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Kyushu Travel Guide

6 days North-East Kyushu tour


Where to Explore  


Fukuoka → Chikugo region (AsakuraUkiha) → Okubungo (Kokonoe, Kuju, Bungo-ono

Takeda) → Yufuin → Beppu → Usa → Kunisaki Peninsula → Kitakyushu → Fukuoka  


























Day 1   Chikugo region  

The Kyuhsu’s largest Chikugo River which flows from Mount Aso through the Chikugo region
to Ariake Sea. The Kyushu’s largest Chikugo plain spreading in the Chikugo River basin,
where people live from ancient time and the various cultures have been created.
There are a lot of features here such as rural land scape, fruit fields, ancient ruins,
shrines, temples, castle town, Sake brewery, Onsen (hot spring), scrumptious local cosines, 
Japanese cultural experiences.


A former Castle town located in

northern part of Asakura-city

Asakura Triple Water Wheel

The only area in Japan to use

water wheels for irrigation

Toho VIllage

A small village located north

side of Asakura-city

Harazuru Onsen Resort

A tranquil Onsen located on

the banks of Chikugo River

Ukiha Inari Shrine

Breath taking beautiful scenery

harmonizes with the Shrine

Shirakabe Avenue

Time-honored scenery, back to

100 years ago




Arrive at Fukuoka
Travel to Chikugo region

Exploring Toho Village and Asakura

Lunch at Featured restaurant Shirakabe

Exploring Shirakabe avenue  

Visit Sake brewery

Stay at Harazuru Onsen Resort 



Day 2    Okubungo  

Nature-blessed region at Ono River basin and the northern part is surrounded by Aso & Kuju Mountains

Okubungo region is located in south-east side of Oita prefecture, and consists of Takada, Kuju, 

Bungo-ono, Kusu and Kokonoe.


Kuju kogen Plateau

A magnificent and beautiful

scenery of Kuju plateau

 Handa kogen Plateau

 Yamanami Highway, best

driving route enjoy Nature     

Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi

Japan’s longest pedestrian

suspension bridge, world’s 2nd 

Nagayu Onsen Resort

known as one of the world’s top carbonate spring

Harajiri Water falls

Flows furiously down a cliff and 

creates the Falls

Oka Castle Ruins

Great Castle wall construction,  magnificent view from the to



Travel to Okubungo    

Kokonoe Yume Otsutihashi

lunch : local cuisine such as Dangojiru

Exloring Kuju

Harajiri Waterfall, Oka Castle Ruin

Stay at Nagayu Onsen Resort 



Day 3    Yufuin & Beppu



Graceful Onsen Resort located in the Yufu basin surrounded by Mount Yufu and Tsurumi

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


Mount Yufu

 Gentle mount Yufu can be seen

 graceful Onsen Resort

Yufuin Station Street

 In front of JR Yufuin Station
 a elegant street appear

Yunotsubo Avenue

 70 shops, gift shops, galleries

curiosity items shops, cafes   


The old public outdoor mixed

bath with a thatched

Kinrinko lake

The landmark in Yufuin, hot

water gushes from the bottom 

Yufuin Floral Village

Reproduced the townscape of

the Cotswold region in England



The 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.


Japan’s largest hot water yield

Onsen facing to Bappu bay

 Myoban Onsen

The highest place Onsen district,

many old style public bathes

 Kannawa Onsen

 One of the most popular Onsen

 district in Beppu

 Hell tour

Collection of hot spring,the water

bubbles forth from underground

Foot bath

Bathing can be enjoy without 

take all clothing off

Mount Takasaki

 About 1700 wild Japanese

monkey are living



Travel to Yufuin

Exploring Yufuin  

Travel to Beppu

Exploring Beppu 

Stay in Beppu


Day 4   Usa & Kunisaki Peninsula



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.


Usa Shrine

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.

