Let’s travel around the Chugoku Region, take photos of the scenery and tasty food and upload them to social media!#beautifulchugokujapan
There are lot of places, still less-known but perfect for photos in the Chugoku Region.
Uploading your favorite photos on social media is a good way to share your travel memories with friends and family.
Places to Go
Heart shaped blocks are installed along the path towards Misasa Shinto Shrine
One of the three hearts can be found at Misasa Hot Spring area
This strolling-around style Japanese garden is skillfully designed. It borrows the line of the mountain behind as if it were inside the garden so that the area looks more spacious.
Taishakukyo Gorge Pleasure Boats
The view of the gorge changes with the seasons, spring, summer and autumn.
Yakage Summer Festival is famous for lanterns and dance.
The event heralds the arrival of summer to the town.
The festival is based on a legendary folk story which has been passed down in the Iwami region
Hana-no Umi (sea of flowers) boasts a spacious sunflower garden.
One of Western Japan’s biggest agricultural farms where production processes are systematically controlled.
Kote-e in Mitsu
Buildings built for commoners from the late Edo Era(1603-1868) to the early Showa Era(1925-1989)
Hofu Tenmangu Shrine Tanabata Festival
The artistic view made of lights for the festival looks mysterious
Historically preserved area of Takehara, is known as Little Kyoto of Aki (former name of Hiroshima)
The streets still retain the atmosphere of the late Edo era (1603-1868)
Yamaguchi Flower Land
Pretty garden for trees and flowers is located in a historical city and surrounded by beautiful nature.
Shoji Ueda Museum of Photography
The art museum is located at the foot of Mt. Daisen which is rich in natural beauty
Tulip Field in Hiezu Village
A fabulous view which looks like an elaborately printed post card can be enjoyed.
Traditional buildings with white-washed walls are well preserved in the historic quarter in Yanai
Visitors can spend a relaxing time, exploring the town which evokes memories of olden days.
Takehara Machinami, Shokeinomichi(Takehara Historic Zone Illumination)
The light-up event featuring local bamboo trees.
Venus Road at Kuroshima Island
The sandy path known as Venus Road is mysteriously formed by a natural phenomenon
The ritual is held at Daisho-in Temple as a memorial service for the ancestors of former feudal lords.
Japan’s biggest sweet shop
Everyone from children and adults enjoy the shop with a nostalgic atmosphere.
Bicchu Matsuyama Castle
The unique shape of this castle makes it appear as if it is floating in a sea of clouds, and could be taken from the dreams of warriors
A series of bright red Shinto gates leading up from a cliff top, stretch out towards the sea