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.


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 Tamba Sasayama City we are looking forward to welcoming you. T […]

The 61st Taki Mountain Range trekking season opening Day 【Date and time】May 5, 2022 (Thursday / holiday), 8:30 […]

Under the guidance of the potter, you can experience a series of processes from setting pottery in a kiln to f […]

When you talk about Tamba Sasayama specialties, we typically talk about black soy beans, yam and chestnuts. Ho […]


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 […]

Fukusumi is the old post town (Shukuba machi) which is on the road that connects Sasayama castle and Kyoto. It […]

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