The winery located in the natural rich Ajimu basin.
Ajimu Winery grows high-quality grapes by taking advantage of the temperature fluctuations found in the extreme climate unique
to this region.
The winery brews full-bodied wines using only grapes produced in Oita Prefecture.
Created based on the image of a winery set amid a forest, the grounds
include a distillery, storehouse, vineyards, and shop.
Usa & Ajimu
Usa area including Ajimu are located at the base of Kunisaki peninsula and spreading around
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.
Exploring Usa & Ajimu
|Torii Gate||Approach to Shrine||Shrine main building|
|Sen Cliffs||Higashi-shiya Waterfall||Suzai Waterfall|
|Fukami Five Story Pagoda||Trowel Painting||Trowel Painting|
Futaba-no-sato Museum, Sumo Grand Champion Futabayama Museum
Senzai Farm Garden
250 wisteria flowers bloom at the most largest garden in Kyushu, 200 roses bloom from May
|Wisteria flower||Tea Plantation||Rose Garden|
Location of Usa&Ajimu
Usa Shrine is one of the most beautiful Shrine in Japan, and is the head shrine of Hachiman Shrine that is composed 44,000 shrines
that dedicated to the Hachiman Deity.
Emperor Ojin, who was deified as Hachiman-jin (the tutelary god of warriors), is said to be enshrined in all the sites dedicated to him; and the first and earliest of these was at Usa in the early 8th century.
The Shrine is located in the city of Usa beween Kitakyushu-city and Beppu, and was founded in 727.
Exploring the shrine
Main gate, Torii 2nd gate, Torii Chozusha, purification place
Chozusha, purification place Dedication of Sake
Approach to the Shrine main building Hachiman Deity
Shrine main building Sacred tree Lantern for Hachiman Deity