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Aso region

 

Aso region is one of the most popular tourist destination in Kyushu.

The world’s largest caldera and the active volcano give a lot of excitements.

And numerous unforgettable experiences in the rural area can be mede including Onsen,

variety of sports and local cuisines.

 


 

Where to explore

 

   Mount Aso

 Japan’s largest active volcano  Look down the Crater  Around the Crater
 

 

  Kusasenri-ga-hama 


 

  Daikanbo 


 

 Aso shrine   Kurokawa Onsen  Nabegataki Waterfall

 

 Shirakawa suigen  Sensui-kyo  Issingyo big cherry tree

 

  Tourist Tram

 

 

                 Location of Aso 

   

 

Access to Aso

 

  by a vehicle

  from Kumamoto-city : 60 minutes

  from Fukuoka-city : 2 hours and 30 minutes

  from Kitakyushu-city : 3 hours and 30 minutes

 


 

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Beppu

 

Beppu is a popular hot spring town nestle at the foot of volcanos, Mt. Yufu and Mt. 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.
The town is divided into eight major hot spring areas collectively called “Beppu Hatto”, 
which offer beautiful scenery and various type of water of different qualities.

 


 

Welcome to Beppu 

 

 Beppu bay & Mount Takasaki

  Beppu bay

 Kannawa Onsen 

   Myoban Onsen 

   Kankaiji Onsen

  Foot bath

 


 

Hell Tour

The most famous sights are Jigoku Meguri or (Burning Hell)  tour.  
A collection of hot springs where the water bubbles forth from underground, often

with unusual result.

 

   Umi jigoku

 

     Umi jigoku

 

  Oniishi bozu jigoku

 

  Yama jigoku

 

     Kamado jigoku

 

    Oniyama jigoku

  Chinoike jigoku

   Tatsumaki jigoku

 

   Shiraike jigoku

 


 

Takasaki mountain animal park

 

About 1700 wild Japanese monkey are living in the park.

The monkeys are fed regularly by park wardens in order to keep them on the mountain and

prevent conflicts with farmers and residents in the neighborhood.

 

 

 
 

 

​               Location of Beppu


 

Yufuin

 

Yufuin is a beautiful and quietly rustic Onsen Resort where one of the

most popular among ladies and International tourist visits to here are increasing. 

Yufuin is located near Beppu in a green valley beneath the spectacular Mt. Yufu, a short walk from the

town center will take you to a mix of paddy fields, housing and unmarked Ryokan, with the old temple

thrown in.

 


 

Explore Yufuin

 

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


 

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). 


 

Yufuin Floral Village


 

Wander about the street


 


 

Kamenoi Besso,  a featured accommodation around Kinrinko lake

 


 

               Location of Yufuin

 

Ibusuki & Satsuma peninsula

 

Ibusuki is a Onsen resort representing Kyushu, and is located in Kagoshima Prefecture along the

sea at the southernmost end of the Satsuma peninsula. 

 


 

Welcome to Ibusuki Onsen resort

           JR Ibusuki Station

    Foot bath at JR Ibusuki Station

            Ibusuki Onsen resort


 

Where to explore


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.

 

 

 

 

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. 


 

Nishioyama Station

The southernmost railway station of mainland Japan


 

Ryugu Shrine

You can pray for matching 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 Mt. Kaimondake and rocks with the sea spray

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

     

 

Meiji-gura, Shochu Brewery


 

Makurazaki Osakana Center

 

 

Somen noodle nagashi

The unique Somen noodle nagashi in Tosenkyo revine in Kaimon open throughour the year

serving cold Somen noodle that swim in the revloving container.

   


 

                 Location of Ibusuki

  

 


 

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Hitoyoshi

 
Hitoyoshi is located in the northern part of Kumamoto along Kuma-gawa River.

Hitoyoshi is a castle town once prosperous as a river port, and boasts the ruins of the Hitoyoshi castle and Hitoyoshi Onsen.

The Hitoyoshi Onsen is the collective name for 30-add hot springs including Sagara Onsen, all of which are supplied with hot water from sources around Hitoyoshi Station and in the basin of Kuma-gawa River.

