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Ibusuki & Satsuma peninsula


Satsuma peninsula extends about 50 kilometers south from Kagoshima-city,

making 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.




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.



                 Location of Ibusuki




General information on Ibusuki-city



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


Kagoshima kotsu bus

Population 40,000            Pupulation density : 270 / km2 





Fukuoka-city is the gate way to Kyushu and is the biggest cosmopolitan city in Kyushu. 

Due to its location Fukuoka-city is the great starting point for exploring Kyushu

as well as Hiroshima.


Fukuoka-city has a long history as commercial town and castle town, and prospered as important

district to Asian Continent for many years.   Now, Fukuoka-city is the International bub of Kyushu,

the nation’s fourth largest economic zone. 

In other words, Fukuoka-city is the heart of Kyushu against various things,

such as food culture, shopping, entertainment, economy and international business.



​ 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


Seaside Park

Marine World



Location of Fukuoka-city    



General information


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

Cabinet designate city



  Fukuoka International Airport

  Fukuoka domestic Airport


JR main station : Hakata Station



  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




Kitakyushu is the Industrial Innovation city with many fascinating features.  


The city is blessed with spectacular & stunning natural feature. 

Kitakyushu offers amazing possibilities for tourism and travel with a combination of spectacular

scenery, rich cultural experiences as well as learning possibilities through Study tours based on

the environmental and industrial themes.



Featured Tourist Destinations

Kokura Castle  Kokura Castle Garden River Walk Kitakyushu 

Kitakyushu’s land mark, walking

distance of Kokura Stations

Former site of lord’s guest house

located next to Kokura Castle

A large commercial facility near  

Murasaki River & Kokura Castle


Mojiko Retro

The exotic district, developed 

as International trading Port  

Kanmon bridge

The suspended bridge crossing

the Kanmon Straits

Konamon Pedstrian tunnel

Only the place in the world,
can be crossed the strait on foot


World Heritage

Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial


 Higashida district

The birth place of Steel making

Industry in Japan 

Night view 

The most dynamic night view

in the world from Mt. Sarakura



The city is blessed with spectacular & stunning natural feature, about 960,000 people are living

in the area spreding in river basins where surounding Sea and mountains.

The coastline belongs to Seto Inland Sea National Park and Genkai Sea Quasi-National Park

and also the city has Kitakyushu Quasi-National Park. 


Mount Sarakura

The best scenic beauty spot in Kitakyushu-city

Hiraodai Karst plateau

One of the three largest karst

plateau in Japan 

Wakamatsu-kita Coast

The northern tip Coast of Kyushu

and facing to Genkai Sea


Cool Japan

Tanga market  Uomachi & Kyumachi Night view of Steel Works

A typical Japanese market, 

the kitchen of Kitakyushu-city

A down town arcade shopping

streets to JR Kokura Station

Light upped during weekend


Kitakyushu is the best place for Study tour

The city of Kitakyushu is the birthplace of the modern Japanese steel industry which began

operation in 1901, and is now the world’s leading environmental future city.

Now it is called industrial and environmental city which is representative of Japan.

Therefore the various things can be learn here.


Industrial Heritages

Related to Steel industry

included World Heritage


Steel industry, Robot, Sanitary

ware, Aouto mobile

Environmental Business

Eco business, Power generation,

Waste treatment, Otheres


Various unique architectures

designed by renowned designers


Learn Science, Environment,

Nature, Industry, various history


Japanese Cultures


                                                       Location of Kitakyushu-city



Access to Kitakyushu




General information


City hall ; 1-1 Jonai Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture

Cabinet designate city

Access 80 minutes by a vehicle using High Way from Fukuoka Air Port

40 minutes by JR Express train from Hakata Station

19 minutes by JR Shinkansen (bullet train ) from Hakata Station  



Population 945,000            Pupulation density : 1.920 / km2 





Amakusa, is located in a southern part of Kumamoto, 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 World Heritages of 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 / 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  / 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



                 Location of Amakusa





General information


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





Kumamoto-city, situated roughly in the center of Kumamoto-prefecture, is the

government and economic center of the prefecture.

