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The local travel guide to Kansai

Whether it’s your first trip to Japan or not, Kansai Local offers a no-nonsense, specialist and authentic travel guide to the best bits of Kyoto, Osaka, Nara and Yoshino, and other Kansai spots. 

The local travel guide to Kansai

Whether it’s your first trip to Japan or not, Kansai Local offers a no-nonsense, specialist and authentic travel guide to the best bits of Kyoto, Osaka, Nara and Yoshino, and other Kansai spots. 

The local travel guide to Kansai

Whether it’s your first trip to Japan or not, Kansai Local offers a no-nonsense, specialist and authentic travel guide to the best bits of Kyoto, Osaka, Nara and Yoshino, and other Kansai spots. 

The local travel guide to Kansai

Whether it’s your first trip to Japan or not, Kansai Local offers a no-nonsense, specialist and authentic travel guide to the best bits of Kyoto, Osaka, Nara and Yoshino, and other Kansai spots. 

The local travel guide to Kansai

Whether it’s your first trip to Japan or not, Kansai Local offers a no-nonsense, specialist and authentic travel guide to the best bits of Kyoto, Osaka, Nara and Yoshino, and other Kansai spots. 

The local travel guide to Kansai

Whether it’s your first trip to Japan or not, Kansai Local offers a no-nonsense, specialist and authentic travel guide to the best bits of Kyoto, Osaka, Nara and Yoshino, and other Kansai spots. 

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Kyoto

京都

Nara

奈良

Osaka

大阪

Yoshino

吉野

Check out what to do during each season in Kansai.

Spring

March - May

Summer

June - September

Autumn

September - November

Winter

December - February

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I want you to experience the magic and beauty of Japan that I have experienced growing up here. And I believe the only way to do this is to go ‘off the beaten path’ and experience the real authentic Japan. 

This website provides a no-nonsense, specialist and local's travel guide on the best things to do in Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, and Yoshino. Kansai Local is updated very regularly to bring you the best travel guide on Kansai.

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