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Activities & Outdoor Adventures

Cultural Experiences: Calligraphy

Activities & Outdoor AdventuresArt, Culture & HistoryKinosaki Onsen

With guidance from an experienced staff member, learn how to write Japanese calligraphy, known as shodo in Japanese.

Cultural Experiences: Tea Ceremony, Flower Arrangement, Koto

Activities & Outdoor AdventuresArt, Culture & HistoryKinosaki Onsen

Travel back to the Edo era by experiencing traditional Japanese culture while you're in a traditional onsen town.

Zen Meditation, Buddhist Sermon, & Matcha at Gokurakuji Temple

Activities & Outdoor AdventuresArt, Culture & HistoryKinosaki Onsen

Try zen meditation and experience local Japanese culture at a lesser-known, local Kinosaki temple!

Zazen & Matcha + Private Nursery School Tour (with English guide)

Activities & Outdoor AdventuresArt, Culture & HistoryKinosaki Onsen

Take a glimpse into both traditional and contemporary Japanese life and culture through this tour. The tour will help clear your mind and warm your heart.

Geopark Sea Kayaking Adventure

Natural WondersActivities & Outdoor AdventuresDay Trips Around KinosakiTakeno

Kayak on crystal-clear waters in the Sea of Japan and explore the coastline!

Geo Stand Up Paddleboarding (G-SUP)

Natural WondersActivities & Outdoor AdventuresDay Trips Around KinosakiTakeno

Try stand up paddleboarding (SUP) on the clear, blue waters of the Japan Sea in Takeno!

Kinosaki Picturesque Riverside Cycling Tour

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Discover breathtaking landscapes located just a short bike ride away from Kinosaki Onsen in this one-of-a-kind cycling tour!

Izushi Kimono Rental

Activities & Outdoor AdventuresArt, Culture & HistoryDay Trips Around KinosakiIzushi

Izushi is a great place for wearing a kimono, so come for a stroll through this picturesque town!

Straw Craft Activity and Craftsman Workshop Tour (with English guide)

Activities & Outdoor AdventuresArt, Culture & HistoryKinosaki Onsen

Observe the fascinating and complex straw craft process, learn about its history, and make your own original straw craft design.

Onsenji Temple Hot Spring Therapy Origins Tour

Activities & Outdoor AdventuresArt, Culture & HistoryHot SpringsKinosaki Onsen

On this tour, learn about the ancient bathing rituals, Onsenji Temple's history, the founder of Kinosaki Onsen, and more!

Kannabe Highlands Cycling with Local Picnic

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Cycle along vast rice fields, cultivated farmlands, and villages in between broad-leaved trees, together with a guide who has extensive knowledge on the Kannabe Highlands.

Oriental White Stork Observation Tour (with private English guide)

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Through this tour, learn about the ecology of the storks and the city's commitment to fulfilling their promise of returning the Oriental White Storks to Japan's skies.

Yukata Rental in Kinosaki Onsen

Activities & Outdoor AdventuresArt, Culture & HistoryKinosaki Onsen

Become part of the traditional Japan atmosphere by renting a yukata during your visit to Kinosaki!

Uncovering the Secrets of Kobe Beef’s Deliciousness Tour

Natural WondersActivities & Outdoor AdventuresArt, Culture & HistoryDay Trips Around KinosakiYabu

View Ojiro, the beautiful village that is the birthplace of Tajima cattle, which makes Kobe beef. Try all 41 parts of this beef afterwards!

Kabuki Transformation Experience

Activities & Outdoor AdventuresArt, Culture & HistoryDay Trips Around KinosakiIzushi

In the oldest playhouse in the Kansai region, you have the opportunity to dress up in a complete and authentic Kabuki costume.

Hot Air Ballooning over the Kannabe Highlands! (Spring~Autumn)

Activities & Outdoor AdventuresDay Trips Around KinosakiKannabe

Enjoy a tethered balloon ride in the Kannabe Soland, the only permanent hot air balloon in the Kansai region.

Kannabe Highlands Cycling with Apple Picking & Organic Lunch (from Sept. to Nov.)

Natural WondersActivities & Outdoor AdventuresDay Trips Around KinosakiKannabe

Cycle along vast rice fields, cultivated farmlands, and villages in between broad-leaved trees, together with a guide who has extensive knowledge on the Kannabe Highlands.

Forest Adventure in Kannabe Highlands

Natural WondersActivities & Outdoor AdventuresDay Trips Around KinosakiKannabe

Complete an obstacle course in the trees of the Kannabe Highlands.