There's not much of the old Hagi-jō to see, apart from the typically imposing outer walls and the surrounding moat. The castle was built...
You can try your hand at making pottery in this large workshop; once fired, items can be shipped anywhere in Japan. Look for the...
The Shizuki shrine houses the remains of some lords of the Mōri clan.
A tranquil rest stop near the Jōkamachi area, Hotoritei is within a large house surrounded by gardens. It mainly serves coffees, teas...
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Hagi-jō Kiln information
Hagi-yaki (Hagi ceramic ware) is noted for its fine glazes and delicate pastel colours, and connoisseurs of Japanese ceramics rank it as some of the best. At a number of shops and kilns you can see hagi-yaki being made, and browse the finished products, including this one within the walls of the old castle ruins. The tourist office has a complete list of kilns in the area.