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Mt. Shiraga (白髪岳)

  Mt. Shiraga is a bald, rocky peak sandwiched between Sanda and Sasayama cities in central Hyogo Prefecture. The unspoilt panoramic views and tranquil forest make it one of Kansai’s hidden treasures.     Access: From Osaka  (大阪) station, take a kaisoku train on the JR Fukuchiyama line (福知山線) bound for Sasayama-guchi …

Mount Taishaku (帝釈山)

  Surrounded by serene broadleaf forests, Mt. Taishaku is a secluded peak in western Kobe city with wonderful views of Awaji Island …

Mount Seppiko (雪彦山)

  Mt. Seppiko (Wikipedia) is a collection of vertical crags located due north of Himeji city in Hyogo Prefecture. The cliff faces …

Hyonosen (氷ノ山)

  Hyonosen is the highest mountain in Hyogo Prefecture, and the only peak in the Kansai area where you can see the …

Ibogawa River at Tatsuno

 Way out in western Hyogo, the town of Tatsuno, affectionately referred to as “the little Kyoto of Harima”, is rich in history …

Suma Beach

  The biggest, most popular beach in the Kansai region. Tons of parties, with restaurants and bars located right on the beach. At …