Summer is just around the corner (and with it the Kansai heat), so why not head to one of Japan’s “three most beautiful sights” (Nihon Sankei) which just so happens to be right next to[…]
On August 6th at one of Japan’s most ancient Shinto shrines tucked away on the northern side of central Kyoto, 60 young men prepare for a sacred struggle.
From the first time I visited Inari, or Fushimi Inari Taisha, in Kyoto I have been mesmerized by its beauty, history and tranquility.
With a Venetian atmosphere Omihachiman’s beautiful historical buildings and canal is one of those very rare off-the-beaten-path discoveries in Kansai.
Engulved in beautiful maple trees in autumn and plum trees in the spring, visiting Kitano may ensure good academic performance or heal your bodily ailments.
The beauty of koto can be experienced throughout Japan and as it offers many different styles each performance of its music tends to be unique.