Check the calendar for other events happening in Hyogo this month!

June is a good time for flower gardens and onsens, and then for indoor activities!

TAJIMA

Kinosaki Onsen is, naturally, home to lots of famous historical onsen baths.

http://www.hyogo-tourism.jp/english/spot/108_kinosakihotsprings.html

http://heart-of-japan.com/2012/01/12/golden-route-plus-kinosaki-part-1-going-to-a-traditional-hot-spring-town/

http://heart-of-japan.com/2012/02/20/the-seven-spas-of-kinosaki-onsen/

KOBE

Until June 3rd, check out “The Mystery of the Western Kings on Horseback -Light and shadows in Namban art“ in the Kobe City Museum!  http://www.hyogo-tourism.jp/english/whatsnew/index.php?id=421

From June 6th, check out works by Pissarro, Monet, and Renoir in the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art. http://www.hyogo-tourism.jp/english/whatsnew/index.php?id=145

The Taira no Kiyomori Museums are open now in Kobe. http://www.hyogo-tourism.jp/english/whatsnew/index.php?id=339

On weekends and holidays, you can check out the Kiyomori Chaya Café near the Hyogo Great Buddha for performances and tasty things. http://www.hyogo-tourism.jp/english/whatsnew/index.php?id=398

Arima Onsen is another great historical onsen area.  http://www.arima-onsen.com/eng/

HANSHIN

Until June 25th, you can check out the exhibit “Binding Osamu Tezuka” in the Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum in Takarazuka.  http://www.hyogo-tourism.jp/english/whatsnew/index.php?id=109

Takarazuka Revue’s Star Troup is performing Dancer Serenata until June 18, and the Moon Troupe will be presenting Romeo and Juliet from June 22nd to July 23rd!  http://kageki.hankyu.co.jp/schedule/index.html

HARIMA

There are some new baby white lions in the Himeji Central Park Zoo! http://www.hyogo-tourism.jp/english/whatsnew/index.php?id=207

You can go up into the construction over Himeji Castle! http://www.hyogo-tourism.jp/english/whatsnew/index.php?id=110