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Yamaguchi

Summary

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Yamaguchi Prefecture faces the Sea of Japan and the Seto Inland Sea. It is attractive for its nature such as Japan's largest karst plateau - Akiyoshidai, and the rich culture that promoted Meiji Restoration. There are spectacular spots in various places, and the magnificent scenery is also popular.

Climate (temperature / precipitation)

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Source:Japan Metrogical Agency

Yamaguchi Prefecture faces the Sea of Japan and the Seto Inland Sea. It is attractive for its nature such as Japan's largest karst plateau - Akiyoshidai, and the rich culture that promoted Meiji Restoration. There are spectacular spots in various places, and the magnificent scenery is also popular.

Cost of living

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Foods recommended by locals

Fugu dishes

pic_dummy.pngSpeaking of Yamaguchi's representative gourmet, it must be puffer fish! It is a high-class fish that is also designated as a prefecture fish. The transparent and thinly cut puffer fish sashimi or delicious fugu-nabe (puffer fish pot) with tender puffer fish meat inside are popular.

Kawara-soba

pic_dummy.pngIt is a local dish of Yamaguchi prefecture where cha-soba is placed on a heated roof tile and ingredients such as beef, Kinshitamago (thinly shredded egg omelet), seaweed, chopped green onion, sliced lemon, and grated daikon-chili are placed.

Famous places / spots recommended by locals

Tsunoshima Bridge

pic_dummy.pngTsunoshima Ohashi is famous as a location for making movies or television commercial. It is the second longest remote island bridge in Japan with no tolls! The beautiful emerald green sea is also a popular photo spot.
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Kintai Bridge

pic_dummy.pngOne of the three famous bridges in Japan. The wooden arch bridge over the clear stream Nishikigawa is exquisite and original, representing the high level of technical skills of Japanese craftsmen. You can enjoy the scenery of each season; such as cherry blossoms in spring, cormorant fishing in summer, colored leaves in autumn and snowy scenery in winter.
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