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Area Distribution : Osaka

Sightseeing Guide: Sakai


Sakai is the 2nd biggest city in Osaka. It faces to Osaka bay. In the middle ages, it developed as the port town and known as Asian Venice. During Sengoku period, the city was surrounded by moat and ruled by Sakai merchants. The tea master, Sen no Rikyu was born and grown at Sakai merchant family. Sakai is also famous for its knife that is the favorite for all Japanese cooks. In the center of Sakai, there is Emperor Nintoku Kofun, that is the world biggest mausoleum in the world. Also, there are many giants Kofun in Sakai.


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Emperor Nintoku Kofun

Emperor Nintoku Kofun

Season: January


Emperor Nintoku Kofun (仁徳天皇陵) is one of Kofun, the Emperor's Mausoleum, located in Sakai, Osaka. It is front ...

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Sakai

Sakai

Season: January


Sakai (堺) is the modern city with Sakai merchant and Kofun located in Osaka. It developed as the city of Sakai ...

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Mozu Kofun Group

Mozu Kofun Group

Season: January


Mozu Kofun Group (百舌鳥古墳群) is Kofun Spot located in Sakai, Osaka. There are about 50 Kofun in this group including ...

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All spots of Sakai

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