The construction of the Kansai International Airport on artificial land in the center of Osaka Bay, has encouraged the development of nearby areas, accessible by train or bus.
Places to visit
In the vicinity of the station, we find a business area, shops and restaurants. A 10-minute walk is the beach of Mármol, opposite the airport. Halfway between the two, it is possible to do some good shopping at Rinku Premium Outlets, one of the largest factory outlets in Japan.
- Rinku Premium Outlets – 6 minute walk from Rinku Town JR and Nankai Stations, 20 minute bus ride from Kansai International Airport.
At the Izumisano Aozora Ichiba fish market, it is possible to buy any seafood product at less than half the price that is normally applied.
- A 20 minute walk from Nankai Izumisano Station.
Kishiwada Castle dates back to the 17th century (except for the keep, which was rebuilt after it was destroyed by lightning). It houses a beautiful stone garden. Kashiwada City organizes the great Danjiri festival every year. The festival is presented by films and documents, ancient and modern in the Danjiri Festival House.
- Kishiwada Castle – 5 minute walk from Takojizo Station; 15 minute walk from Kishiwada Station with Nankai Honsen Line.
- Danjiri Festival House – 7 minute walk from Takojizo Station; 10 minute walk from Kishiwada Station with Nankai Honsen Line.