The forestry

The forestry

Rich forests become fertile lands that create and nurture the local industry and culture.The food and sweets made in the Yamashiro area often have a simple taste due to the high-quality ingredients which do not require extra effort and seasoning.
Yamashiro’s products have strength that is impressive even though it is not modified much.

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YAMASHIROInformation of the Region

The Recommended Places to Visit


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  • Mt. Shirataki-san

    It is one of the 100 famous mountains in Yamaguchi Prefecture, and the rock surface of granite is creating a unique landscape. There is also an observatory at the top, which allows you to take your time to enjoy the beautiful view. And, there is Shirataki waterfall, which is the origin of the name, on the way to the mountain.

    Location
    Ganne, Miwa-machi, Iwakuni
    Access
    About 30 minutes by car from Iwakuni IC via Route 111 and 116, About 1hour on foot

  • Mt. Rakan

    Altitude 1,109m. From the summit, you can see the Seto Inland Sea. Each course takes about 30 minutes to 1 hour to reach the summit, and on a clear day you can see Shikoku region over the sea and Iwakuni base from the summit. There are 88 Jizo statues along the way, as well as strange rocks, ranches, and campsites.

    Location
    Rakansan, Akigake, Miwamachi, Iwakuni
    Access
    About 75 minutes from Iwakuni IC via Prefectural Routes 187, 59 and 121, About 40 minutes on foot

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The Recommended Foods and Products