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Higashiosaka City Tourist Information

Shiba Ryotaro Memorial Museum

3-11-18, Shimokosaka, Higashiosaka-shi

Approx. 8-minute walk from Yaenosato Station on the Kintetsu Nara Line.
Approx. 12-minute walk from Kawachi Kosaka Station on the Kintetsu Nara Line.

http://www.shibazaidan.or.jp/

Ryotaro Shiba’s house and the reinforced concrete building nearby designed by Tadao Ando. Visitors can see Ryotaro Shiba’s study close-up.

Museum of Commerce History at Osaka University of Commerce

4-1-10 Mikuriyasakaemachi, Higashiosaka-shi

5-minute walk from Kawachi Kosaka Station on the Kintetsu Nara Line.

http://ouc.daishodai.ac.jp/museum/

The Museum of Commerce History, a registered tangible cultural asset of Japan located in Tanioka Memorial Hall, collects, researches, exhibits and stores important historical materials under the theme of “Modern Osaka’s commerce” covering Osaka’s history in the Edo period. The local history and culture museum exhibits historical materials about Kawachi cotton which was the representative commercial crop of Kawachi in the Edo period and visitors can learn about Kawachi local history.

Tanabe Seiko Literature Museum (Library of Osaka Shoin Women’s University)

In the library at Osaka Shoin Women’s University, 4-2-26, Hishiyanishi, Higashiosaka-shi

5-minute walk to the westward from Kawachi Kosaka Station on the Kintetsu Nara Line.
7 minutes talk to the eastward from JR Kawachi Eiwa Station on the JR Osaka East Line.
7-minute walk to the eastward from Kawachi Eiwa Station on the Kintetsu Nara Line.

http://bungakukan.osaka-shoin.ac.jp/

The Akutagawa Prize winner and leading Japanese female writer Seiko Tanabe’s works, manuscripts and treasures are exhibited and there is a section which reproduces her study. The space is truly colored with her world.

Konoike Shinden Kaisho

3-11-18, Shimokosaka, Higashiosaka-shi

5-minute walk to the southeastward from Konoike Shinden Station on the JR Gakkentoshi Line (Katamachi Line).

http://www.bunkazaishisetsu.or.jp/kaisho/

Facility that managed Shinden (both paddy field and dry cultivated field) which was developed by the wealthy merchant Konoike family in the Edo period. The facility is one of the few remaining historical buildings in the modern and urbanized Higashiosaka City. The 10,662 square meters Kaisho site is a national historic site. The bookstore, storehouse, chive, rice storehouse, tool storehouse, and ridge of the bookstore Japanese room and rice storehouse from the Edo period are important cultural properties.

Former home of the Kawazumi Family

7-6-39 Kusaka-cho, Higashiosaka-shi

Approx. 20 minutes from Ishikiri Station on the Kintetsu Nara Line.
Approx. 20 minutes from Shinishikiri Station on the Kintetsu Keihanna Line.

http://www.kyu-kawazumike.jp/

Visitors can experience the remains of the elegant atmosphere of the early Edo period in the building, feel its history and culture, and enjoy its beautiful appearance. The main house is located in the middle of the property. There are guest rooms to the west called Seikakurou and a huge storehouse to the north. Seikakuro is the former site that the author of Ugetsu Monogatari (1798) Akinari Ueda visited.

Hiraoka Shrine

7-16 Izumoi-cho, Higashiosaka-shi

Near Hiraoka Station on the Kintetsu Nara Line

http://hiraoka-jinja.org/

Hiraoka Shrine is the old shrine that was named on an Engishiki register of shrines in Japan as the Ichinomiya (shrine with the highest ranking in the area) of Kawachi Province. Every January 11, an event is held to predict the fortune for the year using Azuki beans porridge. At the autumn festival, many drum stands floats enter the shrine in a gorgeous and soul-stirring event.

Ishikiri Tsurugiya Shrine

1-1-1 Higashi Ishikirimachi, Higashiosaka-shi

7-minute walk from Shinishikiri Station on the Kintetsu Hannna Line.
15-minute walk from Ishikiri Station on the Kintetsu Nara Line.

http://www.ishikiri.or.jp/

Affectionately called Ishikiri-san, Ishikiri-Tsurugiya Shrine, located in Higashiosaka City at the foot of Mt. Ikoma is revered by parishioners and worshippers. The name, Ishikiri-Tsurugiya Shrine is derived from the enshrined objects of worship: a sword and arrow (tsurugi and ya) that are able to cut (kiri) and penetrate any rocks (ishi). The prayers and incantations and 100-prayer ritual are especially famous, and worshippers believe the divine virtue and come from not only the Kansai region, but all over Japan.

