Kansai Information

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Saiku Historical Museum, and the 10th anniversary of the registration of the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage routes on the World Heritage list. This world heritage area str...

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Aiming to promote the attractiveness of the entire Kansai region as a unified body, Kansai Economic Federation and the Union of Kansai Governments have jointly created a logo mark and are actively using it to enhance the l...

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This is one of the top three strangest sights in the world, Toujinbou [More...]
Be sure to visit Ohno-dera, where weeping cherry trees ushers in the spring season, and Anzan-ji...[More...]


The non-verbal entertainment show “GEAR,” which originated in Japan, stages a new type of performance that can appeal to diverse audiences, including tourists from abroad, with no language barriers. In GEAR’s shows, world-class mimes, break dancers, magicians, jugglers an...