The Kita-Harima region in Hyogo Prefecture is where 35° north latitude and 135° east longitude cross,
and is made up of six municipalities : Nishiwaki City, Miki City, Ono City, Kasai City, Kato City and
Taka Town. Surrounded by the remaining virgin landscape of Japan here and there, you will find
mental peace as time seems to pass slowly.
Traditional crafts fostered by true craftsmanship, traditional cultures, agricultural crops produced by
warm climate and the rich natural environment, and local dishes handed down through the long
history - you will find people's lifestyles deeply rooted in this place.
If you are traveling Japan, don't miss Kita-Harima and all that it has to offer. And if you want to know
more about the region, you should come and walk, see and eat and talk to the local people. Dramatic, beautiful and
attractive Kita-Harima will definitely make your trip a pleasure.
At your first visit, the region will bring back your memories of scents, sounds and sights from your childhood.
This experience will enrich your heart and impress you. Please visit and enjoy Kita-Harima.
Science and art meet at the bellybutton of Japan
The two-storied pagoda is colored
Fully enjoy the nature of the four seasons
Old scenery maintained to the present day
Magnificent and heroic festivals as part of the three major festivals of the Banshu region
Two days to get to know the tradition of Miki, the city of metal hardware production
Two seasonal flowers bloom
Two national treasures that represent Kamakura culture
A world of relaxation in the deep embrace of nature
A space of recreation and relaxation provided by the seasonal flowers and greenery
The ancient temple built in the 7th century is a treasure trove of rich Buddhist culture
A park where you can experience the 1,300-year history since Harima-no-kuni Fudoki
A wide variety of baths
Fun for the whole family!
A resort area full of appeal
One of the "100 best rice terraces of Japan"
Where the art and culture of the region starts
Experience traditional papermaking
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
Nishiwaki City (Commerce and tourism section)/
Nishiwaki City Tourist Association
Nishiwaki Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Miki City (Commerce and tourism section)
Miki City Tourism Association
Miki Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Yokawa Society of Commerce & Industry
Ono City (Tourism section) /
Ono City Tourism Association
Ono Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Kasai City (Culture, tourism, and sports section) /
Kasai City Tourism Association
Kasai Tourist Information Center
Kasai Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Kato City (Commercial and tourism section)
Kato City Tourism Association
Kato Society of Commerce & Industry
Taka Town (Commercial and tourism section) /
Taka Town Tourism Association
Taka Society of Commerce & Industry
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
Miki City :: Guide Volunteer Miki
(Where to apply) Miki City Tourism Association
Ono City :: Ono Guide Himawari
(Where to apply) Ono City Tourism Association
Kasai City :: Kasai Historic Road Volunteer Guide
(Where to apply) Kasai City Tourism Association
Kato City :: Kato Tourism Volunteer Association
(Where to apply) Kato City Tourism Association
Taka Town :: Taka Friendly Volunteer Guide
(Where to apply) Naka Friendly Museum
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