Kita-Harima in Hyogo is where Japan's original landscape remains. Your experience here will enrich your heart.

ハートにぐっと北播磨
Kato City

Takino Hot Springs Pokapo

Takino Hot Springs Pokapo

A wide variety of baths

The nature-rich location of the hot springs in the mountains is the attraction. The salt spring contains calcium, sodium, and chloride with an abundance of minerals from the ancient seawater. Sink into the hot water to slowly heat your body from the core. The hot water boasts a great, long-lasting thermal effect. The Mountain Spring depicts Mt. Gobu with its rich greenery, and the River Spring depicts Toryunada (a scenic area featuring wild rocks) in the Kakogawa River. Additionally, a wide variety of open-air baths, waterfall showers, and houseboat saunas are available to enjoy. One can heal the fatigue of daily life in relaxation while enjoying the various types of baths.

PHONE 0795-48-1126
ADDRESS 1283-1 Shimotakino, Kato
HOURS 10:00-22:00 (reception until 21:00)
Closed on the second Wednesday every month (open if it is a national holiday)
FEE 600 yen
ACCESS 5 min. by car from Takinoyashiro IC on the Chugoku Expressway

Hyogo Prefectural Harima Central Park

Hyogo Prefectural Harima Central Park

Fun for the whole family!

Blessed with a rich natural environment including the hills surrounded by green forests and the lakes of different sizes, the park is equipped with an outdoor stage, athletic facilities for baseball and tennis, Fujii Denko Cycle Land, gardens of the four seasons, a children's forest, children's river, and other various facilities. The popular park is used for cultural activities, sports, and recreation. (The use of fire within the park, such as for a barbeque or cookout, is prohibited.)

PHONE 0795-48-5289
Harima Central Park Management Office, Hyogo Parks & Horticulture Association
ADDRESS 1275-8 Shimotakino, Kato
ACCESS Approx. 5 min. from Takinoyashiro IC on the Chugoku Expressway

Fujii Denko Cycle Land
HOURS 9:00-17:00
No closing days from March to November; Closed on Tuesdays from December to February (If Tuesday is a national holiday, closed on the following day)

Yashiro Kamogawa-no-sato (Yashiro Kamogawa Village)

Yashiro Kamogawa-no-sato (Yashiro Kamogawa Village)

A resort area full of appeal

The resort area offers a fascinating display of the abundance of nature. The main building has a restaurant and training rooms and can also be used as a hotel. The area also has a log cottage, tennis court, ground-golfing range, and putting range close by, and is well suited for recreation. Barbeques / cookouts can also be enjoyed on the camp site during the summer.

PHONE 0795-45-0111
0795-45-1919 (direct line to the restaurant)
ADDRESS 1061-100 Kamikamogawa, Kato
HOURS 8:00-21:00
Closed on the second Thursday every month (except August), during the New Year holidays
The restaurant is closed on Wednesdays
ACCESS 20 min. by car from Takinoyashiro IC on the Chugoku Expressway

Kamikamogawa Sumiyoshi Shrine Shinjimai (Divine Dance)

Kamikamogawa Sumiyoshi Shrine Shinjimai (Divine Dance)

Performed on the first Saturday and Sunday of October

The divine dance has been performed for 700 years. The nation designated this as an Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property. The dance originates from the traditional performance art Dengaku Noh and incorporates both sword dance and lion dance.

PHONE 0795-48-3046
(Cultural asset section, Kato City)
ADDRESS 571 Kamikamogawa, Kato
ACCESS 20 min. by car from Hyogo-Tojo IC on the Chugoku Expressway

Roadside Station Tojo

Roadside Station Tojo

Treasure trove of Kita-Harima souvenirs

Along with the sale of specialty goods and agricultural products, the station has a restaurant where one can enjoy the local specialty foods. The place is convenient for resting after a long drive.

PHONE 0795-47-2400
HOURS 9:00-19:00 (The restaurant is open from 9:00-21:00 [last order 20:30])
There are no scheduled holidays for the specialty goods shop "Yumemachibito"
ACCESS Immediately following the Hyogo-Tojo IC on the Chugoku Expressway

Gobusan Komyo-ji Temple

Gobusan Komyo-ji Temple

One of the best autumn leaves-viewing spot in Kita-Harima

The peak of Mt. Gobu, where this temple is located, is one of the "fifty best forest parks of Hyogo." The scenery during the four seasons, especially the autumn leaves, is remarkable.

PHONE 0795-48-0995
(Kato City Tourism Association)
ADDRESS Komyoji, Kato
ACCESS 5 min. by car from Takinoyashiro IC on the Chugoku Expressway

Contact information related to tourism in Kita-Harima

Service is available only in Japanese.

Kita-Harima Regional Tourism Association /
Kita-Harima District Administration Office, Hyogo Prefecture
Office. 1075-2 Yahiro, Kato, Hyogo 673-1431
Phone. 0795-42-9447

Nishiwaki City

Nishiwaki City (Commerce and tourism section)/
Nishiwaki City Tourist Association
Phone. 0795-22-3111
Nishiwaki Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Phone. 0795-22-3901

Miki City

Miki City (Commerce and tourism section)
Phone. 0794-82-2000
Miki City Tourism Association
Phone. 0794-83-8400
Miki Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Phone. 0794-82-3190
Yokawa Society of Commerce & Industry
Phone. 0794-72-1406

Ono City

Ono City (Tourism section) /
Ono City Tourism Association
Phone. 0794-63-1929
Ono Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Phone. 0794-63-1161

Kasai City

Kasai City (Culture, tourism, and sports section) /
Kasai City Tourism Association
Phone. 0790-42-8715
Kasai Tourist Information Center
Phone. 0790-42-8823
Kasai Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Phone. 0790-42-0416

Kato City

Kato City (Commercial and tourism section)
Phone. 0795-43-0530
Kato City Tourism Association
Phone. 0795-48-0995
Kato Society of Commerce & Industry
Phone. 0795-42-0253

Taka Town

Taka Town (Community promotion section) /
Taka Town Tourism Association
Phone. 0795-32-4779
Taka Society of Commerce & Industry
Phone. 0795-32-2161

Kita-Harima Tourism Volunteer Guide Information

We will guide you through the history and culture of the region. Please do not hesitate to apply.

Nishiwaki City :: Denku Guide
(Where to apply) Kita-Harima Den-en Kukan Museum General Information Center
Phone. 0795-25-2370

Miki City :: Guide Volunteer Miki
(Where to apply) Miki City Tourism Association
Phone. 0794-83-8400

Ono City :: Ono Guide Himawari
(Where to apply) Ono City Tourism Association
Phone. 0794-63-1929

Kasai City :: Kasai Historic Road Volunteer Guide
(Where to apply) Kasai Tourist Information Center
Phone. 0790-42-8823

Kato City :: Kato Tourism Volunteer Association
(Where to apply) Kato City Tourism Association
Phone. 0795-48-0995

Taka Town :: Taka Friendly Volunteer Guide
(Where to apply) Naka Friendly Museum
Phone. 0795-32-0685

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