Iwakuni in Yamaguchi has a population of approximately 100,000 people.
From here it's 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast to Hiroshima and 170 miles (274 kilometers) to the east to Kobe.
Take some time to for a walk across Kintaikyo Bridge, one of Iwakuni’s most admired. After you have read more about its place in history in Iwakuni, walk or drive over the bridge and then capture it on camera from further away.
There’s absolutely no excuse not to work on your average when travelling in Iwakuni; visit Waki Golf Club, home to the best greens and the nastiest bunkers the area. Grab your lucky seven iron, see if you can hit a hole in one, then enjoy a few laughs with fellow golf fanatics in the clubhouse.
When the weather’s fine, pay a visit to Kikko Park, where families can spend time outdoors. Enjoy the local flora and fauna, take a few photos, or just soak up the sunshine. This park is the perfect place to unwind.