Yuya & Heki Area | Visit Nagato, Japan

Visit Nagato Yamaguchi Japan

Visit Nagato Yamaguchi Japan

Trip Ideas

Yuya & Heki Area

Enjoy Nagato’s major sightseeing locations and incredible natural scenery
with the Yuya & Heki Area’s panoramic views!

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    Lazing about on Senjojiki

    Wind turbines spin slowly atop nearby hilltops at this marvelous panoramic viewing spot,
    the perfect place to lay in the grass and watch the clouds go by.

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    Pilgrimage to Motonosumi Shrine

    Experience the exotic sight of this shrines bright red torii gates lined up all the way down to the sea. See if you can’t make the leap to toss your coin into the offeratory box atop the tallest gate: if you can, your wish will be granted!

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    Motonosumi Shrine

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    Lunch at locally-farmed Japanese restaurant Soso.

    Enjoy a luxurious lunch of locally-caught sashimi, and other Japanese foods made with fresh local ingredients. We recommend the one-plate lunch!

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    To our neighbor, Tsunoshima

    Just a short trip away, travel down the coast to the island of Tsunoshima in Shimonoseki City. To reach the island, travel over a 1780 meter-long bridge across beautiful blue waters.

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    Enjoy the onsen at Hotel Yokikan with the sunset as a backdrop.

    Return to Nagato, and take a long, relaxing bath in the onsen of Hotel Yokikan, which overlooks the sun setting on Yuya Bay.

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    Hotel Yokikan

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    The photographer’s hidden-away favorite, the Yuya Terraced Rice Fields

    As night falls, journey to the Yuya Terraced Rice Fields, even more scenic at night!
    When the fields are filled with waters, the lights of the fishing boats in the bay glitter in their reflection like stars.

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    Yuya Terraced Rice Fields