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...
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...
Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum
A gallery with both permanent and special exhibitions. The permanent collection boasts photography of still-life and nudes by Katsuji...
Overlooking the main shopping street, this stylish cafe-restaurant serves Asian-style rice dishes, pastas and curries, and is a relaxing...
2001 Miyano-shimo · interesting places nearby
About 4km northeast of JR Yamaguchi Station, temple Jōei-ji is notable for its simple, stone-dotted Zen garden, Sesshutei , designed by the painter Sesshū. From the garden, a trail leads uphill through the woods to several more temples. You can reach the temple by bicycle or taxi (about ¥1300) from central Yamaguchi. Or take the train two stops to Miyano and from there it's about 1km to walk.