More than an amusement park, visitors come to the park for seeking some cool breeze and great night views in hot summer.
Ikoma Sanjo Amusement park (生駒山上遊園地) at the top of Mt. Ikoma (642m) in the border of Osaka and Nara was opened in 1929. Visitors can overlook Osaka Plains and Nara Basin, along with panoramic views as far as Awaji Island and Akashikaikyo Bridge.
There is a variety of play equipments and facilities to captivate families and couples. The park features 27 different varieties of ride adventure and facilities. These rides are not so scary but to captivate families and couples.
The top attraction could be the flight tower. A 30-meter tall, the oldest flight tower in Japan was constructed in 1929. From the tower top, visitors can see the stanning view of Osaka Bay. There is also “a dogs and cats petting forest Ikoma” housing 80 rare, curious, and cute dogs and cats from around the world.
The oldest flight tower
Cycle monorail is the best option to enjoy a great view while pedaling at your own pace and The amusement park open late till night during summer and there are many people visit to enjoy the night view.
“Mount Ikoma view restaurant”, located in the right side of the flight tower is also recommended to see a amazing view from the terrace.
Address : 2312-1 Nabatacho, Ikoma, Nara 630-0231
Access : From Ikoma station on the Kintetsu Nara line, take Ikoma Cable to Ikoma-sanjo station.
-From 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
–From April 29th to May 5th: from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
–From July 16th to August 31st: from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
–From September 3rd to September 19th: from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
–In November: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Please check at the official calendar
–Winter period: from December 1st to March 11th
–Thursday, except Thursday is holiday, or during spring and summer vacation periods
Ticket with unlimited ride :
– Adult: 3200 yen
– Children: 3000 yen