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
Ono City

Himawari-no-oka Park (Sunflower Hill Park)

Himawari-no-oka Park (Sunflower Hill Park)

Two seasonal flowers bloom

The park is located on National Route 175, and brings in the largest number of visitors (approx. 700,000 people yearly) among the parks in Kita-Harima. In the farmland in front of the park. A total of 380,000 sunflowers (the city flower) bloom during summer, and in autumn, blooming cosmoses create a flower carpet. Within the park are the symbolic Sunflower Tower, flower beds throughout the four seasons, a fountain where kids can play, a multipurpose field, large playground equipment, shops (San Patio Ono and O-st), a restaurant, and the Chaicom children's house.

PHONE 0794-62-1147 (Park Center)
ADDRESS 1545-321 Kiyotani-cho, Ono
HOURS 8:30-17:00
ACCESS 10 min. by car from Miki-Ono IC on the Sanyo Expressway

Jodo-ji Temple (National treasure)

Jodo-ji Temple (National treasure)

Two national treasures that represent Kamakura culture

The Jodo-do Hall, a national treasure, was built in the early years of the Kamakura period (1192-1333) and is a valuable building that shows us the great Buddha construction style, which is same as the Great South Gate (Nandaimon) of Todai-ji Temple. The triad of standing Amitabha statues (a national treasure; the tallest one is 5.3 m tall) in the hall was created by the famous sculptor Kaikei. The statues lit by the late afternoon sun from behind represent Buddha coming to welcome the spirits of the dead.

PHONE 0794-62-2651 (Hoji-in Temple)
0794-62-4318 (Kanki-in Temple)
ADDRESS 2094 Kiyotani-cho, Ono
HOURS 9:00-12:00, 13:00-16:00
(Open until 17:00 during summer)
FEE 500 yen
ACCESS 10 min. by car from Miki-Ono IC on the Sanyo Expressway

Ono Alps / Kisumino Miharashi-no-Mori (Kisumino View Forest)

Ono Alps / Kisumino Miharashi-no-Mori (Kisumino View Forest)

Take a stroll while feeling the greenery and wind

The Ono Alps has a hiking course from Kamoike pond to Hakuundani Hot Springs Yupika, where one can stroll through the natural mountain scenery. In particular, one can fully enjoy the beauty of nature and the gentle wind in the Kisumino Miharashi-no-Mori forest.

PHONE 0794-63-1929
(Ono City Tourism Association)
ADDRESS Kishi-cho, Ono
ACCESS A 30 min. walk from Onomachi Station on the JR Kakogawa Line

Ao Toyukan Arute

Ao Toyukan Arute

Pottery class and one-day pottery experience

A full-fledged pottery-experiencing facility located near Ao Station on the JR Kakogawa Line. The facility offers pottery classes as well as one-day painting or potter's wheel experience courses. The works are displayed at the hall. The hall can also be used as a communal space for local residents and train users.

PHONE 0794-66-7789
ADDRESS 1816-7 Ao-cho, Ono
HOURS Open year round (except New Year holidays)
9:00-17:00 (Open until 22:00 on Fridays and Saturdays)
FEE Hand forming / painting / parent and child courses : 600 yen each, potter's wheel course : 900 yen, child course : 300 yen
(For people living outside of the city, +50% each)
ACCESS In front of Ao Station

Ono Festival

Ono Festival

Summer evening colored by fireworks and dance

At the largest summer festival in Kita-Harima, 140,000 people gather in Ono. You can enjoy the fireworks display and the Ono Koi Odori (Ono love dance). Date: Mid-August (The first Saturday and Sunday after the Obon vacation)

PHONE 0794-63-8156 (The festival committee)
ADDRESS 917-1 Oji-cho, Ono
(Around the Oike General Park)
ACCESS A 20 min. walk from Ono Station on the Kobe Electric Railway Ao Line

Hakuundani Hot Springs Yupika

Hakuundani Hot Springs Yupika

A world of relaxation in the deep embrace of nature

The Forest Hot Spring has a dome bath with a great view of the forest, the Waterside Hot Spring has baths made from beautiful and fragrant cypress and boasts a great view of the waterside, and the White Cloud Hot Spring is a bath for people with special needs. In addition, there are bedrock baths with 22 individual beds.

PHONE 0794-70-0261
ADDRESS 1000-1 Kibita-cho, Ono
HOURS 10:00-22:00 (Reception until 21:30)
Open year round (except during periodic inspections and New Year holidays)
FEE Adult: 600 yen, elementary school student: 300 yen
ACCESS 10 min. by car from Miki-Ono IC on the Sanyo 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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