Sakai Plaza of Rikyu and Akiko
This cultural tourist facility teaches visitors about the history and culture of Sakai through exhibits related to Sen no Rikyu and Yosano Akiko, both of whom were born in the city. Visitors can also enjoy a casual cup of Sakai matcha tea and some Japanese confectioneries in a seated area.
[Fee] ◇Sen no Rikyu Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony) Museum and Yosano Akiko Museum: Adults and university students: 300 yen; High school students: 200 yen; Junior high school students and below: 100 yen
◇Chanoyu Experience (Ryurei Teicha): Adults and university students: 500 yen; High school students: 400 yen; Junior high school students and below: 300 yen
[Access] Approx. 1 min. walk from Shukuin Station on the Hankai Line;
approx. 10 min. walk from Sakai Station on the Nankai Main Line
[Credit Card Payment] Accepted
[Foreign Language Support] English-language leaflets
[Reservations] Not required
- Postal Code
- 2-1-1 Shukuin-cho Nishi, Sakai-ku, Sakai, Osaka Prefecture
- 9:00-18:00 (Chanoyu Experience Rooms 10:00-17:00)
*Sen no Rikyu Chanoyu, Yosano Akiko Museum, and the Chanoyu Experience Rooms are closed on the third Tuesday of each month (or the following day if Tuesday is a public holiday), and for New Year's holidays.
*Tourist Information Space is closed for New Year's Holidays"