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.

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Osaka 27


Kita 11

Minami 16

Nara 15


Nara Koen 5

Nara-machi 6

Western Nara 4

Kobe 15


Downtown Kobe 9

Himeji 1

Kitano-cho 3

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Tennoji Park

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The best place to get away from the noise and concrete of the city, this park contains not only the Municipal Museum of Fine Art and...

Todai-ji Temple

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Completed in 752, this temple complex was conceived by Emperor Shomu in the 8th century as the seat of authority for Buddhist Japan.

Toshodai-ji Temple

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The main entrance to Toshodai Temple, which was built in 751, is called the Path of History, since in Nara's imperial days dignitaries...

Tsutenkaku Tower

  • Local Interest–Sight

Nearly every major city in Japan has its tower, and while they all offer lovely views, most are not much to look at themselves. Shin...

Universal Studios Japan

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

Weathercock House

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More elaborate than any other Kobe ijinkan, this one, built by a German trader in 1910, stands out strikingly in red brick at the north...

Yakushi-ji Temple

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The two pagodas that tower over Yakushi Temple are an analogy of past and present Japan. Yakushi-ji's East Pagoda dates from 1285, and...

Yu Nakagawa

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This shop specializes in handwoven, sun-bleached linens, a local specialty known as Nara sarashi. This shop sells noren (two-panel...

Suntory Museum

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Osaka native Tadao Ando is Japan's most famous architect, and a global figurehead of the minimalist movement. The Suntory Museum, his...

Choueke Yashiki

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Choueke Yashiki. This ijinkan should be your first priority in Kitano-cho. Built in 1889, this is the only currently inhabited house...


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