It takes 30 minutes from Osaka city to Tondabayashi station by Kintetsu railways. A 10-minutes walk will take you to the historic town.
|Tourist guide to Jinaimachi town, Tondabayashi, a historic district and heritage site of Japan - Guided tour information for foreign visitors in English|
|The Tondabayashi Jinaimachi volunteer tour guide association will have a special program to offer sightseeing tours in English free of charge by guiding Japanese and foreign visitors during the national holidays of September 20-23, 2015. You can enjoy tourists' attractions by town watching tour in the historic district of Tondabayashi Jinaimachi, Osaka prefecture in Japan.|
|Jyounomonsuji street as "the 100 selections of roads in Japan"||Tamori family residence|
| 1. Date & starting time：
|September 20, 2015, Sunday||1st 10:00～12:00（assembly 9:55）Japanese・English
2nd 13:30～15:30（assembly 13:25）Japanese・English
|September 21, 2015, Monday||3rd 10:00～12:00（assembly 9:55）Japanese・English
4th 13:30～15:30（assembly 13:25）Japanese・English
|September 22, 2015, Tuesday||5th 10:00～12:00（assembly 9:55）Japanese・English
6th 13:30～15:30（assembly 13:25）Japanese・English
|September 23, 2015, Wednesday||7th 10:00～12:00（assembly 9:55）Japanese・English
| 2. Meeting point：Tondabayashi Jinaimachi Kouryuu-kan (Jinaimachi Visitor Center)
（It is located walking from Tondabayashi station on Kintetsu Railways Nagano Line in about 10 minutes）
It takes about 30 minutes from Kintetsu Railways Abenobashi terminal in downtown Osaka to Tondabayashi station. The semi-express train service bound for Kawachi Nagano is available at 15-minute intervals.
| 3. Time required：About 120 minutes (lecture about 30 minutes and walking
sightseeing tour around Jinaimachi town in about 90 minutes）
|Itinerary: Lecture of history and architecture of Jinaimachi town at the meeting room of Jinaimachi Kouryuu-kan (Jinaimachi Visitor center) ⇒ Okutani family residence & east Okutani family residence ⇒ Koubaikura ⇒Kuzuhara family residence & south Kuzuhara family residence ⇒ Tamori family residcence & Sugita family residence⇒ Koushouji Buddhist temple ⇒ Former Sugiyama family residence (addmission required）|
| 4．Sightseeing map
|5．Participation fee：free of charge （addmission for Former Sugiyama residence at Japanese Yen 400.- per person is required when you visit there)|
|6. We will stop accepting applications once all the places are taken upto 15 participants each tour.|
| 7. Advanced booking or inquiry by telefax to Tondabayashi Jinaimachi Kouryuukan (Visitror Center)
① your name（the representative in case of group）、②number of participants、③nationality（travellers or residents）④phone number ⑤e-mail address
|8. The tour will be conducted under rainy weather. The tour might be cancelled without prior notice in case of stormey weather.|
Jinaimachi Kouryuu-kan (Jinaimachi Visitor Center)
lecture at meeting room of Jinaimachi Kouryuu-kan (Jinaimachi Visitor Center)
Okutani family residence at Tomiyama-cho street
Koushouji Buddhist Temple - Main Hall
|Tourrists' attractions (Part 1/2)|
|Tourrists' attractions (Part 2/2)|
Jinaimachi in Tondabayashi（Jyounomon-suji street）
Photo: provided by Tondabayashi Municipality, unauthorized copying and replication are strictly prohibited.
National conservation district of valuable traditional buildings
Jinaimachi town, a part of Tondabayashi-cho located in Tonadabayashi city has been chosen as a national conservation district of valuable traditional buildings since 1997, which is only selected in Osaka Prefecture. Among approximately 500 buildings in the town, 181 buildings built during the period from the Edo era to the early Showa era have been identified as traditional buildings.
An application for prior approval to the section of cultural properties in board of education of Tondabayashi city is required when any change of current exterior appearances viewed from a street in the conservation district such as enlargement, renovation, repair, redecoration, change of the color, new construction and demolition of any buildings is to be made. After repairing works for the conservation of the exterior appearances, the reconstruction and face-lifting in consideration of landscaping, a white wall, a board fence, and a lattice door of traditional house remain as used to be, and rustic and calm atmosphere has been kept as people still live in those houses.
The signpost is provided with main traditional residences to explain each
origin and history, and those guiding signposts cum street lights have
been placed along the streets of stone-pavement.
In addition, the appearances of newly built buildings are also harmonized
with the neighboring historic district in consideration for the traditional
townscape in Jinaimachi town.
Jinaimachi town, Tondabayashi city, a national historic preservation district and heritage site of Japan, which is located in the south-eastern part of Osaka prefecture, the western part of Japan
Jinaimachi town is located in 10 minutes walk from Kintetsu Tondabayashi station. Would you please drop in Jinaimachi Kouryuukan, or visitor center, to get the town information?
Available at Jinaimachi Kouryuukan, visitor center.
Available at Jinaimachi Kouryuukan, Jinaimachi Center and Jinaimachi Tenbou Hiroba (Viewing Terrace)
Only available off the location of Jinaimachi town. Visitors are requested not to drive cars into the area of Jinaimachi town.
Town Community Center
9-29, Tondabayashi-cho, Tondabayashi city, Osaka, 584-0033, Japan
open 10a.m. until 5 p.m.
closed on Monday
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