Snowy Kyotango

  • Snowy Kyotango

    Sometimes Kyotango gets a little snowy. Snow is by no means guaranteed every winter but when the it does fall it makes for very dramatic scenery. In January 2021 there was an abundance of snowy weather, and after about 4 hours of snow I set out to Kumihama to get some pictures. I managed to get …

  • Snow Crab in Kyotango –…

    https://youtu.be/8lHIJ3JxPxs Snow crab is a popular food in Japan during the winter months, and Kyotango has a special brand of crab that is famous across Japan for both its rarity and its freshness. Officially called "Taiza Crab", after the port they are landed at, the local people often …

  • Kyotango Collection Summer 20…

    We are happy to announce the results of the Kyotango Collection Summer 2021 photo contest. There were two categories, the "Thank You!" prize and the "Facebook 'Like'" prize. For each category there are 5 winners. There were a lot of great entries, but not everyone can be a winner, so please enjoy t…

  • 7 Indoor Activities for Rainy…

    When your carefully planned holiday is hit with unexpected bad weather it's a good idea to have a few indoor activities in you back-pocket. In this guide we'll show you some of the great indoor activities you can do in Kyotango when you are hit with rainy days. Indoor Activities You Can Learn Fr…

  • Plan your Perfect Beach Holid…

    Kyotango's Beaches are Perfect for Your Summer Escape Whether you want to be active, relax, or keep the kids entertained, Kyotango's glorious beaches are waiting for you. Getting Here Traveling to Kyotango is fast and convenient by rental car. You also have the freedom to vis…

  • Kyotango Collection Spring 20…

    We are happy to announce the results of the Kyotango Collection Spring 2021 photo contest. There were two categories, the "Thank You!" prize and the "Facebook "Like" prize. For each category there are 5 winners. Thank You! Prize These photos were randomly selected from all of the submissions…

  • Children’s Day – …

    Children's Day is a national holiday celebrating the happiness of children. Marking the end of golden week it takes place on May 5th and is the third of the 'five annual celebrations' (Jan 1st, Mar 3rd, and so on). Origins as Boy's Day Children's day was originally called Tango no Sekku, …

  • Cherry Blossom 2021 – K…

    Update: March 26th - The blossoms have begun this week. This weekend (March 27-28) will be a good chance to see a reasonable bloom without too many other visitors. Remember to maintain social distancing and keep your masks on if you are looking at the blossoms with people from outside your house…

  • Outdoor Activities in Kyotango

    Away from the big cities, Kyotango is surrounded by an abundance of nature. Making it the perfect place to add some outdoor activities to your Japanese vacation plans. The summer sea is very calm and has plenty of beaches for swimming and relaxing. It's also a great place to try water sports wi…

  • 8 Craft Activities in Kyotang…

    Planning a holiday can be tough. But visitkyotango.com is here to help with a range of craft activities you can put in your holiday planner to make the most of a trip to Japan. Rural Japan Craft Activities A great way to remember your time in Japan is by taking home a souvenir unique to the a…

  • The Quest for Silk – Ch…

    Walking around the streets of Kyotango it isn't at all strange to hear a loud "GAchang-GAchang" noise coming out of regular houses. When I asked what it was I was told it was the sound of "chirimen" looms. A example of chirimen silk Chirimen is a type of silk crepe with a gentle bumpy te…

  • Sanin Kaigan Autumn Leaves Tr…

    Sanin Kaigan Trail #26 The Sanin Kaigan Geopark Trail is a 230km long hiking trail. It stretches from Tottori in the west to Cape Kyogamisaki, Kyotango in the East. The trail is broken up into 27 courses 6 of which are in Kyotango. Today let's take a look at course 26, while enjoying the autumn …