Attractive destinations in Yamaguchi Prefecture

One destination that visitors cannot miss when coming to Yamaguchi is Motonosumi Inari Shrine in Nagato City.

Dec 28, 2022 - 07:28
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Attractive destinations in Yamaguchi Prefecture

1. Kintaikyo Bridge
The famous Kintaikyo bridge, which crosses the Nishiki River in Iwakuni City, is one of the symbols of Yamaguchi Prefecture. The wooden bridge was built in 1673. Japanese engineers skillfully put pieces of wood together to create an arched 5-span bridge, resting on 4 stone pillars.

2. Motonosumi Inari Shrine
One destination that visitors cannot miss when coming to Yamaguchi is Motonosumi Inari Shrine in Nagato City. Built in 1955, the shrine consists of 123 bright red Torii gates stretching more than 100m from the mountain down the cliff facing the Sea of Japan.

3. Hagi Uragami Museum
Hagi Uragami Museum was established in 1996 to store and display a unique collection of oriental art donated by businessman Toshiro Uragami, born in Hagi.

4. Old town with white walls
The old town in Furuichi Kanaya district in Yanai city, Yamaguchi prefecture consists of old houses painted white outside, located close together on both sides of the paved road. Neighborhood with shops selling Edo period (1603-1867 .)

5. The town under the heart
The old castle town, located in Hagi city, is also one of the attractive places for tourists who love to explore Japan's culture.

6. World Heritage Site – Shoka Sonjuku School
Located on a large campus with many trees, Shoka Sonjuku school is now a world heritage site. This place is very suitable for tourists who love to learn about the history of Japan.

7. Puffer fish specialties
Puffer fish and sake are two specialties that visitors cannot miss when visiting Yamaguchi Prefecture and these two specialties are often used together to enhance the wonderful flavor of the dish.

8. Sake wine
Along with cherry blossoms, sake is a specialty of Japan. With a history of about 2,000 years, sake is not only a delicious wine but also the tradition and culture of the land of the rising sun. Sake is indispensable in parties and festivals in Japan.

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