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Kyushu Travel Guide

Nagasaki one-day tour

 

The city in harmony with foreign countries culture

 

The fascinating Nagasaki-city has been created since Japan began exchanging with foreign

countries during the National isolation period.

 

The city have many oversea countries cultures and also 

the significant Japanese histories like no other areas. 

 

In addition to above features, the geographical conditions are creating fascinating tourism and

now many tourists are visiting here.

 Historical features   The following had exprienced in Nagasaki

 

Natioanl isolation in Japan, Hidden Christian, Japan’s Industry modernization and 

Atomic bomb

 

The tour introduces fascinating Nagasaki while visiting featured places.

 


 

  Itinerary  

 

8:00 Depart Fukuoka-city

Transfer to Nagasaki using Kyushu Expressway and Nagasaki highway, 2hours 

Exploring Peace Park ; Peace Statue, Peace Fountain, Grond Zero, Atomic Bomb Museum 

Visit Oura Cathedral and exploring Glover Garden

Lunch at China town

Exploring Dejima

Exploring Mount Inasa

Transfer to Fukuoka-cuty using Nagasaki Expressway and Kyushu Expressway, 2hours 

18:00 Arrive at Fukuoka-city

 


 

 Where to explore  

 

Peace Park

Established in 1955 near the Ground Zero where the Atomic Bomb was dropped 

at 11:02 am on Aug. 09, 1945.

Peace Memorial Ceremony is held in front of the statue on August 9 every year and

the Mayor of Nagasaki makes the “Nagasaki peace declaration” for the whole world.

Peace Statue

Completed in 1955, ten years

after the atomic bombing

Peace Fountain

Reminds the tragic scene unfolded

shortly after the

dropped Atomic Bomb

Ground Zero

The Atomic bomb exploded

about 500m over the central 

monument              


 

Glover Garden  / UNESCO World Heritage

The garden takes its name from Thomas Glover, his arms-importing operations played 
an important part in the Meiji Restoration, he built the first train line in Japan and he even

helped establish the first modern Mitsubishi ship yard.

Tomas Glover Residence,

World Heritage

Former Mitsubishi second

dock house

Overlooking of Nagasaki

harbour


 

Oura Cathedral   / UNESCO World Heritage

Basilica of Martyrdom of the 26 Saints of Japan

Built in 1865 under the supervision of the French priest Bernard Petitjean.

It was designated as a National Treasure in 1933 for its value as Japan’s oldest Gothic-style

Cathedral.

Entrance gate of Oura

Cathedral

Japan’s oldest Gothic-style

Cathedral building

Statue of Mary, at entrance of

Cathedral, installed in 1867


 

Mount Inasa

It is a 333 meter high mountain in close distance to JR Nagasaki Station. The summit can be reached

by ropeway or car and offers great views over the city. And also, the magnificent night views from

Mount Inasa are ranked among Japan’s three best night views.

 Veiw from Nagasaki harbor

 View from the Summit 

  

World’s three great night veiw 

 

Dejima 

Only the trading port in Japan

 during Natinal isolation              

 Megane-bashi Bridge 

The oldest stone arch bridge

in Japan

China Town 

One of the big three china

town in Japan


 

Travelling route

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 Featured tours

 

Nagasaki-prefecture

・ Nagasaki one-day tour

・ Nagasaki / UNESCO Hidden Christian sites one-day tour

・ Nagasaki / UNESCO Hidden Christian sites 3 days tour

・ Nagasaki / UNESCO Industrial Revolution one-day tour       

・ Shimabara & Unzen 2 days tour

・ Sasebo & Huis Ten Bosch one-day tour

 

Kyushu Round tours

・ 11 days Kyushu tour

・ 8 days Northern & Central Kyushu tour

・ 8 days Southern Kyushu tour

・ 6 days North-West Kyushu tour

・ 7 days Central Kyushu tour

・ 6 days North-Eest Kyushu tour

 


 

 

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 Enquiry Form 

 

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Tel :  +81-93-521-8897, Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

Fukuoka travel guide

 

Fukuoka-city is the Heart of Kyushu

 

Fukuoka-city is the biggest city in Kyushu and the energetic city bustling

as the center of Kyushu’s politics, economy, culture, fashion as well as tourism.

