10 days in Yamaguchi Prefecture Itinerary

10 days in Yamaguchi Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Iwakuni
— 1 night
2
Yamaguchi
— 3 nights
3
Nagato
— 2 nights
4
Shimonoseki
— 3 nights

1
night
Iwakuni

Iwakuni ©
The castle town of Iwakuni has an interesting and varied history populated by samurai warriors and U.S.
On the 12th (Thu), make a trip to Yari Daoshi Matsu, go for a walk through Kintaikyo Bridge, thencontemplate the long history of Iwakuni Castle, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Kikko Park, and finally take in the views from Kintaikyo no Ukai.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Iwakuni itinerary app.

Singapore, Singapore to Iwakuni is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Iwakuni. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in November, with highs in Iwakuni at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Yamaguchi.

Things to do in Iwakuni

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kikko Park ©
Kikko Park
Iwakuni Castle ©
Iwakuni Castle

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nights
Yamaguchi

Yamaguchi ©
Located at the center of Yamaguchi Prefecture, the regional capital of Yamaguchi is renowned for its temples and shrines.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hofu (Ohira Mountaintop Park, Hofu tenman-gu, &more) and Mine (Hyakumaizara, Akiyoshidai Karst Observatory, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda, soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, admire the natural beauty at Jyoei Temple Sesshu Garden, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Yamaguchi Xavier Memorial Church.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read Yamaguchi journey planner.

Getting from Iwakuni to Yamaguchi by car takes about 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Yamaguchi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nagato.

Things to do in Yamaguchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hofu, Mine
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Akiyoshido ©
Akiyoshido
Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda
Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda
Akiyoshidai Karst Observatory ©
Akiyoshidai Karst Observatory

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Nagato

Nagato ©
Nagato is a city in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Beppu Bentenike, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Akiyoshidai Safari Land, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotokuzenji Temple, thenmake a trip to Ryuguno Shiofuki, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Motonosumi Shrine, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Senjojiki. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Kaneko Misuzu Memorial Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tokoji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shoin Shrine, thencontemplate the long history of Shoka Village School, thensteep yourself in history at Hagi Castle Town, and finally steep yourself in history at Kikuya Family Residence.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nagato road trip app.

Getting from Yamaguchi to Nagato by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Nagato can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Shimonoseki.

Things to do in Nagato

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Hagi, Mine
Highlights from your plan
Motonosumi Shrine ©
Motonosumi Shrine
Shoin Shrine ©
Shoin Shrine
Kaneko Misuzu Memorial Museum ©
Kaneko Misuzu Memorial Museum

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nights
Shimonoseki

Shimonoseki ©
A bustling port town noted as the site of two major battles in Japan's history, Shimonoseki also attracts gourmands as the world capital of the potentially poisonous pufferfish, or fugu--prepared only by licensed chefs and considered a delicacy.
Shimonoseki is known for historic sites, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: visit Karato market, take in the views from Tsunoshimao Bridge, head off the coast to Tsunoshima, and don't miss a visit to Kanmon Tunnel for Humans (Shimonoseki Side).

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Shimonoseki trip planner.

You can drive from Nagato to Shimonoseki in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Shimonoseki

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Tsunoshimao Bridge ©
Tsunoshimao Bridge
Karato market ©
Karato market
Akama Shrine ©
Akama Shrine