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兵庫県知事登録 旅行サービス手配業 第5号                         Hyogo Pref.Gov.Reg. Travel Service Arrangements No.5

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Introdution of the region

<Route A : Northwest KANSAI>

SAN'IN Coast

SAN'IN Coast is not yet well-known to foreigners
but nationally famous for its rich nature and fresh
& delicious foods.
You can enjoy not only beautiful  scenery of coastline and mountains but also typical Japanese country life through a year
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KINOSAKI Onsen

KINOSAKI was awarded the name of 'The Best Onsen Town in Japan' by the guide book Lonely Planet also received 2 stars in the Michelin Green Guide Japan.
You can enjoy the atmosphere of the traditional spa town of Japan.

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Snow Resort

KAN’ABE, full-fledged ski resort of the lowest altitude in Japan, is located only 2.5hours from OSAKA city, where you can enjoy not only skiing and snowboarding, but also snow picnic and the sled on the longest exclusive hill in Japan.
 

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HIMEJI

HIMEJI is famous for its castle which was founded in the 17th century and is registered as a World Cultural Heritage in 1993.
Please visit and enjoy the world of the SAMURAI.


 

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KOBE

KOBE is not only famous brand name of beef but it has been world trade port since the 12th century except for 300 years of national isolation period. Today we can visit many foreigners’ residences built by Western style in the 19th century.

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<Route B : Northeast KANSAI = HOKURIKU>

SHIGA

SHIGA is located in the east of KYOTO and is well known with the largest lake “Biwako” in Japan. Old days this region was called “Omi”, and in the Middle Ages it was often become a stage of war due to its geographical importance as hub which connects east-west and Hokuriku region.

 

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FUKUI 

FUKUI is a natural rich region located in the north of KYOTO and SHIGA, and it has  the port of good quality in Wakasa Bay. In the Middle Ages it had become window of trade with the continent, also after 17th century it became an important port of call of the Sea of Japan route.


 

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TOYAMA

TOYAMA is the region where you can enjoy a virgin landscape and great nature of Japan.
The North faces the Sea of Japan, the Japan Alps towering in the south.
The mountainous region has Gokayama registered as the World Heritage site. 
There is also the only area where glaciers existing in Japan.

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Kanazawa

During the 17-19 century KANAZAWA prospered as a castle town of Kaga clan with the largest rice crop among feudal lords, the population size was the fourth largest after Edo(Tokyo), Osaka and Kyoto. It has attracted a lot of people that the many traditional crafts and one of Japan's three major gardens “Kenrokuen”, completed by the culture of Samurai and the common people.

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Shirakawa/Takayama 

SHIRAKAWA village in Gifu Prefecture, which is located in the south of TOYAMA , has been registered as a World Heritage Site along with the Gokayama in Toyama Prefecture in 1995.
Takayama city located in the south of SHIRAKAWA is well known by archetypal Japanese landscpape.




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<Route C : South KANSAI>

NARA

NARA had been the capital of Japan for 80years in the 8th century before Kyoto became the capital. The old town is said to have been made by imitating the Changan in China.
Medieval streets and the Buddhist temple has attracted a lot of visitors. The name of the Japanese race, "Yamato" is the name of this district.

 

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WAKAYAMA 

WAKAYAMA is located in the south of Osaka. This region has a plenty of nature as sea, river, waterfall, rocks, mountains that joined with the faith and has created holy places, such as Koyasan and Kumano in the Middle Age. You will be not only impressed to see the great nature but also filled with solemn feeling when you walk on the approach to the temples and shrines.

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MIE

MIE is located between Nara and Nagoya.
Mie has 3 main 
attractions such as the "Ninja" "Pearl" "Ise Grand Shrines".
If you know the history and background of these 3 items, you are a quite Japan hand.







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<Route E : CHUGOKU = West Honshu>

OKAYAMA

OKAYAMA, located in west of HIMEJI, is semiarid through a year and it is said that "Sunny Okayama".
Using mild climate, cultivation of rice, Muscat and peach is popular and the coastal fishing is also popular in the Inland Sea of Seto.






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HIROSHIMA

HIROSHIMA, located in west of OKAYAMA, possesses the World's Heritage Sites, Hiroshima Peace Memorial and Itsukushima-jinja.
Culture of oysters and ‘Okonomiyaki’ are famous, so please try.







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YAMAGUCHI

YAMAGUCHI,located in the westernmost tip in Honshu, is next toKyushu across the Kanmon Strait of only 600M.
After national isolation of 300 years, young people who learned at a private school of only 20 M2 in Hagi-city, laid the basis for the modernization of Japan. (A classroom was registered with the World's Heritage Site in 2015.)


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SHIMANE

SHIMANE, located in the east of YAMAGUCHI and the north of HIROSHIMA has a famous power spot, Izumo-taisha which is said that Gods gather from all over Japan in October of the lunar calendar.
World Heritage Iwami silver mine, the national treasure Matsue Castle, Japanese garden that becomes Japanese best for 12 continuous years have must-see value.
 

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TOTTORI 

TOTTORI, located in the east of Shimane, has one of Japan's four major famous mountains Daisen, the largest sand dunes in Japan and wonderful coastline.









 

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<Route F : SHIKOKU - SETO INLAND SEA Side >

SHIMANAMI
EXPRESSWAY

SHIMANAMI Expressway is a scenic toll road of 46.6 km which consists of 7 big bridges to several islands between Honshu and Shikoku, and bicycle road also runs alongside.
It obtains one star from Michelin.







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EHIME

EHIME has a lot of fascination such as citrus production utilizing a mild weather, farming of sea bream utilizing beautiful sea, Dogo onsen, which has 3,000-year history, is said that the oldest onsen in Japan, and Imabari high quality towel used at the 5 stars hotel in the world.




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KAGAWA

KAGAWA might be said to hometown of Udon (wheat - flour noodle) and Bonsai. As Kagawa calls itself  ‘Udon Prefecture’, its consumption is very high, and actually resident who doesn’t eat Udon even once a week, is only one among 10 people.
Japan's Bonsai is well known to the world, but it is not well known that its 80% is brought up in Kagawa.

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TOKUSHIMA

Anyone if Japanese people knows "Tokushima Awa Dance". It is one of Japan's three large ''Bon dance'' which started about 400 years ago. More than 100 million spectators and 10 million dancers join in four days.
All who experience this festival will be impressed by its power and beauty.

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Experience

< Natural Experience >

Trekking

Sea Kayak

Snow Shoe/Sledding  

< Japanese cooking lesson in Kyoto>

< Educational Plan >

   Message from CEO

We have various plans for travel agencies,educational organizations & individuals in Kansai, Hokuriku, Chugoku and Seto Inland Sea. Please contact us.