Discover Hagi

Nestled on the shores of the Sea of Japan, Hagi offers relaxation and tranquility for those seeking a peaceful retreat. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the area by visiting the numerous hot springs, taking a Hagi sightseeing boat tour, climbing Kasayama mountain, or strolling around the enchanting Myōjin Pond. With its combination of serenity and stunning scenery, a visit to Hagi is truly a one-of-a-kind experience.

Things to see and do

Tours and Activities


Getting around in Hagi

The easiest way to get around in Hagi is by car, but most major sights and attractions are accessible by a combination of trains and busses.


Travelers can also opt to buy the Maru Bus 1-Day Passs to get around: 

  • Maru Bus 1-Day Pass

    • Coverage: most tourist attractions within Hagi

    • Duration: 1 day

    • Price: 500 Yen

    • Where to buy: Hagi station

Getting to Hagi

Public transportation:

To get from Hiroshima to Hagi by public transportation, travelers need to take a train. Detailed instructions are as follows:

  1. Take the JR Sanyo Shinkansen from Hiroshima Station to Shin-Yamaguchi Station. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes.

  2. Transfer to the JR Yamaguchi Line at Shin-Yamaguchi Station and continue to Hagi Station. The journey takes approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes.


Valid rail passes:


Nearest airport:

The nearest and most convenient airport is Hagi-Iwami Airport

  • by car: approximately 1 hour and 25 minutes

  • by public transport: approximately 2 hours and 25 minutes


Car rentals:

How long to stay in Hagi

We recommend staying in Hagi for about one day. 

Hotels in Hagi

Flights to Hagi

The nearest and most convenient airport is Hagi-Iwami Airport

  • by car: approximately 1 hour and 25 minutes

  • by public transport: approximately 2 hours and 25 minutes

Seasonal information

Scenic rides: 

  • Hagi sightseeing boat: click here for the most up-to-date information.

Festivals in Hagi

There is one famous festival in this area. Please be advised that the following info is based upon previous entries of the festival and that the dates might have changed for the following year. It is also possible that the entire festival is cancelled in the case of heavy rainfall or a natural disaster. Please check with the official organisers' website for the most up-to-date information. 
For the exact location of the festival, you can consult our map above by clicking on the icon in the upper most corner of the map to open the map legend. Festivals are hidden by default but can be made visible by clicking on the "Festivals" checkbox in the map legend.


  • Hagi - Sea of Japan Fireworks Festival

    • Date: August 1st

    • Time: 20:00 - 21:00

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