Things to do in Kansai, Japan

Souvenir shop
2015.06.29
Let's go to the Samurai's village, Yagyu in Nara and eat traditional cuisine at "Jyubee Shokudo"!
Look at the restaurant’s sign… its logo is two Japanese bamboo hats! The Japanese swordsman’s hom
It’s handy and smart! Kaishi-paper, sanitary etiquette for adults
2015.06.29
It’s handy and smart! Kaishi-paper, sanitary etiquette for adults
Kaishi-paper, a folded piece of paper tucked inside the front of a kimono. When eating traditiona
Otaue Shinji
2015.06.11
Located right in the center of Osaka, the “Otaue Shinji” rice planting festival at Sumiyoshi Taisha Grand Shrine!(MOVIE)
Living in harmony with the four seasons, the people of the country of rice - Japanese Shinto Ritua
2015.06.10
Let's get in touch with the beautiful lotus flower at Toshodaiji-temple in Nara
The lotus flower blooms at Toshoudai-ji temple The high priest Jianzhen from Tang founded Toshoudai
2015.03.28
In Hyogo and Kobe there are young craftsmen who are passing on thatched housing to future generations.
Hi everyone! Today I would like to introduce the craftsmen from COMINCA TIMES! They are the Organ
2015.03.19
All creatures take a rest at『 Sarusawa-ike pond 』, near the Kofuku-ji temple
Naramachi might be even nicer than visiting major temples. Taking a break at the Sarusawa-ike pond
2015.03.17
『Nara』travel to meet the Sake god and the roots of refined Sake
The ornamental ball represents newly produced Sake that is made from cedar leaves. Have you
kakinohazushi
2015.01.24
What is the ancestor’s wisdom of “Kakinoha-zushi” , the cuisine traditionally inherited in Nara.
Opening the package is fun! What is “Kakinoha-zushi”, a local dish in Nara? “Kakinoha-zushi”(or
deer in Todaiji Temple
2015.01.23
Play hide-and-seek with a ”deer in Todaiji Temple”: A deer in Nara during the morning
Hello, as you can see, I’m deer. I live in Todaiji Temple in Nara. People recognize me as a sacre
sankakupark
2014.12.05
Do you know where “Tako-yaki” paradise is in Osaka? Answer: Sankaku Park
You can fully enjoy these octopus dumplings or, “Tako-yaki” in Sankaku Park! Tako-yaki can be
2014.10.21
You should try “Kushikatsu,” a special food of Osaka with a golden rule.
Unique foods of Osaka are not only “Takoyaki” and “Okonomiyaki”… Kushikatsu is also one of t
2014.08.12
Interacting with “wild deer” in Nara.
Be careful when feeding the deer with deer crackers! A large number of tourists visit the city
2014.07.31
Purify your mind at a Zen temple: A stay at Rokuo-in
Our temple offers accommodation exclusively for women, so you can feel comfortable staying even on
2014.07.30
The energetic “Tenjin Festival” was held this summer
We have covered “Tenjin Festival” at Osaka Tenmangu “Osaka Tenmangu” where Tenjin Festi