Hyotanyamainari Shrine

8-1 Hyotanyama-cho, Higashiosaka-shi

3-minute walk to south from Hyotanyama Station on the Kintetsu Nara Line.

https://www.facebook.com/瓢簞山稲荷神社-146214722214392/

Hyotanyamainari Shrine with the mounded tomb behind it, has been the head shrine for Tsujiura fortune tellers since ancient times. These fortune tellers sold Tsujira fortune strips with the eloquent phrase “Plovers flying from Awajishima, Kawachi-Hyotanyama’s fortunes of love.” The shrine is one of Japan’s three main Oinari shrines.

Ojoin Rokumanji Temple

1-22-36 Rokumanji-cho, Higashiosaka-shi

Walk from Hyotanyama Station on the Kintetsu Nara Line.

http://oujyouin.com/

Buddhist temple and nonsectarian temples. The honorific mountain prefix is Iwadakisan, the temple name is Rokumanji The principle image is Amida Nyorai (Amitabha Tathagatae. The temple was prosperous as a dojo for Nissoukan training where devotees worship the setting sun that sets further west than the Shitennoji Temple West Gate, which was thought to be the entrance to the Pure Land of Perfect Bliss.According to Ojoden (stories of people who have believed in the Pure Land and died peacefully) at the time, it was build by Syonin Anjo in the Heian period.

Hiraoka Park

12-12 Higashitoyoura-cho, Higashiosaka-shi

700 meters to east from Hiraoka Station or Nukata Station on the Kintetsu Nara Line.

http://www.osaka-park.or.jp/nanbu/hiraoka/main.html

The area is approximately 43.4ha. In 1958, when Kongō-Ikoma-Kisen was designated as a Quasi-national Park, the whole area of Hiraoka Park was also included. It is a famous place for plum and cherry blossoms.

Kuragari Pass

Higashitoyoura-cho, Higashiosaka-shi

1-hour walk (moutain pass) from Kintetsu Hiraoka Station


The hardest part of the Ikoma mountain district of Kuragarigoe Nara Highway. A long, straight, steep slope with few zigzags. Especially on the Osaka Prefecture side, the slope is approx. 2.5 kilometers from the bottom to the top. There are many old temples and stone images of Buddha along the pass and the roadside, and the area is well-known for hiking. Kuragarigoe Nara Highway which passes through Kuragaritoge is selected as one of the "100 Roads of Japan."

Higashiosaka Hanazono Rugby Stadium

1-1-1 Matsubaraminami, Higashiosaka City.

10-minute walk from Kintetsu Higashihanazono Station.
25-minute walk to the southward from Kintetsu Yoshida Station

Higashiosaka Hanazono Rugby Stadium Information

Japan's first dedicated rugby ground. The National High School Rugby Tournament has been held every winter and the stadium is known as the hallowed ground of rugby.

Dream 21 (Child Cultural Sports Center)

2-7-21 Matsubaraminami, Higashiosaka-shi

15-minute walk northeast from Kintetsu Higashihanazono Station.

http://www.dream21.higashiosaka.osaka.jp/

An outdoor facility located right next to Hanazono Rugby Studium. Theater, music and films are played in the multi-purpose hall, a large amount of equipment is installed in the sports hall, visitors can learn and experience everything from earth’s formation to modern science in the exhibition rooms, and there is a planetarium that holds 273 people.

Higashiosaka City Fine Art Center

7-22 Yoshita, Higashiosaka-shi

10-minute walk from Kintetsu Higashihanazono Station.
25-minute walk to the southward from Kintetsu Yoshida Station

http://higashiosaka-art.org/

Higashiosaka City Fine Art Center was opened in one area of Hanazono Central Park on the south side of Higashiosaka Hanazono Rugby Stadium. Various organizations hold exhibitions of paintings, drawings and calligraphy, special exhibitions to introduce excellent art, creative workshops, art lectures and lobby concerts.

Original Mawaru Genroku Sushi

1-12-1 Ajiro, Higashiosaka-shi

Close to Fuse Station on the Kintetsu Nara Line.

http://www.mawaru-genrokuzusi.co.jp/

The origin of conveyor belt sushi, which was born in the 20th century and became one of Japan’s food cultures, is Mawaru Genroku Sushi Store No. 1, which opened in 1958. The store changed the image of sushi from a luxury food to a convenience food for ordinary people and built the base of today’s conveyor belt sushi industry.

東大阪ツーリズム振興機構

Higashiosaka Tourism Agency

A company familiar with the tourism resources in Higashiosaka City that undertakes development of regional tourism together with the region. For tourist information in Higashiosaka, please see below.

東大阪観光協会

Higashiosaka Tourism Association

The association introduces visitors to historical temples, shrines and facilities in the city and hiking courses on Mt. Ikoma, and educates local city guide volunteers and holds local area walking events so that even more people can wander through Higashiosaka city and discover its many charms.

http://www.higashiosaka-kanko.jp/
東大阪物産観光まちづくりセンター(東大阪アンテナショップ)

Osaka Products Sightseeing Community Design Center (Higashiosaka Local Specialty Shop)

Sale of local products and development of specialties.
City tourist guide for famous sights and historic sites.
Collecting and sending out information about the city

http://www.maido-higashiosaka.com/about/maido