Sakai Area

A key node in Japan’s history and the city that breathed life into the handicraft tradition.

The city of Sakai is located in the central part of Osaka Prefecture just south of the city of Osaka, with access to the vibrant Namba entertainment district in just 15 minutes. An abundance of tourist attractions make this area an excellent choice for after-event activities, including the world's largest burial mound, the tomb of Emperor Nintoku, as well as production tours and craftmaking experiences of traditional industries, and local gourmet food.

Fenice Sacay

Sakai City is located in southern Osaka Prefecture, only 15 minutes away from Namba by train. Nicknamed the “Venice of the East” during the Warring States period, Sakai has a deeply ingrained history and culture as an international trading port that has remained even to this day.

Along with being a MICE event destination, Sakai offers site visits to facilities that are developing cutting-edge technology, such as the Sakai Next-Generation Energy Park. Sakai additionally holds the Fenice Sacay, a music hall with impressive acoustic design and opera-style construction, ideal for music and culture events.

Tomb of Emperor Nintoku

After-event experiences are abound in Sakai. Osaka’s first UNESCO-designated World Heritage Sites, the Mozu-Furuichi tumulus cluster including the tomb of Emperor Nintoku, are located here. Japanese tea ceremony, knife making, and even the bicycle industry have a rich history in Sakai, with several facilities to learn and experiences these traditions.

With site visits and deep experiences at industrial facilities, regional gourmet dining, a rich history, and a culture of handicraft traditions that have been passed down for generations, Sakai offers MICE event plans that are truly unique to Osaka.

Nearby Facilities

Sakai Performing Arts Center(Fenice Sacay)

Newly opened in October 2019, the lovingly-nicknamed Fenice Sacay is home to a classical 2,000-seat large hall as well as a 312-seat small hall suited for presentations and lectures.

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Hotel Agora Regency Osaka Sakai

Hotel Agora Regency Osaka Sakai is located about 30 minutes away from Kansai International Airport. An establishment which meets both pleasure and business travelers' needs to savor the authentic quality only Agora's flagship hotel can provide. Hotel Agora Regency Osaka Sakai is proud to offer top-class hospitality worthy toguests of stature, in an impeccably elegant environment.

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