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Kyushu Travel Guide

Yanagawa Canal boat cruise

 

Yanagawa Canal boat cruise is to board a small boat called the Donkobune and

slowly go down the river skillfully maneuvered by a boatman with bamboo pole. 

 

You will enjoy a leisurely cruise along the streets and houses which still retain some remnants of

castle town, hearing the boatman’s explanation of the history and landscape of Yanagawa. 

You can also enjoy the specialty of Yanagawa eel steamed in basket called “Unagi-no-seiromushi”

on the boat.

 

 


 

General infromation

Company Operated by 5 Canal boat cruise companies
Course

70 minutes course : Near Yanagawa station to Okinohata

60 minutes course : Near Yanagawa station to Ohana

30 minutes course : Arond Ohana

Fare

Operating time

JPY 800 to 1600 depending on the course  

9:00 to sunset time


 

Obama Foot bath

 

The Japan’s longest foot bath

 

Called “ Hot foot 105” is the Japan’s longest foot bath in Obama Onsen Resort, located at the

mountain foot of  Unzen in Shimabara peninsula.

 

The length of foot bath is 105m which is same number of the hot spring source temperature of

105 degree Celsius.

 

 


 

General information

Address

Obama-cho, Unzen-city, Nagasaki-prefecture

Access

80 minutes by a vehicle from Nagasaki-city

60 minutes by a vehicle from Nagasaki Air port

45 minutes by a vehicle from Shimabara-city

2 hours and 20 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

3 hours and 00 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city


 

 

Beppu Foot bath

 
Have you tried Foot bath before? 
 
Foot bath is called Ashiyu in Japanese and is a public bath in which people can bath their feet.
Ashiyu in Beppu set up at Kannawa Onsen near the Hell tour spot.
You can easily enjoy it without having to remove all your clothing, only the feet and leg up to the
knee are immersed. 
 

The Foot bath can still warm the entire body because of the large veins that run through the leg.

 


 

General information

Address 5 Furomoto, Kannawa, Beppu-city, Oita-prefecture
Access

15 minutes by a vehicle from JR Beppu Station

a short walk from Kannawa Kamenoi Bus stop

Open hours 9:00 to 21:00
Admission fee

No fee is required

Days closed No closing days

 

Beppu Hell tour

 

Beppu’s most hyped attraction 

Hell (Jigoku Meguri ) tour that is a collection of hot spring where the water bubbles forth from 
underground, often with unusual result.  

Seven of the hells are located in the Kannawa district where over 4 km northwest of Beppu station, 

and two in the more remote Shibaseki district.

 


Kannawa district

6 hells are located within walking distance of each other in this area.

 

Umi Jigoku

Sea Hell, it resemble of sea, this 200 metre deep, cobalt blue pond of boiling water

emerge 1200 years ago after a volcano explosion


 

Oniishi Bozu Jigoku 

Oniishi shaving Head Hell, large and small bubble of hot gray mud that boiling

up here look like the shaven head of monks.


 

Shiraike Jigoku 

White Pound Hell, the colorless water that naturally spouts from the ground mysteriously

turn creamy white


 

Yama Jigoku

Mountain Hell, a gust steam clear to reveal prancing lion, Bathing hippos and curious chimpanzees.
Taking its name from the mountain mud formed over years.


 

Kamado Jigoku 

Oven Hell, a bright demon standing on an enormous cooking pots is the mascot of the site,
temptingly divided into six unique, pots of murky, budding thumping boiling water.


 

Oniyama Jigoku

Devil’s Mountain Hell, the force of the steam produced at this Spring can pull one and a half
train cars.  This hellish site is the happy home of a variety of crocodile and alligator who slither
down breeding water into the warm.


 

Shibaseki district

It takes about 5 minutes by car or bus from Kannawa district to this Shibaseki district.

 

Chi-no-ike Jigoku 

Blood Pull Hell, the clay is steaming hot point that the steam is red. Japan’s oldest natural
Jigoku as written about in the Bungo Topography described as Akayusena reddish hot spring.  


 

Tatsumaki Jigoku

Water spout Hell, a geyser, is a natural monument designated by Beppu city.
The Geyser means a hot spring spouting out boiling water and steam in interval.

 


 

General information

Address Kannawa, Beppu-city, Oita-prefecture
Access

15 minutes by a vehicle from JR Beppu Station

20 minutes by a vehicle from Yufuin-city

100 minutes by a vehicle from Aso-city

160 minutes by a vehicle from Kumamoto-city

120 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

100 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city

Open hours 8:00 to 17:00
Admission fee

JPY 400 for one attraction visit

JPY 2,000 for Hell tour Pass, 7 attractions can be visited

Days closed No closing days

 

Aso Tourist Tram

 

Enjoy the magnificent scenery of Aso

 

The Minami Aso railway is a private railroad offering a very scenic ride from

Takamori to Nakamatsu in the south east of the caldera.