 

Fukuoka-city has many kind of fascinating tourist attractions and abundant tourism materials

which are different from the other destinations in Kyushu.

When visiting Kyushu, Fukuoka-city is the place to be incorporate in the travel plan

 

And due to its location Fukuoka-city is the great starting point for exploring Kyushu.

 

When you travel to Kyushu, we offer various types of customized private 

Tours and Trips exclusively for you.

 

 Our Services 

 

 Tailor-made tours    Self-guided tours    Golf tour    Study tour 

 

 


 

Welcome to Fukuoka  

JR Hakata Station Tenjin area Canal City Hakata

 

The largest and busiest JR train

station in Kyushu

The biggest shopping district

in Kyushu 

The complex commercial facility, 

in the heart of Fukuoka-city


 

Seaside Momochi area Fukuoka Tower Seaside Park & Marizon 

The water-front resort area JR

Hakata Station and Tenjin

Japan’s highest coastal tower,

magnificent view from the top

 

A complex facility for wedding

hall, shops and restaurants


 

Nokonoshima Island Nakasu Hakata Ramen at Yatai

In the Hakara bay, beautiful

Flower gardens through the year 

One of the largest entertainment

district in western Japan

Food stalls “Yatai” is one thing

to enjoy in Fukuoka.


 

  Historical place and Cultute of Japan  

 

Kushida Shrine  Tochoiji Temle Hakata Machiya Furusatokan

Hakata Gion Yamagasa Festival

is held in the shrine 

The oldest temple of the

Shingon sect in Japan

 

The folk museum depicts the life

and culture of Hakata Fukuoka


 

Fukuoka Castle Ruins Hakozaki Shrine  Ohori-koen Park

Part of stone wall and canal, and

the Tamon tower are still left 

Founded in 923, one of the three great Hachiman shrines in Japan

Rich in greenery and encircling

a lake two km in circumference


 

Kawabata Shopping Street Marinoa City Fukuoka Yusentei Garden

400 m down town street,

100 shops and restaurants

A large shopping mall, sports equipment store, car accessories

The time-honored Japanese

garden, originally built in 1754


 

Fukuoka Chuo Wholesale

fish Market

Uminonakamichi

Seaside Park

Marine World

Uminonakamichi


 

Fukuoka Open Top Bus  / Sightseeing bus in Fukuoka-city

The Open-air deck bus with 3.2m high show you main tourist destinations in Fukuoka-city.

The tour is started from Fukuoka City Hall


 

 Featured tours from Fukuoka-city 

 

Fukuoka-city is the starting poing for all the featured destinations in Kyushu.

We can cover all the area of Kyushu, and we have prepare the two type of Itineraries of

Short duration journey and Kyushu Round tour.

 

 Short duration journey  

 

Short duration journey shows the tours within 3 days, travelling featured destinations

in Fukuoka-prefecture and near Fukuoka-prefecture.

 

 Fukuoka-prefecture

 

 Fukuoka-city one-day tour

Kitakyushu-city one-day tour

Kawachi Wisteria garden & Kitakyushu-city one-day tour

Kitakyushu / UNESCO Industry Revolution one-day tour          

Kitakyushu-city hiking tour

● Yanagawa & Dazaifu one-day tour

Itoshima one-day tour

Munakata & Fukutsu / UNESCO Sacred region one-day tour  

Munakata, Oshiama & Okinoshima / UNESCO Sacred region one-day tour

Toho village, Asakura Ukiha one-day tour

Yoshii & Yanagawa Hina doll festival one-day tour

Kurume & Yame region one-day tour

 


 

 Saga-prefecture  

 

Saga-city one-day tour 

Takeo & Yutoku Inari Shrine one-day tour

Karatsu & Yobuko one-day tour

Arita & Imari one-day tour

 


 

 Nagasaki-prefecture  

 

Nagasaki one-day tour

Nagasaki / UNESCO Hidden Christian sites one-day tour

Nagasaki / UNESCO Hidden Christian sites 3 days tour

Nagasaki / UNESCO Industrial Revolution one-day tour       

Shimabara & Unzen 2 days tour

Sasebo & Huis Ten Bosch one-day tour

 


 

 Oita-prefecture  

 

Yufuin & Beppu Onsen 2 days tour

Usa & Kunisaki one-day tour 

 


 

 Kumamoto & Miyazaki-prefecture  

 

Kumamoto, Aso and Takachiho 3 days tour

Aso and Takachiho / Dynamic Nature 2 days tour    

Takachiho one-day tour

●  Amakusa / UNESCO Hidden Christian sites 2 days tour

 


 

 Kyushu Round tours  

 

Kyushu Round tours shows the long duration tours travelling the featured destinations

in Kyushu.

