Chugoku Region

Chugoku Region

The Chugoku Region (中国地方, Chūgoku Chihō, literally "central country") makes up the western part of Japan's main island Honshu. It is commonly subdivided into the heavily urbanized and industrialized Sanyo Region along the Seto Inland Sea coast and the much more rural Sanin Region along the Sea of Japan coast.

What To See

  • Uncategorized
  • Group by prefecture
  • Sort by japan-guide rating
  • Sort by user rating
  • Sort by most visted

Okayama Prefecture

1

Inujima Island

Small island turned into a modern art site.

89
9
votes
Visited by
27 users
3

Kurashiki

City with a picturesque, historic canal area.

79
333
votes
Visited by
738 users
4

Okayama

Famous for one of Japan's three best gardens.

75
462
votes
Visited by
1058 users

Hiroshima Prefecture

1

Miyajima

Island known for its shrine and large torii gate.

96
1238
votes
Visited by
2324 users
2

Hiroshima

Regional capital with a tragic history.

89
1732
votes
Visited by
3595 users
3

Onomichi

Port town with many slopes and temples.

78
135
votes
Visited by
319 users
4

Tomonoura

Picturesque, old-fashioned fishing town.

78
17
votes
Visited by
46 users

Yamaguchi Prefecture

1

Akiyoshidai

Karst plateau with large limestone cave.

80
32
votes
Visited by
77 users
2

Iwakuni

Site of the picturesque Kintai-kyo Bridge.

79
186
votes
Visited by
428 users
3

Hagi

Castle town with preserved samurai district.

77
135
votes
Visited by
339 users
4

Yamaguchi

Pleasant city at the western end of Honshu.

73
196
votes
Visited by
468 users

Tottori Prefecture

1

Mount Daisen

Tallest mountain in the Chugoku Region.

75
42
votes
Visited by
131 users
2

Tottori

Prefectural capital known for its sand dunes.

74
125
votes
Visited by
330 users

Shimane Prefecture

1

Matsue

Former castle town near Izumo Taisha.

82
178
votes
Visited by
451 users
2

Tsuwano

Rural town with nice samurai district.

82
17
votes
Visited by
43 users
3

Iwami Ginzan

Former silver mine with world heritage status.

76
41
votes
Visited by
116 users
Last updated: July 7, 2013
Anything we can improve?  Let us know
We strive to keep Japan Guide up-to-date and accurate, and we're always looking for ways to improve. If you have any updates, suggestions, corrections or opinions, please let us know:
Thank you for your feedback.

Hotels around Chugoku Region

Find a hotel:

  • Tokyo
  • Fukuoka
  • Hakone
  • Hiroshima
  • Hokkaido
  • Kamakura
  • Kanazawa
  • Kansai Airport
  • Kyoto
  • Mount Fuji
  • Nagasaki
  • Nagoya
  • Narita Airport
  • Nikko
  • Niigata
  • Okinawa
  • Osaka
  • Sapporo
  • Sendai
  • Shima Peninsula
  • Takayama
  • Tokyo
  • 1 night
  • 2 nights
  • 3 nights
  • 4 nights
  • 5 nights
  • 6 nights
  • 7 nights
with:
  • JAPANiCAN
  • Hotels.com
  • Booking.com
  • Agoda
  • Hostel World
  • Japanese Guest Houses
  • Rakuten Travel