Vegetarian's Japan Guide

Yabu Travel

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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!

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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!