Things to do in Kansai, Japan

Substitute monkey
2015.10.04
“Substitute monkey”, the amulet that’s hung in front of houses in Nara.
The monkey came to Japan via a silk road!? When you walk around the town of Nara, you’ll notice that there are several stuffed toy monkeys hanging
2015.09.12
10 minutes away from Fushimi Inari Taisha: These are too good to tell anybody about! The beloved sake and tasty food of Fushimi, Kyoto!
Enjoy Kyoto’s cuisine at the sake brewery,“Tori-sei”! It’s a restaurant that serves chicken dishes and sake. Since 1976, people in Kyoto have kno
Heijyo-kyo
2015.08.27
”Heijyo-kyo", the capital of Japan during the Nara period and the Heijyo palace site ruins
What’s there you ask? Vast green grounds and Chinese style construction If you take the Kintestu train from Osaka to Nara, you may see vast green g
second half of September.
2015.08.26
【AUTUMN】The Best Japanese Festivals for the Second Half of September 2018
Horse riding archery, demonstrations of manhood or traditional costumes and dances; what's best?
Amanohashidate
2015.08.20
Swim and Have fun at Amanohashidate Beach, One of the Three Best Scenic Views in Japan!
Enjoy a rare setting in Japan Amanohashidate is said to be built by gods as a bridge to heaven. If you are in Kyoto, a little tired of the usual temp
The couple in Yukata.
2015.08.17
【SUMMER】How to enjoy “Yukata” in Japan
Yukata is a typical kind of Kimono, worn during the summer. It used to be called yukata-bira, which were an undergarment noble people in the Heian per
morning glory
2015.08.11
【SUMMER】Let’s see the Japanese “morning glory”, the beloved flower of summer!
The beloved flower of summer, the Morning Glory What kind of flowers bloom in your country during the summer? Japan is now in the middle of its sum
People and the ice to freeze before the precincts.
2015.08.07
An area of ice where the God of ice is enshrined, “Himuro Shirayuki” Festival
The Himuro Shirayuki Festival with the God of ice The festival started in August of last year (2014) at Himuro Shrine. 1300 years ago, the city w
Senbon-torii gate
2015.08.03
A former Miko will guide you through the most popular destination among foreign visitors, “Fushimi Inari-taisha” !
The trip to Fushimi Inari-taisha starts at the moment when you get off the train. As a former Miko (shrine maiden), I’d like to introduce the most po
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2015.07.31
Tadaima Japan presents: Recommended destinations for a day trip to Osaka on a“Cultural Tour”
Experience Osaka’s multi cultural sites in a day. After enjoying the food of Osaka, you can go on a cultural tour! Osaka is a center of culture and e
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2015.07.30
Tadaima Japan presents: Recommended destinations for a day trip in Osaka on an “Eating Tour”
Eat good food in Osaka! Osaka is the town for eating! We’ll recommend a route where you can enjoy the atmosphere of each place with people who’ll fil
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Okonomiyaki Hatsuse
2015.07.29
An “Okonomiyaki Pro” will teach you how to cook Okonomiyaki at ‘Hatsuse’restaurant.
A Fun and tasty experience with your family and friends! “okonomiyaki”is one of the foods I want you to try if you are travelling to Osaka. Its sou
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Shiteno Daikoku-do
2015.07.28
Easy access from Osaka! A 1400 yeas old temple connected with Shotoku Taishi: "Shitenno-ji Temple"
The treasures in “Shitenno-ji Temple” There are many important cultural assets at this site such as “Rokujiraisan-do”, A Torii gate, “Yuyahojo”
Ittoseki 
2015.07.28
The mysterious stone, “Ittoseki” passes down the legend of battle between a master of swordplay and a Tengu
A large, mysterious stone in Iwayato, Yagyu The stone is clearly split into two and looks like as if it was easily cut by knife. It’s hard to imagi
2015.07.27
The locally managed fireworks festival “Naniwa Yodogawa Firework Festival,”in Osaka.【MOVIE】
Fireworks are a Japanese tradition. The rainy season in Japan is finally over and we are now entering the real summer! Fireworks festivals are held a