Where is Kansai?

Kansai is the cultural and historic heart of Japan. Since the beginning of Japan’s written records, the Kansai region was the seat of all poltical and cultural influence.  
Yet each part of the Kansai region remains distinct from one another. Even beyond that the outlying smaller cities also retain, not only distinct personalities, but very unique and often ancient histories….

Osaka

The capitol of Kansai

Kyoto

The cultural hub of Japan

Nara

The birth place of Japan

Shiga

Lake Biwa and unique culture

Hyogo

The modernization and the history

Wakayama

Pretty Ocean and mountains

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