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Discover a hidden gem of rural Japan in a historical town home to cultural heritage, idyllic fields, and gorgeous ceramics

Tambasasayama City, Hyogo Prefecture


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Just one hour away from Kyoto and Osaka, Tambasasayama has a rich history as a castle town. Known for one of the oldest traditions of pottery artistry in Japan and its gorgeous natural setting, the city is home to multiple nationally designated items of cultural heritage. 


A trip to Tambasasayama reveals a delightfully relaxed side of Japan that all travelers can enjoy. From the charming castle area and the idyllic fields of Fukusumi to internationally renowned Tamba ware and traditional crafts, Tambasasayama is a destination full of things to do and see. It is recommended to spend three days here to take advantage of what this hidden gem has to offer. Take the time to explore Tambasasayama and discover a more rural side of Japan!


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How to get there


From Shin-Osaka Station, take the JR Fukuchiyama Line train to Sasayamaguchi Station. From Sasayamaguchi Station, take the Shinki Bus bound for Nikaimachi.


41 Kitashin-machi, Tambasasayama-shi, Hyogo-ken


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