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Ikeda is a city in the north of Osaka Prefecture.

Itsuo Art Museum


Ikeda city boasts a naturally rich and beautiful environment such as the breathtaking greenery of Satsukiyama and the clean water of the Ina River.

Get in[edit]

It takes about 20 min from Umeda (the northern centre of Osaka) to Ikeda Station via the Hankyu Takarazuka Line.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Itsuo Art Museum (逸翁美術館), +81 72-751-3865. 10:00-17:00, closed M. This museum features works collected by Kobayashi Ichizo, the founder of both Hankyu Railway and the Takarazuka Revue, in his former home. ¥700.
  • 2 Ikeda Castle (池田城) (10 min walk north of Hankyu Ikeda Station). The original castle was built by the Ikeda clan in 1334. The modern reconstruction was built in 2000.
  • 3 Ikeda City Museum of History and Folklore (池田市立歴史民俗資料館). Outlines the city's history with information and artifacts.
  • 4 Cupnoodles Museum Osaka Ikeda (カップヌードルミュージアム 大阪池田), 8-25 Masumi-cho (200 m from the south exit of the Ikeda station), +81 72-752-3484. W-M 09:30-16:30. Retells the story of the cup noodles brand and its founder Momofuku Ando. Free, ¥500 if you want to make your own cup noodles.







Go next[edit]

Routes through Ikeda
Hiroshima ← 'Takarazuka  W  E  ToyonakaSuita (Osaka)

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