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, Former residence of the Tanaka family】|
Open to the public
Closed on Mondays and Year-end and New Year holidays.
Cultural asset section of Tondabayashi Municipality Office
7-2, Hommachi, Tondabayashi city, Osaka Prefvecture. It is located off Jinaimachi historic district.
The Tanaka family, which was said to move to the site in Tondabayashi towards later half of Edo period, used to be an wealthy family during the end of Edo period and Meiji period as listed in families who had property and fortune in Kawachi and Izumi regions in Osaka Prefecture in 1911.
Features of the buildings
The main building structures such as the main house, northwest warehouse and southeast warehouse were built in 1892. They are characterized as a modern Japanese style residence by placing the entrance and yards on the both sides, north and south. (quoted from the leaflet prepared by the cultural asset section of Tondabayashi municipality office)
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Town Community Center)
9-29, Tondabayashi-cho, Tondabayashi city, Osaka, 584-0033, Japan
open 10a.m. until 5 p.m.
closed on Monday
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)
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 you will contact Tondabayashi Municipality Office for a parking lot of large tourist bus for groups. Thank you in advance for your kind cooperation.