Torii Gate, the entrance to the

Shrine compound


 Approach to Shrine, through

the sacred area

 Usa Shrine main building, Emperor Ojin, deified as deity


Kunisaki peninsula

Began to develope 1,300 years ago as a sacred religions goround 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.


Showano machi

One of worthwhile place to visit 

in Kunisaki Peninsula

Fuki-ji Temple

The oldest wooden structure

in Kyushu

Kumano magaibutsu

Hewn in a rock Mt. Tahara, two 

largest Buddhist stone carvings

Nagasaki-bana cape

The resort park features a beach, restaurant and more

Shiitake mushroomsShiitake mushrooms cultivatedrtificially in the forest

Futago-ji Temple

A prominent temple with a history

of more than 1300 years

World Agricultural Heritage

Once considered the most

important estate of Usa Shrine

Maki Odo

The temple houses nine

Buddhists images

Lover’s Road

A marriage monument at

Awashima Park


Alternative route

Nakatshu & Yabakei  

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

with Fukuoka-prefecture.

 Nakatsu Castle

Built in 1588 on the estuary of

Nakatsu river


The approximately 1 km high monolithic rockey mountain

Maple Yaba Cycling Road

Cycling road built on the site of

the old Yabakei Railroad



Trensfer to Usa

Visit Usa Shrine

Explore Kunisaki Peninsula

Transfer to Kitakyushu

Stay in Kitakyushu



Day  5   Kitakyushu



The Industrial Innovation city with many different fascinating feature.

Kitakyushu offers amazing possibilities for tourism and travel with a combination of spectacular

scenery, rich cultural experiences as well as learning possibilities through Study tours based on

the environmental and industrial themes.

Kokura Castle

Kitakyushu’s land mark, walking

distance of Kokura Stations

 Uomachi Shopping arcade

Down town shopping street,

various shops, restaurants, bars

 Hiraodai Karst Plateau

One of the three largest karst

plateau in Japan 

 Kanmon-kyo Bridge

The suspended bridge crossing the Kanmon Straits

 Mojiko Retro

The exotic district, former trading port coal and other products

 Kanmon Pedstrian Tunnel

Only the place in the world,
can be crossed the strait on foot

 World Heritage

Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial


 Higashida district

The birth place of Steel making

Industry in Japan 

Mount Sarakura

The most dynamic night view

in the world


Explore Kitakyushu

Where to visit
Kokura Caltle, Mojiko-retro, Konamon Pedstrian tunnelHigashida,  Mt. Sarakura  

Industrial tour can be arranged as an alternative

Toyota, TOTO, Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal, Yaskawa Electric

lunch at Mojiko Retro or Karato Fish Market in Shimonoseki
Travel to Fukuoka 

Dinner : we will recommend for your best one from lot of choices 
Stay at Fukuoka,  Western style Hotel



Day 6 Fukuoka-city 



Has a long history as commercial town and castle town, and prospered as important

district to Asian Continent for many years. Now, Fukuoka-city is the International hub of Kyushu,

the nation’s fourth largest economic zone. 

In other words, Fukuoka-city is the heart of Kyushu against various things,

such as food culture, shopping, entertainment, economy and international business.


JR Hakata Station

The largest and busiest JR train

station in Kyushu

Sea Side Momochi

The water-front resort area JR

Hakata Station and Tenjin


The biggest shopping district

in Kyushu 

Fukuoka City tour bus

Fukuoka Open top bus tour,

three courses for journey

Fukuoka Tower

Japan’s highest coastal tower,

magnificent view from the top

Tochoji Temple

The oldest temple of the

Shingon sect in Japan

 Kushida Shrine

Hakata Gion Yamagasa Festival

is held in the shrine 

Kawabata Shopping Arcade

400 m down town street,

100 shops and restaurants


One of the largest entertainment

district in western Japan




Explore Fukuoka

   There are lot of tourst attractions, please chose from Fukuoka Travel Guide.

Dinner : we will recommend for your best one from lot of choices
Stay at Fukuoka, Western style Hotel 



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