Chausu-yama (Tennoji Park)

Chausu-yama (Tennoji Park)

OPEN HOURS9:30-17:00
【Night opening of the park】 9:30-20:00
Jul. to Aug. (Fri, Sat, Sun, National holiday)
May and Sep. (Sat, Sun, National holiday)

Standing southwest of Shitennoji, there is a theory that this Chausu-yama is a keyhole-shaped tomb of nearly 200 meters in length, built around the 5th century. However, according to the results of archaeological research in 1986, absolutely no fuki-ishi (stone shingles) or haniwa (clay figures), essential to proving the location to be a tomb, were found. On the other hand, the evenly piled mound is similar to that of the Otsukayama kofun and the Okachiyama kofun of Sakai City, and therefore, it cannot be concluded with any certainty that the Chausu-yama is not in fact a tomb. Many specialists have debated this matter, but no conclusion has yet been reached. It is well known that it was the location of the Chausu-yama battle, becoming the headquarters for Ieyasu Tokugawa during the Winter Siege of Osaka, and the headquarters for Yukimura Sanada during the Summer Siege of Osaka.

ADDRESS 〒543-0063 1-108 Chausuyama-cho, Tennoji-ku, Osaka City (Tennoji Park)
HOLIDAY Mon. (unless national holiday, when closed the following day), year-end and New Year holidays (Dec. 29-Jan. 1)
TRANSPORTATION 15 min. walk from Tennoji Sta. of the JR Loop Line, or the Subway Midosuji or Tanimachi Line
ADMISSION FEE Adults:JPY150, Junior high school age and under: Free
TIME REQUIRED 45 min.
FACILITIES
Barrier-free : Available
Restaurant : Available
Parking : Available
Discount for the disabled : Free(A certificate required)
Discount for the aged : As for 65 years old resident in the city, the above is free of charge
INQUIRIES TEL : 06-6771-8401 FAX : 06-6772-4633
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