Hyogo Prefecture, located next to Osaka, offers the ideal escape for those seeking a break from the bustling city. Discover the awe-inspiring Himeji Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Japan's most spectacular castle. Relax and rejuvenate on Awaji Island, a haven of natural beauty and hot springs, and indulge in the world-famous Kobe beef at one of the region's many fine restaurants. Explore the charming port city of Kobe, boasting a blend of traditional and modern architecture, and visit the picturesque Arima Onsen, one of Japan's oldest hot spring towns.
Valid rail and bus passes:
Hyogo prefecture has a multitude of railway and bus passes that make it easier to get around.
Check out our listings below for passes that are valid within Hyogo prefecture.
The nearest and most convenient airport in the prefecture is Kobe Airport.