This site is official site (multiple languages version) of Hyogo Tourism Association of Hyogo, Japan.
We send sightseeing information of Kobe, Himeji, Kinosaki, Awaji and introduce highlight information such as information of tourist attraction, Onsen, events.


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Hyogo prefecture offers much to see and do with its nature, sports, industry, transportation, and museums. Hyogo boasts a wide variety of sites that are unique in the world including the world’s longest suspension bridge Akashi Kaikyou Bridge, San’in Kaigan Geopark, Takarazuka Opera, and ‘Nada sake’ loved by people worldwide. Hyogo prefecture offers many experiences that will impress, such as nature experiences including hiking and kayaking, handicraft experiences including Japanese candle and pottery making, as well as the memorial hall of Tezuka Osamu, a famous Japanese cartoonist.

San'in Kaigan Geopark

San’in Kaigan Geopark affiliated with the Global Geopark network offers various experiences. Among which, we recommend kayaking. You can observed the impressive coastline while looking out at the beautiful view of the Japanese coast.You can even enter caves that boats cannot enter. At Takeno Kaigan, the spot called the blue cave is very beautiful.



Tachikui Sue-no-Sato (Tachikui Pottery Village)

Of town where Tanba-yaki Ware which is one of the oldest ceramics is made as for the Tachikui Sue-no-Sato (Tachikui Pottery Village) in Japan leading. You can try your hand at clay work and ceramics painting here. There is also a museum within the hall to learn about the history and technique of tanbayaki. Pottery can be purchased at ‘Kamamoto-yokocho’. Tambayaki pottery is dotted around the surrounding area.



The Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum

The Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum is a museum dedicated to Osamu Tezuka, a legendary Japanese cartoonist. The museum is located in the Takarazuka city where Osamu Tezuka was born. Character goods and original prints such as of Astro Boy are on display within the hall. There is even a space where you can try animating your own cartoon. The library offers Tezuka’s manga translated into foreign languages to read.




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