Soji-Ji is a temple in the suburbs of Osaka that Donatello, Michelangelo, and the rest of the ninja turtles would feel right at home.
I love animals but I had trouble finding places to see them in Japan. I created this guide to help others visit animal related attractions in Kansai.
Ise-Shima National Park famed for its beautiful coastal scenery, bountiful seafood like the Ise Ebi, female free divers, and having the holiest shrines in Shintoism, Ise-Jingu.
The city of Tamba Sasayama is called a “little Kyoto” but those are a dime a dozen . What makes it stand out is its wild boar eating culture.
Yamato Koriyama in Nara prefecture is "the city of goldfish" . This refers to its long history of goldfish cultivation so no need for scuba gear .
Uji is one of only a few places in Japan, where cormorant fishing is still done.At night, Fisherman fish using trained cormorants and fire.