Guide to Chugoku Region


Located in the middle of Yamaguchi along the coast of the Sea of Japan, Hagi is a former castle town, off the major transport ways, along the tranquil Sea of Japan coast in Yamaguchi Prefecture.

Tagi is best known for its nicely preserved former castle town and local pottery, which ranks among Japan's finest.

Ihe Hagi Castle Ruins, on which some portions of the castle walls and stone walls remain, is open to the public and today called Shizuki-koen Park.