Discover and experience the hidden charm of West Japan, the Seto Inland Sea region. Visit the Kinosaki Hot Springs which are named for its renowned and rejuvenating hot springs housed in seven public onsen bathhouses.
The Seto Inland Sea region has been progressive in politics, economics, society and culture of Japan since ancient times. A major factor in this is that the culture of China passed from Kyushu Island through the Seto Inland Sea region to the Yamato Kingdom.
The Seto Inland Sea is made up of a thousand big and small islands, including Japan’s first national park. Discover its breathtaking vistas, temperate climate and a history that spans from ancient times. We'll travel along the coastline, taking in the highlights of the region, including Hiroshima and Kobe. Experience the daily lives of local people and learn about their fascinating and unique traditions and culture!