Welcome to Yamaguchi

During the 100 years of civil war that bedevilled Japan until the country was reunited under the Tokugawa in the early 17th century, Yamaguchi prospered as an alternative capital to chaotic Kyoto. In 1550, Jesuit missionary Francis Xavier paused here for two months on his way to the imperial capital, and quickly returned when he was unable to even find the emperor in Kyoto.

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Amazing hotels and hostels

We've pre-picked the best hotels, hostels and bed and breakfasts to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.