Top Things To Do In yamaguchi

We have great places in Yamaguchi Prefecture that were posted by travelers and the locals who have actually traveled there. Yamaguchi is famous for Kintaikyo Bridge with beautiful five arches, and located west of Chugoku Region. To begin with Kintaikyo Bridge, Motonosumi Inari Shrine with hundreds of orange torii gates, Akiyoshidai which is the largest karst plateau, are all things to do here. What's more, the local specialty foods, such as fugu (puffer fish), are also popular in Yamaguchi Prefecture.

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Tsunoshima Ohashi Bridge

A Long Bridge Across The Cobalt Blue Sea

Tsunoshima Bridge goes over the blue sea as beautiful as the sea in Okinawa. The scenery is perfectly amazing.

Kintaikyo Bridge

The 5 Sequence Wood Bridge that Represents Japan, Worthy to Say "Bridge of Glory"

The beautiful bridge represents Japan. I felt the brilliance of it that concrete never expresses. I crossed the bridge of glory that has succeeded the techniques and give us seasonal taste.

Beppu Benten-ike Pond

One Of Japan's 100 Remarkable Waters! Astonishingly Clear Spring

Mine City in Yamaguchi is rich in water resources. Among these, Beppu Benten-ike Pond is elected as Japan's 100 remarkable waters. It's popular also as a tourist attraction because of its high degree of transparency and beautiful scene.

Ruriko-ji Temple

One Of The 3 Most Beautiful Japanese Pagodas! A National Treasure, Five-storied Pagoda

Ruriko-ji Temple is in Yamaguchi City, and the five-storied pagoda is its symbol. This is counted among the three most beautiful pagodas in Japan, and thought highly as a national treasure.

Motonosumi Inari Shrine

Red & Blue! Innumerable Torii Gate Standing By The Sea

The line of Torii gates standing by the Japan Sea. The clear sea color of Nagato is one of the reason, the torii gates and the sea produce the beautiful scenery.

Beppu-itsukushima Shrine

A Blanket Of Yellow! The Precinct Covered With Ginkgo Leaves In Late Autumn

Beppu-itsukushima Shrine is a small shrine located at the center of great nature of Yamaguchi. There're many huge trees in the precinct and some of them designated as a city natural monument. In late autumn, the ginkgo leaves dye it yellow and make a wonderful scenery.

Akiyoshi Limestone Cave

Hundreds Of Plates Lying In The Japan's Biggest Limestone Cave

Akiyoshi-do is a limestone cave located on the foot of Akiyoshi-dai, a karst plateau. It's one of the three biggest limestone caves in Japan, and has an extensive space inside it. It's very popular as a tourist destination.

Higashiushirobata Terraced Rice Fields

The Evening Glow On The Terraced Paddy Fields

Higashiushirobata ride field is selected as one of the 100 most beautiful terraced rice fields in Japan. I like to see it specially at dusk in May or June. Many photographers get together to take pictures of the setting sun reflected on the whole paddy fields. After the sun set, you can also see the glittering fire on boats to lure fish.

Iwakuni-jo Castle

The View Never Changes Since Old Times! Kintai-kyo Bridge & Islands Of Seto Seen From The Mountain Castle Tower

Iwakuni-jo Castle, one of the 100 best castles in Japan, stands on a 200-meter mountain and has Nishiki River, which Kintai-kyo Bridge across, as a natural outer moat. The view from the castle tower is really great and unique for a mountain castle. Kintai-kyo Bridge, a castle town, and in the distance, Miyajima, islands of Seto Inland Sea and Shikoku, you can overlook from here.

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