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Mount Tsurumi

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Soaring 1375 metres into the sky, Mount Tsurumi is a breathtaking mountain overlooking

Beppu that offers some decent hiking, rare flora and outstanding vistas. 

 

 

Visitors can take a ropeway 800 metres up and revel in being surrounded by acres of

rolling greenery.

 

 

On clear days, you can see as far as the Kuju Mountains, a famous mountain range that runs

between Oita and Kumamoto-prefectures.


 
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Kunisaki peninsula travel guide

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Rural area centered on mount Futago pilgrimage, trekking, onsen, local cuisines.

Kunisaki peninsula began to develop 1,300 years ago as a sacred religious ground

influenced by  mountain and nature worship, Buddhism, and Usa shrine rising in the

region.  Here remains in Bungo-takada city the historical background for “home of

prayer”  consecrating a mass the Shinto deity, Buddha, and ancestral spirit. And one

of major industry is agriculture and entire area of Kunisaki peninsula including Usa

are listed on the World Agricultural Heritage.

 


 

Welcome to Kunisaki Peninsula

          Lover’s (koikana) Road

                    Rural area

         Shiitake mushrooms


 

Exploring Kunisaki Peninsula

 

Showa no machi

The era that lasted till about 30 years ago in Japanese history, Bungo Takada was the most

prosperous in Kunisaki Peninsula for over 300 years from the Edo period up to 1900. Here

remains various old structures and remnants of regional Japanese.


 

Fuki-ji Temple

The temple is a Tendai Buddhist temple located on the slopes of Mount Futago. The temple was

established in 718 and the temple building is the oldest extant wooden structure in Kyushu.

               Entrrance

           Stone lantern

        Temple mail building


 

Nagasaki-bana Cape

The resort park features a beach, a campsite, restaurant and more. The entire premises gets

painted beautifully with colors of each and every seasonal flower in season.

Beach

Sasonal flower premises

Sunflower


 

Onieno-sato

     Image of the god Fudo

          Temnemji temple

     Place of Shugendo

     Religious training


 

Tashibu-no-sho

This district was once considered the most important estate of Usa Shrine. It has been ascertained

from ancient documents that the rural landscape seen today has remained unchanged since Heian

period. Now included this are, Kunisaki peninsula is listed on the World Agricultural Heritage.

     World Agricultural Heritage

               Paddy field

              Farmers houses


 

Kumano magaibutu

Hewn in a rock Mt. Tahara are two of largest Buddhist stone carvings in all Japan.   A Fudo-myu-o

8 meter in heigt and Dainich-nyurai 6.8 meter height. Said to have been carved in the Heian period,

they have received government designation as Important Cultural Properties.

                    Entrance

                Daiichi nyorai

                   Fudo myoou


 

Futago-ji Temple

The Central temple of Rokugo-Manzan in Kunisaki peninsula. The temple was established in 718

by Ninmon and located close to the peak of Mount Futago. Futagoji’s grounds cover a wide area

on the forested slopes of the mountain, with stone and gravel paths and stairs connecting several

halls housing various deities.


 

Choan-ji Temple


 

Makino odo

The temple houses nine Buddhists images said to be masterpieces of the Heian period, including

the Maki-Odo Seated Amida Nyorai (Amitabha). Figure and statues of the Four Devas. All are

designated as important national cultural properties.


 

 Location of Kunisaki peninsula

    

 


 

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Beppu Foot bath

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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 spots.

 
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.

 

 Location of Beppu

  

 


 

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

 

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Beppu Hell tour

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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.


 

 Location of Beppu

  

 


 

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

 

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Yufuin travel guide

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A beautiful and tranquil Onsen Resort representing Kyushu. Yufuin is located about 15 km

west of Beppu and is spreading in the Yufu basin at the mountain foot of Yufu. Onsen Resort

life can be enjoyed at the beautiful and tranquil place harmonized with nature in the basin of

mountain hill area.


 

Where to explore 

 

Yunotsubo Avenue

Main street in Yufuin located at the foot of mount Yufu. The avenue is started near JR Yufuin

Station and connected to Kinrinko lake. Through Yunotsubo Avenue, it takes about 30 minutes

on foot from JR Yufuin Station to Kinrinko lake. There are 70 shops, gift shop, galleries, curiosity

item shops as well as cafes.


 


 

Kinrinko lake

One of landmark in Yufuin. Hot water gushes from the bottom of the lake, and hot steam rises from

its surface on a cold day.  The lake is located at the end of the town’s main walking route, about a

kilometer and a half from the Yufuin station.


 

Yufuin Floral Village

Floral Village is the amusement facility that recreated the street of the Cotswolds region in

England, which was also used as the location for Harry Potter. Cute owls welcome you in

OWL’s FORESR. You can enjoy strolling, gourmet and shopping with beautiful flowers in

the Village, and there is Alice in Wonderland shop here.


 

Shitan-yu

The old public outdoor bath with a thatched roof beside Kinrinko lake in Yufuin.  The bathing here is

mixed, as baths often were before the arrival, during the Meiji period ( 1869 – 1912). 


 

Kamenoi Besso,  a featured accommodation around Kinrinko lake.


