20 Recommended Sightseeing Spots in Osaka’s Sakai City – Famous for Ancient Tombs and Knives

Sakai City, located south of Osaka City, has thrived as the city of knives and cutlery. It is dotted with clusters of ancient tombs (“kofun” in Japanese) that were built before the 1600s, including the Tomb of Emperor Nintoku on the eastern part of the city. Sakai is also known as the town where Sen no Rikyu spread the tradition of tea ceremony. So with that, here are the sightseeing spots and dishes that you have to see and taste in Sakai, the city at the heart of Japan’s history.


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