Chugoku Region consists of five prefectures, Tottori, Shimane, Okayama, Hiroshima and Yamaguchi Prefecture.
The Region is located in the western part of Honshu, and separated from Kyushu by the Kanmon Straits .
Sometimes, area on the Japan Sea side is called “”the San-in area”” and area on the Seto Inland Sea side is “”the Sanyo area””.
Hiroshima prefecture that is famous for Hiroshima Peace Memorial is located in this region.
And, other sights such as Itsukushima Shrine and Izumo Taisha (Izumo Grand Shrine) are famous for tourists.