The cultural roots of Japanese food, tea ceremony, traditional arts, crafts, zen and other countless sensibilities can be traced to the Kansai region and the remarkable people who still uphold its customs. These Exclusive Expeditions will take you into the heart of Kansai to meet with Japan’s living treasures. Come and see the intersection of masterful, world-class artisans as they share their craft in idyllic spaces, now available online via our platform of luxury experiences. For a fully exclusive offline expedition, we await you in Kansai.
Art in Performance
Kansai, the region that has been weaving the threads of its history since ancient times. In the Kansai region, where various cultures have bloomed, there are festivals and dances that have been passed down for a long time. Once you enter the region, you can feel the breath of people who continue to pass them down from the past to the present, and into the future. Let’s begin a new journey to discover the origins of festivals and dances in Kansai.
Kansai region, a sacred place for the spiritual culture of Japan. Start your journey one step at a time firstly. Imagine, the sun rises above the horizon, the curves of mountains, the lines of coasts and the veins of roads. Enjoy the view of Japanese gardens of traditional temples, walking along the old pilgrimage routes, and getting the benefits of the onsen. Meditating body and mind. The arts passed down from generation to generation. Master of martial arts. Buddhist cuisine served in the colored leaves in autumn. Experience the spirit of hospitality as well as to enjoy the tea. Kansai, a region where is filled with hospitality. Spiritual KANSAI, the world will surely take your breath away.