About Kansai Region
Japan’s historical art, Kansai, is shaped by deep spirituality, towering castles, and heavy journeys to enlightenment. This region is filled with cultural and historical sites, making it the nation’s ancient capitals of Kyoto and Nara. Meanwhile, Koyasan in Wakayama has been a religious destination for centuries.
Go on a hike at the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage trails to experience a scenic path blazed by believers centuries ago. Then, enjoy the loud nightlife of Osaka’s entertainment districts and take in panoramic views of the Kobe cityscape.