Discover Tsuwano

Overlooking the Tsuwano River, this charming town offers a blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. Take the Shiroyama chair lift to the Tsuwano Castle ruins and marvel at the stunning scenery. Explore the fascinating Taikodani Inari Jinja shrine and Tsuwano Catholic Church, then stroll along the picturesque Tonomachi Street, browsing its quaint local shops. Experience the captivating allure of Tsuwano during your visit.

Things to see and do


Getting around in Tsuwano

The easiest way around Tsuwano is on foot, since the major sights and attractions are within walking distance from each other. 

Getting to Tsuwano

Rail Passes:

  • Japan Rail Pass
  • JR Hiroshima Yamaguchi Area Pass
  • JR Okayama Hiroshima Yamaguchi Area Pass
  • JR Sanyo San'in Area Pass


Rental Cars:

How long to stay in Tsuwano

We recommend staying here for about half a day.

Hotels in Tsuwano

Flights to Tsuwano

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