Last Updated on September 26, 2023 by Nouman kaleem
The Kansai area has many scenic spots, such as rich natural landscapes and brilliant night views. So this time, I would like to introduce you to 20 superb view spots in Kansai and some of the most spectacular spots that you will want to visit. There are various spots, from famous to hidden spots, so please visit when you come to Kansai. ♪30 Mins Drive From Osaka to Kansai, you will find the Best Spots..
List of 20 superb view spots in Kansai
[Shiga Prefecture] A row of Metasequoias trees
Each season has its charm, but the most popular is autumn, from late November to early December. You can enjoy a photogenic scene with the orange world on the straight road that stretches for about 2.4km. The sight of about 500 Metasequoia shining brightly is a masterpiece!
It’s a romantic feeling, like watching a movie scene, so it’s perfect for a date spot. The area has plenty of fashionable cafes and hot springs for beautiful skin, so be sure to visit them together!
Makino-Makino, Makino-cho, Takashima-shi, Shiga
From Makino Station on the JR Kosei Line, a short walk from the Makino Kogen Line Bus Clockwise Line Makino Pickland Bus Stop
[Shiga Prefecture] Lake Biwa Terrace
The wood terrace designed in a staircase shape has great openness and a great view! You can also see the mountains of nature that rise behind the vast lake. Please have a blissful time while relaxing on the sofa. ♡
In addition, the basin surrounded by the terrace is also attractive. It is made to remind you of an overseas infinity pool, and you can feel like it is integrated with the sky ♪
1547-1 Kido, Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture
[Ropeway operating hours]
8: 30-17: 00 (last uphill 16: 00 / last downhill 17:00)
* Time is subject to change. Check on the official website.
* Operates every 15 minutes
Approximately 40 minutes by car from the Meishin Expressway Kyoto Higashi IC, approximately 5 minutes by ropeway from Biwako Valley
[Shiga Prefecture] Daiichi Nagisa Park
The best time to see is from late January to early February, and it is also attractive that you can feel the arrival of spring ahead of the others. It’s a valuable spot where you can enjoy collaboration with snowy mountains, and the aim is in the morning on a sunny day when the remaining snow and the blue sky are even more brilliant. ♪
If you want to enjoy the rape field first in Kansai, please visit!
2876 Imahama-cho, Moriyama-shi, Shiga
About 15 minutes by car from Mano IC on Kosei Road
[Shiga Prefecture] Onyu Pass
The most recommended season is the autumn leaves season from October to November. The trees in the mountains gradually begin to color, and you can enjoy vivid contrasts such as red and orange. Also, a sea of clouds may occur in late November due to the large temperature difference. The fantastic scenery created by the autumn leaves, and the sea of clouds seems to be looking at the world of the sky ♡
The new sights in Kansai are worth visiting ♪
Kutsukionyudani, Takashima City, Shiga Prefecture
Approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes by car from Adogawa Station on the JR Kosei Line
The most beautiful from May to June, the colorful green tunnel continues for about 300m. The sight is overwhelming! You should take more mysterious pictures by gently shining light through the bamboo in the morning when it is sunny.
It is a perfect scenic spot for those who are looking for quiet healing, so please visit it ♪
-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
About a 5-minute walk from Arashiyama Station on the Keifuku Electric Railway (Randen)
About a 15-minute walk from Saga-Arashiyama Station on the JR Sagano Line
[Kyoto] Togetsukyo Bridge
The recommended shooting location is Arashiyama Station, around the riverbank in the direction. The mountain illuminated by warm light and Togetsukyo Bridge are in harmony, and you can take a picture like a postcard. ♪
Arashiyama’s Hanatouro event, which continues to attract domestic and foreign tourists, is the best in Kansai. It’s a winter tradition, so be sure to visit it!
Saganakanoshima-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Approximately 2 minutes on foot from Keifuku Electric Railroad (Randen) Arashiyama Station
Approximately 5 minutes on foot from Hankyu Arashiyama Line Arashiyama Station
[Kyoto] Kimono Forest
It is lit up at night, giving it a quaint view that is a bit different from the daytime ♡ The appearance that dimly emerges in the darkness further enhances the beauty of Kyo-Yuzen. In addition, there are 32 types of patterns, so it is one of the pleasures to search for your favorite pattern. Kimono rental is also available, so let’s enjoy walking. ♪
In addition, you must see “Dragon Atago Pond”, which is beneficial for fulfilling romance! If you are a woman suffering from love, please stop by.
