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

Ishikiri-san

Ishikiri-Tsurugiya Shrine/ Osaka

Ishikiri-Tsurugiya Shrine, well known as Ishikiri-san in Osaka is a very popular shrine since ancient times as the home of a deity who cures tumors and boils.

ikutama shrine

Ikutama Shrine/ Osaka

Ikutama shrine, the oldest shrine in Osaka is located in the heart of the city. The shrine, loved by locals for long time, was an imperial shrine of the first rank.

aizen-do

Aizen-do Shomanin temple/ Osaka

Shoman-in Temple, known as Aizen-do, a temple with the god of good matchmaking is located on the Uemachi plateau in the historic atmosphere of Osaka’s temple district.

domyoji tenmangu shrine

Domyoji Tenmangu Shrine/ Osaka

Domyoji Tenmangu, located in Fujiidera city of Osaka, a large shinto shrine is well known for worshiping the deity of study. The shrine offers a panoramic scenary of beautiful plum blossoms.

The ebisu tower

The Ebisu Tower/ Dotonbori

The Ferris wheel, called the Ebisu Tower, located near the famous Glico Man signboard along the Dotonbori River, is offering a new view of the Dotonbori street and the skyline of Osaka city.

snowy lanterns

Mt. Kongo/ Osaka has the mountain and snow!

Mt. Kongo is the tallest mountain in Osaka. During winter Mt. Kongo is covered in snow and beautiful scenery of juhyo (trees glazed with ice) can be seen.

mizukake fudo

Hozen-ji Temple 「法善寺」/ Osaka

Hozen-ji temple is located in Hozen-ji Yokocho, a stone-paved alley in Namba. Mizukake-fudo, a Moss-covered Buddhist statue is there to pray and sprash water.

minoo waterfalls

Minoo Park and the waterfall/ Osaka

Minoo park , a forested valley is the closest dose of nature you can reach from the central Osaka to enjoy seasonal changes and the magnificent Mino Waterfall.

nukata enchi

Nukata-Enchi Park 「額田園地」/ Osaka

Nukata Enchi park is one of the prefectural nature parks in Osaka near Ikoma mountain top. Visitors can enjoy viewing different kinds of landscapes and flowers.

doguya-suji

Doguya-suji shopping street/ Osaka

Sennichimae Doguya-suji shopping street in the Namba area, this unique shopping street is loaded with all kinds of cooking utensils and kitchen items.