Takarazuka International Tourism Association  Beautiful! Takarazuka

Explore on foot

Appreciating art along Hanano-michi
(Flower Avenue) and in the city center

[2.8 km]

Takarazuka is a city full of art. Numerous monuments, sculptures, reliefs, and notable architectural structures are scattered around the area between Takarazuka Station (Hankyu or JR) and Takarazuka-minamiguchi Station (Hankyu). The 2.8-kilometer route of this art-focused walking tour takes only an hour or so to complete. It’s a quick sightseeing course that lets you enjoy the sophisticated beauty and art of Takarazuka. You’re sure to discover artistic creations you’ve never seen before.

Note: Sections of the route pass through residential areas. Please walk through quietly with consideration for local residents.

Route and time

Hankyu/JR Takarazuka Sta.
Takarazuka Yume-hiroba
Hōraibashi Bridge (north/south end)
Hanano-michi
Takarazuka Grand Theater
Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum
Takarazuka Ōhashi Bridge
Takarazuka Hotel
Hankyu Takarazuka-minamiguchi Sta.
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Highlights

Takarazuka Station

Cynthia (JR Takarazuka Station)

Cynthia (JR Takarazuka Station)

Crescendo (by Arman)

Crescendo (by Arman)

Takarazuka Revue on the Takarazuka Yume-hiroba plaza

Takarazuka Revue on the Takarazuka Yume-hiroba plaza

Hōraibashi Bridge, Mukogawa River

Negative Iron (by Saburō Muraoka)

Negative Iron (by Saburō Muraoka)

Sculpture by Marta Pan, who also designed Hōraibashi

Sculpture by Marta Pan, who also designed Hōraibashi

Byōbyō (by Etsuya Ichikawa)

Byōbyō (by Etsuya Ichikawa)

Stone monument inscribed with a poem by Akiko Yosano

Stone monument inscribed with a poem by Akiko Yosano

Nature Spa Takarazuka (designed by Tadao Andō)

Nature Spa Takarazuka (designed by Tadao Andō)

Hanano-michi Avenue

Stone lantern at the entrance to Hanano-michi

Stone lantern at the entrance to Hanano-michi

Hanabutai

Hanabutai

The Mouth of Truth

The Mouth of Truth

Tezuka manga characters on the pavement

Tezuka manga characters on the pavement

Statue of Ichizō Kobayashi (by Fumio Asakura)

Statue of Ichizō Kobayashi (by Fumio Asakura)

Takarazuka Grand Theater

Takarazuka Grand Theater

The Rose of Versailles (by Hiroyuki Kubota)

The Rose of Versailles (by Hiroyuki Kubota)

Gentleman in a Tailcoat (by Hiroyuki Kubota)

Gentleman in a Tailcoat (by Hiroyuki Kubota)

Revue (by Hiroyuki Kubota)

Revue (by Hiroyuki Kubota)

Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum

Phoenix

Phoenix

Astro Boy’s hand- and footprints

Astro Boy’s hand- and footprints

Wall relief

Wall relief

Takarazuka Ōhashi Bridge

Aino-te (by Yūki Shintani)

Ai no Te (by Yūki Shintani)

Nagisa (by Toshio Yodoi)

Nagisa (by Toshio Yodoi)

Kamome (by Toshio Yodoi)

Kamome (by Toshio Yodoi)

Sei (by Ryōhei Ōno)

Sei (by Ryōhei Ōno)

Hankyu Takarazuka-minamiguchi Station

An exhibit of Takarazuka Revue items in the Takarazuka Hotel

An exhibit of Takarazuka Revue items in the Takarazuka Hotel

Prayer for Peace (by Reichi Kiuchi)

Hope for Peace (by Reichi Kiuchi)

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