35-28 Sagatenryuji Tsukijicho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
A short walk from Arashiyama Station on the Keifuku Electric Railroad Arashiyama Main Line
[Kyoto Prefecture] Kozuya Bridge (Flow Bridge)
It’s especially beautiful at dusk, and the contrast between the bright red sun and the bridge is wonderful. The photos posted on SNS were so moving that they have attracted more attention among the scenic spots in Kansai recently. No fences or railings are on either side of the bridge, so you’ll feel a little thrilled when you cross.
It’s the perfect spot when you want to feel the Japanese atmosphere!
Kozuya, Yawata City, Kyoto Prefecture
Approximately 5 minutes by car from the Yawata-higashi IC on the Dainikeihan Road
From a height of 33m, it is impressive to see it flowing down toward the waterfall basin. Around the waterfall with plenty of presence, beautiful trees with red and yellow autumn leaves are overgrown, and you can enjoy a spectacular collaboration. ♪
One of the attractions is that there are many types of maples, such as Japanese maple and Japanese maple. Because the colors and shapes are different, you can enjoy the contrast of autumn leaves more than other spots ♡
Minoo Park, Minoo City, Osaka
About a 3-minute walk from the Hankyu Bus Minoh Bus Stop from Minoh Station on the Hankyu Train Minoo Line
[Osaka] Japan Mint Cherry Blossom Passage
By the best time to see in early April, about 130 species and more than 350 cherry blossoms are in full bloom along the river in front of the Mint. As far as the eye can see, there is a magnificent pink view ♪ Many varieties are planted, so compare the differences. It is also an advantage that you can see the cherry blossoms.
We also recommend the nighttime when it is lit up. The cherry blossoms illuminated by the light have a romantic atmosphere different from the daytime, so it is perfect for a date ♡
Early to mid-April
* Admission is restricted
1-1-79 Temma, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Weekdays 10: 00-17: 00
Saturdays and Sundays 9: 00-17: 00
About a 15-minute walk from Minamimorimachi Station on the Osaka Metro Sakaisuji Line About a 15-minute
walk from Sakuranomiya Station on the JR Loop Line
[Osaka Prefecture] Senri River Bank (Senri River Embankment)
It’s exciting to experience a huge airplane passing overhead just within reach! When you actually visit, you will be overwhelmed by the roaring sound and the power of strong winds. It’s hard to experience an airplane flying so close in Japan ♪ It’s
Recommended because you can enjoy a different atmosphere at sunset and night view. Whether you like airplanes or not, you will surely be satisfied with the powerful sight!
2-chome Haradanaka, Toyonaka-shi, Osaka
About a 15-minute walk from Sone Station on the Hankyu Takarazuka Line
It is recommended all year round, but the most photogenic view is the red flower called salvia, which is in full bloom from summer to autumn. The red world surrounds the vast garden of four stadiums, and you can enjoy the contrast with the blue sky and the sea. The “Flower Garden in the Sky” designed according to the theme is a must-see ♪
Also, because it is located on a hill, it boasts a good view. Since you can see the view from Akashi Strait to Osaka Bay, you can fully enjoy the feeling of openness ♡
2865-4 Kusumoto, Awaji City, Hyogo Prefecture
9: 00-17: 00 (Last entry 16:30)
[Regular holiday] Year-end and New
Approximately 15 minutes
by car from Iwaya Port
About 12 minutes from Kobe Awaji Naruto Expressway Awaji IC
The magnificent panoramic view from an altitude of 690m is so beautiful that you can’t say anything about it. You can overlook the city of Kobe, Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, Kansai International Airport, Osaka Bay, Rokko Island, etc.. It is also called a night view of 10 million dollars because of its colorful scenery.
Furthermore, the production of “glittering small diameter” that imaged the Milky Way is also attractive. Lights are installed on the ground, and one side shines romantically and fantastically.
