A journey filled with historical heritage including five World Heritage sites,
sacred grounds of faith, myths, legends, aesthetics of Japanese traditional beauty,
natural beauty, spiritual culture, life culture.

A Journey into the Kansai Spiritual
& Cultural place

  • Discover the Spiritual heartland of Kansai and the ancient World Heritage Sites of Kyoto, Nara and Kumano.



  • Copyright c2017 KANSAI Tourism Bureau All Right Reserved. All itineraries are planned by KANSAI Tourism Bureau, so please inform us when you make a reservation / arrangement of the tours.
  • All itineraries are not travel commodity, so KANSAI Tourism Bureau doesn’t have the responsibility to guarantee the booking of the itinerary.
  • All information contained in this itineraries are based on data as of September 2017, and is subject to change due to the traffic condition, therevision of the train schedule.
  • Train / bus fares, admission fees, and accommodation charges may change without notice.
  • Hotel, Meals, English-speaking guide / assistant service are not included.
Let's use Public Transportation to Explore Kansai

Learn More and Find the Depth of Kansai region!


The Kansai area, former capital of Japan, offers a variety of profound charms that even many Japanese are not aware of! This website introduces recommended tour routes for you to enjoy the depth and splendor of Kansai, with the use of public transportation.