Kobe is in Kansai region, in the west of Osaka. Kobe is the first co-trading with the West since 1868. It is a part of the Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto metropolitan sprawl. Kobe beef is a world famous product, which a steak lover can never miss, while it also houses the Asian and Japan headquarters of a number of companies such as Nestlé, Procter & Gamble. Arima Onsen, ... More>one of the Japanese onsen resorts, is famous on its mineral-rich silver and gold water. Visit Kitano for the scenery of old western-Japanese style houses, where it is rich of exotic ambient. Try the local sake-rice wine in Nada, do not miss to try it just after producing it.