THE TRUE SOUL
Kansai, the former capital of Japan, has forever remained at the center of the country's historical development. A trip to the region offers the visitor a glimpse into a 1,400 year heritage rich in art,history and culture.
This guide book presents an exploration of 12 areas of cultural significance and includes five World
Heritage Sites, a journey to Japan's spiritual heartland and seven spectacular scenic views. By exploring these areas you'll gain a unique insight into the spirituality, beauty and aesthetics of the Japanese way of life. Visit Kansai, and experience the true soul of Japan.
The Kansai area of Japan boasts a rich cultural heritage and contains a number of prominent UNESCO World Heritage Sites that should be on everyone’s must-see list.From the stunning Himeji Castle to the serene temples of Kyoto and Nara, there are countless historical treasures to explore.
Picture-perfect lakes, wind-swept dunes, seaside panoramas… away from the hustle and bustle of the cities are some areas of outstanding natural beauty that deserve to be included in any Kansai itinerary.
Explore the breathtaking scenery and stunning World Heritage Sites in this loop of Northern Kansai.
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Legacies & Mother Nature
Course around the highlights of Kansai with world heritage and superb views along with the charm of the four seasons.
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Spiritual & Cultural places.
Discover the Spiritual heartland of Kansai and the ancient World Heritage Sites of Kyoto, Nara and Kumano.