takada sakura

We help you to plan your trip in the Kansai area (Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Hyogo, Wakayama, Shiga).

Takeda castle

Takeda Castle Ruins/ Hyogo

Takeda Castle, a stunning set of castle ruins located in the mountains of Hyogo is often called as the Castle floating in the sky or the Machu Picchu of Japan”.

tatsuno castle

Tatsuno Castle and Park/ Hyogo-Harima

Tatsuno Castle is located just 15km from Himeji castle in Hyogo. You can walk around the lovely castle town whle enjoying the historic atmosphere and see the view from the remains of the old castle.

sasayama castle

Sasayama Castle Ruins/ Hyogo-Tanba

Sasayama castle, located in Hyogo is rustic and tranquil, but it offers nice views of the surrounding countryside. The castle is a famous spot for cherry blossoms.

kokoen garden

Koko-en Garden 「好古園」/ Himeji

Koko-en, Japanese traditional garden in the west side of Himeji Castle consists of 9 various gardens of the Edo Period. Visitors can enjoy the seasonal changes.

kobe ropeway

Kobe Nunobiki Herb Garden

Kobe Nunobiki Herb Garden is located in the top of Mt. Rokko, 400 meters above from the city. You can enjoy seasonal flowers with the great view of Kobe below.


Shukugawa Park 「夙川公園」/ Hyogo

Shukugawa park is Located both side of the Shukugawa River in the west of Nishinomiya City. The park is famous for the cherry blossom viewing spot.

himeji-castle sakura

Himeji Castle 「姫路城」/ Hyogo

Himeji Castle, the striking white edifice Castle is considered the most beautiful in Japan. The castle was constructed in the mid-14th century.

nishinomiya shrine

Nishinomiya-jinja Shrine/ Hyogo

Nishinomiya shrine is the home of the god of commerce. The Toka Ebisu Festival is always a lively event with many visitors wishing for prosperous business.

arima onsen

Arima Onsen/ Japan’s three best hot springs 「日本三大名湯」

Arima Onsen is one of the oldest hot spring towns in Japan. It has a recorded history going back to the 631 published Nihon Shoki, the second oldest book

himeji castle

Himeji Castle/ Japan’s three best castles 「日本三大名城」

Himeji Castle is the most beautiful castle and is one of the few that has escaped the ravages of civil war, earthquakes. Renovation was completed in 2015.