 

Lovely and magnificent scenery can be enjoyed on a pleasant 30 minute train ride.
 


 

General information

Address 1537-2 Oaza-Takamori,  Takamori-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto-city

Access to

Takamori station

35 minutes by a vehicle from Aso-city

70 minutes by a vehicle from Kumamoto-city

40 minutes by a vehicle from Takachiho

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

 

Operate day 

Saturday, Sunday, and National holidays

March 17 to April 8 
April 28 to May 6
July 21 to August 31 
Fare

One way JPY 790 ( between Takamori and Nakamatsu)

Round trip JPY 1,380


 

Fruits harvest experience

 

Let’s enjoy harvesting Fruits

 

In the harvest time, the northern Kyushu boasts many area with beautiful fruit orchards.

Fukuoka is one of the leading fruit-producing prefecture in all Japan.
The fruit production in Fukuoka is primarily concentrated in the southern Chikugo region

such as Ukiha, Asakura and Tanushimaru.

 

Grape : August to bignning of October, in Ukiha and Tanushimaru 


 

Persimmon : Middle of October to biginning of December, in Asakura, Ukiha and Tanushimaru 


 

AppleAugust to December, in Asakura and Kama 


 

Strawbery : December through May, in Ukiha and Yame


 

Kabosu, September to October in Bungo-ono, Oita-prefecture

 


 

Featured tours related to Chikugo region

6 days Central Kyushu tour

6 days North-East Kyushu tour

Chikugo region one-dat tour

 


 

Japanese Cultural experiences in Kitakyushu

Time to enjoy dressing in kimono tea ceremony experience, and Rickshaw riding experience at 
Kokura Castle Garden and Kokura Castle.

You can also take beautiful photographs in this location to provide you with wonderful memories and 
recollection of your visit to Kokura Castle.

Tea ceremony

The Tea ceremony follow a traditional ceremony of serving tea to guests.
The original form of tea ceremony was introduced to Japan from China by Buddhist monks,

and perfected by Master Sen-no-Rikyu based on the spirit of Zen in the 16th century.

Experience riding in the Rickshaw  

invented in Japan in the beginning of the 20th century.

 


 

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Excursion & Activities

 

We offer many activities and fun things to do in Kyushu.

 

Canal boat cruise in Yanagawa 

Yanagawa Canal boat cruise is to board a small boat called the Donkobune and slowly go down the river skillfully maneuvered by a boatman with bamboo pole. 

Enjoy a leisurely cruise along the streets and houses which still retain some remnants of castle town.   more


 

Foot bath in Beppu 

Foot bath is called Ashiyu in Japanese and is a public bath in which people can bath their feet. Ashiyu in Beppu set up at Kannawa Onsen. You can easily enjoy

it without having to remove all your clothing, only the feet and leg up to the knee

are immersed.  more


 

Fruit picking

In the harvest time, the northern Kyushu boasts many area with beautiful

fruit orchards.
Fukuoka is one of the leading fruit-producing prefecture in all Japan.

The fruit production in Fukuoka is primarily concentrated in the southern 

Chikugo region such as Ukiha,  Asakura and Kurume.  more


 

Hell tour 

The most exciting experience in Beppu is Jigoku Meguri or (Burning Hell) tour.  
A collection of hot springs where the water bubbles forth from underground,

often with unusual result. more


 

Sake brewery visiting

There are a lot of Sake brewery in Kyushu where you can visit.
Most of brewery have a tasting corner, 
Let’s sample sake.

Sake is an alcoholic beverage brewed from rice, koji mold and yeast.   more 


 

Michino Eki

Michino Eki means Road Station in Japan.

it provodes places for travelers to rest, they are intended to promote local

tourism and trade.
There are local shop where you can but local product such as agricultual products, seafood,
snacks, souvenirs and other goods.  more


 

Night-view 

The world’s most dynamic, magnificent and spectacular Let’s enjoy the breathtaking scenery that you have never seen before.   more


 

Japanese cultural experience in Kokura

Time to enjoy dressing in Kimono, tea ceremony experience, and Rickshaw

riding experience Kokura Castle Garden and Kokura Castle. You can also take

beautiful photographs in this location to provide you with wonderful

memories and recollection of your visit to Kokura.  more