Visit Nagato Yamaguchi Japan

Visit Nagato Yamaguchi Japan

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Sightseeing Spots

Nagato's entire north coast comprises Kita-Nagato Quasi-National Park, a protected area with beautiful ocean views of the Sea of Japan. From Motonosumi Inari Shrine, selected by CNN as one of the "31 Most Beautiful Places in Japan," to the deep blue seascapes framed by unique scenic lookouts, visitors are invited to feel the true essence of Japan's history and culture here.

Area: Yuya & Heki

Motonosumi Inari Shrine

Motonosumi Inari Shrine was selected by CNN Travel as one of the "31 Most Beautiful Places in Japan."

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Area: Yuya & Heki

Yuya Terraced Rice Fields

The final resting place of warlord Yoshitaka Ouichi, who brought reknown to Yamaguchi during the Muromachi Period (1333-1573)

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Area: Omijima & Kayoi Area

Omijima Island

Omijima Island is a part of the Kita-Nagato Kaigan Quasi-National Park, an area protected for its scenic natural beauty.

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Area: Misumi

Yumen Community Center

This daytime onsen includes indoor and outdoor baths, a waterfall shower, a sauna, karaoke booths, ping pong tables, and a rest area.

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Area: Senzaki

Senzaki Area Exchange (Senzaki Kitchen Roadside Market)

Schedule to open in October, 2017, this farm-fresh market will sell delicious ingredients grown right in Nagato.

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Area: Omijima & Kayoi Area

Whale Tomb

Constructed in 1692, this tomb was erected for the unborn calf of a whale

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Area: Fukawa/Yumoto

Akasaki Shrine Natural Amphitheater

This outdoor performing space is a nationally-designated Important Tangible Cultural Property

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Area: Omijima & Kayoi Area

Omijima Cherry Blossom Country

1,000 cherry trees burst into bloom along this sakura viewing spot.

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Area: Yuya & Heki

Nii-no-hama Spider Lily Field

The spider lilies here bloom alongside the ocean, and are prefecturally-designated as a natural memorial

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Area: Omijima & Kayoi Area

Omijima Island Republic

The Omijima Island Republic is a cultural and community center built within the former school building of a local elementary school.

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Area: Yuya & Heki

Kawashiri Cape

This small promontory extends into the ocean from the northwesternmost point of Japan's main island of Honshu, giving it extraordinary panoramic views.

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Area: Tawarayama

Misuzu Kaneko Mosaic: Project M20000

This mosiac re-imagines the world of Misuzu Kaneko's poem, "Big Catch."

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Area: Misumi

Yasuo Kazuki Museum

This museum boasts some of the great works of modern painter Yasuo Kazuki, including his "Siberia Series."

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Area: Senzaki

Misuzu Kaneko Memorial Museum

Delve into the world of poetess Misuzu Kaneko.

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Area: Tawarayama

Shichiju River Park (Shichiju River Pool)

Encircled by forest, this tranquil pool is located in view of the Shichiju River, and not far from a waterfall with seven falls.

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