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Nagato – Birthplace of Chikamatsu

Nagato – Birthplace of Chikamatsu

Nagato – Birthplace of Chikamatsu and many other literary figures Yamaguchi Prefecture is home to many poets a […]

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Encounter nostalgic and unspoilt scenery – A simple island pilgrimage

Encounter nostalgic and unspoilt scenery – A simple island pilgrimage

  You may know about the famous Buddhist pilgrimage (henro) that many people do in Shikoku to the 88 temp […]

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Ryuzaki Hot Spring (Shiokaze Spring)

Ryuzaki Hot Spring (Shiokaze Spring)

Ryuzaki Hot Spring (Shiokaze Spring) is popular among locals and tourists alike. Relax and warm up in the sodi […]

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Satsuma mandarin cultivation

Satsuma mandarin cultivation

Satsuma mandarin cultivation – it’s what makes the island lifestyle and island hospitality Approximately 80% o […]

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Sunshine Sazanseto

Sunshine Sazanseto

Blowfish (fugu) – a Yamaguchi specialty – Sunshine Sazanseto Sunshine Sazanseto is a hotel and resort overlook […]

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Crest of the Wave Tateiwa

Crest of the Wave Tateiwa

Enjoy a luxurious kaiseki banquet – Crest of the Wave Tateiwa The chef and restaurant owner, Masaaki Murakami […]

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Chidori Bekkan (Awaya)

Chidori Bekkan (Awaya)

Try the local delicacies – Chidori Bekkan (Awaya) In 1848, Suo-Oshima residents visited what is now Wakayama P […]

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Folklorist who traveled throughout Japan

Folklorist who traveled throughout Japan

Tsuneichi Miyamoto Tsuneichi Miyamoto (1907-1981) is a renowned Japanese folklorist who was born on Suo-Oshima […]

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Fishermen at Ryōgenda, the Eastern tip of the island.

Fishermen at Ryōgenda, the Eastern tip of the island.

Fishermen at Ryōgenda, the Eastern tip of the island. This is a small village with only a few houses.

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Yamaguchi

Yamaguchi

Relax on Island Time – and enjoy juicy satsuma mandarins!   Yamaguchi Prefecture lies at the far Western […]

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