60 days in Yamaguchi Prefecture Itinerary

60 days in Yamaguchi Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Shimonoseki
— 11 nights
2
Nagato
— 8 nights
3
Yamaguchi
— 11 nights
4
Kudamatsu
— 7 nights
5
Suooshima-cho
— 10 nights
6
Iwakuni
— 11 nights

11
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Shimonoseki: Kitakyushu (Wakamatsuebisu Shrine & Kokura Castle), Ube (Nishinomiya Hachimangu, Ube Coastal Road, &more) and Sanyo Onoda (Ejio Park, Hananoumi, &more). There's still lots to do: visit Karato market, make a trip to Kanmon Tunnel for Humans (Shimonoseki Side), get to know the fascinating history of Jokamachi Chofu, and take in the views from Tsunoshimao Bridge.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Shimonoseki trip itinerary builder site.

Singapore, Singapore to Shimonoseki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Shimonoseki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect Shimonoseki to be cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nagato.

Things to do in Shimonoseki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ube, Sanyo Onoda, Kitakyushu
Highlights from your plan
Tsunoshimao Bridge ©
Tsunoshimao Bridge
Karato market ©
Karato market
Kokura Castle ©
Kokura Castle

8
nights
Nagato

Nagato ©
Nagato is a city in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. Explore Nagato's surroundings by going to Hagi (Hagi Hakubutsukan, Former Kubota Family Residence, &more) and Mine (Kagekiyodo & Mine City Mine Fossil Museum). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Motonosumi Shrine, explore the activities along Oomiko lake, soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, and get to know the fascinating history of Omijima Nature Path.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nagato trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Shimonoseki to Nagato takes 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Nagato can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Yamaguchi.

Things to do in Nagato

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

11
nights
Yamaguchi

Yamaguchi ©
Located at the center of Yamaguchi Prefecture, the regional capital of Yamaguchi is renowned for its temples and shrines.
Explore Yamaguchi's surroundings by going to Mine (Akiyoshidai Observation Trail, Akiyoshido, &more), Ube (Tokiwa Park, Saiko-ji Temple, &more) and Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine, Senjokaku, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda, take an in-depth tour of Chuya Nakahara Memorial Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rurikoji Temple, and take in breathtaking views at Chomonkyo Gorge.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yamaguchi day trip site.

You can drive from Nagato to Yamaguchi in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Yamaguchi when traveling from Nagato in November, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Kudamatsu.

Things to do in Yamaguchi

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Mine, Ube, Hatsukaichi, Hofu
Highlights from your plan
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Miyajima
Miyajima
Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda
Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda

7
nights
Kudamatsu

Kudamatsu ©
Kudamatsu is a city in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan., the city has an estimated population of 55,119, with 24,392 households and a population density of 616 persons per kmĀ². Change things up with these side-trips from Kudamatsu: Fugenji Temple (in Hikari), Shunan (Ryumonji Temple, Odori Shibazakura, &more) and Tenku Rice Terraces (in Kaminoseki-cho). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Futagoji Temple, stroll around Kanmuriyama Park, don't miss a visit to Kawanaka Fudo, and snap pictures at Kasado Ohashi Bridge.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kudamatsu online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yamaguchi to Kudamatsu takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Suooshima-cho.

Things to do in Kudamatsu

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Shunan, Hikari, Bungotakada, Kunisaki, Tenku Rice Terraces
Highlights from your plan
Kanmuriyama Park ©
Kanmuriyama Park
Monjusenji Temple ©
Monjusenji Temple
Tokuyama Zoo ©
Tokuyama Zoo

10
nights
Suooshima-cho

Suooshima-cho ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Yanai (Yamaguchi Flower Land, Museum of Merchants Muroya No Sono, &more), Kaminoseki-cho (Kamisakariyama Observatory, Michi-no-Eki Kaminoseki Kaikyo, &more) and Uchiko-cho (Izumidani Terraces, Streets in Yokaichi-Gokoku Areas, &more).

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Suooshima-cho trip app.

Getting from Kudamatsu to Suooshima-cho by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Suooshima-cho are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Iwakuni.

Things to do in Suooshima-cho

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Yanai, Ozu, Uchiko-cho, Seiyo, Kaminoseki-cho
Highlights from your plan
Nagisa Aquarium ©
Nagisa Aquarium
Ao Island ©
Ao Island
Museum of Japanese Emigration to Hawaii ©
Museum of Japanese Emigration to Hawaii

11
nights
Iwakuni

Iwakuni ©
The castle town of Iwakuni has an interesting and varied history populated by samurai warriors and U.S.
Venture out of the city with trips to Miyajima (Miyajima Sambashimae Park & Momijidani Park), Hatsukaichi (Paddle Park, Miyama Shrine, &more) and Kure (Hiyama & Rekishi no Mieru Oka Park). The adventure continues: take in the views from Kintaikyo Bridge, take in breathtaking views at Sandan-kyo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iwakuni Shirohebi Shrine, and get outside with Tobishima Kaido.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Iwakuni attractions website.

Traveling by car from Suooshima-cho to Iwakuni takes 1.5 hours. December in Iwakuni sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Iwakuni

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Kure, Mashikeitsukushima Shrine, Shikyo no Eki Cannon Monument, Manpukuji Temple
Highlights from your plan
Momijidani Park ©
Momijidani Park
Itsukushima Shrine Torii ©
Itsukushima Shrine Torii
Iwakuni Castle ©
Iwakuni Castle