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Sightseeing Areas

Kansai has some fun places to hang out and which serve as an excellent introduction to the area for visitors.

Arashiyama Scenic Area

  Arashiyama (嵐山) (Wikipedia) is a lovely, nature-centric area in western Kyoto. The area has been a popular destination since the Heian Period (794-1185). Arashiyama is particularly …

Kobe Chinatown

  Kobe Chinatown (Official Website | Wikipedia) is a blaze of Chinese red within the international city of Kobe. Unlike the only …

Kobe Harborland & Meriken Park

   Kobe Harborland (Official Website) is a very famous seaside location. There are many shops and restaurants, some featuring legendary Kobe beef. …

Mount Hiei (比叡山) Area

  Mount Hiei Hike Garden Museum Hiei Enryakuji Temple Kokuhoden Museum Mt. Hiei (Wikipedia) is the second highest mountain in Kyoto, at 848 meters …