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  • Rental cars are useful in a variety of situations, from travel to work to moving. Fewer people own cars these days, and with that, the number of people renting cars is increasing. So, "we recommend 7 car rental agencies "in Kyoto. We have compiled a wide range of rental car services, from the major car rental services that everyone knows to the local car rental stores that are firmly rooted in Kyoto. Each has different strengths in terms of rates, services, and variety of car models, so please compare them one by one. (The budgets listed are estimates. Please note that they may vary depending on the type of vehicle and time of use.)

    2023-05-24 Management office

  • Would you like to play in nature to the fullest on your days off? The Kansai area has both oceans and mountains, and there are many outdoor fields with excellent accessibility from the Keihanshin area. You can enjoy them on a day trip or incorporate them into one of the activities on your trip. Here are 10 outdoor experiences for families to enjoy.


  • The "Arashiyama, Kyoto "area is very rich in nature and full of typical Japanese atmosphere. This area is perfect for those who want a relaxing trip away from the hustle and bustle of the city. So, in this article, we will introduce four recommended hotels in the "Kyoto/Arashiyama "area where you can stay for between 10,000 yen and 50,000 yen.

    2023-05-15 Management office

  • With the weather getting warmer across the country, it is the time of year to get outside. This spring, why don't you go out into nature where flowers are blooming and the air is dazzlingly green, where you can take a stroll in an hour or two, or take a ropeway to feel the great outdoors. Even inexperienced climbers can easily get close to nature. Here are 10 hiking courses in spring in Japan.


  • Kyoto is home to many of Japan's most famous sightseeing spots, and is even considered a sacred place for school excursions. Recently, Kyoto has been gaining popularity among foreign tourists, and the sightseeing spots are evolving day by day. While sightseeing in Kyoto in a kimono with friends is fun, we also recommend a trip to enjoy the good old Japanese scenery alone, such as shrines, temples, and streets lined with machiya (traditional townhouses), as much as you like. In this article, we will introduce you to Kyoto's fashionable spots, where the collaboration of the old and the new creates a photogenic atmosphere. Why not enjoy your trip alone in Kyoto?


  • "When most people think of the Michelin Guide ", they probably think of starred restaurants. It is true that the restaurants that receive stars are all attractive places with high standards in various aspects. However, all of the restaurants are upscale and difficult to visit casually. So I recommend "Bib Gourmand "store. Bib Gourmand means "a dish that provides satisfaction beyond its price "and many conscientiously priced restaurants are featured. In this issue, we have compiled 13 of "Kyoto's Bib Gourmand stores ", among others. Please take a look at these restaurants, which are sure to satisfy you as much as starred restaurants.

    2023-04-25 Management office

  • Nara Prefecture is home to many World Heritage sites, national treasures, and important cultural assets. While the standard tourist spots such as Todai-ji Temple and Horyu-ji Temple are attractive, there are actually many other great tourist spots as well! In this issue, the author, who has worked in the travel industry for 7 years, will introduce you to the best places to visit in Nara.


  • Nihonbashi and Ota Road have become a sacred place for anime fans representing western Japan. It follows the same lineage as Akihabara in that it once flourished as an electric town and then as a radio town with goods and related products such as various anime works, manga, and games. For otaku living in western Japan and the Kansai region, it is truly a key point of interest. In this article, we will introduce its charms.

    2023-04-17 Management office

  • Many events have been canceled due to the Corona disaster, and many people may not be able to go to live shows. Recently, more and more small-scale events are being held with countermeasures in place, and live performances are gradually becoming more enjoyable. In such a situation, we would like to recommend Kyoto's live houses to those who love bands and live performances. Kyoto may have an image of being a tourist destination, but it is also a popular place for live performance lovers, hosting the summer outdoor festival "Kyoto Daisensen" and the winter "Porno Super Express". This article therefore compiles a list of "Kyoto's live music venues" recommended for those who love such live music, so please take a look.

    2023-04-11 Management office

  • Many people may have a strong impression that Osaka is known for its comedy, and Namba Grand kagetsu is known for its comedy. For those who want to see a real comedy performance when they come to Osaka, the Namba Grand kagetsu is the place to go. You can laugh and create wonderful memories in a fun space packed with comedy, including manzai, comedy comedy, and Yoshimoto Shinkigeki. We hope you will have access to it when you come to Osaka.

