Hyogo is located in Kansai region, next to Kyoto and Osaka. It’s a great excursion destination from those two popular cities. Its capital Kobe has a great number of tourist sites which have lots of influence from Western countries. Kobe Beef, one of the famous brands of Wagyu Beef, is originated there. Hyogo is also featured by the beautifully white Himeji Castle and the traditional Onsen town Kinosaki Onsen.