Discover Yamaguchi

Yamaguchi is home to an array of historical temples and soothing hot springs. Enhance your visit by exploring the Nakahara Memorial Museum or the Yamaguchi Art Museum. With its rich cultural heritage and relaxing attractions, Yamaguchi is an alluring destination for travelers seeking both history and leisure.

Things to see and do

Tours and Activities


Getting around in Yamaguchi

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

Getting to Yamaguchi

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 Yamaguchi

We recommend staying here for about one day. 

Hotels in Yamaguchi

Flights to Yamaguchi

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Day trips from Yamaguchi

The Akiyoshidai Plateau is a geological wonder that was once a coral reef 300 million years ago. Today, limestone formations stretch across the vast landscape, creating mesmerizing scenic spots that ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 16.60

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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 ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 28.70

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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 ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 44.49

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Escape to the secluded Tsunoshima Island, where breathtaking views of the sea await. Explore romantic beaches, visit the famous Makizakikazeno and Sezakiyono Parks, and discover the island's unique lighthouse. Complete ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 59.89

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Iwakuni captivates visitors with its majestic castle, which dominates the skyline upon arrival. Cross the impressive Kintai Bridge to reach the town and explore the grand Iwakuni Castle, an architectural ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 66.44

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