Discover The Chugoku Region

Immerse yourself in Japan's rich culture and history in the Chugoku region. Discover the historic city of Hiroshima, with its poignant Peace Memorial Park and iconic Itsukushima Shrine. Explore the scenic Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or marvel at the Great Seto Bridge connecting the islands of Honshu and Shikoku. Delight in a traditional tea ceremony, attend a captivating Kyogen performance, or savor the region's delectable cuisine, including the famous Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki. Visit the beautiful Adachi Museum of Art, known for its exquisite gardens, or take a leisurely stroll through the charming town of Kurashiki. Experience the breathtaking views at Sandankyo Gorge, or appreciate the serenity of the Rurikoji Temple. Every step in Chugoku is a journey through history, culture, and natural beauty, offering countless opportunities for exploration and enjoyment.

Getting around in the Chugoku Region

Valid rail and bus passes:
The Chugoku region has a multitude of railway and bus passes that make it easier to get around.
Check out our listings below for passes that are valid within the Chugoku region.


Rental cars:

Airports in the Chugoku Region

The most convenient airport in the region is Hiroshima Airport. 

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