Among these is the five-story pagoda of Rurikoji Temple, a national treasure, said by many to be the greatest of Japan's three great pagodas.
Another famous sightseeing spot is Joe-iji Temple Sesshu Garden, created 500 years ago and designated as a Natural Monument of Historic Sites and Places of Scenic Beauty.
You can also enjoy a romantic ride on the steam-powered locomotive SL Yamaguchi from Shin-Yamaguchi Station, through Yuda Onsen and all the way to Tsuwano Station.
Castle towns with long histories, like Hagi and Tsuwano.
The largest limestone karst plateau in Japan, Akiyoshi-dai.
The Atomic Bomb Dome, registered as a World Heritage Site.
The ryokan is situated right in the midst of many of Japan's most famous sightseeing spots, including Miyajima, one of the so-called Three Beautiful Views of Japan.