Best Tourist Spots In Yamaguchi

Here're best Tourist Spots in Yamaguchi. We released a ranking of reviews about Tourist Spots posted by travel influencers who have actually been to Yamaguchi.

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1

Address:Oji Kanda Houhoku-cho, Shimonoseki-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:15 min by bus from JR Kottoi Station. By car, 90 min from Yamaguchi city, 180 min from Hiroshima city, 140 min from Fukuoka city. Parking area is available at Amagase Park nearby.

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

2

Address:Syuho-cho, Mine-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:45 min by bus from JR Shin Yamaguchi Station to Akiyoshi-dou Cave, then walk 30 min. By car, 40 min from Yamaguchi city, 120 min from Hiroshima city, or 120 min from Fukuoka city.

3

Address:498 Yuyatsuou, Nagato-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:By taxi, 20 min from JR Nagatofuruichi Station, 20 min from JR Hitomaru Station. By car, 85 min from Yamaguchi city, 170 min from Hiroshima city, 260 min from Izumo city.

Here's selected as one of the 31 most beautiful places in Japan by CNN in the United States. The impressing scenery spreading in front of my eyes.

4

Address:1 Iwakuni, Iwakuni-shi, Yamaguchi

Tel:0827-29-5107 

Hours:8:00-17:00

Kintai-kyo Bridge, one of the three greatest bridges in Japan, has the wonderful five arches! You can see the elaborately combined woods very close on the reverse, which makes you moved by its beautiful figure and high skills. And you can see the Iwakuni Castle on the far mountain top, and feel the history and atmosphere of a castle town.◎Entrance fee: Kintai-kyo Round Ticket 300yen, Kintai-kyo, Ropeway, Iwaguni Castle 940yen

5

Address:Hirotani Akiyoshi Shuho-cho, Mine-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:By car, 5 min from Akiyoshidai IC, or 30 min from Shin Yamaguchi Station. By bus, 45 min from Shin Yamaguchi Station to Akiyoshi-do.

Tel:0837-62-0018

Hours:8:30-17:30

I went there in midwinter though, the inside of the cave was so warm that I walked without jacket. The cave was very spacious and I could enjoy looking around enough.

6

Address:7-1 Kozan-cho, Yamaguchi-shi, Yamaguchi

Tel:083-922-2409

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.

7

Address:Beppu Mizukami Shuho-cho, Mine-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:45 min by car from Yamaguchi city

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.

8

Address:3 Yokoyama, Iwakuni-shi, Yamaguchi

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.

9

Address:1138-1 Hekinaka, Nagato-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:By taxi or car 10 min from JR Nagatofuruichi Station, 80 min from Yamaguchi city. Free parking area is available.

The beautiful blue of the sea and the sky makes me exclaim something instinctively. There're Motonosumi Inari Shrine famous for numerous torii arches, and fashionable cafes near here, so I wanted to stay here more.

10

Address:Hhigashiushirobata Yuya, Nagato-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:20 min by taxi from Nagato Furuichi Station. 80 min by car from Yamaguchi city. Free parking area is available.

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.

11

Address:Shunan Factory, Shunan-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:Around JR Tokuyama Station or JR Fukugawa Station

When I walked around Tokuyama Station, there were such a beautiful factory night view. You can find more beautiful spot.

12

Address:1577 Beppu Shuho-cho, Mine-shi, Yamaguchi

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.

13

Address:Tsunoshima Houhoku-cho, Shimonoseki-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:45 min bu bus from JR Takibe Station to Todai Koen (Lighthouse Park), then 5 min walk. 90 min by car from Yamaguchi city. Parking area is available.

It's a place where the final enemy appears, isn't it? You can find this torii arch when you walk around the lighthouse.

14

Address:22 Minami Furu Hagi-machi, Hagi-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:20 min walk from JR Higashi Hagi Station. 20 min by car from Edou IC.

Hagi Castle, one of the elements of a world heritage: Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution, has harvest of summer orange from the mid April to June. You can enjoy walking around Kikuya Yokocho Street and Horiuchi Area in the fragrance of summer orange.◎The address I posted is Kikuya Yokocho Street in the first pic though, you can enjoy walking and shopping at old town in larger area. The second and third pics are Horiuchi Area. As for access, you can use the bus following a circular route from JR Hagi Station. By your own car, the parking area is available.

15

Address:Mimosusogawa-cho, Shimonoseki-shi, Yamaguchi, Japan

Access:10 min by car, from Hatabu Station

A superb view point where you can see the Kanmon Strait immediately after climbing the slope from the parking lot. The view from the mountaintop parking lot is already superb. A night view of 10 million dollars registered as a Japanese night view heritage. Cherry blossoms, azaleas and tulips bloom beautifully in spring. There are playsets. Ideal for historical exploration.

16

Address:Midoubara Atouikumo Higashibun, Yamaguchi-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:5 min walk from JR Chomonkyo Station. By car, 25 min from Yamaguchi city. Parking area is available.

You can hear the strong steam whistle and running-sounds at close range. In addition, it's nice shooting spot you cam take pictures of the red bridge and a steam locomotive together from their bottom.◎Nearby parking area is available.

17

Address:3392 Habu, Sanyoonoda-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:7 min by car or taxi from Habu Station.

There're flowers spreading as far as the eye can see. We can see various flowers in each season, and cosmos are ready for autumn. I want to visit again in other season.

18

Address:1-1 Arukapoto, Shimonoseki-shi, Yamaguchi

Seto Inland Sea and Japan Sea marge here, the tide is so fast that the cruise was like a roller coaster. It is only 10 minutes cruise but the scenery of Kanmon Bridge and the port town are nice.

