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Shimonoseki & Moji Port Half-Day Private Trip with Government-Licensed Guide
Shimonoseki & Moji Port Half-Day Private Trip with Government-Licensed Guide
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from: $71

This value-packed trip with a government-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Shimonoseki and Moji port area! Shimonoseki has prospered as a gateway to Eurasia. With a wealth of historical sites, ethnic atmosphere, beautiful scenery and Japanese cuisine, Shimonoseki will capture your heart. Shimonoseki is also surrounded on three sides by ocean, so it goes without saying that the seafood here is bar none. Be sure stop by Karato Market or any one of many restaurants to sample the seafood. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

Let’s experience Seal Engraving (making original stamp)
Let’s experience Seal Engraving (making original stamp)
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from: $73

Let’s make your original stamp with your name in Chinese characters, in luxury atmosphere surrounded by historical paintings, books and ceramics. Seal Engraving is originally a culture from China B.C., to carve characters on stones. Zen Master Dokuryu Shoeki has brought it to Japan during late Ming Dynasty. You do not have to worry even you do not know how to write one or which character to pick since Seal Engraving expert will teach you from the beginning. You may rely even for difficult finishing work. Stamp you create can be used right away of course you may bring them home with you. Let’s experience Seal Engraving of great Zen Master Dokuryu Shoeki, in Gokyo Bunko Museum surrounded by beautiful work of art, after crossing Kintaikyo-Bridge.

Private Photo Session with a Local Photographer in Iwakuni
Private Photo Session with a Local Photographer in Iwakuni
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from: $246

Want to capture your amazing honeymoon? Family vacation while the kids are still little? Your perfect couples retreat from everyday busy life? A solo trip without asking strangers to take pictures of you? Stop searching, we got you here! We are the largest network of local vacation photographers in the world! Besides Iwakuni, we operate in over 700 destinations worldwide! We always make sure that every special moment of each client is captured well. We believe in our service and quality of our photos so much that we even offer a 100% money back satisfaction guarantee for your photo shoot. Which means, if you don’t like the result of your photo shoot, you can contact us within 7 days and claim your money back! So what are you waiting for? Become one of our hundreds of happy customers by treating yourself to this special experience! Your family and friends will love the result too!

Cycling in Suo-Oshima – The Hawaii of Seto Inland Sea
Cycling in Suo-Oshima – The Hawaii of Seto Inland Sea
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from: $28

There are various cycling courses from beginner to advanced. You can travel by bicycle along the coastal road. Going around by bicycle will feel like being close to the details of the environment. You can get a feeling you won’t have going by car. Start time:10:00,Duration:50min.

Private Segway Tour in Akiyoshidai
Private Segway Tour in Akiyoshidai
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from: $102

We are implementing measures against infectious diseases, such as up to 5 people at a time. Even the first Segway experience is okay! The instructor will guide you carefully! You can enjoy the mountain scenery that varies from season to season! The sense of speed that runs through the vast karst plateau is truly overwhelming! You can also learn about the history of Akiyoshidai! -caution- In summer period,this tour may start at 16:00 due to prevention of heat stroke.

Yamaguchi best spot tour by comfortable private taxi
Yamaguchi best spot tour by comfortable private taxi
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from: $394

Explore the most beautiful spots of the northern Yamaguchi. English speaking driver (or use of a translation device) Place to visit : Tsunoshima, Senjojiki, Motonosumi Shrine

Yamaguchi Custom Half Day Tour
Yamaguchi Custom Half Day Tour
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from: $98

This private and customizable tour for Yamaguchi is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.

Jo-Namagashi making workshop
Jo-Namagashi making workshop
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from: $30

Jo-Namagashi is a high quality Wagashi, a Japanese traditional confectionery, containing more than 30% of water, and created into elaborate beautiful forms. It is often served at tea ceremonies because the excellent artistry of Jo-Namagashi makes it more special compared to other sweets. Their appearance, made carefully and delicately, resembles seasonal flowers or Japanese seasonal traditions, and represents Japanese aesthetic. One Jo-Namagashi, Nerikiri, made of bean paste, sugar and rice flour, is relatively easy to work with and mold into any number of shapes. Please join us for our Jo-Namagashi making workshop! Our confectioners will teach you how to make your very own Jo-namagashi. Don’t miss this great opportunity to experience an authentic Japanese craft and create some unforgettable memories of your journey in Japan.