    2023-03-20 Management office

  • The "Kyoto Arashiyama" area has a number of sightseeing spots that are typical of Kyoto, such as the Wataratsuki Bridge. The area is also rich in nature, with beautiful mountains and rivers that have been carefully preserved. Therefore, this area has many beautiful natural greenery and landscapes overall, and is an essential spot for sightseeing in Kyoto, where you can get away from everyday life and relax just by walking around. In this article, we will introduce hotels in the Arashiyama area of Kyoto where you can stay for less than 10,000 yen.

    2023-03-17 Management office

  • The "Kawaramachi/Karasuma "area is one of the best tourist destinations in Kyoto. It is a place where many fashionable stores stand side by side and is always crowded with people. Since many young people and students visit this area, you may have an image that there are many budget hotels, but in fact, there are also a number of luxury hotels built for more than 50,000 yen, which is rich. In this issue, we will introduce four such recommended luxury hotels in the "Kawaramachi/Karasuma "area for more than 50,000 yen.

    2023-03-08 Management office

  • Awaji Island, a famous onion producing area, has an extraordinary facility covered in onions. Its name is "Uzuno-oka Onaruto Bridge Memorial Museum ". This time, we will tell you all about the charms of Uzu no Oka Onaruto Bridge Memorial Hall, an astonishing facility full of onion points.


  • I was looking forward to my trip to Kansai. However, it was raining, the worst possible condition. If you are unable to fully enjoy the destination you had in mind and would like to change to a place where you can have fun even if it rains, please read this article. Here are some places where you will be glad even if it rains.


  • The world's leading gourmet guidebook "Michelin Guide ". To be featured in Michelin, a restaurant must have a high level of quality of ingredients, culinary skill, originality, and many other aspects. Therefore, having a Michelin star alone is a sign of excellence. "When you are told that a restaurant has been awarded a Michelin star ", you want to try it even if you have never heard of it before. So here are 13 "Michelin-starred French and Italian "restaurants in Kyoto. We refer to the Michelin Guide for 2022. "You may visit Kyoto just for these restaurants ", so please read to the end.

    2023-02-08 Management office

  • NMB48 Theater is the permanent theater of NMB48 based in Namba, Osaka among the 48 groups of Mr. Yasushi Akimoto, one of the top idols in Japan. The bold land of sauce aromas and Kansai dialect was described as "an idle barren land ". However, NMB48 was under the jurisdiction of Yoshimoto Kogyo, and through close relationships with Yoshimoto comedians and others, NMB48 quickly rose to national prominence from Osaka to the rest of Japan. The most attractive point of this theater is that you can see such popular idols live on stage. Please check it out.

    2023-01-27 Management office

  • In the cold winter, you want to take a hot spring bath to warm up your body from the inside out. It is good to relax in a place with little snow or at a super public bath, but if you go to the trouble, why not enjoy a snow bath, which is only possible in winter? A warm onsen with a view of the snow is a special experience. Here are 10 snow viewing baths that can be easily enjoyed on a day trip without staying overnight.


  • Kawaramachi and Karasuma area is one of the most popular tourist spots in Kyoto. The area is always bustling with the many people who visit this place and is lined with stores of various genres. While there are traditional stores and high-end stores, there are also many food and general merchandise stores with affordable products, as well as Nishiki Market, a famous shopping street that attracts people of all ages and both sexes. In such Kawaramachi and Karasuma, of course, there are many hotels under 10,000 yen that anyone can easily use. In this article, we will introduce four such recommended hotels in Kawaramachi and Karasuma area where you can stay for less than 10,000 yen.

    2023-01-17 Management office

  • The Yoshimoto Mansai Theater (hereafter referred to as "Mangeki") is the largest permanent theater for comedy in Japan. When it comes to comedy, Osaka is the headquarter, and this is the place to enjoy the hottest and trendiest comedy in the Namba area, which is right in the middle of the city. The comedy stage is a dream come true, with popular and up-and-coming young comedians appearing one after the other, and in these days of comedy boom, we hope you will have access to it.

    2023-01-11 Management office

  • It is wonderful to be an adult with a favorite bar. Having a favorite bar is very convenient when you are on a trip, on a date, or when you have a little time on your hands. So, we would like to introduce nine "adult atmosphere hideaway jazz bars "in Kyoto. Kyoto may be associated with temples and shrines, but it is actually a city where live jazz and bands thrive. The stores introduced here range from traditional bars that focus on alcoholic beverages to those that are particular about sound equipment and those where you can enjoy authentic live music, such as those used by foreign artists for their live performances. Please find your favorite restaurant for your situation.

