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Looking to do something more involved than sightseeing? Below are activities not included in the Crafts & Factories section. (Check out Goldfish Scooping. It’s awesome.)

Fruit Picking

  There are lots of fruit picking choices in Kansai. Plenty of farms and facilities allow visitors to come in and choose their own fruit and vegetables. You can either purchase produce by volume, or do all-you-can-eat on site. Obviously, what’s available depends on the season. As far as we …

Goldfish Scooping (Nara)

  Believe it or not, goldfish scooping (金魚すくい, 金魚掬い Kingyo-sukui) is a national sport in Japan. Although, while national, it should be noted …