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CHUGOKU SHIKOKU
The Japan's Mediterranean Sea, Seto-Naikai, is surrounded by the three main islands of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. Because of the strategic reason, during World War, Japan made her best battleships in this area. Chugoku locates in the far west of Honshu, main island. Shikoku (literally four countries), Japan's fouth largest island, can be reached via the Seto Ohashi Bridge.
Tottori Sand Dunes lasts 5km along the Japan Sea where you can ride 'imported' camel. Izumo Shrine, which origins go back to the times of Japanese myth, is situated in the eastern part of Shimane Prefecture known as the Izumo region. The atmosphere of a historical castle town can be felt in Matsue, which is referred to as the 'Water Capital' because of her bordering to lakes, seas and rivers. The higest peak of the Chugoku region is Mt. Daisen where you can ski in winter time.
The
Hiroshima Peace Memorial and The Dome are symbols of everlasting peace, portraying the horror of atom bombs which we don't want to see anymore anywhere in our universe. Warehouses with white colored wall stand along the Kurashiki River in Kurashiki. Miyajima is included as one of the Three Views of Japan, is an island in the Seto Inland Sea, also called as floating shrine. The Itsukushima Shrine is located on the island and is known as the center of the island's belief.
Shikoku has
88 Temples which attract young and old for their enlightment and impermanence of life and death.
Matsuyama holds the oldest hot-spring in Japan called Dogo Onsen. The Shimanto River is one of the clearest streams in Japan (no damn dams!).
JR West Passes
All Shikoku Rail Pass
Tosa Kuroshio Railway
Sightseeing Spots
Tottori Sakyu
Izumo Oyashiro Shrine
Adachi Museum Garden
Seto Ohashi Bridge
Kurashiki
Geiyo islands and Onomichi
Miyajima Itsukushima Shrine and Kintaikyo
Naoshima
Matsuyama and Uchiko
Shikoku 88 Temples Pilgrimage
Hot Spring
Tomonoura Onsen
Kaiyu Inn
Hagi Onsen
Yuda Onsen
Nagato Yumoto Onsen
Scenic Route (Seto Ohashi Bridge Line and Yosan Line)
瀬戸大橋線は瀬戸大橋を渡り本州の岡山と四国の高松を結びます。車窓から瀬戸内海の絶景を望み、夕暮れ時の景色は素晴らしいです。
予讃線は海線・山線ともローカル色豊かな絶景路線です。
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