Kansai Information

Yata Fire Festival from Worship to Festival
The Yata Fire Festival is regarded as a festival that leads people to happiness. It was derived from a legend that a sacred crow, a messenger of one of Kumano’s deities, Yatagarasu, led Emperor Jimmu to the right path when ...


Sightseeing News
“KANSAI” is the name of a region composed of Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Hyogo, Wakayama, Shiga, Fukui, Tokushima, Tottori, and Mie prefectures. KANSAI Tourism Bureau has opened “Welcome to KANSAI, Japan”, a new portal website. The site will disseminate Kansai information to the ...
recommended routes:This is a course with fascinating World Heritage Buildings.
You can visit Hoyuji Temple which is the oldest timber building in the world and which was registered as a World Heritage first in Japan. You can feel history and traditional culture, containing natio

Kansai Window TV

The charms of Kansai, as introduced by Coordinators for International Relations ― Hyogo Prefecture,Japan ―
I'm James Bollinger from North Carolina, America. I work as a Coordinator for International Re...[More...]
Non- Japanese  residents  introduce  the charms of Kansai. ~Transmit a tradition to the future~  【Chapter 8】
Koji Amekaze is located just near station on the JR Hanwa line. The shop was originally establish...[More...]
Non- Japanese  residents  introduce  the charms of Kansai. ~Transmit a tradition to the future~  【Chapter 9】
Emmanuel, do you know? I love to wear yukata during summer time. And it is said that Chusen-dyed y...[More...]

KANSAI Close-up

Ramen Culture in Kyoto
 On the day in late October last year when he returned to Earth, Japanese astronaut Takuya Onishi (then 40), when asked by reporters what he would like to eat, replied: “Ramen.” He wanted neither sushi nor tempura, but ra...
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