Welcome to the official website of Kizugawa City!
Below are some links to help you get acquainted with our city whether you are a resident or just planning a short visit.
Compilation of Kizugawa City’s Important Cultural Properties
Second only to Kyoto City in Kyoto Prefecture for having the most important cultural properties, Kizugawa City is home to a treasure trove of artifacts, art, architecture and sights that have been designated as culturally or historically important by the Japanese government.
Come and experience fragments of Japan’s vibrant past in Kizugawa City!
Learn more about some of our city’s properties on our Important Cultural Properties page.
Business Opportunities in Kizugawa City
Thinking of expanding your business in Japan but having a hard time finding a suitable location?
As a constitutent of the Keihanna Science City project in the Kansai region, we are committed to being a major contributer of economic, scientific, and cultural development in Japan.
Kizugawa City offers generous subsidies for businesses, research facilities, and other businesses looking to open a new branch in the area.
We are currently home to the branches and main offices of numerous, well-known Japanese companies such as Sekisui House, JEUGIA, Rohto Pharmaceuticals, and others.
For information regarding new or current residents, please refer to the links provided below or the "Living in Kizugawa" tab located in the left column.
Kizugawa City distributes information on disaster prevention via e-mail with automatic translation in English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Indonesian, and Tagalog.
If you wish to get the information via e-mail, please either read the QR code in your preferred language, or send us a blank e-mail and follow the instructions to complete the registration.
Located just 15 minutes away from Nara City and serviced by numerous transportation companies, it is easy to drop by for a visit. Please take a look at our new "Exploring Kizugawa" tab for more information on directions and sights in Kizugawa City.