Chugoku Region’s Tourists Attractions
SPOT 1Miyajima (Itsukushima Shrine):
Itsukushima Shrine is located at Miyajima Island which is designed as world heritage. Also, all buildings are appointed national cultural assets. You can see very beautiful wooden buildings lined up in the island and a Torii gate floating in the Seto Inland Sea. When in high tide, you can find shrine pavilions look like floating in the sea. Very beautiful and specctacular place.
Recommendation from Times Car RENTAL Hiroshima Airport Station!! We recommend Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima Island. When you go there when in high tide, it's really beautiful!!
|Distance from major transport facilities:||2 hours drive from Hiroshima Airport|
SPOT 2Kintaikyo Bridge:
Kintaikyo Bridge is located in the clear water of Nishiki River. It is a wooden arched bridge with 193.3 meter long and 5 meter wide. You can see a beatiful landscape from the bridge including Iwakuni Castle located on the top of the mountain. On March, you can see a full of cherry blossoms around the bridge.
Recommendation from Times Car RENTAL Iwakuni Station!! We recommend Kintaikyo Bridge. It's a very beatiful space surrounded by beautiful river and mountains.
|Distance from major transport facilities:||1 hour and 30 minutes drive from Hiroshima Airport|
SPOT 3Iwami Ginzan:
Iwami Ginzan is a historic silver mine which was mined for nearly 400 years. In 16th century, 30% of silver in the world was mined at Iwami Ginzan. In 2007, Iwami Ginzan is registered as a World Heritage Site.
During "Edo Era" (1603 - 1868), more than 200 thousand people worked in the mountain. Now, around 500 town people are there.
Recommendation from Times Car RENTAL Iwami Airport Station!! We recommend Iwami Ginzan!! It is a historical place which was registered as a World Heritage in 2007.
|Distance from major transport facilities:||3 hours drive from Hiroshima Airport.|
SPOT 4Sakai Minato:
You can see a full of fishery products at fish market. There are a lot of seafood shops which sell fresh fish, crabs come out of Sea of Japan. When you find a fish you like, you can eat with Sashimi on sight.
Recommendation from Times Car RENTAL Yonago Airport Station. We recommend Sakai Minato Fish Market. This is the best place if you like seefood.
|Address:||Sakai Minato-shi, Tottori-ken|
|Distance from major transport facilities:||3 hours 30 minutes drive from Hiroshima Airport|
SPOT 5Tottori Sand Dunes:
It is the largest desert hill in Japan which stretches 16 kilometers from east to west and 2 kilometers from north to south. You can see a relief with 92 meters on the top and a dip called "SURIBACHI".
Recommendation from Times Car RENTAL Tottori Airport Station. We recommend Totori Sand Dunes. You can enjoy the largest desert hill in Japan.
|Distance from major transport facilities:||20 minutes drive from Tottori Airport|