Regional Sightseeing

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Akiyoshidai・Akiyoshidō (Mine City)

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Akiyoshidai is the largest karst plateau in Japan, and some of the best limestone caverns in the country can be seen at Akiyoshidō. A place of majestic natural scenery.

Access from Hagi
70mins by Bōchō Bus (2 Buses per day) / 40mins by car.

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Tsuwano

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Red roof tiles, white walls and carp swimming in the waterways can be seen from the roads passing through this impressive area. The famous Taikodai-inari Shrine, with its tunnel of torī gates, is not to be missed.

Access from Hagi
Approx. 105mins by Bōchō Bus / 60mins by car

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Nagato City

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The picturesque scenery of Ōmijima Island and the hilly outcrops of rock which heave upwards 333m at Senjōjiki are famous sightseeing spots. This area is also famous for onsen spas, such as Nagatoyumoto Onsen and Tawarayama Onsen.

Access from Hagi
Approx. 40mins by JR Sanin Main Line (8 trains per day)
Approx. 60mins by Bōchō Bus / Approx. 30mins by car

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Yamaguchi City

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One of three famous pagodas in Japan, the five-story pagoda of Rurikōji Temple is listed as a National Treasure. The Yuda Onsen area and the steam trains which run from the city center are also popular.

Access from Hagi
Approx. 65~80mins by JR bus / approx. 50mins by car

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