Shimonoseki & Moji Port Full-Day Private Trip with Government-Licensed Guide
Shimonoseki & Moji Port Full-Day Private Trip with Government-Licensed Guide
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from: $89

This value-packed trip with a government-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Shimonoseki and Moji port area! Shimonoseki has prospered as a gateway to Eurasia. With a wealth of historical sites, ethnic atmosphere, beautiful scenery and Japanese cuisine, Shimonoseki will capture your heart. Shimonoseki is also surrounded on three sides by ocean, so it goes without saying that the seafood here is bar none. Be sure stop by Karato Market or any one of many restaurants to sample the seafood. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a six-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

Akiyoshi adventure by private taxi
Akiyoshi adventure by private taxi
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from: $285

Enjoy the nature spots of Akiyoshi area by private taxi. Discover the karst plateau and the biggest limestone cave. English speaking driver (or use of a translation device)

Shimonoseki Private 1 day Tour
Shimonoseki Private 1 day Tour
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from: $554

You can explore Shimonoseki as you want with a local professional & friendly guide. Since this is a customized private tour, you can choose the tour time and the sights you visit. You will have great time and great food. Hotel meet up is included to ensure you receive a stress-free experience. If you are not sure where you wanna go, follow the sample itinerary.

Hagi Pottery Painting
Hagi Pottery Painting
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from: $10

Hagi Pottery has a 400 years history. It was born when lord Mori Terumoto came back to Japan with two Korean potters, Li Sukkwang and Li Kyong. The brothers opened a kiln into Hagi city and started a long tradition of fine pottery. All kinds of tableware are produced, including cups for tea ceremony. The tradition is perpetuating until those days Visit Hagi and stop at Senshunraku to have a memorable experience. Get a unique souvenir of your Yamaguchi trip by painting your own ware! Tea cup or plate, customize it with your personal style of painting or writing.

Yamaguchi Custom Full Day Tour
Yamaguchi Custom Full Day Tour
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from: $171

This private and customizable tour for Yamaguchi is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.

Explore a Awe-Inspiring Natural Cave
Explore a Awe-Inspiring Natural Cave
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from: $63

【OUTLINE】 Explore a natural cave located on Akiyoshidai, Japan's largest karst plateau. According to legends, Japanese samurai warlords hid in the caves during their battles. 【HIGHLIGHTS】 ・Discover a natural cave with a total length of 2,700m created over a span of 300 million years. ・The cave is located on Akiyoshidai, Japan's largest karst plateau, and is also designated as a natural monument. ・According to legends, Japanese warlords hid in the caves during battle.

Kimono photoshoot in a traditional building from October to May
Kimono photoshoot in a traditional building from October to May
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from: $95

Saikoutei is a building dating from 1877. Originally a luxurious tradition Japanese restaurant, it has been restored and is now a beautiful place for citizen exchange and artworks displays like calligraphies. In this place full of history, wear a kimono and take memorable photos in the building and outside in the garden and the streets. The staff is here to help you wear it at your best. With friends or family, it will definitely bring your unforgettable memories. The pictures taken will be given to you on SD card the same day.

Kimono or Yukata experience and stroll for men
Kimono or Yukata experience and stroll for men
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from: $45

When you come to Hagi Castle Town, you will feel like you are back in the days of old Japan. And the best way to experience it is to rent a kimono or yukata and stroll in the old town of Hagi. Visit the well preserved areas of Little Kyoto, Shirakabe Street, Shoin Shrine, Tokoji Temple and the promenade overlooking the Sea of Japan. Hagi is one of the best places to wear kimono or yukata in Japan. It has even won the "Grand Prix of Kimono-friendly Town"! For those who are looking for more fun, cuter kimonos or yukatas are also available for rent. Rent a kimono or yukata with your friends, family or partner and stroll in Hagi : a really Japanese experience which will last in memorable pictures. Once dressed, you can enjoy the town of Hagi in kimono or yukata until the closing time (18:00). The staff will recommend the best spots to stroll and take pictures in Hagi (Shirakabe Street,etc..).

