Chugoku Travel Information

Hagi and Tsuwano

Hagi and Tsuwano Hagi was once a castle town, while Tsuwano is a city on the water that has many waterways and canals. Nishikigoi (fancy carps) of various colors swim in waterways set in front of samurai houses in Tsuwano. Historical Samurai Town: Hagi, located in Yamaguchi Prefecture, is a beautifully preserved historic town known …

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Matsue Castle

Matsue Castle Located in Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture, Matsue Castle is a designated national treasure. It is also known as the Plover Castle because it resembles a polover spreading its wings.There are pleasure boats that travel the castle is a noted place for viewing cherry blossoms. Special Points about Matsue Castle: The Black Castle: Matsue …

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Atomic Bomb Dome

Atomic Bomb Dome Title: Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, Japan: A Symbol of Peace and Resilience Introduction:The Atomic Bomb Dome, located in Hiroshima, Japan, is a powerful symbol of both the devastating impact of nuclear warfare and the enduring spirit of resilience and peace. This iconic structure has become a global attraction, drawing visitors from …

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Tottori Sand Dunes

Tottori Sand Dunes Tottori Sand Dunes: Japan’s Desert Oasis The Tottori Sand Dunes, located in Tottori Prefecture on the western coast of Japan’s Honshu Island, are a remarkable natural wonder that offers a unique and captivating experience. These expansive sand dunes are the largest in Japan and have become a popular tourist destination, drawing visitors …

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Miyajima Miyajima: Japan’s Island of Serenity Miyajima, also known as Itsukushima, is a small island located in the Seto Inland Sea of Japan, just off the coast of Hiroshima. This picturesque island is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and iconic floating torii gate, making it one of Japan’s most beloved tourist …

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