Kishiwada, City in Japan
General Information about Kishiwada
Kishiwada (Kishiwada) is a city within Osaka prefecture in the Kinki region. Sister cities of Kishiwada are Yeongdeungpo-gu in the Republic of Korea and South San Francisco in the USA.
There is a fishing port in the city. You can easily reach the suburbs of Kishiwada by local rail services in 7 stations.
Famous persons connected with Kishiwada are Hiroko Koshino (born 1937), Junko Koshino (born 1939) and Michiko Koshino (born 1943).
Travel tips for Kishiwada
Top Kishiwada destinations for your sightseeing are the Kishiwada castle (å²¸å’Œç”°åŸŽ) throughout the year, the Kishiwada Danjiri (festival wagon) hall (å²¸å’Œç”°ã ã‚“ã˜ã‚Šä¼šé¤¨) throughout the year and the Way station "Aisai Land" (é“ã®é§…æ„›å½©ãƒ©ãƒ³ãƒ‰) throughout the year.
The Kishiwada castle stands imposingly in the city, was built in the year 1954 and impresses ist visitors with 53.000 stones.
Culture and History
Cultural roots make Kishiwada tourism particularly attractive. National heritage respectively national treasure is the Kumeda pond (ä¹…ç±³ç”°æ± ).
Do you want to see fireworks in Kishiwada? The Kishiwada harbour festival (å²¸å’Œç”°æ¸¯ã¾ã¤ã‚Š) with 1.500 rockets is popular. You can best watch from the Jizohama district.
If you want to take a hot bath in Kishiwada, the spa Ushitaki Onsen "Iyoyaka-no-Sato" (ç‰›æ»æ¸©æ³‰ã€€ã„ã‚ˆã‚„ã‹ã®éƒ·) brings you relaxation and is also good for Neuralgia. The address: Ozawa-cho 1156 (å¤§æ²¢ç”º1156).
Do you already own a souvenir from Kishiwada? You could buy for example Murasame.
Flowers and Foliage
Discover the cherry blossom in Kishiwada from 03/11 to 04/10, best in the Surroundings of Kishiwada castle (å²¸å’Œç”°åŸŽå‘¨è¾º). The maple trees changing colour in Kishiwada is the highlight in the romantic autumn. Discover in the Ushitakiyama Daiitoku-temple (ç‰›æ»å±±å¤§å¾³å¨å¯º), how the leaves turn from golden yellow to shining red. Start is around the 11/11 and the foliage lasts until 11/30. To mention in Kishiwada is the Roses in flower, which you can see in the Dragonfly pond park (èœ»è›‰æ± å…¬åœ’) from 11/01 to 11/10.