Shimonoseki is Japan's number one exporter of fuku (blowfish). It's so famous in fact that "Shimonoseki" is what most people think of when they hear the word fuku. The town i...
Yamaguchi prefecture is located in the west of Honshu island. It has population of 1.42 million and rich in natural resources. This prefecture is now known as a location of the big historical event Meiji restoration. Stories of Shoin Yoshida and Shinsaku Takasugi, who had big impacts at that time, are still passed on
The prefectual capital, Yamaguchi city, is surrounded by moountains and has famous arts such as Xavier church, Rurikou temple tower, and Sesshu garden.
Mouri garden in Bohu city, golden-fish lanterns and beautiful white walls in Yanai city, Kintaikyo bridge in Iwakuni, Shuho cave in Mine citty are attractive to tourists.
Another reccomended place in this prefefecture is a location of Japanese historical Samurai fight.
Best pufferfish is sold in here in auction style. Seeing this pufferfish auction, people truly will know Japanese tradition.