14 Sights in Sakai, Japan (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Sakai, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 14 sights are available in Sakai, Japan.

List of cities in Japan Sightseeing Tours in Sakai

1. Tadeiyama Tomb

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Tadeiyama Kofun (田出井山古墳, Tadeiyama Kofun) is a front-rear burial mound located in Kita-Mikunigaoka-cho, Sakai-ku, Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. It is one of the burial mounds that make up the Hyakushu Bird Kofun Group, and although the actual burial person is not clear, it is ruled by the Imperial Household Agency as the "Mozumihara no Kita no Misagi" by the Imperial Household Agency. It is registered as part of the World Cultural Heritage Hyakusu Bird and Furuichi Burial Mounds -Ancient Japan Tombs-.

Wikipedia: 田出井山古墳 (JA)

2. Magodayuyama Kofun

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The Sontaifuyama Ancient Tomb (孫太夫山古墳, Magoda Yuuyama Kofun) is a front and rear burial mound located in Daisen Park in Yuun-cho 2-chome, Sakai-ku, Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. It is one of the burial mounds that make up the Hyakushucho Kofun Group, and is considered to be the mound of the Daisen Mausoleum (Mausoleum of Emperor Nintoku) and is registered as part of the World Cultural Heritage Hyakuzucho and Furuichi Kofun Group -Ancient Japan Tomb Group-.

Wikipedia: 孫太夫山古墳 (JA)

3. 開口神社

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開口神社 KENPEI / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Aguchi Shrine (開口神社, Aguchi-jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Sakai Ward, Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. It is commonly known as "Ōtera" (大寺). It is affectionately called "Otera-san" by the locals. Uji shrine of Sakai Minamigumi (south of Okoji). It is a company within the ceremony, and the former company is a prefectural company. Since Sakai is also the birthplace of Akiko Yosano, the Kaiguchi Shrine has prepared a "Akiko Love Song Mikuji".

Wikipedia: 開口神社 (JA)

4. 収塚古墳

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The Osamezuka Kofun (帆塚古墳) is a scallop-shaped anterior and posterior burial mound (scallop shape burial mound) with a short front part located at 2-150-2 Momozutori Yuun-cho, Sakai-ku, Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture, and is considered to be the mausoleum of the Daisen Mausoleum (Mausoleum of Emperor Nintoku). It is one of the burial mounds that make up the Hyakushu Bird Tomb Group and is designated as a national historic site.

Wikipedia: 収塚古墳 (JA)

5. 本伝寺

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Hondenji Temple (本傳寺) is a Nichiren Shoshu temple located in Sakai Ward, Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Juryozan Mountain. It is also said to be the founding of the White Lotus Nikko, and was once located in Meguchiji-cho (near the current Sakai Ward, Sakai City), but it is said that it moved to its current location in the 2nd year of Kanbun (1663).

Wikipedia: 本伝寺 (堺市) (JA)

6. 堺市産業振興センター イベントホール

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堺市産業振興センター イベントホール KENPEI / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Sakai City Industrial Promotion Center is an affiliated organization under the jurisdiction of the Manufacturing Support Division, Commerce and Industry Department, Industrial Promotion Bureau, Sakai City, located in Kita-ku, Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture. It promotes local industries, develops human resources, and provides loans to companies in the city.

Wikipedia: 堺市産業振興センター (JA), Website

7. 方違神社

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Houchigai Shrine (方誤神社, Houchigaijinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Sakai Ward, Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. Locals call him "Houchigai-san". The former shrine is a gōsha. The deity of the festival is katagae sachi ōkami. Since ancient times, it has been worshipped as a shrine to ward off disasters such as the land and the family.

Wikipedia: 方違神社 (JA)

8. 永山古墳

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Nagayama Kofun (永山古墳, Nagayama Kofun) is a front-rear burial mound located in Higashi-Nagayama-en, Sakai-ku, Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. It is one of the burial mounds that make up the Mozucho Kofun Group, and is registered as part of the World Cultural Heritage Hyakuzucho and Furuichi Kofun Group -Ancient Japan Tombs-.

Wikipedia: 永山古墳 (JA)

9. Mozu Hachiman Shrine

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Mozu Hachiman Shrine KENPEI / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Mozuhachimangu (百舌鳥八幡宮) is a Shinto shrine located in Kita-ku, Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The former company is a prefectural shrine. In the precincts of about 10,000 tsubo, there is a huge mulberry tree that is about 800 years old and is designated as a natural monument of Osaka Prefecture.

Wikipedia: 百舌鳥八幡宮 (JA)

10. Kanaoka Shrine

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Kanaoka Shrine KENPEI / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Kanaoka Shrine (金岡神社, Kanaoka-jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Kanaoka-cho, Kita-ku, Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The former shrine is a gōsha. It is known as a shrine dedicated to Kyosei Kanaoka, a painter in the early Heian period, who is said to have established the style of Yamato-e.

Wikipedia: 金岡神社 (JA)

11. Sakai Bicycle Museum

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The Shimano Bicycle Museum is a bicycle museum located in Minamikoyocho, Sakai-ku, Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture. The "Bicycle Museum Cycle Center", which was adjacent to Daisen Park in Daisen Town, Sakai Ward, Sakai City, was newly built and relocated, and reopened on March 25, 2022 (Reiwa 4).

Wikipedia: 自転車博物館 (JA), Website

12. 清学院

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Seigakuin (清学院) is a temple of the Shugendo Tozan school located in Sakai Ward, Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The main statue is a sitting statue of King Fudo Myōō. The gate is registered as a national tangible cultural property.

Wikipedia: 清学院 (JA)

13. Daisen Kofun

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Daisen Kofun 国土地理院 / Attribution

The Mozu Tombs are a group of kofun —megalithic tombs—in Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. Originally consisting of more than 100 tombs, only less than 50% of the key-hole, round, and rectangular tombs remain.

Wikipedia: Daisen Kofun (EN), Website

14. 發光院

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Hokkōin (發光院, Hokkōin) is a temple of the Koyasan Shingon sect located in Shinzaike-cho (Higashi-sanchōji-cho), Sakai-ku, Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. He is popularly known as "Aizen-san".

Wikipedia: 發光院 (JA)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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