Japan KYUSHU Tourist  ジャパン九州ツーリスト株式会社

We are the Japan Travel specialist to Fukuoka and Kyushu


TEL 093-521-8897
FAX 093-521-8898

Kyushu Travel Guide

Nakatsu & Yabakei travel guide


Nakatsu is 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.



Exploring Nakatsu 

Nakatsu Castle

The castle was built in 1588 on the estuary of Nakatsu river.


Goganji Temple

The temple called Akakabe Dera literally means red wall.


Exploring Yabakei


The approximately 1 km high monolithic rockey mountain.



The tunnel built by a monk Zenkai in Edo period, spending 30 years.


Rakanji Temple

A historic temple built on the top of the mountain in 645​.




Called Hitomi Hakkei, the scenic spot.



Maple Yaba Cycling Road

Cycling road built on the site of the old Yabakei Railroad.



 Location of Nakatsu & Yabakei 




 General information 

Address City hall : 14-3 Toyoda-machi, Nakatsu-city, Oita-prefecture

60 minutes by a vehicle from JR Beppu

60 minutes by a vehicle from Yufuin

40 minutes by a vehicle from Bungo-takada-city

40 minutes by a vehicle from Usa-city

60 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city

100 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

Population 83,000   population density 170


Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.


Enquiry Form 


You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897 , Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 



Tour results

We are offering various types of tours, and the tour results up to now are shown links below.       

Tailor-made tour      Study tour      Golf tour 



 - Oita-prefecture, Nakatsu & Yabakei travel guide, Blog, Japan tours to Kyushu, Kyushu Travel Guide