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Sightseeing Spot Spots in Yamaguchi Area

  • Refresh Park Toyoura
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    Yamaguchi Pref. Shimonosekishi Toyourachoukawatana Takano 2035 - 9
    Enjoy a wide variety of seasonal flowers at this famous Flower Park in Shimonoseki City. The Play Area offers a variety of play equipment such as a playground set, dragon slide, and a zipline, making it very popular for children. Every fall they hold the Cosmos Festival, where over one million cosmos flowers bloom.

    川棚温泉の奥にあります コスモス畑がとても大きく、家族連れにお勧めです 他に遊具もありたのしめます。

  • Foot Bath and Drinking Springs, in front of Yuda Hot Springs Tourist Information
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    Yamaguchi Pref. Yamaguchishi Yudaonsen 2-1-23
    "These are foot bath facilities in Yamaguchi City, and refers to six locations in the Yuda Hot Springs town center. The foot baths are at Inoue Park, in front of Yuda Onsen station, in front of the Tourist Information Center, within the community center, ""Sunfresh Yamaguchi"", and on Yunomachi Street"". All the baths are free of charge and are frequented by both hot spring guests and local residents."
  • Kanmon Tunnel
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    Yamaguchi Pref. Shimonosekishi Mimosusogawachou Yamaguchi-ken Kunono-cho, Shimonoseki-shi (road section) (Humanitarian department)
    This tunnel connects Shimonoseki City and Kitakyushu City in Fukuoka Prefecture and passes under the Kanmon Strait, separating Yamaguchi and Fukuoka Prefectures. There is a tunnel for pedestrians, bicycles, motorized bicycles of 50 cc or less, which is used as a jogging or walking course. In addition, there are tunnels for a highway and a railroad for the Sanyo main line, and the Shin-Kanmon Tunnel for the Sanyo Shinkansen.
  • Dannoura Historic Battlefield
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    Yamaguchi Pref. Shimonosekishi Mimosusogawachou 1
    "This historical site of Shimonoseki City is the site of the ""Dannoura Battle"", the last battle between the Genji and Heike clans. ""Mimosuso River Park"" is in front of the ancient battlefield and monuments and statues such as ""Statue of Taira no Tomomori"", ""Statue of Minamoto no Yoshitsune"" and ""Drowning Site of Emperor Antoku Stone Monument"" are situated around the park. The Kanmon Tunnel runs directly under the ancient battlefield."
  • Beppu Benten Pond
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    Yamaguchi Pref. Mineshi Shuhouchoubeppu Water
    A fresh spring pond located on the grounds of Beppu Itsukushima-jinja Shrine in Mine City, Yamaguchi Prefecture. This mystical pond sparkles cobalt blue in the sunlight, and it is one of the top sightseeing destinations in the Akiyoshi-dai Plateau area. The waters of the pond, welling up from the limestone of the karst plateau, are rich in calcium, and are a cold 14°C. Selected as one of Japan’s 100 most famous waters, locals also use its waters for cooking, washing vegetables, and other daily lives. There is a water station near the pond for people to draw fresh spring water. Legend has it that the spring burst forth after the elder of a town facing a water shortage prayed here to the goddess Benzaiten as instructed in a dream, and each year on the first Sunday in September, a Benten Festival is held and a dance called the Beppu Nenbutsu Odori is offered to the goddess.
  • Kannon Suisha Dekamarukun
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    Yamaguchi Pref. Iwakunishi Mikawamachinekasa 3039
    "Located a 30-minute drive from the Iwakuni Interchange on the Sanyo Expressway or the Muikaichi Interchange on the Chugoku Expressway, this huge water wheel 12 meters in diameter was made using specially made cedar in 1990. It is near ""Negasaiwaya Kannon,"" where a wooden Buddha state dedicated by Kobo Daishi is said to have become a Buddha statue like stalactite over a long period of time after being exposed to water droplets including lime, and it suddenly appears when you approach along the path to the temple. It reopened after renovations in March 2010."
  • Kawatana no Kusu no Mori
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    Yamaguchi Pref. Shimonosekishi Toyourachoukawatana Shionokono
    "This massive camphor tree, estimated at over 1,000 years old, is a sacred tree believed to contain the spirit of warring states general Ouchi Yoshitaka's beloved horse Hibarige. It is a designated National Natural Monument, and one of Japan's Three Largest Trees. It's also quite popular as a natural ""power spot"" offering success in romance, bringing not only locals, but travelers from afar as well."
  • Chogen no Sato Village
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    Yamaguchi Pref. Yamaguchishi Tokudifukadani 1137
    This activity and social park recreates mountain village scenery of the early Showa era. It was visited once by a Japanese Buddhist monk, Chogen, who was in charge of the rebuilding of Todai-ji Temple, to source lumber, and traces of that visit still remain. Inside the grounds, you can visit the Folk Culture Center lo learn about Chogen, and they have papermaking and indigo dyeing activity centers as well. There are also restaurants to allow you to take your time and enjoy the history.
  • Aspirante
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    Yamaguchi Pref. Houfushi Ebisumachi 1-1-28
    This is a local community center in Hofu City, Yamaguchi Prefecture. It serves as a base for local cultural activities, and holds many art related events like art shows, concerts, and lectures. They also host music classes and seminars, doll-making workshops, observation outings, and other events.

    JR山陽本線防府駅てんじんぐちから東へ徒歩1分 なのでとても分かりやすいです。 催し物が充実しているみたいで今度利用してみたいと思いました。

  • Strait Yume Tower
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    Yamaguchi Shimonoseki-shi Buzendacho 3-chome 3-1

    Having walked from Mojiko Station, crossing the Kanmon Straits via the pedestrian tunnel underneath and continuing walking almost all the way to Shimonoseki Station, it was a fitting to review the...

  • Sakura Ido
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    Yamaguchi Iwakuni-shi Tsuzu
  • Akiyoshidai
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    Yamaguchi Mine-shi Shuhocho Akiyoshi Akiyoshidai
  • Asae Shrine
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    Yamaguchi Hikari-shi Asae 1-chome 8-1
  • Amidaji Temple
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    Yamaguchi Hofu-shi Mure Kamisakamoto 1869

    この寺を含め、室町から発展した、山口の大内文化、毛利氏の力を感じざるをえません。すばらしいの一言。周囲の庭園も必ずいくこと。

  • Genkyuji Temple
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    Yamaguchi Yamaguchi-shi Nihoshimogo Doi 2910-1
  • Dairakuji Temple
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    Yamaguchi Hofu-shi Kuwanoyama 1-chome 5-10
  • Tosenji
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    Yamaguchi Pref. Iwakunishi Yokoyama 1-chome 10-31
  • Tokiwa Park
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    Yamaguchi Ube-shi Okiube
  • Hagimoto Jin
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    Yamaguchi Hagi-shi Chinto Matsumoto-shi 385-8
  • Futashika no Water Iris
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    Yamaguchi Iwakuni-shi Futashika

Yamaguchi Main Areas

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Heading west along Japan's largest island, Honshu, the very last prefecture you'll reach is Yamaguchi, separated from Kyushu by a small strip of water known as the Kanmon Straits, which the far-reaching harbor city Shimonoseki looks over. With water at every turn, the seafood of Yamaguchi is an indisputable highlight, and we're not talking just the usual fish dishes—the notorious fugu, or puffer fish, is a Japanese delicacy that was discovered in Yamaguchi prefecture, making it the best place to try it out.

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