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.
There are 5 great hot springs in Nagato; Yumen, Yumoto, Tawarayama, Kiwado,
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.
Nagato is located in the northwest of Yamaguchi: Prefecture.
ªYumoto Hot Spring