Kansai
Discover Favy's food and restaurant guides for the Kansai region! Kansai (関西, literally western part) is the southern-central region of Japan's Honshu island. The Kansai region consists of 8 prefectures: Mie, Nara, Wakayama, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyōgo, and Shiga. Kansai is famous for being a cultural center that is home to the ancient capital Kyoto and the mercantile city of Osaka.
Prefectures in the Kansai Region
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Gion Matsuri 2018: Kyoto's Traditional Summer Festival!

One of the most popular, traditional and famous festivals in Japan is called Gion Matsuri, which is a summer festival held in Kyoto where they parade with Japanese traditional float called Yamaboko. Let's figure out more together!

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Ogoto Onsen In Shiga Prefecture Is A Breathtaking Onsen location To Visit!

Ogoto Onsen is in Shiga Prefecture, on the West side of Lake Biwa. It is a beautiful location, which is part of Mount Hiei. The Ogoto Onsens are known for their healing properties and attract many tourists, as much local as international. It is a great place to go skiing, do watersports, and finally relax in the healing hot spring baths!

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There are many famous ramen shops in Kyoto, and they also attracts local people. You must prepare to stand in a long line, but it is worth waiting. Why don't you try a delicious ramen before/after Kyoto sightseeing?

Top 5 Soba Noodle Restaurants In Kyoto, Karasuma Area

There are numerous soba noodle restaurants in Kyoto. But this article has filtered down to the five best soba restaurants in the Shijyou Karasuma area. Shijyou Karasuma is only 2 stops away from Kyoto station and has good access to sightseeing spots. This article will review 5 soba noodle restaurants within a 10 minute walk from Shijyou Karasuma station!

8 Best Udon Noodle Restaurants in Kyoto!

Kyoto is home to many Japanese traditions. You'll find many centuries-old temples and shrines, and you'll also find some of the country's best traditional cuisine! Udon noodle dishes should definitely be on the list of things to try when you are in Kyoto. うどん(Udon) is a type of Japanese traditional thick noodle which comes with a soup called 出汁(Dashi) that is made from seafood broth and soy sauce.

A Restaurant Guide Around The Kinkakuji Temple, Kyoto

Planning a visit to Kinkakuji temple, or the so-called golden pavilion? Check out this article for information about restaurants nearby the temple!

Top 5 Most Recommended Starbucks Stores In Kyoto!

Kyoto is a place full of beautiful temples, shrines and other sightseeing spots, but it can get kind of tiring after a while. Why not visit Starbucks for a short coffee break? There are over 30 Starbucks stores just within Kyoto, and this article will introduce the top 5 stores!

A List of Japanese Shaved Ice in Kyoto

Summer is gradually approaching, and it gets really hot especially in Kyoto. Do you feel like cooling down and chilling with a Japanese shaved ice? Check out the following list!

7 Recommended Cafes in Kyoto!

There are so many cool cafes in Kyoto that you don't want to miss out on!

Looking for a Place to eat Sushi in Kyoto?

Enjoy the traditional and probably the most famous Japanese dish, sushi, in probably the most traditional prefecture in Japan: Kyoto.

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Kyoto is famous for its Uji matcha tea, and there is a lot of cafes and restaurants where you can try matcha food and sweets in Uji, Kyoto. Here's the list of places you can go while you are exploring Uji!

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