The most exiting thing in Hitoyoshi is Kumasawa-kudari that is riding on a boat maneuvered by a master polar down the Kuma-gawa River, one of the three fast streams in Japan.

 


 

Hitoyoshi Castle Ruins


 

Steam Locomotive Hitoyoshi


Kumagawa-kudari, boat riding

 

Aoi Aso Shrine​


 

 

Kyusendo Limestone Cave​

 


 

 

Japanese style accommodation, Ryokan

 


 

                Location of Hitoyoshi

 

 

Hyotan Onsen

 

Hyotan Onsen is a public bath where you can enjoy various type of bathes and is located in Kannawa district in Beppu.

The waters of this Onsen contain sodium chloride which is effective for neuralgia and women’s diseases.


 

There are Outdoor bathes, Hyotan bath, Waterfall bath, Steam bath and Sand bath.
You can also enjoy meals at the restaurant; local specialty cuisine Dangojiru, or food steamed with the steam from hot spring.

 

Shimabara

 

Shimabara is a city located on the north-eastern tip of Shimabara Peninsula, facing Ariake Bay 

in the east and Mt. Unzen including Mt. Fugen. 

The most popular tourist destinations in Shimabara city are the Shimabara Castle. Shimabara is

also blessed with many Onsen.
There is so much natural spring water, both hot and cold, that it runs through the streets.

 


 

Welcome to Shimabara

Shimabara-gaiko Shimabara port Kuchinotsu port

 

Exploring Shimabara

Shimabara Castle moat Shimabara Castle tower View from Castle tower

 

Samurai Houses Samurai Houses  inside Samurai Street  
     

 

Harajo Castle ruins  Site of Shimabara Revellion Amakusa Shiro Statue

   

 

                 Location of Shimabara

   

 

 


 

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Unzen

 

Unzen is a beautiful mountain and Onsen resort, and was the first area to be designated

as a National Park in Japan.  Whether you are taking in the stunning  panoramic views 

from top one of the many peaks including Nita-toge Pass or looking up these volcanic 

mountains or Fugen, you will marvel at the spectacular scenery. 

As each season brings a vivid change to the appearance the face of Unzen you may wish 

to return again and again to enjoy the full range of rich variations.

 


 

Welcome to Unzen

Unzen Bus center Onsen Onsen Resort  Entrance of Unzen Onsen Resort

 

Exploring Unzen

Nita pass

 Azaleas in Spring


 Autumn leaves

 Frost in Winter


 

Bideo Museum Bideo Museum Unzen Golf Course

 

                 Location of Unzen

    

Access to Unzen

 

・30 minutes by car from Shimabara

・80 minutes by car from Nagasaki-city

・2 and half hours by car from Fukuoka-city

 

Minamata

 

Minamata is located in Kumamoto Prefecture, It is on the west coast of Kyushu and faces

Amakusa islands. There are two Onsen resorts;

Yunotsuru Onsen located along the Yuide River in the mountains and called Mountain Onsen.

Yunoko Onsen faces Yatsushiro Sea and called Ocean Onsen.

 


 

Yunotsuru Onsen Ryokan Ryokan

 

Yuido River Corridor of Ryokan Outdoor bath

 

 Airinkan, local restaurant  Paddy field at mountain area Paddy field at mountain area 
     

Yunoko Onsen Yunoko Onsen Yunoko Onsen
   

 

 Spanish Village, restaurant Spanish Village   Spanish Village
     

 

                    Location of Minamata

       

 

 


 

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Nagayu Onsen

 

Nagayu Onsen is one of the most popular hot spring for foreign tourists, and is located

at the foot of Kuju mountain range.
The hot spring is known as one of the world’s top carbonate spring.

 


Ramune Onsen Ramune Onsen Ramune Onsen
 

 

Nagayu Onsen Open air Bath in the river River side
   

 

Onsen Town Onsen Town Onsen Town

 

Michino-eki, Souvenir shop Local restaurant Onsen town