Category: San’in Coast

  • The Amazing Inland Seas And Beaches Of Western Japan

    The Amazing Inland Seas And Beaches Of Western Japan

    Everyone knows that Japan is an island country, but what many people don’t know is that a large part of the Western Japan region is located along the Seto Inland Sea. This sea is bounded by three of the major Japanese islands: Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. As such, one of the best ways to see […]

  • Matsue: Beautiful Lakes, Gardens And Original Castle

    Matsue: Beautiful Lakes, Gardens And Original Castle

    Known as “The Water City”, Matsue is built mainly around Lake Shinji, the seventh-largest lake in Japan, and many of the best attractions are located on or near the shores of the lake. If you go to the International Tourist Center, located just outside of Matsue station, there are many brochures in English and other […]

  • Dramatic Cliffs, Beaches and Hot springs In Nagato

    Dramatic Cliffs, Beaches and Hot springs In Nagato

    Forty minutes away from Hagi is Nagato, a small fishing town with spectacular scenery. While there are some historical spots to be seen for the truly dedicated Japanophile, most people will want to go to Nagato for three things: hot springs, beaches, and breathtaking seaside cliffs. Nagato city is located in the northern area of […]

  • Why You Should Visit The Beautiful San’in Coast

    Why You Should Visit The Beautiful San’in Coast

    While the Eastern seaboard of Japan contains virtually all of the country’s famous cities, the Western seaboard, or San’in coast, is the more naturally beautiful. In western Japan especially, the San’in is renowned for having the best scenery, spas, camping/swimming/surfing areas, eco-tourism, and so on. Furthermore, the people there have that small-town hospitality that you […]