In addition to the Tomb of Emperor Nintoku which is one of the three largest tombs in the world
and Kishiwada Castle,
Senshu area has a number of historical sites, shrines and temples.
Moreover, different types of museums allow you to learn the history and cultural arts in Senshu area.
This area boasts a nationally-famous festival called "Kishiwada Danjiri Festival" and others
which Danjiri, Futon Drums and towers have long been handed down by the locals.
Senshu area is a repository of fresh food including mountain food products
which abundant water and earth produce,and seafood
which is caught at a fishing ground off the coast of Senshu.
This area supports the food culture of Osaka who have long had attachment to food.
Especially agricultural products including raw eggplants, onions, cabbage,
and sea food including Izumi octopus, congers and blue crabs
are representative of Senshu. You can enjoy the delicacy around the Senshu area.
Senshu area, surrounded by sea and mountains, has a lot of places where you can enjoy nature
such as fruit picking including strawberries and oranges,
fishery experience, and hot springs in the vicinity of Osaka.
There are a lot of floral sights including cherry blossoms, rose gardens and others.
You can't also miss experiencing the local industries like touring factories of textile,
knives, incenses, sake breweries and others.
Senshu area is located in the southwest of Osaka prefecture and is composed of nine cities and four towns including Sakai city, Kishiwada city, Izumiotsu city, Kaizuka city, Izumisano city, Izumi city, Takaishi city, Sennan city, Hannan city, Tadaoka town, Kumatori town, Tajiri town and Misaki town.
The land area is about 570 square kilometers, and the total population is about 1,740,000 people. This area has mild climate and is rich in rural zone, adjoining to Osaka Bay in the part of northwest and to Izumi Mountain The Senshu area has long been thrived and an abundance of attractive regional resources including nature, hot springs, traditional festivals, events as well as historical, cultural and industrial resources in the vicinity of metropolitan area.
Kansai International Airport is an offshore airport on an artificial island,
which is unique in the world, and located off Senshu.
It is a gateway to Kansai region. Come and visit Senshu which has easy access from all over Japan and abroad.