Special site "Discover the Roots of Japanese Culture in KANSAI" that summarizes the experiences in Kansai.
24 Feb 2023
Kansai, which has been a center of politics and economy as the location of ancient Japanese capitals, has nurtured various Japanese cultures such as traditional, ceremonial, artistic, spiritual, and food culture throughout its long history. These cultures have spread throughout Japan and can still be felt in Kansai, which can be called the origin of Japanese culture. We would like to inform you that we have opened a special feature site "Discover the Roots of Japanese Culture in Kansai" that summarizes the experiences in Kansai.
Kansai, including Osaka and Kyoto, has been the location of the Japanese capital for over 1000 years, and it is characterized by the many remaining ancient traditional cultures found throughout the region. About one-fourth of the world heritage sites registered in Japan are located in Kansai, and it can be considered a concentration of many national treasures and important cultural properties. You can also trace the roots of Japanese traditional culture such as the samurai culture, garden culture, Zen, and tea ceremony here.
In addition, Kansai, which has six national parks, is surrounded by rich nature and offers beautiful scenery and experiences registered as Japan Heritage, which will heal the hearts of travelers. In other words, Kansai is a treasure trove of tourism resources that travelers seek. Enjoy a blissful journey like a treasure hunt here in Kansai.