Japan - Kansai (PDF Chapter)
If you had to choose only one region of Japan to explore, Kansai would be an easy choice. It’s the heart of Japan – there is nowhere else in the country you can find so much of historical and cultural interest in such a compact area.
- gaze in awe at Japan’s largest Buddha at Tōdai-ji, Nara’s great temple
- feast your eyes on the colourful human parade in photogenic Dōtombori
- feel the power radiating from Ise-jingū, Japan’s most sacred Shintō shrine
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Osaka, Kōbe, Himeji, Nara & Around, Kii Peninsula, Kōya-san, Ise-Shima, Shiga Prefecture, Ōtsu, Hikone, Nagahama, Miyama-chō, Kinosaki Onsen and Tango Peninsula.