Visit Nagato Yamaguchi Japan

Visit Nagato Yamaguchi Japan

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Trip Ideas

Senzaki Area

Visit the old-style hometown of Kaneko Misuzu, who penned children’s nursery rhymes that are taught to children across Japan today.

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    Take a sail around Omijima Island on a steamboat

    THop on a steamboat and come discover Nagato’s natural splendor!

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    About Omijima Island Steamboat Rides

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    BBQ at the Senzaki Kitchen Market

    Buy some veggies direct from the farm, seafood fresh from the wharf, and have a barbecue on the spot! Taste for yourself the freshness of the natural flavors of Nagato.

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    The “Senzaki Kitchen” Market
    Senzaki, Nagato, Yamaguchi Prefecture
    (Opening in October, 2017)

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    To Kaneko Misuzu Memorial Museum

    Experience what life in Nagato was like during the lifetime of famous 20th century poet Kaneko Misuzu, and the warmth reflected in her writings.

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    Kaneko Misuzu Memorial Museum

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    The motifs of poetess Kaneko Misuzu’s nursery rhymes can be seen throughout town.

    Art pieces using the motifs of Misuzu Kaneko’s poems are on display across town, including the mosaic wall art pieces”Project M 3D,” “M2000,” and “Goraku-ji.” Can you find them all?

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    Misuzu Mosaic Wall Project M 3D
    2000 Minami-machi, Senzaki, Nagato, Yamaguchi Prefecture 759-4106

    Misuzu Mosaic Wall M2000
    Former JA Warehouse 1410-1 Senzaki, Nagato, Yamaguchi Prefecture 759-4106

    Goraku-ji
    Shin-machi, Senzaki, Nagato, Yamaguchi Prefecture 759-4106

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    Take a rest at Café Struggle

    After walking around town, take a rest at this café near the Misuzu Mosaic Wall M2000. What better way to perk yourself up than with some coffee?

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    Café Struggle
    1410-1 Senzaki, Nagato, Yamaguchi Prefecture 759-4106
    Business Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Closed on Thursdays.

    Café Struggle

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    Take home a gift of Senzaki’s famous kamaboko fish cakes

    You can’t have Nagato without kamaboko! Head to the shop, where kamaboko is sold directly by the makers, and consider bringing back some kamaboko for friends and family, too!

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    Senzaki Kamaboko