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Sister-city trip to Sakai, Japan!


  • Sakai City Council 3-1 Minamikawaramachi Sakai Ward Sakai-shi, Osaka Japan 590-0078 (map)

Wellington Sakai Association is going on a trip to Sakai this year and would like Wellingtonians to accompany and get to know our sister-city! First timers, long timers, all welcome!

The dates of the formal part of the trip are 30 May - 5 June- get in touch with president@welligntonsakai.org for exact flight details! There is the option to stay on longer than 5 June if you want to do your own thing after formal scheduled itineraries have ended.

Expected cost is $2300pp if you travel with us (including flights, 6 nights accommodation and breakfast), although flights get more expensive closer to the time, obviously!

This week long trip will be an amazing opportunity to explore an area famed for its friendly hospitable people and amazing food. Explore the many historical and modern sights including the (application pending!) UNESCO World Heritage 'kofun' or key-shaped burial mounds (pictured) - bigger than the pyramids! Sakai is also perfectly situated for day trips to nearby Nara, Kyoto and Osaka cities.

Email president@wellingtonsakai.org or see our facebook page for more details - we'd love to see you!

Earlier Event: October 21
Pottery workshop - 21 & 22 October