Hyogo Prefecture
Kansai Region /

Hyogo Prefecture

Hyogo Prefecture (Ɍ, Hyōgo-ken) is located in the Kansai Region, stretching from the Seto Inland Sea to the Sea of Japan. Its largest city and prefectural capital is Kobe, its most famous tourist attraction is Himeji Castle, and its best known hot spring resorts are Arima and Kinosaki.

What To See

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Kinosaki

Pleasant, old-fashioned hot spring resort.

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Himeji

Site of Japan's most beautiful feudal castle.

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Kobe

Harbor city, recovered from 1995 earthquake.

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Last updated: March 19, 2015
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