ªYang Guifei (Yokihi)

There are various legends in Nagato. One of the most interesting legends is the legend that
the beautiful princess Yang Guifei (Yokihi) escaped to Nagato from the Tang Empire in China to Nagato.
Her grave is in Yuya as well as a stature of her that is said to have been possessed by the spirit of
the Princess, her grave.

ªWhale Museum

There are 5 great hot springs in Nagato; Yumen, Yumoto, Tawarayama, Kiwado, and Yuyawan.
Especially Yumoto Hot Spring has the largest number of hot springs
in the northern part of Yamaguchi.
The master of the Mori clan visited Yumoto to bathe in the Edo era.

Steamed and roasted fish paste, called chikuwa, and chicken are special products of Nagato.

Misuzu World

Nagato prospered as a whaling base in the Edo era.
Historical materials that describe the history of ancient
whaling and fishing customs are displayed in the Whale Museum.

Nagato is located in the northwest of Yamaguchi: Prefecture.

Beautiful town, NAGATO
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Largest Photo Mosaic in 2010. (world record)

ªYumoto Hot Spring

The oceanic view near Omijima Island is called the gMarine Alpsh
because many rocks have been eroded by the rough waves.
Omijima is a part of the Kitanagato Coast Quasi]National Park.
The painter Higashiyama kaii, one of the most famous artists in Japan,
painted a landscape of Omijima

ªOmijima Island