A sacred shrine with iconic “floating” torii gate
2-hour JR train ride from Osaka
Spectacular sand dunes overlooking a picturesque sea
2.5-hour JR train ride from Osaka
A trip using attractions pass and transport pass
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Come see the charms of the unknown Japan The Chugoku Region is a barely explored tourist gem!
Dotted along the JR railway line are numerous sightseeing spots highly rated on TripAdvisor.
World Heritage Sites, Japan's leading shrines, historic castles, traditional Japanese streets,
anime facilities, and sand dunes are at your fingertips.All accessible by public transportation.
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Sightseeing and transportation passes are available for added convenience on your travels!
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From Osaka to San’in (Tottori, Shimane)
What does San’in have to offer? From Nature to historical and cultural experiences come see it all! Nature lovers will be blown away by Mt. Daisen and the Tottori Sand Dunes. GeGeGe no Kitaro and Detective Conan’s authors’ hometowns are a must see for anime fans. The national treasure Matsue Castle and highly acclaimed Adachi Museum of Art are also iconic draw cards for visitors. Surrounded by pristine seas and mountains affords the region high quality cuisine. Foodies will be in heaven with the Tottori Wagyu (beef) and snow crabs that are some of the highlights.
Tottori Sand Dunes
Gosho Aoyama Manga Factory
Mizuki Shigeru Road
From Osaka to Sanyo (Hiroshima, Okayama, Yamaguchi)
Did you know the 2nd and 3rd best attractions in Japan in 2019 as voted by international travelers on Trip Advisor are in Hiroshima?
These World Heritage Sites; Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Itsukushima Shrine are the gateway to an area rich in cultural and historical sites: Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter and Hagi Castle Town to name but a few. Don’t miss out on the juicy peaches and delectable muscat grapes in Okayama, fresh oysters, or the iconic Japanese okonomiyaki particularly popular in Hiroshima.
Itsukushima: World Heritage Site, Maritime Shrine and Otorii
Kurashiki Bikan Historical Area: Beautiful white-walled cityscape, historic romance and art
Japan's three largest gardens "Korakuen"
Japan's three famous bridges "Kintai Bridge"
Recommended Tour CoursesRecommended Tour Courses
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A travel pass that allows you to conveniently travel around the Chugoku region by using a set