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Spots With Great Nature

Address:1138-1 Hekinaka, Nagato-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:By taxi or car 10 min from JR Nagatofuruichi Station, 80 min from Yamaguchi city. Free parking area is available.

The beautiful blue of the sea and the sky makes me exclaim something instinctively. There're Motonosumi Inari Shrine famous for numerous torii arches, and fashionable cafes near here, so I wanted to stay here more.

Places OF Japanese No.1

Address:Hirotani Akiyoshi Shuho-cho, Mine-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:By car, 5 min from Akiyoshidai IC, or 30 min from Shin Yamaguchi Station. By bus, 45 min from Shin Yamaguchi Station to Akiyoshi-do.

Tel:0837-62-0018

Hours:8:30-17:30

As soon as you enter here, you must be surprised at this large-scale limestone cave. As you see in the third picture, it's very huge like a hall! Some of the highlights, Hyakumaizara (Hundreds Of Plate in first pic), and Ougon-chu (Golden Pillar in second pic) are also very huge. Please enjoy the large-scale limestone cave here!◎Parking area is available. You can take bus from Shin Yamaguchi Station. By the way, if you haven't been to limestone cave, please visit some other ones, too. You can enjoy small limestone cave like an adventure, and will be surprised again at the large-scale of Akiyoshi Cave.

Instagrammable Spots

Address:Mimosusogawa-cho, Shimonoseki-shi, Yamaguchi, Japan

Access:10 min by car, from Hatabu Station

A superb view point where you can see the Kanmon Strait immediately after climbing the slope from the parking lot. The view from the mountaintop parking lot is already superb. A night view of 10 million dollars registered as a Japanese night view heritage. Cherry blossoms, azaleas and tulips bloom beautifully in spring. There are playsets. Ideal for historical exploration.

Architectures

Address:7-1 Kozan-cho, Yamaguchi-shi, Yamaguchi

Tel:083-922-2409

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.

Restaurants

Address:7-11 Nanbu-cho, Shimonoseki-shi, Yamaguchi

Tel:083-232-3212

Hours:11:00-21:00

The torafugu (tiger puffer) sashimi of the Shimonoseki with green onion and secret sauce is superb, that is clear for seeing the plate and chewy.

Summer Destinations

Address:Syuho-cho, Mine-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:45 min by bus from JR Shin Yamaguchi Station to Akiyoshi-dou Cave, then walk 30 min. By car, 40 min from Yamaguchi city, 120 min from Hiroshima city, or 120 min from Fukuoka city.

Akiyoshidai is a large plateau of limestone, designated as a special natural monument and a national park. The scenery from the observatory is amazing! We can see various landscape in each season.

Area

Yamaguchi-shi

Address:7-1 Kozan-cho, Yamaguchi-shi, Yamaguchi

Tel:083-922-2409

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.

Sanyoonoda-shi

Address:3392 Habu, Sanyoonoda-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:7 min by car or taxi from Habu Station.

There're flowers spreading as far as the eye can see. We can see various flowers in each season, and cosmos are ready for autumn. I want to visit again in other season.

Shimonoseki-shi

Address:Oji Kanda Houhoku-cho, Shimonoseki-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:15 min by bus from JR Kottoi Station. By car, 90 min from Yamaguchi city, 180 min from Hiroshima city, 140 min from Fukuoka city. Parking area is available at Amagase Park nearby.

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

Nagato-shi

Address:498 Yuyatsuou, Nagato-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:By taxi, 20 min from JR Nagatofuruichi Station, 20 min from JR Hitomaru Station. By car, 85 min from Yamaguchi city, 170 min from Hiroshima city, 260 min from Izumo city.

Here's selected as one of the 31 most beautiful places in Japan by CNN in the United States. The impressing scenery spreading in front of my eyes.

Iwakuni-shi

Address:1 Iwakuni, Iwakuni-shi, Yamaguchi

Tel:0827-29-5107 

Hours:8:00-17:00

Kintai-kyo Bridge, one of the three greatest bridges in Japan, has the wonderful five arches! You can see the elaborately combined woods very close on the reverse, which makes you moved by its beautiful figure and high skills. And you can see the Iwakuni Castle on the far mountain top, and feel the history and atmosphere of a castle town.◎Entrance fee: Kintai-kyo Round Ticket 300yen, Kintai-kyo, Ropeway, Iwaguni Castle 940yen

Mine-shi

Address:Syuho-cho, Mine-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:45 min by bus from JR Shin Yamaguchi Station to Akiyoshi-dou Cave, then walk 30 min. By car, 40 min from Yamaguchi city, 120 min from Hiroshima city, or 120 min from Fukuoka city.

Hagi-shi

Address:22 Minami Furu Hagi-machi, Hagi-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:20 min walk from JR Higashi Hagi Station. 20 min by car from Edou IC.

Hagi Castle, one of the elements of a world heritage: Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution, has harvest of summer orange from the mid April to June. You can enjoy walking around Kikuya Yokocho Street and Horiuchi Area in the fragrance of summer orange.◎The address I posted is Kikuya Yokocho Street in the first pic though, you can enjoy walking and shopping at old town in larger area. The second and third pics are Horiuchi Area. As for access, you can use the bus following a circular route from JR Hagi Station. By your own car, the parking area is available.

Shunan-shi

Address:Shunan Factory, Shunan-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:Around JR Tokuyama Station or JR Fukugawa Station

When I walked around Tokuyama Station, there were such a beautiful factory night view. You can find more beautiful spot.

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