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 (山口) 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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