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Questions tagged [kansai]

The Kansai or Kinki region lies in the southern-central region of Japan's main island Honshū and includes the prefectures of Mie, Nara, Wakayama, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyōgo, and Shiga

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Is it possible to cycle from Kansai Airport to Central Osaka?

I may arrive in Osaka soon with my bicycle to Kansai Airport. Is it possible to cycle from the airport to central Osaka for free?
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Is Cairns the only direct destination from the Kansai region in Japan?

As of July 2017, is Cairns the only place in Australia that is a direct flight to or from the Kansai region? (I've read reports of a seasonal service between KIX and Sydney happening this coming ...
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Suitable cities to stay in for one night between KIX and Kanazawa

When I arrive in in Japan at KIX it'll be just after five pm, and I'll be travelling to Kanazawa the following day. Theoretically, I could try to go from KIX to Kanazawa that night, but I'd be ...
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Does a JR pass or even a regional pass make sense for Kansai?

I'll be in the Kansai region for eleven days (September 5 to 15). I'm flying in and out of Kansai International Airport, will spend a couple of days attending a conference at the Kyoto International ...
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Christmas time in the Kansai area

Are there any festivals/events/traffic jams that I have to be aware of during the last week of December in Osaka/Kyoto? My family's planning to go to Japan for this year's holidays, and I'm assigned ...