From the early 17th century to the end of the 19th century, Kumamoto was prosperous

as a castle town. The Shira-kawa River and its branches run through the downtown area

around Kumamoto Castle.

Therefore, the city is called “City of Forest and Fresh Water.”



Welcome to Kumamoto

Kato Kiyamasa Statue Shimo-tori Shopping Street Street tram


Exploring Kumamoto


Kumamoto Castle

Entrance gate   Castle tower Kato Shrine 


After the Earthquake

Ninomaru-hiroba Castle tower Turret


Suizenji-koen Park    


                 Location of Kumamoto





General information


1-1 Tetorihoncho, Cyuo-ku, Kumamoto-city, Kumamoto-prefecture

Cabinet designate city


1 hour and 40 minutes from Fukuoka-city by a vehicle 

2 hours and 40 minutes from Kitakyushu-city by a vehicle 



  Kumamoto Airport


JR main station : Kumamoto Station


City transportation


Population 738,000      population density : 1,890 / km2






Unzen is a gentle Onsen resort situated in the Unzen National Park


Located in the centre of Shimabara peninsua, at the southwest part of Mount Unzen 

with an altitude of 700m.

It is started receiving foreign tourists around the year 1900 when Kaempfer and Siebold introduced

the city to Europe and China.


    Unzen Onsen Resort town

     Unzen Onsen Resort town       

               Mount Unzen


Where to explore


Nita Pass

Nita pass is one of the best scenic spot in Unzen

At any time of the year the natural scenery of Nita Pass in Unzen is magnificent. Azaleas, green leaves,

brilliant autumnal tints of maples and silver frost represent each season of the year.

        Entrance to Nita pass

         Nita pass Observetory

  Rope way to Myoken mountain

Unzen Jigoku

Jigoku, means Hell, is the number one attraction of Unzen with a peculiar smell of sulfur emitted

from the springs, and with white smoke rising from the ground over a wide area.

This is a striking reminder that Unzen Volcano is still very much alive.

Unzen Trekking

Various trekking routes are prepared with the Onsen Onsen Resort town as the starting area,

through the Unzen Jigoku.  Everyone including mountain climber can enjoy by choosing

preference route, Nita pass and summit of mount Myuken and Fugen can be reached.

Unzen Golf Course      

Opened in 1913, the oldest public course in Japan, and second oldest golf course after

the Kobe Golf Club, which opened in 1903.

Moreover, Unzen has been designated as Japan’s first national park in 1934, and the golf course

has been popular among people both Japanese and foreigner as the national park’s main facility.



The area is also a part of Unzen, located at western foot of Mount Unzen.

About 30 Hotels and Japanese style accommodation are standing along the Tachibana bay

and there are 3 public baths where visitor can use.  




General information

Address Unzen, Obama-cho, Unzen-city, Nagasaki-prefecture

90 minutes by a vehicle from Nagasaki-city

70 minutes by a vehicle from Nagasaki Air port

30 minutes by a vehicle from Shimabara-city




Historical place Dazaifu About 1300 years ago, in Dazaifu, there was a government office

to manage the entire Kyushu  for a long period of 500 years at the present  Dazaifu. 

There are numbers of historical sites which reflect to the ancient history of Dazaifu, including

ruins of the Dazaifu itself.  The most popular tourist destination is Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine



Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

 Entrance Gate  Main Building of Shrine Shamusho, Shrine office 


Approach to the Shrine

Torii Gate  Approach path Approach path 


Starbucks at Approach path    


Daruma doll Gourd Ema tablet


Sacred Cow Entrance Bridge Chozusha, Purification place


Plum Blossoms




Kyushu National Museum Komyozen-ji temple   Site of Dazaifu Government Office  


Location of Dazaifu




General information

Address City hall : 1-1-1 Kanzeonji Dazaifu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture

30 minutes by car using Fukuoka Urban Express Way from Fukuoka-city

35 minutes by Nishitetsu train from Tenjin (Fukuoka) to Dazaifu

Transportation Nishitetsu train
Population 72,000   Population density 2,400




Itoshima is a Resort town belonging to Genkai Quasi-National Park located next to Fukuoka-city.