 

11 days Kyushu tour

8 days Northern & Central Kyushu tour

8 days Southern Kyushu tour

6 days North-West Kyushu tour

7 days Central Kyushu tour

6 days North-Eest Kyushu tour

 


 

Location of Fukuoka-city    

 


 

 General information  

 

Address

City hall : 1-8-1 Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-city, Fukuoka-prefecture

Cabinet designate city

Access

To main destinations in Kyushu by a vehicle

  Ibusuki :  4 hours and 20 minutes,  Kagoshima : 3 hours and 30 minutes

  Miyazaki : 3 hours and 40 minutes ,  Aso : 2 hours and 20 minutes

  Kumamoto : 1 hour and 50 minutes , Beppu : 1 hour and 50 minutes

  Yufuin : 1 hour and 40 minutes, Nagasaki : 2 hours and 10 minutes

  Saga : 1 hour and 10 minutes ,  Kitakyushu : 1 hour and 10 minutes  

Transportation

Airport

  Fukuoka International Airport

  Fukuoka domestic Airport

JR main station : Hakata Station

Ferry

  to Busan, Korea

  to Iki and Tsushima, Nagasaki-prefecture

  to Goto, Nagasaki-prefecture

  to Okinawa

  to Nigata and Hokkaido

City transportation

  Fukuoka City Subway

  Nishitetsu Bus

  Nishitetsu train 

Population 1,570,000      population density : 4,570 / km2

 


 

 

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Kirishima travel guide

 

Located in the northeastern part of Kagoshima and is the entrance to the Kirishima district of Kirishima 

Yaku National Park, which includes the Kirishima volcanic chain, Sakura-jima Island and Yaku shima Islands.

 


 

 Where to explore  

 

Kirishima Shrine   

One of the most beautiful shrine in Kyushu, and is surrounded by forest.

The Shrine buildings are constructed in 1715 and designated as Important Cultural

Property of Japan.

 


 

Kirishima Onsen 

Lying on the lower slopes of the Kirishima Mountain with a distant view over

Kagoshima Bay and Sakurajima below. 

The area is made up of over a dozen Onsen, of which the largest and best know

is Maruo Onsen.

 


 

Black Vinegar in Kirishima 

The Fukuyama area along Kinko Bay is home to the famous Japanese black vinegar.

Over here, one can tour the old-fashioned Tshubobatake which leterally means a field of

vinegar jars, witness the traditional manufacturing process of the black vinegar, taste and

purchase the finished product.

 


 

 Featured tours related to Kirishima

 

・ 11 days Kyushu tour

・ 8 days Southern Kyushu tour

 


 

                 Location of Krishima

  

 


 

 General information  

 

Address City hall  : 3-45-1 Kokubu-chuo, Kirishima-city, Kagoshima-prefecture
Access

3 hours and 15 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

2 hours and 10 minutes by a vehicle from Kumamoto-city

1 hours and 50 minutes by a vehicle from Miyazaki-city

50 minutes by a vehicle from Hitoyoshi-city

Population 125,000   Population density 2100 / km2

 

 

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Chiran travel guide

 

Called a small Kyoto in Kagoshima

 

Offer you a fine collection of Samurai houses and gardens that were built

about 260 years ago.

 


 

Chiran Samurai Residence

Those Samurai Houses were built about 250 years ago. Their gardens are beautiful

desighned, with Mt. Hahaga-dake as the background. Other natural elements are

also incorporated, making the whole area resemble a scries of miniture of Japanese

gardens housed in boxes. Seven of the gardens are designated as natural scenic spots.

