Things to do in Kansai, Japan

Weddings and Nodategasa
2016.07.06
Japanese umbrella scenery in Japan
During the rainy season, you’ll pass by people with umbrellas walking along the street. In Japan,
ume
2016.06.08
A Bonsai Exhibition with 130 kinds of Japanese plums at Sugawara Tenmanguu, the sacred shrine for wisdom in Nara!
The god of wisdom, Michizane Sugawara, is enshrined in Sugawara Tenmanguu, and every spring (Februar
Herding deer
2016.04.03
Deer herding to the beautiful sounds of a horn in Nara!
Herding deer started in 1892 with the establishment of a shelter for deer called Rokuen. The buildin
Osaka expo’s symbol and monorail
2016.02.22
It might take 3 days to see everything at EXPOCITY.
The Expo Park is a great place to see cherry blossoms! It looks like a carpet of cherry blossoms!
Nara city General Tourist Information Center
2016.02.19
A helpful tourist information center in Nara, Part 3: It’s right by JR Nara station! Nara city General Tourist Information Center speaks 4 languages!
The Nara city General Tourist Information Center is considered “The best” tourist information center
A General tourist information center at Kintestu Nara station
2016.02.17
A helpful tourist information center in Nara, Part 2: The General Tourist Information Center at Kintestu Nara station is very convenient!
This tourist center is inside the Kintetsu Nara station and they always have English speaking staff
2016.02.13
A helpful tourist information center in Nara, Part 1: Local information and cute “Shikamaro-kun” products!
Did you know that there are three information centers on a busy street in Nara? I’d like to introduc
Milling matcha
2016.01.12
Want to experience intense tea culture in Kyoto? Let’s mill matcha with a stone mill!
A rare experience, milling matcha yourself Do you know what matcha is? It’s newly harvested teale
torii gate
2016.01.10
Ujigami Shrine is the oldest Shinto architectural structure in Japan that enshrines rabbits!
The oldest Shinto architectural structure Byodoin is a famous place drawn on the 10-yen coin. Uji
平等院
2016.01.08
The image of Byodoin is on the 10-yen Japanese coin. It’s the land of perfect bliss that noble men dreamt about 1,000 years ago.
A shrine connected with FUJIWARA, a noble man from the Heian period Byodoin is a famous architect
Tea house
2015.12.16
A street for history in Kyoto, ”Byodoin Omotesando” is a must see.
The keyword in Uji city is 茶, or ‘tea’. If you visit Byodoin Omotesando street, you will often se
ema
2015.12.09
A great place to visit for those who want to meet that “special someone”. Kamigamo Shrine is where people have been praying 1000 years for this!
A horse you can see on a sunny Sunday and National Holidays! After passing through its tori gate
The Footbath at Arashiyama station
2015.11.23
The Japanese finally made a hot spring on a train platform! A Footbath at Arashiyama station in Kyoto.
A hot spring footbath on the station platform! Take a footbath while watching trains pass by! Y
A work of art created by carving a single piece of wood
2015.11.18
Amazing craftsmanship at the Nara Craft Museum
How and Who makes the traditional crafts in Nara? Let’s see how they work! There are many opportuni
南禅寺水路閣
2015.11.17
If you visit Nanzen-ji Temple, “Suirokaku”, the modern architectural canal is a must see!
It feels like Rome! Who built it? Sakuro Tanabe was just 22 years old when he designed it. There