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  • Osaka Sayama City Cultural Hall Sayaka Hall
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Osakasayamashi Sayama 1-875-1
    This multi-purpose hall is located in Sayama City. The hall includes a large hall, small hall, convention hall, exhibition hall, meeting room, Japanese-style tatami room and art room. The main large hall has 1,208 seats. With second floor seating and a spacious environment, it is characterized by the feeling of closeness to the stage. Theater performances, concerts and musical recitals are held there. The small hall has 368 seats with luxurious chandeliers. There are restaurants on the fourth floor where you can enjoy full meals in addition to drinks and snacks.
  • Nunose-jinja Shrine
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    4.0
    6 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 priest's daughter gave us a private tour of the inside of the main...

  • Sayamaike Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka prefecture Osaka Sayama city Ikejiri
    The park has been selected as one of 100 historical parks in Japan. Sayama-ike is the oldest reservoir in Japan, and after being renovated as a park is now visited by many visitors in the spring as a place to view cherry blossoms. There are approximately 1,400 cherry trees planted around the pond and amongst them the early blooming Koshino cherry trees begin to blossom towards the end of March and are the earliest cherry blossoms in Osaka. The double flowering cherry blossoms begin in mid-April and the cherry blossom season can be enjoyed for a long period of time. There is also a walking path around Sayama Pond offering beautiful views, which is used for strolls and as a walking course and is also a place for the locals to relax.
  • Tennen Onsen Nobeha no Yu (Habikino Main Branch)
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    4.5
    23 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.

    I've never seen to other Onsen in Japan, but I'm 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...

  • World Ranch
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    3.5
    9 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.

    動物触り放題で、とっても楽しめる牧場です。 触ったあとの、手洗いや、トイレも綺麗でした。 動物も、手入れがよくされています。 建物や、スタッフも清潔感があり、マナーもよく、気持ちよく過ごせます。 食事や買い物も充実しています。 高台にあり、とても眺めもよく爽快感があります。

  • Miyake Higashi Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Matsubarashi Miyakehigashi 3/4 in the ground
    This multipurpose public park is in the Miyake Higashi district in Matsubara City, Osaka. With benches, a children's playground, and exercise stations anyone is free to come relax and enjoy themselves. Furthermore, the park is distinguished by two large multipurpose free to use sports fields, one with natural grass and the other with turf. The natural grass field is perfect for youth baseball, softball, soccer, futsal, and ground golf while the turf field is suitable for youth soccer, futsal, ground golf, and other sports. The turf field is striped for different sports in different colors encouraging you to try them all.
  • Spa Hills
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Osaka Osakasayamashi Iwamuro 1-334-1
    This Super Sentou (public bath) is in Osakasayama City. Built around the concept of 'Relax for a day in West-Japans largest relaxation resort' guests are greeted with Palm trees immediately setting a tropical mood for the resort. Some of the facilities in the largest bath in west Japan include a bath that will increase your blood flow by four times in just five minutes, a carbonated bath that will make your skin silky smooth, baths you can lay back in, and outdoor stone baths. You'll also find an authentic Korean jjimjilbang stone sauna to enjoy. Look over the scenery while enjoying a meal in the restaurant or from the karaoke rooms. Taishu Engeki (stage plays) are regularly held.

    おにぎりやきゅうりやドリンクが売っています。ドリンクはほぼ100%ここで買いますので岩盤浴の方安心してください

  • Savor Farm, Tondabayashi City Agricultural Park
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    4.0
    24 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...

  • Fujii-dera Temple
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    4.0
    44 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.

    何度も(十回以上は)参拝している西国33所観音霊場の第5番札所寺院で、真言宗御室派寺院です。今回は梅雨の中休みで超快晴!汗だくの参拝でした。ここは公共交通機関利用でゆったりと遍路出来る寺院なので・・・周辺に遍路寺定番の山や森が迫っていない街中の寺院です。聖武天皇の勅願で行基が建てたと云う一種の寺院建立の定番みたいな寺院です。ここには国宝のご本尊、十一面千手千眼観世音菩薩像があります。唐招提寺や三十...

  • Nishikori Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Tondabayashishi Nishikiori 1560
    This urban park utilizes the topography of Habikino hills. It is sandwiched between the Nankai Koya Line's Takidani Station and the Kintetsu Nagano Line's Takidani Fudou Station. There are many ponds in the park, and it was selected as one of Osaka's top 100 green spaces, due to its abundance of nature. In the spring, the cherry trees in the Sakura-ki no Sato, the plum trees in the Ume no Sato and the azalea on the Azalea no Oka hill come into glorious full bloom. There is also plenty of large play equipment to entertain children, and one of the park's many charms is that children can play freely here, while being surrounded by nature.
  • Shimin Fureai no Sato
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Osakasayamashi Higashinohigashi 1-32-2
    An outdoor spot managed by the city, located approximately 20 minutes' walk east from the Nankai Koyasan Line's Sayama Station. One of the park's main characteristics is the Higashiyoke River, which runs down the middle of the park. The east side of the park has a squirrel garden and botanical gardens with over 70 different kinds of tropical plants. The squirrel garden is home to Pallas's squirrels. Visitors to the park can experience both feeding and petting these squirrels. On the west side of the river is a youth outdoor activity area, complete with a campsite. The park also has large play equipment for children to freely enjoy.
  • Subaru Hall
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    3.5
    8 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    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.

