Kansai is the region in the south of Honsu, Japan. It encompasses the Kinki Plain and consists of seven administrative district. Many travelers agree that if you have to pick one region in Japan to explore then Kansai is the easy choice. It's the political and cultural center of Japan with Osaka as its main hub. Osaka is the country where the Japan's urban life showcase the most. Nara, the first permanent Japan's capital, is filled with Japan traditional sites like Japans's largest Buddha at the awe-inspiring T?dai-ji. Pne of Japan's most spiritual places is Ise Grand Shrine in Mie Prefecture, a rugged coastline and the mountaintop Buddhist temple complex.