city in Ōsaka Prefecture, Japan
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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 inEdit

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

Get aroundEdit


  • 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.


  • 1 Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum (インスタントラーメン発明記念館), 8-25 Masumi-cho (200 metres from the south exit of the Ikeda station, 30 minutes from Umeda on the Hankyu line). W-M 09:30-16:00. Retells the story of the cup noodles brand and its founder Momofuku Ando. Free, ¥300 if you want to make your own cup noodles.






Go nextEdit

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

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