Kimono or Yukata Experience and Stroll for Women in Hagi
Kimono or Yukata Experience and Stroll for Women in Hagi
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from: $56

When you come to Hagi Castle Town, you will feel like you are back in the days of old Japan. And the best way to experience it is to rent a kimono or yukata and stroll in the old town of Hagi. Visit the well preserved areas of Little Kyoto, Shirakabe Street, Shoin Shrine, Tokoji Temple and the promenade overlooking the Sea of Japan. Hagi is one of the best places to wear kimono or yukata in Japan. It has even won the "Grand Prix of Kimono-friendly Town"! For those who are looking for more fun, cuter kimonos or yukatas are also available for rent. Rent a kimono or yukata with your friends, family or partner and stroll in Hagi : a really Japanese experience which will last in memorable pictures.

Yamaguchi Hofu Tourist Spots Pass
Yamaguchi Hofu Tourist Spots Pass
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from: $10

・Hofu Tenmangu Shrine(history museum) opening hours: 9:00~16:30 The Hofu Tenmangu Shrine Museum displays a selection from some six hundred items that were presented to the shrine as votive offerings. ・Mohri House・Mohri Museum opening hours: 9:00~17:00(last admission 16:30) As one of Japan’s most important feudal families for many centuries, the Mohri clan accumulated many treasures. The Mohri Museum has a collection of some 20,000 items, which are displayed in a series of rotating exhibitions throughout the year. ・Suo Kokubunji(Kondo) opening hours: 9:00~16:00 Day off:Monday Suo Kokubunji is unique in that it still stands in its original precincts (though the temple compound is now slightly shorter on its east-west axis) and with many of its key buildings still in their original locations. ・Amidaji Temple(Museum Treasures) opening hours: 9:00~17:00  The origins of Amidaji Temple are intricately entwined with Todaiji Temple in Nara.

Yamaguchi 3-Hour Sake Tasting with Transportation
Yamaguchi 3-Hour Sake Tasting with Transportation
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from: $35

The sake tasting process is similar to that of wine: see, swirl, sniff, sip, swish and swallow or spit. During this amazing experience, you will visit three famous Shuzou sake breweries in Yamaguchi: Nakashimaya brewery ,Yamagata brewery and Hatsumomidi brewery. You can try sake tasting at the Shuzou sake brewery. You will receive an Ochoko sake cup made from Hagi ware. We will teach you how to drink sake like a pro.

Yamaguchi City tour by comfortable private taxi
Yamaguchi City tour by comfortable private taxi
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from: $107

Save time using a private taxi to move around Yamaguchi city. English speaking driver (or use of a translation device). If it’s comprised in the 3 hours, the itinerary in the city and the length of stay to the various facilities can be changed to the guests’ convenience.

Kimono wearing in a traditional building from October to May
Kimono wearing in a traditional building from October to May
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from: $35

Saikotei is a building dating from 1877. Originally a luxurious tradition Japanese restaurant, it has been restored and is now a beautiful place for citizen exchange and artworks displays like calligraphies. In this place full of history, wear a kimono and take memorable photos in the building and outside in the garden and the streets. The staff is here to help you wear it at your best. With friends or family, it will definitely bring your unforgettable memories. ・ Please send the participants’ height and foot size 2 days before by mail at ‘[email protected]’ ・ Kimonos for kids are only available in those sizes Girls : 100-140cm, Boys : 110-120cm

Yukata wearing in a traditional building from June to September
Yukata wearing in a traditional building from June to September
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from: $28

Saikoutei is a building dating from 1877. Originally a luxurious tradition Japanese restaurant, it has been restored and is now a beautiful place for citizen exchange and artworks displays like calligraphies. In this place full of history, wear a yukata and take memorable photos in the building and outside in the garden and the streets. The staff is here to help you wear it at your best. With friends or family, it will definitely bring your unforgettable memories. ・ Please send the participants’ height 2 days before by mail ・ Yukatas for kids are only available in those sizes Girls : 100-140cm, Boys : 110-120cm

Paper goldfish lantern making experience
Paper goldfish lantern making experience
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from: $30

