Just when you thought Japan couldn't get any more fascinating, along comes the ancient, romantic and mythological San'in region.
Tastes of JAPAN: Chugoku & Shikoku
The Chugoku Region is facing the Sea of Japan. There are many spectacular spots, notably Akiyoshi-do in Chugoku Region that will make you feel the wonders of nature.
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Things to do Chugoku
There are plenty of tours for enjoying the gourmet treats of Hiroshima, including okonomiyaki pancakes and local oysters.
Above all, the Tottori sand dunes are famous. There are even tours for paragliding over the Tottori sand dunes.
There are activities you can try only here, like catching loaches in nets and playing zenidaiko drums.