    2022-12-23 Management office

  • Horyu-ji Temple was the first temple in Japan to be registered as a World Heritage site. Although it is often associated with a staid image as a venerable temple, it is actually a very impressive and interesting place to visit. In this article, we will introduce some of the highlights of Horyu-ji Temple and how to make your visit more enjoyable.


  • In Kyoto, there are many attractive cafes, such as those renovated from old private homes and those offering unique Kyoto-style menus. It would be wonderful if you could visit such cafes with your pets. So, we would like to introduce eight "pet-friendly "cafes in Kyoto. Some cafes have menus for pets, pet salons, and hotels. We have introduced cafes in various areas of Kyoto, so please take a look at them for your reference.

    2022-12-20 Management office

  • Hello. In this article, I would like to introduce 7 recommended ryokan in the Gion area where you can stay with a budget of 10,000 to 50,000 yen. Although many people may have an image that ryokans in the Gion area are upscale facilities, we believe that ryokans with a budget of 10,000 to 50,000 yen can be used by a wide range of people, from students to adults. We hope you will enjoy Kyoto's traditional sightseeing at a ryokan such as the one introduced here, which is relatively budget-friendly.

    2022-12-14 Management office

  • Universal Studios Japan is the largest theme park in western Japan, and has recently become a favorite of many people, especially among the younger generation. The company has been particularly well-received for its collaboration with Japanese animation, while at the same time focusing on the world of Hollywood movies, and many anecdotes about how it led its business to a V-shaped recovery have been featured in books and on TV. We hope you will create wonderful, sparkling memories in a space that can be enjoyed by everyone, from the movie fans of the high street to the younger generation who love all the latest trends. In this article, we will focus on Universal Studios Japan's highlights and must-see spots.

    2022-12-02 Management office

  • Kyoto is often associated with famous tourist spots such as Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Arashiyama, but in fact, there are many attractive spots outside of Kyoto City that are not so well known. This time, we would like to focus on the Nagaokakyo and Muko City area, which is located almost on the border of Osaka Prefecture, and would like to introduce some recommended places that are loved by local residents as a hideout.


  • When you decide to go somewhere with your family on your next holiday, you may often wonder where there are spots where you and your children can have fun together. Here we will introduce some spots in the Kansai area that can be enjoyed by both parents and children.


  • The "Gion "area is famous as a fashionable area in Kyoto. In fact, Gion is also the location of a number of luxury hotels that charge over 50,000 yen. Staying at one of these luxury hotels in Gion, you can enjoy delicious food made from the finest ingredients, wonderful and attentive service, and the quiet and beautiful scenery of Gion with its Kyoto-like atmosphere to your heart's content, making for a rich stay that anyone would dream of. In this article, we will introduce four such luxury hotels in the Gion area of Kyoto that are priced at 50,000 yen or more.

    2022-11-10 Management office

  • Osaka offers a wide variety of delicious gourmet foods such as takoyaki, okonomiyaki, and kushikatsu. Yao City, the core city of Osaka, also has many delicious restaurants. Located in the Nakakawachi region of Osaka Prefecture, Yao City is adjacent to the southeastern part of Osaka City and is easily accessible from Osaka City. In this issue, we will introduce five recommended hamburger restaurants in Yao City that you should definitely try. Why not gobble up a delicious hamburger?


  • Kyoto is a city with a traditional "Japanese "atmosphere. The historical architecture and culture of the city still remain strong even today. Because Kyoto is such a city, the atmosphere of its hotels is also unique and appealing. In this issue, we will introduce recommended hotels near Kawaramachi and Karasuma areas, which are the most popular areas in Kyoto, ranging from hotels in the 10,000 yen per night range to slightly more upscale luxury hotels. They are all well located, ideal for sightseeing, and full of charm. Please find your favorite hotel and visit Kyoto.

    2022-10-21 Management office

  • Hello. In this article, I would like to introduce about 7 spots in Kyoto prefecture where you can see the recommended autumn leaves. Kyoto Prefecture is a city with unspoken traditional scenery and still retains a wonderful taste of the original Japanese landscape. The multiplication of the calm Japanese cityscape and the reddish autumn leaves is unique, and as a Japanese, you should definitely see it at least once.

    2022-10-13 Management office

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