Friday, May 25, 2018

KANSAI

関西地方

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.

Kansai Region Hyogo兵庫県 Shiga滋賀県 Kyoto京都府 Nara奈良県 Wakayama和歌山県 Osaka大阪府 Mie三重県

Latest Articles from Kansai Region

Religious Encounters and Culinary Surprises in Shingu

By Rozemarije Zijlmans It’s said that the Kumano gods first descended to earth at the gigantic white, greyish rock that sticks out of the Gongenyama...

First Shrine visit of the year – Hatsumode

New Year's is one of the most important holidays on the Japanese calendar. During the Edo period and the old way of counting, everyone...

Beyond the Beaten Track : Finding Japan’s Lesser-Known Magnificence

WATTENTION AUTUMN TRIP REPORT Never underestimate Japan. It’s a mistake to confine yourself to the sprawling, labyrinth-esque borders of Tokyo on a visit to Japan. The...

Dragonball themed Café at Tower Records Café – Omotesando

The next time-limited café for November opened its doors in the beginning of the month. The popular anime series “Dragonball” celebrates its 30th anniversary,...

Gudetama lost in Edo!

Japan's popular lazy egg, Gudetama, is lost in the Edo period! This autumn and winter only you can visit Gudetama world at the Toei...

3 Historic Fan Shops in Kyoto

Kyoto’s rich history even extends to its many shops and these shinise, or historic shops, are some of the Kyoto's oldest. In fact, these...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Osaka

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kansai Osaka Osaka 30 ~ 38  30 Katsuo-ji (勝尾寺) in Minoo First colors: Beginning of November until the middle of November Color...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Osaka (2)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kansai Osaka 32 Saiko-ji Temple (西江寺) in Minoo Guardian lion looks happy;) #goodweather #beautiful #colorful #mapleleaves #blue #sky #yellow #green...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Osaka (3)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kansai Osaka 34 Sefuku-ji Temple (施福寺) in Izumi [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1477905980004!6m8!1m7!1sF%3A-KZCLgVmqdJo%2FWANXP6uoKYI%2FAAAAAAAACZ0%2FIw6dBL1GdGEblqQcFIDWNgbhi5CvZ_9CwCLIB!2m2!1d34.395161!2d135.5053769!3f9.404565357758372!4f-7.432155256378763!5f0.7820865974627469&w=600&h=450] First colors: End of October Color Peak: Middle of November until the...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Osaka (4)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kansai Osaka 36 Kyuan-ji Temple (久安寺) in Ikeda A photo posted by Rina (@rinana.o) on Dec 6, 2015 at 2:59am...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Osaka (5)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kansai Osaka 38 Osaka Castle Park (大阪城公園) in Osaka First colors: Beginning of November Color Peak: Beginning of November until the...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Kansai

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Kansai is located in the southern central part of Japan’s Honshu island and consists of six prefectures: Mie,...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Kyoto

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kansai Kyoto Kyoto 1 ~ 29  1 Zenporitsu-ji Temple (善法律寺) in Yawata A photo posted by 柴犬こむぎ&つくし (@mugi_tsuku) on Dec 17,...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Kyoto (2)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kansai Kyoto 4 Komyo-ji (光明寺) in Nagaokakyo First colors: Middle of November Color Peak: End of November until the beginning of...