Also at Hachigamine is a dinosaur park area which has some large created dinosaurs that roar at you, and one is a small slide; near that area is a small tent camping area with covered pavilions and a large Ferris wheel (300 yen to ride); A small train that takes you on a small tour of a section of the park (500 yen to ride); a beautiful rose ...
Hashira Island (柱島, Hashira-jima) is an island in southern Hiroshima Bay of the Inland Sea, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. Located 26 kilometres (16 mi) southeast of Iwakuni, it is part of the Kutsuna Islands within the Bōyo Islands group. The island covers 3.12 square kilometres (1.20 sq mi) and as of 2013 had a population of 184 residents.
Kikko Park And Kintai Bridge - The Highlights Of Yamaguchi Prefecture Yamaguchi 2017.08.30 Kikko Park in Iwakuni city, near the famous wooden Kintai Bridge, is home to some incredible seasonal views, including delicate cherry blossoms in spring and brilliant red maple leaves in fall.
The Kintai Bridge (錦帯橋, Kintai-kyō) is a historical wooden arch bridge, in the city of Iwakuni, in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. The bridge was built in 1673, spanning the Nishiki River in a series of five wooden arches. The bridge is located on the foot of Mt.Yokoyama, at the top of which lies Iwakuni Castle.
How far between Iwakuni to Kuga? Your starting point Japan, Iwakuni is located at (34.15, 132.183). Your ending point Japan, Kuga is located at (33.9383, 132.267) Total distance from Iwakuni to Kuga is 24.78 kms. 24.78 kms equals to 15.4 miles and 13.37 nautical miles. Distance information is flight distance as a line.
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- Approximately 50 miles from the air station towers Mt. Jakuchi, which boasts an elevation of 4,386 feet. This mountain, also known as Seven Falls, contains several camping grounds and three main hiking paths. Station residents and locals visited Seven Falls April 27-28, 2013, to enjoy the expansive outdoors.
Every year on April 29 (a National Holiday commemorating the birthday of the Showa Emperor, Hirohito) the Kintai-kyo Bridge Festival is held in Iwakuni. Centered around the iconic and beautiful five-span arched Kintai-kyo Bridge which lies below Iwakuni Castle, the event attracts large numbers of people and is a fun day out.
If you happen to come to Japan in July or August, then I highly recommend you visit the two lotus ponds at Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura. There are other places in Japan where you can find lotus, such as Sankei-en in Yokohama or Ueno Zoo Gardens in Tokyo, so if you are in any of those areas, give them a try as well.
Iwakuni is the only US Marine Corps base on Honshu, the main island of Japan. Iwakuni is home to approximately half of the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing headquartered on Okinawa, elements of the 3rd Marine Logistics Group, and Fleet Air Wing 31 of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force, according to the command website.