 

 Location of Yufuin

  

 


 

General information 

Address Yufu-city Yufuin office : 3738-1 Kawakami, Yufuin-cho, Yufu-city, Oita-prefecture
Access

20 minutes by a vehicle from Beppu-city

80 minutes by a vehicle from Aso-city

130 minutes by a vehicle from Kumamoto-city

100 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

100 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city

Population 33,000   Population density 105

 

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Tour results

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Kinrinko lake

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Kinrinko lake is the landmark in Yufuin. Hot water gushes from the bottom of the lake, and

hot steam rises from its surface on a cold day. The lake is located at the end of the town’s

main walking routeabout a kilometer and a half from the Yufuin station.


 
Walking paths surround the lake as well as more small shops and cafesand there is a small
shrine located at the lake’s southern end

      Shitan-yu

       Floral Village

     Coffee restanrant


 

          Shopping Street

           Kamenoi Besso

       Rickshaw


 

 Location of Yufuin

  

 


 

General information  

Address 1561-1 Kawakami, Yufuin-cho, Yufu-city, Oita-prefecture
Access

5 minutes by a vehicle from JR Yufuin Station

20 minutes walk from JR Yufuin Station


 

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Shitan-yu

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Shitan-yu is the old public outdoor bath with a thatched roof beside Kinrinko lake. The bathing

here is mixed, as baths often were before the arrival, during the Meiji period (1869 – 1912),

of American and Europeans who shames the Japanese into segregating their baths.


 

Around Shitan-yu

      Kinrinko lake

     Coffee restaurant

     Floral Village


 

 Location of Yufuin

  

      


 

General information  

Address 1585 Kawakami, Yufuin-cho, Yufu-city, Oita-prefecture
Access

5 minutes by a vehicle from JR Yufuin Station

20 minutes walk from JR Yufuin Station

Open hours 10:00 to 21:00
Admission fee

JPY 200

Days closed No closing days

 

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Oita-prefcture travel guide

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Oita-prefecture is on the north-eastern section of KyushuIt is bordered by Miyazaki-prefecture

to the south, and Fukuoka-prefecture and Kumamotoprefecture to the west. The prefecture is

a representative Onsen Resort area in Japan, total boasting hot spring sources and hot spring

flowing volume are both Japan’s largest. Most recommended Onsen Resorts are Beppu and

Yufuin.

 


 

 Location of Oita-prefecture

  

 


 

Where to Explore

 

Beppu

Onsen Resort where the largest hot spring yield in Japan. The popular hot spring town nestle at the

foot of volcanosMount Yufu and Mount Tsurumi. Boasting more than 2,800 hot spring sources and 

flowing rate of nearly 137,000 kiloliters per day, Beppu is considered a paradise of hot springs famous

for high therapeutic effects.


 

Yufuin

A beautiful and tranquil Onsen Resort, Yufuin is located about 15 km west of Beppu and is spreading

in the Yufu basin at the mountain foot of Yufu. Onsen Resort life can be enjoyed at the beautiful and

tranquil place harmonized with nature in the basin of mountain hill area.


 

Okubungo

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.

 


 

Usa and Ajimu

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. Although this is a Shinto shrine, it has

long been holy ground to both Shinto and Buddhist activities, and the Kunisaki Mountains 

and valleys were often chosen by monks as practice ground for meditation.

  


 

Kunisaki peninsula

Rural area centered on mount Futago, pilgrimage, trekking, onsen, local cuisines can be enjoyed. 

Kunisaki peninsula began to develop 1,300 years ago as a sacred relgious ground influenced by  

by mountain and nature worship, Buddhism, and Usa shrine rising in the region.


 

Nakatsu & Yabakei

A small city on the north coast of Oita-prefecture, just east of its border with Fukuoka-prefecture.

During the Edo Period of Japanese history, Nakatsu was a mid-sized domain, and the town itself

has recently expanded to include outlying towns and districts and now comprises almost 500 square

kilometers with a population of almost 85,000.


 

Enjoy local specialty cuisines in Oita-prefecture

 

   Bungo Beef

 Seki  Aji & Seki Saba, mackerels

  Oita fugu, blowfish

 

  Dango-jiru

  Toriten, fried chicken

  Ryukyu

 


 

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Myoban Onsen

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Onsen Resort where Alum is being collected. The Onsen Resort town where the Yunohana

or Alum have been collected since more than 200 years ago.  Myoban means Alum in

Japanese. Myoban is a geothermal area located at an altitude of 400 metre at the middle

Garan mountain and a little away from the centre of Beppu-city.


 

The beautiful scenery of steam rising area where Beppu stone wall is built in the steeply sloping

geothermal field chosen as the important cultural landscape of the country as the Hot spring

landscape. Yunohana koya or Alum hut with the straw roof which is the Alum collecting facility

can be visited. There is the Onsen Hoyo land which is a public Onsen facility ; various type of

bathes can be enjoyed such as open air bath, mud bath, steam bath as well as colloid bath.


 

 Location of Beppu

  

 


 

General information  

Address Myoban, Beppu-city, Oita-prefecture
Access

25 minutes by a vehicle from JR Beppu station

10 minutes by a vehicle from Kannawa


 

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Sanrio Harmoneyland

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A theme park dedicated to the various Sanrio characters including Hello Kitty, Cinnamoroll

and My Melody. Harmonyland is located in Hiji, Oita Prefecture, approximately a 30minutes

drive from JR Beppu Station.


 

There are live shows that take place daily, plenty of rides, and opportunities to have photos with

your favorite Sanrio characters. If you want a great view out over the surrounding landscape,

try the Ferris wheel – you may even be lucky enough to hop into a Hello Kitty carriage. Hours for

Harmonyland differ depending on the season, and closure days also change from month to month.

 

 

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