 


 

Chiran Peace Museum for the Kamikaze Pilots

This museum exhibits precious materials such as pictures, letters, wills, articles and

memontos of the 1,036 Kamikaze pilots based in Chiran who perticipated in the Battle for

Okinawa towards the end of World War 2.  It also houses a No.3 type fighter aircraft, Hien.

 


 

 Featured tours related to Chiran

 

・ 11 days Kyushu tour

・ 8 days Southern Kyushu tour

 


 

                 Location of Chiran

  

 

 

 


 

 General information  

 

Address Chirancho-gun, Minami-Kyushu-city, Kagoshima-prefecture
Access

60 minutes by a vehicle from Kagoshima-city

Population  12,000,    Population density 110

 

 

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Tel :  +81-93-521-8897 , Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

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Ibusuki travel guide

 

Ibusuki and surrounded araa Satsuma peninsula extends about 50 kilometers

south from Kagoshima-citymaking up the southwestern section of Kagoshima-prefecture.

The peninsula offers a mixture of hot springs, subtropical natural attractions and cultural

sites.

 

Ibusuki is an onsen resort that is famous for its sand baths, where bathers are buried in

naturally heated sand.

 


 

Ibusuki Onsen resort

 

Steaming sand bath

It is best known for its steaming sand baths along the beach, where bathers in a yukata, or

Japanese bathrobe get buried in the sand up to their neck.

The sand heated by steam containing marine minerals is scientifically proven to have 

therapeutic effects on neuralgia, rheumatism, back pain and other ailments.

 

 

      Sand Bath Hall SARAKU

         Sand Bath, Kinko bay

 

                Sand Bath


 

Ikeda-ko lake

A circumference of 15 km and a maximum depth of 233 meter, where was created by

volcanic activity long ago. Large eel with a length of 2 meter and circumference of 50 cm

inhabit the lake. It was also known as the lake of a legendary monster called ” Issy” 

purported to live in the lake. 

 

         Monster called Issy

           Flower garden

           Mount Kaimon


 

Nishi-Oyama Station

The Station is the southernmost railway station in Japan operated by JR,

boasts a breathtaking view of Kaimon-dake volcano to the front.

 


 

Ryugu Shrine

It is the Urashima Taro legendary shrine peninsula and this shrine is becoming popular as

a power spot of matchmaking and good fortune in love.

 


 

Nagasaki-bana Cape

The cape is the southernmost point of Satsuma peninsula, where a white lighthouse stands.

You can enjoy the view of the magnificent Mount Kaimondake and rocks with the sea spray

wearing them. The Cape is said to be the birthplace of the legend of Ryugu.

 

     

 

Meiji-gura

Enjoy tasting Shochu at the most famous Shochu brewery in Kagoshima

Meiji-gura is Satsuma Shuzo’s Shochu brewery and museum.

 


 

Makurazaki Osakana Center

 

 

Somen noodle nagashi

The unique Somen noodle nagashi in Tosenkyo revine in Kaimon open throughout the 

year serving cold Somen noodle that swim in the revloving container.

 


 

 Featured tours related to Ibusuki

   

・ 11 days Kyushu tour

・ 8 days Southern Kyushu tour

 


 

                 Location of Ibusuki

  

 


 

 General information on Ibusuki-city  

 

Address

City hall ; 2424 Juchu Ibusuki-city, Kagoshima-prefecture

Access 1 hour and 40 minutes by a vehicle from Kagoshima Airport

50 minutes by a vehicle from Kagoshima-chuo JR Station

55 minuted by JR Express train from Kagoshima-chuo JR Station

1 hour and 15 minutes by local train from from Kagoshima-chuo JR Station

Transportation

Kagoshima kotsu bus

Population 40,000            Pupulation density : 270 / km2 

 

 

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Kagoshima travel guide

 

Kagoshima is the southernmost prefecture in Kyushu which can see Sakura-jima 

which raises the smoke across the Kagoshima Bay. 

 

Kagoshima prospered in the Edo period as a castle town, and is a hometown of 

Takamori Saigo who contributed to the Meiji Restoration

 


 

 Where to explore  

Sengan-en   UNESCO World Heritage

Sengan-en is the most famous garden in Kagoshima-ken, made by Shimazu lord in the 19th century

at the beautiful bayside Kinko bay.

The garden contains many historic artifacts that tell of its long history.

