Vegetarian's Japan Guide

Hyōgo Travel


Yabu – The City in Hyōgo that is Full of Natural Wonders

If you are looking for off-the-beaten-path destinations in the Kansai region, head to Yabu City in Hyōgo Prefecture. The city is perfect for outdoor recreation activities. It also has some amazing scenery that will captivate you any time of the year!


Akenobe Mine – The Best Mining Site in Japan

If you have ever wondered where the copper of the Great Buddha at Tōdaiji Temple in Nara was from, then you must visit Akenobe Mine (明延鉱山) in Hyōgo Prefecture, discovered in 809!


Enjoy a Feast of Music at Rokkō Mori no Oto Museum

The original Rokkō International Musical Box Museum (六甲オルゴールミュージアム) was renovated and reopened in mid-July 2021 and has its name changed to Rokkō Mori no Oto Museum (ROKKO 森の音ミュージアム). Now the facility isn’t just all about musical boxes. It is more like a cottage in a forest where you enjoy music throughout the area!