CHUGOKU

Chugoku is the westernmost part of the main Japanese island Honshu and includes the major city of Hiroshima.

Chugoku attractions includes the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Atomic Dome). Chugoku also includes one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan, Korakuen Garden.

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CHUGOKU PREFECTURES

Hiroshima Prefecture

Hiroshima Prefecture
Hiroshima Prefecture, in in the western of Japan in Chugoku region. Hiroshima Prefecture is of course famous for the atomic bombing and there are many memorials relating to this in and a...

Okayama Prefecture

Okayama Prefecture
Okayama Prefecture is on the southern coast of Honshu in the Chugoku region. The capital city of Okayama Prefecture is Okayama which is famous for Korakuen Garden, one of the Three Great Ga...

Shimane Prefecture
Shimane Prefecture is on the coast of the Sea of Japan in Chugoku region of Honshu. The capital city of Shimane Prefecture is Matsue. Shimane Prefecture attractions include the Garden of the...

Tottori Prefecture
Tottori Prefecture is along the coastline facing the Sea of Japan in the Chugoku region on Honshu island. The captial of Tottori Prefecture is Tottori City. Tottori Prefecture has the distin...

Yamaguchi Prefecture
Yamaguchi Prefecture is in the Chugoku region on Honshu island. The capital of Yamaguchi Prefecture is Yamaguchi city, but the most popular tourist destinations are Shimonoseki city and Kint...

CHUGOKU PREFECTURE CAPITAL

Hiroshima

Hiroshima
Hiroshima, in in the western of Japan in Chugoku region. Hiroshima is of course famous for the atomic bombing and there are many memorials relating to this in and around Hiroshima Peace ...

Matsue
Matsue is between Lake Shinji and Lake Nakaumi along the Ohashi River which connects the two lakes, near the Sea of Japan in Shimane Prefecture Chugoku Region. Matsue, the capital of Shimane...

Okayama

Okayama
Okayama is the capital city of Okayama Prefecture Chugoku, on the southern coast of Honshu. Okayama is famous for having one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan, Korakuen Garden, the beautif...

Tottori
Tottori is the capital city of Tottori Prefecture in the Chugoku region on Honshu island. Tottori is a coastal city famous for the massive beach party, San In Beach Party, which is held at t...

Yamaguchi
Yamaguchi is in the center of Yamaguchi Prefecture Chugoku region on Honshu island. Yamaguchi City is the capital of Yamaguchi Prefecture. Yamaguchi attractions include Ruriko-ji Temple whic...

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