 

          Mount Sakurajima

     Shimazu family residence

            Suzumon gate


 

Shoko Shuseikan Modern Industrial Complex   UNESCO World Heritage

The museum of the Classics located here exhibits a various of objests related to the Shimazu

family and the Satsuma domain, introducing a Shimazu family tree chart and many other

belongings. The stone buiding which houses the collection has been desighnated on the

UNESCO World Heritage,  Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution

        Shoko Shuseikan

     Reflectaance furnace

  Base of Reflectaance furnace


 

Shiroyama Park

The park is most famous for its Shiroyama Observatory with spectacular views over

downtown Kagoshima, Kagoshima Bay and Sakura-jima.

 

       Shiroyama Park

       Stand at the Observatory

        View from the top


 

Sakura-jima Island

An active strato volcano with three peaks, Kita-dake, Naka-dake and still active Minami-dake.

Formerly an island, it became connected with the Osumi Peninsula in 1914 when lava from its

summit closed the channel between the two.

 

     Yunohira Observatory

     Arimura Lava Observatory    

  

        View from Observatory 


 

Sakura-jima Ferry

The Ferry connects Kagoshima-city and Sakurajima in 15 minutes and is operated for 24 hours.

 

          Kagoshima Port

           To Sakura-jima Island

       Sakura-jima Port


 

Cape Sata

The southernmost Cape of main land Japan at 31′ 00″ latitude.

Cape Sata is home to many sub-tropical flowers. Visitors may board a semi-submersible

glass bottomed boat called the “Sata Day Go” to enjoy coral reefs marine creatures and

the underwater world.

 


 

 Featured tours related to Kagoshima

 

・ 11 days Kyushu tour

・ 8 days Southern Kyushu tour

 


 

                 Location of Kagoshima

  

 

 


 

 General information  

 

Address City hall  : 11-1 Yamashita-cho, Kagoshima-city, Kagoshima-prefecture
Access

3 hours and 30 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

2 hours and 30 minutes by a vehicle from Kumamoto-city

1 hours and 30 minutes by a vehicle from Hitoyoshi-city

 

90 minutes by a Shinkansen from Hakata to Kagoshima-chuo

60 minutes by a Shinkansen from Hakata to Kagoshima-chuo

Population 596,000   Population density 1,090 / km2

 

 

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Miyazaki & Nichinan travel guide

 

Miyazaki & Nichinan are facing the Pacific Ocean with a beautiful coastline contains placed

of natural beauty, like Aoshima and Toi-misaki Cape.

Also, on the Hitotsuba Beach of Miyazaki-city are Ocean Dome, 700 hectare all-weather

indoor water park, and Miyazaki Sea Gaia, a comprehensive resort complex complete with

a wildlife park, golf courses and hotels.

 


 

Udo Shrine

Beautiful and exciting Shine,  located the cave of the cliff side facing the Pacific Ocean.

In legend, a goddess of sea built a hut to give birth to a great god here.
Then it is said that Empress Suiko (554-628) built the shrine there.

 


 

Horikiri Pass

The suggested sightseeing spot in Nichinan.

The 60m altitude pass allows you to look down at a beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean.

The coastline here is lined with rocks that have been worn away by the waves splashing

against them, as well as beautiful phoenix palm trees.

 


 

Toi Cape

Wlild horses are living here. Gentle hills extend, and you can observe wild horses, called Misaki-uma,

living and grazing there. It is said that the Misaki-uma are the descendants of army horses left grazing

and which became wild 300 years ago.

 


 

Obi Castle Ruin

The moss-covered stone walls, broad stone steps in front of the Ote-mon main gate, moat ruin,

and old samurai residences all bring back the past. The Matsuo-no-Maru residence and Ote-mon

have been reconstructed using the treasured Obi cedar wood.

 


 

Sun Messe Nichinan

Japan’s own replica of Moai Statues.

Enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean, the Sun Messe Nichinan has

replicas of the Moai statues from the Easter Island placed here and there in the area.

 


 

Miyazaki Shrine

Miyazaki Shrine is the oldest and most important shrine in the city.

Dedicated to Emperor Jimmu, the mythical first emperor of Japan, it is said to have been

established over 2600 years ago.

