As the heartland of Japan for over a millennium, the Kansai District has been a historical and cultural treasure, priceless to the whole world. In addition, it virtually overflows with diverse attractions ranging from traditional craft-making techniques to cutting-edge technology and pop culture. Let the Kansai District help you experience the real Japan.
Experience the essence of Japanese culture. The diverse charms of Kansai are introduced in eight categories.
Enjoy Japanese dining to the fullest, from traditional course cuisine (kaiseki-ryori) to the delicious, everyday foods known locally as “B-grade gourmet.” Dining events held in Kansai are introduced here.
Visit manga/anime museums and sites where things are happening now. Popular events and other information are introduced here.
Feel the history and culture of Japan. Introducing World Heritage Sites, and other historical and natural assets in Kansai.
Introducing Kansai Tourism Ambassadors - people who function as tourism bridges between Kansai and abroad through their respective activities.
Photos introduce visitors from abroad to especially recommended sightseeing spots.
Welcome to Kansai. See here for information on prayer rooms, dining facilities, etc.