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Recommended Japanese local site! West Japan (Chugoku, Shikoku, Kyushu, Okinawa)

Next are related sites of Western Japan. If you are thinking of going to Hiroshima, Fukuoka, Okinawa, etc., the following sites will tell us useful information.

Chugoku & Shikoku region related website


Regarding tourist spots in Hiroshima Prefecture such as Miyajima Island and Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, I recommend you visit "VISIT HIROSHIMA" operated by tourist office in Hiroshima Prefecture.


The Seto Inland Sea between Honshu and Shikoku is a sea with calm waves. It is dotted with small islands and creates beautiful scenery. The Seto Inland Sea and its surrounding areas are collectively referred to as "Setouchi". For Setouchi, "Setouchi Finder" posts the information in detail very much. It is managed by the Setouchi Tourism Authority, a collaboration between the seven prefectures that make up Setouchi (Hyogo, Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, Tokushima, Kagawa and Ehime).
>> Setouchi Finder is here


The northern part of the Chugoku region (the Sea of Japan side of West Honshu) is collectively referred to as San'in, or Sanin. This area is isolated from major cities in the south such as Hiroshima by the Chugoku mountains area. So, San'in area is relatively delayed in development since the late 20th century. For that reason, a surprisingly beautiful traditional world is left. Regarding San'in, I recommend you visit "Discaver San'in" operated by municipalities in this area.
>> Discaver San'in is here


Kyushu region related website


Regarding tourist information in Kyushu, I recommend that you visit "ONSEN ISLAND KYUSHU". This site is managed by the Kyushu Tourism Promotion Organization established by local governments and companies in Kyushu.

Fukuoka City

For Fukuoka City located in the northern part of Kyushu, the official website "YOKA NAVI" established by the tourist office of Fukuoka city posts very detailed articles.
>> YOKA NAVI is here


Okinawa related website


Regarding tourist information in Okinawa, "VISIT OKINAWA JAPAN" operated by tourism promotion organization in Okinawa provides detailed information.


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