 


 

Night life Miyazaki


 

 Featured tours related to Miyazaki & Nichinan

 

・ 11 days Kyushu tour

・ 8 days Southern Kyushu tour

 


 

                 Location of Miyazaki & Nichinan

  

 

 


 

 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

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You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897 , Fax : +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

Hyuga travel guide

 

Spectacle art collection of exposed Rocks created by raging wave

 

Hyuga is a bay city, facing the Hyuga nada Sea.
The whole area along Cape Hyuga- misaki with its many exposed rocks is designated

as the Nippo-Kaigan Quasi-National Park.  Umagase at the top of Cape Hyuga-misaki is

a precipitous cliff of pillar-like rock, towering as high as 70m.

 


 

Cruz Sea

Your dream come true here

The Cruz Sea is an area of ocean that appears to have a cross in it when viewed

from an observatory. This cape is known as a ria coast; the “cross shape” was created

by the narrow terrain here being eroded by rivers, resulting in a cross-shaped sea route.

 


 

Umagase

Exciting scenery created by raging wave of Hyuga Sea

The coastline here is a ria coastline, marked by intricate waterways sandwiched between cliffs.

The cliffs here are 70m high and the waves’ splashing against them is an enchanting sight.

 

     

 

Mimitsu

Let’s meet the old days of Japan

The area in the city is designated a National Important Preservation District for Groups of Historic 

buildings, and there remain much of the atmosphere of the 19th century, including buildings of old

times, earthen walls, and stone pavements.

 

 

 

Hyuga Sun Park

Recreation facilities faceing to Hyuga Sea

It is located along national road 10 in the southern part of Hyuga.  It is a complex leisure

facility with hot spring facilities and road stations Hyuga, restaurants and camping grounds.

 


 

 Featured tours related to Hyuga

 

・ 11 days Kyushu tour

・ 8 days Southern Kyushu tour

 


 

                 Location of Hyuga

  

 

 


 

 General information  

 

Address City hall : 10-5 Honmachi, Hyuga-city, Miyazaki-prefecture
Access

1 hour and 10 minutes by a vehicle from Miyazaki-city

1 hour and 10 minutes by a vehicle from Takachiho

1 hour and 50 minutes by a vehicle from Nichinan-city

2 hours and 10 minutes by a vehicle from Kirishima-city

2 hours and 50 minutes by a vehicle from Kagoshima-city


 

 

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Amakusa travel guide

 

Amakusa, is located in a southern part of Kumamoto-city, and consists of Shimo-jima,Kami-jima

and many other islands varied in size, which belong to Unzen-Amakusa National Park

along with Unzen

 

It provides ideal spots for viewing the saw-toothed coast line of Amakusa and

the small islands scattered across the sea.

Amakusa has the UNESCO World Heritage / Hidden Christian Sites

 


 

 Exploring Amakusa  

 

Amakusa Gokyo / Pearl line

Amakusa Gokyo or Amakusa five bridges, is a general term for five bridges which connects 

from Misumi at the Udo peninsula to the Oyano island, the Nagaura island, Ikejima, Maejima,

and Amakusa Kamishima, was built in 1966. The area on the National road route 266 called

as the Pearl Line.

 

First Bridge

  

Second Bridge

        

Fourth Bridge 

       


 

Amakusa Cruise

Connecting the islands of Amakusa with the inland of Kumamoto via the Uto Peninsula are

Amakusa Gokyo or Amakusa Five Bridge. You can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Amakusa

from the sea on a cruise.

 


 

 World Heritage of Hidden Chrisrian Sites and related site  

 

Oe Cathedral / UNESCO World Heritage

The oldest Catholic Church in Amakusa and was one of the first churches built right after the ban

on Christianity was lifted. The and Romanesque-style architecture and the chalky white structure

was rebuilt in 1933 by a French missionary priest named Father Garnier using his own money and

contributions from local Christians living in the area.

 

 


 

Sakitsu Village  / UNESCO World Heritage

A Gothic-looking church is located on a cove of a fishing village. In 1934, a French priest

Augustin Halbout MEP purchased the premises of the former village headman and built a

wooden and concrete finished church, with Tetsukawa Yosuke’s design and construction.

