Kansai Information

Featuring the “Midosuji Illumination,” a symbolic road of light along which Midosuji’s ginkgo trees are adorned with thousands of LED lights, and “Osaka Hikari Renaissance,” an illumination festival in which Naka...

KANSAI Close-up

Kansai Window TV

This is Mikatagoko. It is made up of five lakes: Lake Mikata, Lake Suigetsu, Lake Suga, Lake Hirug...[More...]
Born and raised in Sakai, Rikyu perfected the wabi-cha style, serving powerful warlords Oda No...[More...]


The new Kansai Tourist Information Center was opened on Dec. 10. It is located in Shinsaibashi shopping district, the city center of Osaka (see the attached map). Various requested services are provided to help international tourists such as provision of tourists’ informatio...

Event Calendar

Early December to Decem...
Kobe Kitano Christmas Street
December 31st to Januar...
Geita Festival
December 1st to 25th
Twinkle Joyo
January 2nd
Arima Hot Spring Irizome Shiki
Early January
December 1st to January...
Objet d'art of Winter in Ikeda