Itoshima is facing Genkai Sea that the dynamic wave makes beautiful coast line scenery, and on the

other side is surrounded majestic Seburi mountain range makes beautiful country side landscape.



Futamigaura Beach    


Anegonohana-no-nakizuna Beach




Keya Cave    


Shiraito Waterfall    


Raizan Sennyo-ji temple

Salt Producing Plant




Sake Brewery



What to do

 Suginoya , Sake brewery

Sake is unique Japanese liquor made by fermenting rice.

Suginoya is the Japanese traditional Sake brewery in Itoshima and has

more than 140 years history.
You can enjoy tasting of Sake.   more


Ichirano-no mori  一蘭の森

Ichiran is an authentic tonkotsu ramen (pork born soup ramen) restaurant,

established in 1960. 
The ramen producing factory can be visited and various type of ramen

can be enjoyed at Ichiran-no-mori.    more


                           Location of Itoshima                




General information

Address City hall : 1-1-1 Maebarunishi, Itoshima-city, Fukuoka-prefecture

30 minutes from JR Hakata Station by a vihecle 

using Fukuoka Urban Express Way and Nishi-kyushu High way

40 minutes by train from JR Hakata Station to Maebaru, Itoshima

Population 97,000   Population density 450




Fascinating and distinctive Cultures created from many different

historical features


Nagasaki became a center of Dutch, Portuguese and other European influences in the

16th century and flourished as a trading port & center of Christian missionary activities.

Now, Hidden Christian Sites in Nagasaki region has been registered on the UNESCO

World Heritage.

The detonation for an atomic bomb over Nagasaki during the Second World War is a dark

page in the cities turbulent history. 


At the present, however the city has become a center of peace, blessed with beautiful

natural scenery and eclectic mix of historical sites and architecture. 


Where to Explore


Glover Garden   / UNESCO World Heritage

Located on Minami-Yamate hill in Nagasaki-city, Glover Garden has nine

Western style buildings including the Glover’s Residence built in 1863 by Japanese carpenter

Koyama Hidenoshin. The Glover Residence is Japan’s oldest wooden Western-style building

and is the UNESCO World Heritage registered in 2015 as Meiji Japan’s Industrial Revolution Site.


Tomas Glover Residence,

World Heritage

Former Mitsubishi second

dock house

Overlooking of Nagasaki



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               


World Heritage : Hidden Christian Site


Oura Cathedral  / UNESCO World Heritage

Basilica of Martyrdom of the 26 Saints of Japan.     

One of the famous landmarks in Nagasaki-city, was 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


Japan’s oldest Gothic-style

Cathedral building

Statue of Mary, at entrance of

Cathedral, installed in 1867


Martyrdom of the 26 Saints of Japan     

On February 5, 1597, Paulo Miki and 25 others were crucified for their belief in God on order of

Toyotomi Hideyoshi. The martyrs including four Spaniards, one from Goa, India, one Mexican and 

20 Japanese demonstrated their spiritual unity despite differences in races, ages and professions.

Nishizaka hill, the site of

Martyrdom in 1597

The martyrs said that 

” All people, bless God ”  

The 26 Japanese martyrs have 

been canonized in 1862


Sotome area Hidden Christian Site   / UNESCO World Heritage     

When he discovered the underground Christians, Petitjean realized that there were many other

Christians hiding in the Sotome region.

He appointed de Rotz as the parish priest of the Shitsu and Kurosaki districts   

             Shitsu Church

     Former Shitsu Aid Centre

        The statue of Mary


Featured destinations


Mount Inasa


World’s three great night veiw 

can be seen from the summit        

Magane-bashi bridge

The oldest stone arch bridge

in Japan       

Kazagashira Park

Magnificent view of Nagasaki,

on the other side of Mt. Inasa



Only the trading port in Japan

 during Natinal isolation              

Urakami Cathedral

Newly constructed church, after destroyed by Atomic bomb

Sofukuji temple 

The first Chinese style temple

in Nagasaki


China town

One of the three big China

 town in Japan 

Confucius Shrine


The world’s only Confucian

shrine built outside China by

Chinese hands

Suwa Shrine

The spiritual and cultural hub

for the citizens of Nagasaki




Nagaaski Wharf

Elegant international & domestic

tourist harbour

Kofukuji Temple

A Chinese temple to pray for

safe navigation 

 Nagasaki Pearl

Nagasaki-prefecture is the

birthplace of pearls



                Location of Nagasaki-city





General information

Address City hall : 2-22 Sakura-machi, Nagasaki-city, Nagasaki-prefecture

2 hours by car using Highway from Fukuoka-city

120 minutes by JR express train from JR Hakata Station

Population 418,000   Population density 1,030




Kyushu Tours

Kyushu is the destination like a Treasure Chest of Japan


Japan KYUSHU Tourist has prepared various Tours and welcome your visit to Kyushu.

