A good old Japanese landscape. “Ojiro” village with a beautiful mountain scenery in the northwestern part of Hyogo prefecture.

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2019/09/03
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“Ojiro” village is in the Tajima area of the northern part of Hyogo Prefecture. As the name “Ojiro” means “small rice paddies” (“o” small “shiro” rice paddies), this village is surrounded by mountains and full of nature and spreading small rice terraces.
“Rice Terraces of Ueyama” located in Nukida in Ojiro village, is famous for the birthplace of “Tajiri-go”, a Tajima Cattle who is the ancestor of more than 99.9% of Japanese Black wagyu.
Although “Rice Terraces of Ueyama” is not large in scale, but draws unique curves of ridges on the slope and has a view on the front is so beautiful, was selected as “one of the Top 100 Rice Terraces in Japan”

Spend an affluent time. There is nothing but there is only natural beauty. The traditional Japanese way of life is still here.

Spend an affluent time. There is nothing but there is only natural beauty. The traditional Japanese way of life is still here.

In “Ojiro” village of Kami Town, the traditional Japanese way of life and culture remains.
Living in the harsh nature of the mountains gives people an affluent time.
The time spent in “Ojiro” village is the time to look back on the beautiful Japanese landscape and the warm connection with the people.
You can also visit this mountain village for camping in the spring and summer, skiing in the winter and for gorgeous sightseeing in the Autumn.

Ojiro's pride, has lived with the cattle, Ojiro village is the hometown of Japanese Wagyu cattle!

Ojiro's pride, has lived with the cattle, Ojiro village is the hometown of Japanese Wagyu cattle!

According to a survey by the National Wagyu Registry Association in 2012, 99.9% of the mother cattle of Kuroge Wagyu in Japan has been proved to be the descendant of the Super Cattle “Tajiri-go” which was born by “Ojiro”.
The fact that 99.9% of mother cattle are descendants of the “Tajiri-go” means that most Japanese wagyu cattle are descendants of the “Tajiri-go”.
“Tajiri-go” was born in “Ojiro” in 1951, then left 1,500 children in the 13 years thereafter, the calves and the grandchildren are taken over in the production areas of Kuroge Wagyu beef all over the country such as Miyazaki, Hida, Matsuzaka, Yonezawa, It contributed to improvement of meat quality.
“Tajiri-go” which can be said as a legend in wagyu beef cattle.
Tajima beef, which is the source of world-famous branded beef in Japan such as Kobe, Sanda and Awaji etc. are originally born in Ojiro village of Tajima region.
Please enjoy the authentic taste of Tajima beef at inn’s and restaurants in the hometown of Wagyu Beef, Ojiro village.

Information

Name: Ojiro Area, Kami Town
Contact: Kami Town Ojiro Tourism Association
TEL: 0796-97-2250
Business hours: 8:30-17:15
Closed: Tuesday
Official website: http://www.ojirokanko.com/index.html