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Yamaguchi: The Root of Modern Japan Photo of Kintaikyo bridge, the main landmark of Iwanuki, Yamaguchi

Found at the southwestern tip of Honshu, Yamaguchi is a largely non-urban prefecture with a relatively small population, that nevertheless has left an enormous mark on the history and politics of Japan.

Beyond the Big D: More great sakes from Yamaguchi Prefecture Shintani Shuzo

When people think of sake regions, Yamaguchi is usually not the first to spring to mind. It doesn’t have the overwhelming history of the Nada region, the popular style of Niigata prefecture, or the incredible number of awards of Fukushima to help it stand out.