Chugoku

Chugoku region, also known as the Sanyo-San'in Area, is located in the westernmost part of Honshu and consists of 5 prefectures including Tottori, Shimane, Okayama, Hiroshima, and Yamaguchi. Although it is not a popular tourist spot, the beautiful scenery still surprises every visitors. This time, Saketora team is introducing you some attractive spots in 3 different prefectures, including some not-yet-famous spots in Yamaguchi, so that you can have a short trip even at home.


Yamaguchi Tsunoshima bridge
Yamaguchi Tsunoshima bridge
Yamaguchi Tsunoshima bridge
The Tsunoshima Bridge is a driving bridge that crosses Amagaseto Strait. The beautiful natural island bay scenery has become a famous scenic spot in Yamaguchi Prefecture, and it is also the shooting place of many TV dramas and advertisements. Viewing from the side, it seems even longer!


Yamaguchi Akiyoshi do
Yamaguchi Akiyoshi do
Yamaguchi Akiyoshi do
Located at Mine City in Yamaguchi, Akiyoshi-do is one of the most famous stalactite caves in Japan. The temperature in the cave is maintained at about 17 degrees Celcius all year round, and there are a lot of strange stone walls in the cave, which are listed as "special natural monuments" by the government.


Hiroshima Itsukushima Shrine
Hiroshima Itsukushima Shrine
Hiroshima Itsukushima Shrine
Itsukushima Shrine is located on the coast of the Seto Sea. The torii gate standing in the sea is its most famous landmark and with its long history, it is also on the list of the World Heritage.


Okyama Kurashiki
Okyama Kurashiki
Okyama Kurashiki
Bikan area of Kurashiki retains the ancient Japanese style, with a touch of Western elegance. The unique atmosphere gives the illusion of stepping back in time.


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