Goldfish lanterns are literally goldfish-shaped paper lanterns, and the art of making them by hand is a traditional folk craft which has been passed on for many generations since the Edo period. Now they have become popular and known as a symbol of Yanai City. The story that has been passed down is that 150 years ago at the end of Samurai era, prosperous merchants in Yanai made this unique lantern with paper, bamboo and dyes used for traditional local fabrics. In those days, the lantern was primarily used for welcoming someone, but now they are displayed throughout the city to entertain people. In summer, the whole city including “white-walled street” is filled with Goldfish lanterns. The Yanai Goldfish Lantern Festival is held every year on AUG 13th near Yanai Station with large Goldfish floats being carried down the street. This workshop gives you a unique experience of coloring, putting fins and tail on lanterns. Please take this great opportunity to make traditional folk craft.

Yukata photoshoot in a traditional building from June to September
Yukata photoshoot in a traditional building from June to September
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from: $78

Saikotei is a building dating from 1877. Originally a luxurious tradition Japanese restaurant, it has been restored and is now a beautiful place for citizen exchange and artworks displays like calligraphies. In this place full of history, wear a yukata and take memorable photos in the building and outside in the garden and the streets. The staff is here to help you wear it at your best. With friends or family, it will definitely bring your unforgettable memories. The pictures taken will be given to you on SD card the same day.

JR West Official: Okayama-Hiroshima-Yamaguchi Area 5-Day Rail Pass
JR West Official: Okayama-Hiroshima-Yamaguchi Area 5-Day Rail Pass
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from: $132

・ Okayama-Hiroshima-Yamaguchi Area Pass is valid for unlimited travel in the valid area on the map ・ Valid trains are below; - Non-reserved seats on Bullet Train "SANYO SHINKANSEN" (Okayama⇔Hakata) ・ The pass can be used for non-reserved seats on the "Hello Kitty Shinkansen". - Non-reserved seats on Express Trains - Special Rapid Services, Rapid Services, and Local trains on JR-WEST Conventional lines - JR WEST MIYAJIMA FERRY (Miyajimaguchi⇔Miyajima) - Unlimited rides on Chugoku JR route buses. - Usable at "EKIRIN" rent-a-cycle shops within the pass's usage area. * For reserved seats, please purchase a Limited Express Reserved Seat Ticket from a JR-WEST Ticket Office or other location before boarding.

Tsunoshima Bridge Adventure and Drone Video Shooting
Tsunoshima Bridge Adventure and Drone Video Shooting
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from: $147

You can enjoy time on the water. You will get to go near and under the iconic bridge. You will be filmed by a drone and get an exceptional souvenir. An experienced instructor will guide you carefully. The movie taken by drone will be transferred to the customer smartphone.

Guided Cycling tour in Hagi with Sake Brewery Visit
Guided Cycling tour in Hagi with Sake Brewery Visit
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from: $61

Tour Concept Our new project “FURUSATO Cycling” tour is launched to offer an experience in which you can fully enjoy the “REAL HAGI”. We offer a guided cycling tour where you will be able to feel the local life and visit special spots which usually cannot be visited, while cycling through the beautiful countryside. Our first tour project is centered on Japanese rice wine “sake”. We will follow the “made-in-Hagi sake” brewing process showing where the rice and water ingredients are collected. Also, we will be visiting the local sake brewery and rice polishing facility. ・Length of the course: Approx. 11 km. ・Time of tour: 3 hours 30 minutes ・Bike brand: Giant ・Equipped with a mud guard (rear wheel), a pouch and a drink holder. * Private tours are also available * Recommended for those who want to go around at their own pace and those who want to spend their private time. Lunch is also available. If you wish, please contact us separately.

Private Shower Climbing Adventure at Waraku No Sato
Private Shower Climbing Adventure at Waraku No Sato
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from: $66

You can meet the sea of clouds under some of condition allowed! You can also enjoy an elegant forest bath! The statue of the actor standing in the mountains is a mysterious place! At "Warakunosato", you can experience ancient Japanese traditions, culture, and nature! It is a 20-30 minute drive to Suo-Oshima and Kintaikyo Bridge! -caution- We may order you to arrange the start time if we have a lot of reservation,thanks.

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