Let's go for a leisurely stroll in Sakai!
Relax your mind and body by important cultural properties and nature.
Let's go on a relaxing trip!
Today, we will introduce a refreshing course that goes around Sayamaike, full of water and green, and walks from Iwamuro to the ridge road of the Toukiyama hills. Enjoy the view and wild bird watching between the thickets. The idyllic scenery along the Amano River will soothe your heart.
Izumi Katsuragisan Hiking Course
From Ushitakisan mountain, which is famous for its mountain streams, waterfalls, and autumn leaves, take the Jizo mountain trail to Mt. Izumi Katsuragi. Beech forests spread out on the mountaintop, and you can enjoy forest bathing and great views. You can enjoy the waterfall and the beauty of the valley, which is full of variety. If you are thinking of hiking or climbing Mt. Izumi Katsuragi, please refer to the following.
* Some sections of the Kinki Natural Trail in the Senshu area are closed.
For details, please check the Kishiwada City website.
CHOISHI-MICHI (Koyasan Pilgrimage Route)
Choishi-michi is a route that is starts from Kudoyama, the foot of Koyasan, to Konpon Daito of Kongoubuji Head Temple. The 180 stone statues called choishi that stand beside the route has brought many to the sacred area. It is one of the pilgrimage routes to Koyasan that is registered as a world heritage.
Koyasan, the sacred area above the sky was registered as an UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site In 2004. It was founded as a training area for monks 1200 years before by Kobo Daishi Kukai, and is still worshipped by many today. The mythical and fantastic atmosphere fascinates people around the world despite their religion or nation.
Sakai, which is located in the South Central part of Osaka Prefecture, is a city of history and culture. Sakai has many spots to visit, including locations associated with Sen no Rikyu, who had a profound influence on the Japanese tea ceremony, and the grave of Emperor Nintoku, world’s largest burial mound. How about using a rental cycle to visit the various tourist attractions?
The Kishiwada festival, or Kishiwada Danjiri float festival, held in the fall is certainly worthy of special mention when discussing Kishiwada City.