60 days in Yamaguchi Prefecture Itinerary

60 days in Yamaguchi Prefecture Itinerary

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60 days in Yamaguchi Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Shimonoseki
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Nagato
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Yamaguchi
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kudamatsu
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Suooshima-cho
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Iwakuni
— 11 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Singapore

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Shimonoseki side-trips: 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: take in the views from Tsunoshimao Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of Jokamachi Chofu, step off the mainland to explore Tsunoshima, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Kaikyokan.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Shimonoseki online road trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Shimonoseki is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect Shimonoseki to be much colder, temps between 19°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Nagato.

Things to do in Shimonoseki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ube, Sanyo Onoda, Kitakyushu
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 13:
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Tsunoshimao Bridge ©
Tsunoshimao Bridge
Karato market ©
Karato market

8
nights
Nagato

Nagato ©
Nagato is a city in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. Get out of town with these interesting Nagato side-trips: Mine (Kagekiyodo & Mine City Mine Fossil Museum) and Hagi (Hagi Hakubutsukan, Former Kubota Family Residence, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Motonosumi Shrine, take in the pleasant sights at Senjojiki, get to know the fascinating history of Omijima Nature Path, and step off the mainland to explore Omijima.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nagato trip planner .

You can drive from Shimonoseki to Nagato in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Nagato can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Yamaguchi.

Things to do in Nagato

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hagi, Mine
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Motonosumi Shrine ©
Motonosumi Shrine
Shoin Shrine ©
Shoin Shrine
Shizuki Park (Hagi Castle) ©
Shizuki Park (Hagi Castle)

11
nights
Yamaguchi

Yamaguchi ©
Located at the center of Yamaguchi Prefecture, the regional capital of Yamaguchi is renowned for its temples and shrines.
Get out of town with these interesting Yamaguchi side-trips: Mine (Akiyoshidai Observation Trail, Akiyoshido, & more), Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine, Senjokaku, & more) and Ube (Tokiwa Park, Saiko-ji Temple, & more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda, get engrossed in the history at Chuya Nakahara Memorial Museum, steep yourself in history at Omura Masujiro Birth House, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Yamaguchi Xavier Memorial Church.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Yamaguchi driving holiday planning site .

You can drive from Nagato to Yamaguchi in 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Nagato in November since evenings lows in Yamaguchi dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kudamatsu.

Things to do in Yamaguchi

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Mine, Ube, Hatsukaichi, Hofu
Find places to stay Nov 21 — Dec 2:
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Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda
Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda
Miyajima ©
Miyajima

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 km². You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kudamatsu: Shunan (Ryumonji Temple, Odori Shibazakura, & more), Fugenji Temple (in Hikari) and Tenku Rice Terraces (in Kaminoseki-cho). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Fukiji Temple, don't miss a visit to Kasado Ohashi Bridge, get outside with Kudamatsu Health Park, and browse the collection at Shunan City Library.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kudamatsu travel website .

Traveling by car from Yamaguchi to Kudamatsu takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Suooshima-cho.

Things to do in Kudamatsu

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Shunan, Hikari, Bungotakada, Kunisaki, Tenku Rice Terraces
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 9:
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Kanmuriyama Park ©
Kanmuriyama Park
Monjusenji Temple ©
Monjusenji Temple
Tokuyama Zoo ©
Tokuyama Zoo

10
nights
Suooshima-cho

Suooshima-cho ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Suooshima-cho: Yanai (Yamaguchi Flower Land, Museum of Merchants Muroya No Sono, & more), Uchiko-cho (Izumidani Terraces, Streets in Yokaichi-Gokoku Areas, & more) and Kaminoseki-cho (Kamisakariyama Observatory, Michi-no-Eki Kaminoseki Kaikyo, & more).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Suooshima-cho online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Kudamatsu to Suooshima-cho in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Iwakuni.

Things to do in Suooshima-cho

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Ozu, Yanai, Uchiko-cho, Seiyo, Kumage-gun
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 19:
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Nagisa Aquarium ©
Nagisa Aquarium
Iyo Ozu Sukunahikona Shrine ©
Iyo Ozu Sukunahikona Shrine
Ao Island ©
Ao Island

11
nights
Iwakuni

Iwakuni ©
The castle town of Iwakuni has an interesting and varied history populated by samurai warriors and U.S.
Get out of town with these interesting Iwakuni side-trips: Hatsukaichi (Paddle Park, Miyama Shrine, & more), Kure (Hiyama & Rekishi no Mieru Oka Park) and Miyajima (Miyajima Sambashimae Park & Momijidani Park). There's much more to do: take in the views from Kintaikyo Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Kikko Park, get outside with Tobishima Kaido, and make a trip to Iwakuni Castle.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Iwakuni road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Suooshima-cho to Iwakuni in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Iwakuni

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Kure, Lake Hijiri, Tobishima Kaido, Mashike Itsukushima Shrine
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 30:
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Kintaikyo Bridge ©
Kintaikyo Bridge
Iwakuni Castle ©
Iwakuni Castle
Itsukushima Shrine Torii ©
Itsukushima Shrine Torii