    ホールを利用させていただきました 最寄り駅は川西駅 電車も駅からも少し離れていて、若干不便です ホールは広く、綺麗です ホールのスタッフの方もとても親切です コンセントが有料です ホール近くにはファミレスはありますがコンビニがありません。 駅からホールまでもコンビニがないので、飲み物などは中の自販機で購入するか、家から持参しなければいけなかったです。

  • 48 Waterfalls of Takihata
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Kawachinaganoshi Takihata
    They are about 15 minutes on foot from the last stop of the Nankai Bus going to Takihata Dam. In the ravine around Takihata, there are many steep rock surfaces, and the water flowing from Mt. Iwawaki and Mt. Minami Katsuragi become waterfalls. These waterfalls are collectively called the 48 Waterfalls of Takihata. In addition, it is also a scenic spot well known as a secret area since the natural environment is preserved and has not been altered by people. Kotaki, located in the upper reaches of Konanji Temple, is the largest, and the area is a popular outdoor spot because there is also a camping ground nearby. Takihata Dam is downstream, and together the site has been chosen as one of Osaka's top 100 green landscapes.
  • Onijus Coffee Village
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    3.5
    16 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Tondabayashishi Kishichou 5-10-8
    This cafe offers an open space where you can not only enjoy delicious meals and coffee, but also freely satisfy your heart. It is located north on the Outer Loop Route from Kishi Station on Kintetsu Railway's Nagano Line. Its exterior brick walls and palm trees give it an American atmosphere. The interior is white and features large glass windows, which allow you to look out on the city. The terrace seating provides an appealing spacious area. The menu is centered on New York-style western cuisine. There are many items that will relax you, such as coffee poured by the barista and latte art.

    ケーキセットでも食べようかと入りましたが、ありません。 スイーツと飲み物の単品だけです。 1000円は超えるので、折角なのでランチメニューに変更。 ランチメニューにはセット価格があります。 半熟玉子サンド ミニスープ付き980円と250円追加でコーヒーが付きます。こちらのほうがお得です。 店内の雰囲気は、白を基調に天井が高く、とても解放感があります。 若干高めの印象がありますが、雰囲気代としてなら...

  • 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。

  • 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。

  • Natural Hot Spring Kaze no Yu (Kawachinagano Branch)
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Osaka Kawachinaganoshi Uwaharanishimachi 15-1
    This hot spring is located in Uwahara-Nishimachi, Kawachinagano City. It is a neutral, low-temperature hot spring, which is said to be effective for neuralgia, muscle pain, chills, and the like. In addition to the open-air bath and large indoor bath, there are also three kinds of saunas to be enjoyed here. The stone and salt saunas, which are popular with women, are changed every three hours. The tourmaline stone beds emit far infrared rays, which activate the metabolism, and sweat and other bodily waste is drawn out, giving a soothing effect. The Shikisai Ichiba (Four Seasons Market) is also popular, with its fresh vegetables available to be purchased directly from local farmers.
  • Enmeiji Temple
    Travel / Tourism
    Kagaoka, Kawachinagano-shi, Osaka Prefecture 492
    This temple is in Nagano, on Kamigaoka Kawachinagano City, and is said to have been founded when Kukai enshrined a Jizo statue there. Later, the temple was abandoned but it was restored as Yakujuyama Enmeiji Temple during the Edo period by local son Jogon. In so doing, the main object of worship became the Nyorin Kannon, now designated an Important Cultural Property. This area is famed as an autumn leaf viewing spot, and was selected one of Osaka's Best Greenery Spots, and the 1000 year old maple Yusho Momiji is designated an Osaka Natural Monuments.
  • Osaka Prefectural Sayamaike Museum
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    4.5
    24 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.

    The museum is designed by Tadao Ando and worth visiting both for its architecture and the well curated exhibition on the history of an ancient water management system in Japan (the Sayama reservoir...

  • Ramen Zundo-ya (Fujiidera Branch)
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Fujiderashi Sawada 1-29
    This is a popular ramen shop located at the Sawada intersection on National Route 170. The spacious store has counter and table seats, perfect for lone diners as well as families. The most popular dish is Ajitama Ramen. The soup is lovingly made from carefully selected ingredients, each boiled continuously for about 20 hours, bringing out the best flavors of the pork bones. Diners are able to choose the amount of pork fat, indispensable to Tonkotsu ramen, from four different amounts. Guests can also select from two types of noodle, chewy, narrow straight noodles or medium thick wavy noodles with the flavor of wheat.

    開店当初はすごい行列でしたが、今は大丈夫です。チャーシューが柔らかくておいしい味玉ラーメンは、濃厚なスープとの相性がいいです。高いですが、トッピングでチャーシューの追加もできます。因みにもやしなら無料です。

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