn about, become familiar with and interact with valuable cultural assets. Visitors are able to enter 40 of the 102 tombs within the park. The park, 29 hectares in size, is also a flower viewing spot where plum and cherry blossoms can be enjoyed in season and visitors can overlook the park from two observation platforms in the park. Both are marked on the garden guide map as perfect picnic spots.
  • Matsubara Tennen Onsen You,Yu
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Osaka Matsubara-shi Bessho 2-4-35
    "A hot spring bathhouse situated along Osaka Prefectural Route 2 in Bessho, Matsubara City. The bathhouse makes use of the waters of the Koganeyu, a natural hot spring which wells up on the grounds. Containing high concentrations of iron, salt, and magnesium chloride, these waters are said to prevent obesity and treat allergies. Facilities include an outdoor bath constantly replenished ""kakenagashi"" style entirely from the spring, an indoor bathing area with a carbonated spring bath and jet bath, and a sauna. After your bath, you can make use of the bathhouse' restaurant, cafe, and relaxation facilities."
  • Kansai Cycle Sports Center
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Kawachinagano-shi Amanocho 1304
    "This amusement park is located in Amano-cho, Kawachinagano City. Located in Kongo-Ikoma-Kisen Quasi-National Park, here you can have fun with a variety of bicycle-themed attractions, including a square where you can ride some 800 unique and unusual bicycles, a three-kilometer-long cycling course, and a cycle-powered coaster you can speed up by pedaling harder. There's also the ""Fore Reso!"" outdoor waterpark open in summer."
  • Kawachinagano City Foundation of Culture Lovely Hall
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    4.0
    4 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Kawachinaganoshi Nishidaichou 12-46
    This multipurpose hall is located seven minutes' walk from the Nankai Koya Line's Kawachinagano Station. The hall's nickname Lovely Hall was chosen by the public. Various events, such as concerts, movies and plays are held here. The large hall (seating 1,308 people) has an orchestra pit, and the small hall (seating 464 people), conference rooms, a rehearsal room and a sound recording. Rooms are available to be used for a fee, on a time-based system. Many people also visit the hall for regular dance lessons and fitness and yoga classes.

    広い多目的ホールでした。今日は友人が所属しているオーケストラを見に行きました。館内は綺麗で、全席までの距離がゆったりとってあって、満席でも窮屈ではありませんでした。駅から10分程度は、雨でなければお散歩にちょうど良い距離でした。

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