Usa & Ajimu region
Usa area including Ajimu are located at the base of Kunisaki peninsula
and spreading around Usa Shrine.
Since ancient time the Kunisaki peninsula has been home of Kyushu’s
prominent Usa Shrine, influencing the surrounding hills and valleys
with Buddhist culture.
and Buddhist activities, and the Kunisaki mountains and valleys were ofen
chosen by monks as practice ground for meditation.
Where to Explore
The shrine is one of the most beautiful Shrine in Japan, and is the head shrine of
Hachiman Shrine that is composed 44,000 shrines. First built in the 8th century,
the main hall, constructed in Hachiman-zukuri architectural style has been designated
a natioanl treasure.
The shrine features a fusion of Shinto and Buddhist culture unique to Japan. more …
The winery producing a mellow wine and located in the natural
|The waterfall has been listed on the Japan’s top 100 waterfall.
It is called “Kyushu Kegon” because it resembles Nikko Kegon
The waterfall that falls on a cliff at a height of 85 meters is
|250 wisteria flowers bloom at the most largest garden in
Kyushu with 2,400 square meter of trellis.
Wistria flowers being swayed by the wind, it is enjoyable
take a walk.
2,000 roses bloom from May at the rose park.
Jyoi No.1 bunker
The bunker was built as shelter from warplane air raid.