He placed the altar at the very site where fumie or a test to ensure non-allegiance to

Christianity had been conducted.

 


 

Amakusa Shiro Memorial Hall

The theme Museum shows History of Christianity in Amakusa and Shimabara Rebellion

which was a peasant uprising agaist bakufu’s persecution of Christians under the leadership

of Amakusa Shiro in 1637.

 


 

Tomioka Castle Ruins

Tomioka Castle was built in 1602, one year after Terasawa Shimanokami hirotaka came to Amakusa.

Although Amakusa ruled by proxy for Terasawa from Tomioka Castle, he revelled with his army in

the Shimabara Rebellion in 1637. After the rebellion, Yamasaki Kainokami Ieharu ruled from the castle,

and which was restored and enlarged to its present form. 

 


 

Featured sites

Sengan moutain Observatory

Ariage Octopus Street

Oppai Stone or breast stone


 

 Featured tours related to Amakusa

 

Amakusa / UNESCO Hidden Christian sites 2 days tour

・ 8 days Northern & Central Kyushu tour

・ 7 days Central Kyushu tour

 


 

                 Location of Amakusa

  

 

 


 

 General information  

 

Access

by Airplane

35 minutes from Fukuoka airport to Amakusa airport

25 minutes from Kumamoto airport to Amakusa airport

by Ferry

45 minutes from Mogi port in Nagasaki to Takaoka port

30 minutes from Kuchinotsu port in Minami-Shimabara to Oniike port

bY JR 40 minutes from Kumamoto Station to Misumi Station
by Car

From Kumamoto-city

60 minutes to Misumi

70 minutes to Oyano

85 minutes to Matsushima

100 minutes to Ariake

125 minutes to Hondo

180 minuted to Shimoda Onsen

200 minutes to Oe


 

 

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Okubungo travel guide

 

Nature-blessed region at Ono River basin,

 the northern part is surrounded by Aso & Kuju Mountains

 

Okubungo consists of Takada, Kuju, Kusu,Kokonoe, Bungo-ono and Ogata,

 


 

 Takeda and Kuju 

 

Oka Castle Ruin 

Great Castle wall construction, a magnificent view from the top

The Castle originally constructed in 1185, and had been enlarged multiple times and eventually

covered a widespread area on the steep hills overlooking a river and all the surrounding countryside

up to the Kuju mountain range clearly visible in the distance.

 


 

Nagayu Onsen resort

The hot spring is known as one of the world’s top carbonate spring.

 

     

 

Kuju

A plateau resort area and is a part of Aso Kuju National Park.

The plateau of 600 to 1000 metre altitude, spreading at southern part of Kuju and Taisen

mountains foot, and is located in between Aso and Takeda.

 


 

 Kusu including Kokonoe 

 

Kokonoe Yume Otsurihasi

The longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Japan and the 2nd leongest in the World

Splendid and beautiful view from the thrilling sunpension bridge over the Naruko river valley.

 


 

Sujiyu Onsen Resort

A tranquil Onsen Resort at Waita mountain foot of 1,000 metre altitude.

It is said that the Onsen was founded more than 1,000 years ago, and now there

are 30 Japanese style accommodations called Ryokan in there.

 


 

Handa kogen Plateau

The best driving area where the beautiful scenery of Aso Kuju National Park can be enjoyed

The Handa kogen Plateau is located in the southern part of Kokonoe-cho, Kusu-gun.

Altitude is 800 to 1,200 m. By the opening of the Yamanami Highway in 1964, the area became

a nice sightseeing spot connected to Beppu Onsen and Yufuin in the north and Aso in the south.

 


 

 Bungo-ono and Ogata 

 

Harajiri Waterfall

In the Ogata River, running through the center of the Ogata plain in Oita Prefecture

 

 

 

Ogata-machi


 

Okubungo Ogata-so

Densyokan Building Kinu-san Clay doll Kinu-san Clay doll

 

Kiyokawa

Michino-eki, local shopping center Chindano-taki Water Fall Chindano-taki Water Fall

 

 Featured tours related Okubungo 

 

・ 8 days Northern & Central Kyushu tour

・ 7 days Central Kyushu tour

・ 6 days North-Eest Kyushu tour

 


 

               Location of Okubungo

 


 

 

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