The Kansai Region Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in The Kansai Region - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

Browse Sights

View All 10

(10 out of 10 results)

Fodor's Choice

Area

View All 108

Osaka 26

[-]

Kita 10

Minami 16

Nara 15

[-]

Nara Koen 5

Nara-machi 6

Western Nara 4

Kobe 13

[-]

Downtown Kobe 8

Himeji 1

Kitano-cho 2

North of Kobe 2

Category

View All 54

Amusement Park/ Water Park 2

Body Of Water/ Waterfall 1

Building/ Architectural Site 1

Castle/ Palace/ Chateau 2

Festival–Sight 1

Garden/ Arboretum 1

House/ Mansion/ Villa 2

Industrial Site/ Mill/ Factory 1

Local Interest–Sight 2

Museum/ Gallery 15

Neighborhood/ Street 7

Park (National/ State/ Provincial) 2

Public Art (Mural/ Sculpture/ Statue) 1

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 12

Store/ Shop/ Mall 3

Viewpoint/ Scenic Overlook 1

Zoo/ Aquarium 1

Show More +
Best For

View All 10

Family 3

Advertisement

The Kansai Region Sights

Showing 10 out of 10 Results

Filter Results
Clear All Filters

Sort By:

  • Alphabetical
  • Fodor's Choice

Bampaku Koen

  • Amusement Park/Water Park

Originally the site of Expo 1970, the garden-filled Senri Expo Park still draws visitors thanks to the presence of the National Museum...

Hattori Ryokuchi Koen

  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

Come for the park's open-air Museum of Old Japanese Farmhouses (Nihon Minka Shuraku Hakubutsukan), and wander about full-size traditional...

Kokuritsu Minzokugaku Hakubutsukan

  • Museum/Gallery

The National Museum of Ethnology has informative displays about the Ainu (the original inhabitants of Hokkaido) and other cultures from...

Nihon Mingei-kan

  • Museum/Gallery

The exhibits of "beauty from day-to-day life" at this museum in Senri Expo Park explore the diversity and intricacy of Japanese handicrafts...

Osaka Aquarium

  • Zoo/Aquarium

This eye-catching red, gray, and blue building is Japan's best aquarium outside of Okinawa and one of the world's largest. More than...

Osaka Rekishi Hakubutsukan

  • Museum/Gallery

Informative as it is enjoyable, the Osaka Museum of History immerses you in the city's history from pre-feudal times to the early 20th...

Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Bijutsukan

  • Museum/Gallery

Located in Naka-no-shima Koen, Osaka's oldest park, the Museum of Oriental Ceramics houses more than 900 pieces of Chinese, Korean, and...

Osaka-jo

  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Osaka's most visible tourist attraction and symbol, Osaka Castle exemplifies the city's ability to change with the times. Originally...

Tenman-gu

  • Festival–Sight

This 10th-century shrine is the main site of the annual Tenjin Matsuri, held July 24 and 25, one of the largest and most enthusiastically...

Universal Studios Japan

  • Amusement Park/Water Park

The 140-acre Universal Studios Japan combines the most popular rides and shows from Universal's Hollywood and Florida movie-studio theme...

Advertisement