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Tamba Area

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Tamba Area located in central part of Hyogo is characterized by rural scenery and is place that can meet original scenery of farm village of Japan. It is area where brand farm products are produced, and Tamba Black beans, Tamba Chestnuts, Tamba Matsutake Mushroom is high-quality ingredient of Japanese dishes which it is useful in restaurant of Kyoto. Sasayama is known as Castle town and is area where traditional Japanese cityscape remains. It is classic sightseeing course that a lot of famous spots of colored leaves go round shrines and temples which Autumn is colored leaf, and changes color. Tanba-yaki Ware with the history of 800 years features simple taste and can enjoy ceramic art activities.

Sasayama Castle/Daisho-in

The remnants of Sasayama Castle are among the finest examples of castle architecture in Japan. Today only the massive stone walls remain of the original building. The current Osho-in, rebuilt in April 2000, houses exhibits showing the appearance of Sasayama Castle in earlier eras and the form of the castle town that sprang up around it. Surrounded with an outer moat brimming with water, the castle remains are famed as an ideal place to admire the cherry blossoms. Japanese traditional cityscape remains as Castle town, and mansions of samurai can observe the outskirts.

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Tachikui Sue-no-Sato (Tachikui Pottery Village)

One, Tanba-yaki Ware of ceramics kiln which is the oldest in Japan. In Tachikui Sue-no-Sato, ceramic art activities which can enjoy clay work and painting is made. In addition, there is "Kamamoto-Yokocho" which museum which can learn the history and technique of Tanba-yaki Ware, 55 earthenware of pottery can purchase in hall. Scattered around the buildings are a number of examples of Tamba-yaki pottery, and a pathway lined with pottery beckons with a pleasant stroll.

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Tamba maple Miyama

It is dotted with temples where colored leaves are beautiful in Tamba City, and call Entsuji Temple in particular, Sekiganji Temple, Kogenji Temple that colored leaves circulation around 9 ke temples is popular with Tamba maple Miyama, and person that there is many visits. Including colored leaves shining in colored leaves coloring triple tower, pond of the precincts is very tasteful. The best time to admire the fall colors is in November, and many temples hold events at this time of year.

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