Yamaguchi Furusato Heritage Centre
The ground floor of the 1886 sake merchant building (the Manabi-kan; まなび館) has a small display of local crafts, including some Ōuchi...
Yamaguchi Prefectural Art Museum
This interesting gallery focuses on art of the region, with three rooms showing work from their varied permanent collection, leafy...
St Francis Xavier Memorial Church
Yamaguchi was a major centre of Christian missionary activity before the religion was outlawed in 1589. This church has the look of a...
Excellent Italian food is the main attraction at this elegant Tuscan-style villa, on the left as you head up the hill to the St Francis...
Lonely Planet review
North of the town centre is Kōzan Park, where the five-storey pagoda of Rurikō-ji (瑠璃光寺), a National Treasure dating from 1404, is picturesquely situated beside a small lake. The park is also the site of the Tōshun-ji (洞春寺) and the graves of the Mōri lords.