Category Guide

  • History
  • Culture & Facilities
  • Hot springs
  • Food & Specialty Products
  • Experience
  • Nature
  • Shopping
  • Accomodations

Welcome to Hyogo

Experience the sights, sounds, and tastes of Hyogo. Let us inspire you.

Hyogo What's New

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Himeji Castle celebrates its anniversary as a World Heritage Site

April to December 2015 Tajimawaru Premium Tour Bus
Kobe City offers Free Wi-Fi for non-Japanese Tourists
May 30 - 31 2015 Aioi Peron Festival
From Fri Mar 20 Takeda Castle Ruins to Reopen with Ticket Prices to Rise
Date: From Sun Mar 1 JR-WEST RAIL: New Passes launch, Valid Area to Expand
Sep 16 - Jan 11 2016 British Museum Exhibition: A History of the World in 100 Objects
Sat Dec 19 & Sun Dec 20 Takasago LumiNight
Wed Dec 23 – Sun Mar 13 Kamakura Restaurant & Bar
Fri Dec 11 Himeji Castle celebrates its anniversary as a World Heritage Site
Oct 30 2015 – Jan 31 2016 Kobe Illuminage
Annual Events

Model Courses - various courses in each area

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Himeji Excursion: Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a Famous Film Location

Course visiting Shoshazanenkyouji, known for Himeji Castle (World Heritage Site) and as the filming location for the movie “The Last Samurai”

Cruise Around Kobe: Food, Fashion, and Love -Seaside Course-

A day trip in what many considers Japan's most fashionable city, Kobe.

Kinosaki Hot Springs: stroll around the hot spring town in yukata (Japanese cotton kimono) and geta (Japanese wooden sandals) & enjoy delicious seafood

Course dedicated to experience Kinosaki Onsen, the top hot spring town in Kansai region. Rent a car and enjoy the road trip!

San’in Coast & Hot Springs: Visit the potential location of the National Geopark

San'in Coast is currently being proposed to become one of the sites for International Network of Geoparks. Yumura Onsen was selected as a filming site for a Japanese TV drama because of its beauty.

Area Information

Hyogo Area Map
Hyogo Prefecture Hyogo Prefecture Awaji Tamba Tajima Harima Hanshin Kobe Tajima Harima Tamba Kobe Hanshin Awaji