The historical heart of Japan, Kansai allows travelers to get lost in the temples and shrines of Kyoto, indulge in Osaka's diverse cuisine, go back in time in historic Nara or taste multiculturalism in Kobe. Experience the proud culture unique to this region.

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Latest Articles from Kansai Region

Exciting Autumn Festivals Across Japan

With relief from the summer heat, there are plenty of cool autumn festivals across Japan to celebrate the season.

A comforting message from Miyama, Kyoto

Miyama Kayabuki no Sato in Kyoto has preserved 39 traditional thatched-roof farmhouses. Visit Miyama to experience the Japanese traditional lifestyle.