Things to Do in Yamaguchi

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If you're visiting Yamaguchi, check out this list of top tips and things to do to make the most of your time there.

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Motonosumi Inari Shrine

Motonosumi Inari Shrine's 123 red torii gates adorn the Yamaguchi coastline in Nagato city. Find beautiful views of a winding, vermilion torii tunnel set to an ocean backdrop.

Akama Shrine

Akama Shrine recalls the sad story of the Emperor Antoku, who perished offshore in the Kanmon Straits during the Battle of Dan-no-ura in 1185.


The small town of Hagi is a surprising find, rich in history and sightseeing spots, and a recommended stop along the northern coast of Yamaguchi.