The aim of this material is to consider the actual conditions, characteristics and possibilities of industrial tourism in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. The main focus of this material is to analyze the results of questionnaire for business establishments by regional groups and industrial classification in the prefecture.
According to the results of questionnaire, manufacturing industries, especially foods and drinks manufacturing industries show comparatively high proportion of visitors' acceptance among the industrial classification. In the south coastal area, business establishments of manufacturing industries locate relatively a lot more than the other area. Therefore, we can point out that the south area has a potentiality. Furthermore, the north area has potentialities in view of blending of foods and drinks manufacturing industries and primary industry. However, in the north area, accessibility and location of business establishments are pointed out as important factors for industrial tourism.