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Yamaguchi
Yamaguchi prefecture is at the western end of Honshu. The Sea of Japan, the Seto Inland Sea, and Hibikinada face the sea, and are great for seafood.The city of Shimonoseki boasts the largest volume of fugu blowfish handled in Japan.You can purchase blowfish at the Karato Fish Market, known as the "kitchen of Kanmon," along with other types of seafood.The prefecture is known for its many superb views, such the Tsunoshima Bridge, ranked by Trip Advisor as the best bridge in Japan, and the Kintaikyo Bridge, one of the Three Great Bridges of Japan with wooden arches.Motonosumi Inari Shrine, with the beautiful contrast of its red torii gates and blue ocean, was selected by CNN as one of the "31 Most Beautiful Places in Japan," and offers magnificent views.After your travels are complete, it is time to go to Yuda Onsen. You can expect the simple alkaline hot spring to leave you with beautiful skin and is ideal for relieving the weariness of travel.

Getting from Tokyo to Yamaguchi

Route 1

  • Haneda airport → Yamaguchi Ube airport : 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Route 2

  • JR Tokyo station → JR Shin-Yamaguchi station : 4 hours and 27 minutes by Tokaido/Sanyo shinkansen

Recommended routes

  • YAMAGUCHI × TOKYO
    After exploring around Tokyo with open top double decker vehicles and it makes you feel like fly in the air, take a trip to the Tsunoshima island in Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi prefecture. The scenery from the Tsunoshima Bridge, connected between with Tsunoshima island and main island is a MUST see! Great tirp to feel at one with sky and ocean.
  • YAMAGUCHI × TOKYO
    After fulfilling a once-in-a-lifetime dream of transforming into a samurai, visit Yamaguchi Prefecture’s Iwakuni and Hagi, areas steeped in history. The hot spring waters at Yuda Onsen, famous for their beautifying effects, will ease the fatigue of travel.

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