We are offering Tailor-made tour exclusively for you.

Your own tour can be planned based on your purpose and interest of journey.   



Exploring Kyushu Tours

11 days 


8 days

Northern Kyushu

8 days

Southern Kyushu


The itinerary is covered featured

destinations and must see

places throughout Kyushu


Saga, Nagasaki, Shimabara,

Unzen, Kumamoto, Aso,

Yufuin, Beppu, Kitakyushu


Kagoshima, Chiran, Ibusuki, Satsuma peninsula, Nichinan Miyazaki, Huga, Takachiho


6 days

North-West Kyushu

7 days 

Central Kyushu


Saga, Nagasaki, Shimabara, Unzen, Yanagawa, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka


Amakusa, Kumamoto, Aso, Kurokawa, Takachiho, 

Okugungo, Chikugo, Fukuoka


Asakura, Ukiha, Okubungo, 

Yufuin, Beppu, Usa, Kunisaki

Peninsuka, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka


 One-day Tours from Fukuoka-city


Munakata region tour 

Chikugo region tour

Yanagawa & Dazaifu tour


World Heritage, the Sacred

Island Okinoshiam and

Associated site in the

Munakata Region


Agricultural industries spreading

in the Kyushu’s largest 

Chikugo plain; beautiful rural

landscape, fruit picking, Sake

brewery, Onsen



Yanagawa is Castle town with beautiful canal facing to Ariake


Dazaifu is the town of Cool

Japan, has 1300 years history


Itoshima tour

Nagasaki tour

Sasebo & Huis Ten Bosch


A Resort town with beautiful

dynamic Genkai Sea; seafood

gourmet, rural landscape,

local products shopping,

Sake brewery are offered 


International city centred on

beautiful Nagasaki harbour

greatly contributed to Japan’s modernization since Dejima

was established



The town surrounded azure sea with breathtaking 99 islands

scenery, and beautiful theme 

park Huis Ten Bosch 



Saga tour

Usa & Kunisaki peninsula 

2days Hiroshima & Miyajima


Northwestern part of Kyushu ;

filming locations, historical

places, porcelains, Onsen,

local cuisines



Tranquil country side spreading around the Japan’s most

beautiful Usa Shrine



Southwestern part of Honshu Island, face to the Seto Inland

Sea, it has two World Heritages


Fukuoka & Kitakyushu Tours


Fukuoka one-day tour  

Kitakyushu one-day tour

Industrial Heritage tour


The biggest city in Kyushu and

has a long history as commercial

town and castle town.


World leading Environmental

Future city, and blessed with 

spectacular & stunning nature 



Kitakyushu has many Industry Modernization Heritages



Study Tour

Hidden Christin’s History

Study tour in Kitakyushu

Japan’s KAIZEN Strategy



Registered on Wlorld Heritage

To learn the Christian faith continued even during the ban

on Christianity


Kitakyushu-city is the best place

for the Study tour. Various things

can be learn including state-

of-art technologies.



KAIZEN is one of the most important key word for modernization & world leading industries.


Japan’s Industrial modernization



Recycling & Waste treatment technologies


Japan became the world’s

leading industrialized country

in only 100 years.


Kitakyushu is offering

various Environmental



Kitakyushu  plays the role of

the driving force in creating a

recycling-oriented society 



Featured Destinations map


  Red letters indicates Prefecture

  Black letters indicates Destinations



Tour condition

Start & end of the tour is Fukuoka-city


English speaking guide 

Local experienced and knowledgeable

guide escorts the tour


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Jumbo taxi or bus











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