Mayasan, Nada-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo
[Ropeway operating hours]
Mon-Thu 10: 00-17: 00
Fri-Sun / Holiday 10: 00-21: 00
* Please check the official website as it varies slightly depending on the season
. Regular holiday]
City bus from Sannomiya Station on the JR Kobe Line [Line 18] Maya Cable Station A short walk from Maya View Line Hoshi no Eki
The best time to see Japanese pampas grass is from October to November, and the magnificent mountain slopes are filled with golden ears. It is at dusk when the sun begins to set, which makes it even more beautiful. The sight of the gentle fluttering in the wind in the setting sun’s light is a magnificent view with melancholy.
Illuminations are also held during the best season, so you can enjoy a more fantastic world. Approximately 200 lanterns are lit, creating an impressive view of Japanese pampas grass and light.
Oaza Imai, Soni-mura, Uda-gun, Nara
Kintetsu Osaka Line Nabari Station to Mie Kotsu Bus bound for Soni Kochi-dani About 5 minutes on foot from Soni Kogen Bus Stop.
Approximately 2 hours from Hari IC
[Nara Prefecture] Senbonzakura on Mt. Yoshino
The cherry blossoms of Mt. The feature is that it is divided into 1000 and 4 areas. Since various varieties of cherry blossoms are planted in each area, you can enjoy cherry blossom viewing for a long period of about one month at different times of bloom ♪ If you
are looking for a cherry blossom spot in Kansai, first of all Let’s visit here!
Early to late April
Yoshinoyama, Yoshino-cho, Yoshino-gun, Nara
Approximately 3 minutes by ropeway from Kintetsu Yoshino Station on the Kintetsu Yoshino Line
[Nara Prefecture] Mt. Miune
The rime with white and translucent crystals is a mysterious sight that looks like white flowers blooming on a tree ♡ You will be fascinated by the spectacular scenery that can only be seen in winter.
The “Rime Festival” is also held from late January to February, and it will enliven the visitors with various events such as mountain opening, rice cake making, and ozoni behavior. It’s one of the most rime spots in Kansai, so be sure to visit it once!
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from late January to February
1790 Kozue, Mitsue-mura, Uda-gun, Nara
Haibara Station on the Kintetsu Osaka Line, the endpoint of the Nara Kotsu temporary direct bus “Kirihyo”
[Nara Prefecture] Tanize Suspension Bridge
best season is from late April to May when the greenery deepens. Nothing is blocking the bridge, and you can enjoy the refreshing green scenery in a relaxed mood. The collaboration between the suspension bridge and nature is sure to look great in photos ♡
This is a spot that you should recommend when you want to enjoy nature in Kansai!
Uenoji, Totsukawa-mura, Yoshino-gun, Nara
Approximately 1 hour by car from the Gojo IC on the Keinawa Expressway
The best season is around the spring and autumn equinoxes. At this time of year, you can see the unusual sight of the sun completely settled in a hole in the middle of the rock. The appearance of gradually turning orange as time goes by is breathtakingly beautiful. ♡
There are many sightseeing spots around, so it is recommended for day trips and dates. ♪
Shirahama-cho, Nishimuro-gun, Wakayama
Approximately 15 minutes by car from Shirahama Station on the JR Kisei Line
[Wakayama Prefecture] Nachi Falls
It is also popular as a summer resort, and on a clear day you can see the rainbow over the waterfall. You can also see it. The beauty of the scenery when the three beats of “rich green, deep blue sky, and a waterfall” are aligned is a spectacular view you want to see!
In addition, there are many spots, such as Kumano Kodo and Katsuura Onsen, which are World Heritage Sites, so let’s visit them together. Recommended for those who want to power charge while enjoying the extraordinary space ♪
Nachisan, Nachikatsuura-cho, Higashi-Mu-gun, Wakayama Prefecture
From Nachikatsuura Station on the JR Kisei Main Line, take the Kumano Kotsu Bus bound for Nachisan, about a 30-minute walk from the Takimae bus stop.
[Wakayama Prefecture] Shirarahama
It is crowded with many people during the summer, and activities such as marine sports are also active. One of the attractions is that you can spend a relaxing time in the smooth white sand, or you can enjoy diving and snorkeling in various ways. ♪
If you want to enjoy the spectacular summer scenery fully, this is a must-see spot!
Shirahama-cho, Nishimuro-gun, Wakayama
Approximately 5 minutes by car from the Nanki-Shirahama IC on the Kisei Expressway