Yamaguchi, Hofu

National Treasure Rurikoji Five Storey Pagoda
Yuda Onsen
  • Yuda Onsen
  • Yamaguchi, Hofu
  • These hot springs are known for the richest amount of water in Sanyo. The springs are categorized in alkaline simpl...
Hofu Tenmangu
  • Hofu Tenmangu
  • Yamaguchi, Hofu
  • "The first Tenmangu in Japan" dedicated to the god of study Sugawara-no-Michizane. It is counted as the great three...
Joeiji Temple Sesshu Garden
  • Joeiji Temple Sesshu Garden
  • Yamaguchi, Hofu
  • The legend of this garden tells that 29th Ouchi family Masahiro ordered to a master painter Sesshu to make this gar...
Site of Santoka Taneda's birthplace
Yamaguchi Xavier Memorial Church
  • Yamaguchi Xavier Memorial Church
  • Yamaguchi, Hofu
  • A Catholic church built in 1952 to celebrate the 400th year since Xavier's visit to the mountain. Unfortunately it ...
Mori Garden
  • Mori Garden
  • Yamaguchi, Hofu
  • A beautiful garden with a gorgeous fusion of the nature and sophisticated artificial techniques from Meiji/Taisho e...
Suo Ichinomiya Tamanooya Shrine
  • Suo Ichinomiya Tamanooya Shrine
  • Yamaguchi, Hofu
  • An old shrine called Suo Ichinomiya. Tama-no-iwaya is the grave of god Tamano-oya-mikoto. Nationally designated n...
Mori Museum (Former Mori Clan Residence)
Suo Kokubunji Temple
  • Suo Kokubunji Temple
  • Yamaguchi, Hofu
  • This temple was built in 741 when emperor Shomu ordered for each region to build a Kokubunji temple. Despite becom...
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