Kobe Beef delights palates around the world
Kobe Beef is celebrated for its tender, rich flavor and delicate fat that pleasantly melts in your mouth. Find a shop offering Kobe Beef near you, and taste the superb premium beef for yourself.
Kyoto and Nara: Unesco World Heritage Sites
Ancient cities in Japan: Kyoto and Nara, Visit the classic locations in Japan
EXPLORE KANSAI BY RAIL
Discover the Unknown Charm of the Kansai Area Through a Tour by Train of the World Heritage Sites
Kyoto and Oita Experiences to Last a Lifetime
Rethink what you thought you knew about Kyoto and discover Oita, home of hot springs and wild nature escapes. Both regions have amazing hidden depths waiting to be explored — so what are you waiting for?
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Things to do Kansai
Bus tours that include Kyoto and Nara among their destinations are popular. We recommend tours for strolling around the public markets and experiencing Osaka as a city for food.
Other than guided tours of Kyoto, popular options include going for a meal with a maiko (apprentice geisha), dressing up as a maiko to have your photo taken, or taking a maiko-themed tour.
Diverse activity options include tours of historic temples, dyeing cloth with vegetable dyes, and making tea scoops and tea whisks.