Sights & Attractions in The Kansai Region

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Fodor's Choice Sights in The Kansai Region

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Hanshin Awaji Daishinsai Kinen
In 1995, the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake killed 6,433 people...
Museums / Galleries Downtown Kobe
 
Himejo-jo
Also known as Shirasagi-jo (White Egret Castle), Himeji Castle...
Castles / Palaces Himeji
 
Horyu-ji
This temple is the jewel in the crown of classical Japanese architecture...
Religious Sites Western Nara
 
Hyogo Kenritsu Bijutsukan
This striking concrete edifice was designed by acclaimed architect...
Museums / Galleries Downtown Kobe
 
Osaka Aquarium
This eye-catching red, gray, and blue building is Japan's best...
Zoos / Aquariums Kita
 
Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Bijutsukan
Located in Naka-no-shima Koen, Osaka's oldest park, the Museum...
Museums / Galleries Kita
 
Osaka-jo
Osaka's most visible tourist attraction and symbol, Osaka Castle...
Castles / Palaces Kita
 
Todai-ji
This temple complex was conceived by Emperor Shomu in the 8th...
Religious Sites Nara Koen
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