About Tambasasayama

Tamba Sasayama is located in the eastern-central part of Hyogo Prefecture. Formerly known as Tamba State, this history-rich region has prospered throughout history a key transportation hub for travelers heading to Kyoto. This has left a marked cultural impact on the townscape and festivals found here.

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Tambasasayama City Tourism Pamphlet / Tourism MAP(Japanese only) About Tambasasayama… ◎ 1 hour from Kobe […]

‘Fureai watermelons’ are grown in Oyama area. Watermelon festival is held in the precincts of Koda Shrine just […]

Tambasasayama Black Bean Sweets Fair 2022 Exquisite sweets using plenty of black soybeans from  Tambasasayama […]

Hiking in the Taki mountain range where primrose blooms A colony of Kurinso, or Japanese primrose, ranked B in […]

Event Information (Flyer available only in Japanese) 【Date】Saturday, June 4, 2022 【Schedule】 10:00-10:30 Tamba […]

With bicycles available at various locations in Tambasasayama City we are looking forward to welcoming you. Th […]

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Tambasasayama City Tourism Pamphlet / Tourism MAP(Japanese only) About Tambasasayama… ◎ 1 hour from Kobe […]

The spring tradition ‘Sakura’, which has been loved by men and women of all ages since ancient tim […]

* Please see the PDF version  of the latest Botan nabe guide. (only in Japanese) Table of contents ・ History o […]

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Staying at a Luxury Tradi...

Nipponia Hotel is located in Tambasasayama City in Hyogo Prefecture. Walking through the beautiful streets of the town makes you feel like you’ve been transported back to the Edo Era!

What a Japanese Castle To...

What a Japanese Castle Town is Like Nowadays. I traveled to Tamba Sasayama, a town about an hour’s train ride away from Kyoto and Osaka, to visit a place that some call ‘Small-Kyoto’.

How a Japanese Town Keeps...

Tambayaki, or Tamba ware, is an 800 year old tradition that is still carried on today by about 60 kilns located around the Tachikui district.