Sakai Lighthouse


Sakai Lighthouse (旧堺燈台) is the oldest western style light house in Japan. It is the most important tourist and historical spot in Sakai, Osaka. It was built in 1877. The high of the tower is 11.3m tall. It's a symbol of Sakai.

Tourist Info.
There is parking and restroom.

0. at Sakai Station.
1. walk west (10min.)


周围的地图 Sakai Lighthouse


Sakai Lighthouse

Sakai developed as the port town during Muromachi to Azuchi-Momoyama period (14th to 16th century). Current lighthouse was constructed in 1877. it is 11.3m tall hexagon shape tower. It is the oldest western style lighthouse in Japan.