Things to do in Kansai, Japan

2017.02.19
Roof tiles that ward off evil called Shōki-san. Tips for finding Shōki-gawara in the Naramachi area!
“Naramachi” is a district that covers one fourth of the south side of the old town of Nara city, and
2017.02.14
The only Manju shrine in Japan! Visit Rin Shrine in Nara to get to know the history of Manju.
Rin Shrine (林神社) enshrines Jōin RIN (林 浄因) who brought steamed bean-paste buns (Manju) from China, a
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2017.01.19
The Great Buddha is surprisingly big! The beautiful statues at Nara Todai-ji temple.
Nara’s famous Buddha statue is a colossal piece of artwork by 8th century craftsmen. How large is it
2016.12.02
Shika koro-koro, a long-selling product in Nara. That’s a good gift for children.
As food products, Nara Prefecture is famous for Kakinoha-zushi, or Pressed sushi wrapped in persimmo
クロネコならTABI
2016.10.12
Offering a more convenient and comfortable trip! The Kuroneko Nara TABI information center.
Kuroneko Nara TABI is an information center in Nara. It is operated by Yamato Transport Co., Ltd, a
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2016.10.01
You’ll often see a chimaki at the front door of private houses in Kyoto. This is actually considered an amulet.
because of the bamboo leaves. Chimaki is also an amulet displayed at the entrance of houses and look
2016.09.27
Tasting sake at S. Imanishi Co., Ltd. Harushika brewery in Nara.
S. Imanishi Co., Ltd. is a Japanese sake brewery located about a 5-minute walk from Gangoji temple (
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2016.09.25
Let’s find unique souvenirs at Time's Place Nara shopping mall.
Time’s Place Nara is a shopping mall located in front of the east gate at Kintetsu Nara station. It
高速餅つき
2016.09.18
This is the traditional Japanese technique for making rice-cakes!
Nakatanido is a Japanese confectionery shop located at the entrance of the Mochiidono shopping arcad
2016.09.16
The Fabulous “Nara To-kae” candle light festival decorates the mysterious Nara evening!
【Contents】 Nara To-kae is an event that has been held around Nara Park at the beginning of August e
The Fudo-Myo-O statue
2016.09.14
Wish upon a moss-covered Buddhist statue! A nostalgic temple in Minami, Osaka
The Hozenji temple of the Buddhist Jyodo sect is located in Namba, Osaka. It is said that the temple
Dendoin at Hongan-ji Temple
2016.08.20
The Dendoin at Hongan-ji Temple is original Japanese architecture.
The Dendoin building was built in 1912 as an office building for the health insurance company of Shi
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2016.08.18
See Japanese Baroque Art at Nishi Hongan-ji Temple in Kyoto.
Nishi Hongan-ji (official name: Hongan-ji) is the head temple of the Jodo Shinshu Honganji School. O
A Fish shop at the market
2016.08.05
The Nishiki Market, a shopping street in Kyoto with 130 different shops!
The Nishiki Market is a historical shopping market that has thrived since the Heian period (794 to 1
Horyuji Temple
2016.07.08
Horyuji Temple was built 1,300 years ago and is a mysterious wooden building
Horyuji temple is the oldest wooden building and was established by Prince Shotoku. It was designate