Located in Daisen Park, in Sakai City, the Sakai City Museum has an interesting collection of items related primarily related to the following:
Emperor Nintoku Tumulus (which is across the street)
Industry and Culture in Sakai
History of Sakai
This can be combined with a visit to the tomb and a bicycle museum, which is also in the park.
The tomb is run and maintained by the Imperial Household Agency - which means you cannot go in. A peek from outside the moat is the extent of a visit.
Located in Daisen Park
Mozusekiun-cho 2-cho, Sakai-ku, Sakai, Osaka
Tel: 072 245 6263
Fee: 100 yen for permanent collection
From JR Mozu Station on the Hanwa Line (22 minutes from JR Tennoji Station), a six-minute walk.
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Friday, March 18, 2011