Located 25 miles south of Osaka, it balances both farming of special vegetables (butterburs/mizunasu eggplant), textile and wire cable manufacturing.
Established in 1889, the city is currently known for their volleyball teams, annual marathons, bonsai junipers, historic wooden kokeshi dolls and architectural achievements. A commercial port and industrial center, Kaizuka is near Megafloat, the world’s largest floating airport.
- Visit the official government website of the City of Kaizuka (Japanese).
- Wikipedia page on Kaizuka, Japan
- Culver City aids tsunami-affected families in Japanese sister city.
Images of Kaizuka: Credits, Kaizuka map: Google Maps