While you are in the area, why not spend a few hours taking in surrounding areas like Sumiyoshi, Abeno and Matsubara.
Sakai offers some interesting cultural attractions nearby that make great places to visit. If you enjoy art, admire the local artwork and other exhibits at the Osaka City Museum of Fine Art.
If you are travelling with kids, give them a chance to let off some steam at the child-friendly attractions nearby. Admire many kinds of fascinating creatures at Tennoji Zoo.
When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Osaka, head to the nearby outdoor areas. Follow the paths through botanical displays, watch the passing parade, or just enjoy the fresh air at Tennoji Park.
Sports fans should head to nearby Nagai Stadium to see the Cereza Osaka doing battle with visiting teams. Be sure to wear pink and blue, the colors of the Cereza Osaka.
Finding somewhere handy to unpack your bags close to Sakai is simple. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the Hotel Taiyo, the Tennoji Miyako Hotel, and the popular Hotel Trusty Osaka Abeno.