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 - kirie artcrafts by Mr. Yoshiyuki Kondo - vol. 1 picture postcards】|
|The picture postcards are available for sale at the shop of former residence of the Sugiyama family.|
|Profile of Mr. Yoshiyuki Kondo
He was born in Tokushima Prefecture in 1949 and studied under Mr. Yoshiaki Kato. He has produced kirie artcrafts such as "folklore", "town", "festival", and "bird", and he continued to produce his works with creative theme of Jinaimachii town of Osaka including Tondabayashi, Yao, Kaizuka, Settsu Tomda.
He has been so far producing works of more than 50 pieces with the theme of Jinaimachi town, as the beginning work of the former residence of Sugiyama family which has been designated as an important cultural property.
In addition, Mr. Kondo regularly organizes kirie artcraft classrooms over a dozen years incluing at Tondabayashi East Community Center. His collection of works about Jinaimachi town can be seen from time to time at his personal exhibition
Regarding the attractiveness of Jinaimachi town in Tondabayashi, he said, "There exist valuable merchants' houses in group in a particular historic district as it is the figure of the old days. A rustic beauty still remains and it is not a crowded sightseeing spot.
|Kirie artcrafs works by Mr. Yoshiyuki Kondo||Former Sugiyama residence, an important national cultural property|
|Historic landscape in Jinaimachi, Tondabayashi (1)|
|Historic landscape in Jinaimachi, Tondabayashi (2)|
|Jinaimachi Calendar（1）2001 to 2014|
|Jinaimachi Calendar（2）1995 to 2000|
|Tourist spots in Minami-Kawachi Region by Madoka Co. Ltd.|
Jinaimachi in Tondabayashi（Jyounomon-suji street）
Photo: provided by Tondabayashi Municipality, unauthorized copying and replication are strictly prohibited.
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
Directions to Jinaimachi town, Tondabayashi
It is a 10-minute walk from the Tondabayashi Staion or the Tondabayashi Nishiguchi Station of Kintetsu Nagano line.
From Kansai International Airport
Airport Limousine Bus service available bound for Kawachi Nagano Station. (60 minutes) Please take Kintetsu railways from Kawachi Nagano to Tondabayashi.(15 minutes)
From Osaka International Airport (Itami Airport)
Airport Limousine Bus service available bound for Abenobashi Station. (30 minutes) Please take Kintetsu railways from Abenobashi terminal to Tondabayashi.(30 munites)
From JR Shinkasen Shin-Osaka station or
Osaka (Umeda) station
Please take Subway Midousuji line from Shin-Osaka station or Osaka (Umeda) station to Tennoji Station. (20~30 minutes) Please change trains at Tennoji and take Kintetsu railways from Abenobashi terminal to Tondabayashi. (30 minutes)
The site-seeing map available in English
Please stop by to the Tourist Information Cetnter or Jinaimachi Visitor Center. You can get the visitor map.
Available at Jinaimachi Visitor Center (Jinaimachi Kouryuukan), Jinaimachi Center and Jinaimachi Tenbou Hiroba (Viewing Terrace)
Town Community Center)
9-29, Tondabayashi-cho, Tondabayashi city, Osaka, 584-0033, Japan
open 10a.m. until 5 p.m.
closed on Monday
Road width is very narrow in Jinaimachi town. If traveling by car, please use Tondabayashi Municipal east parking newly opened in February 2014 (Toll parking).
You can park the minibus for groups and passenger cars for general use. Only one parking lot available for minibus, you must book it in advance with Tondabayashi City Hall. A 15-minute walk to the Jinaimachi Visitor Center and 5 minute walk up to the former Sugiyama family house, an important national cultural property.
You will note that the large tourist bus for groups is requested to be parked at the Tondabayashi City Hall No. 2 parking lot alongside the old Route 170 (It must be booked in advance to City Hall). 20-minute walk to the Jinaimachi Visitor Center and 10 minute walk up to the former Sugiyama family house, an important national cultural property. Thank you in advance for your kind cooperation.
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