The city of Iwakuni is unique for it`s white snakes, that are considered lucky. There are many white snake attractions in Iwakuni.
A statue of Hoichi the Earless from the famous ghost story of the same name is located at the colorful Akama Shrine in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi.
Tigers stand out for being the only Zodiac animal that Japan doesn't have. That hasn't stop tigers from being a fixture in Japanese culture.
The shopping street leading up to Matsumoto Castle is peculiar for its love of all things frog.Frog statues and figurines line "Frog Street".
Ise-Shima National Park famed for its beautiful coastal scenery, bountiful seafood like the Ise Ebi, female free divers, and having the holiest shrines in Shintoism, Ise-Jingu.
Takachiho is a must for those interested in Japanese mythology. The story of the Sun Goddess, Amaterasu shutting herself in cave and causing the world to go dark takes place here.There is also a beautiful gorge , a unique form of traditional dance that takes all night, and you can visit some places that were featured in the myth. I even got to meet a god here.