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Usa & Kunisaki peninsula one-day tour


Usa including Ajimu & Kunisaki peninsula is located Eastern part of Oita-prefacture


If you want to meet real Japan and Cool Japan, we really recommend to visit this region.

You can feel Japanese mind in the Japan’s local landscape.

And also you can enjoy many type of local Cuisines and local specialties.


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.





Tour condition

Start and end of the tour is Fukuoka-city

English speaking guide : local experienced and knowledgeable guidese escorts the tour

Chartered vehicle is utilizes : jumbo taxi or bus as per number of pax





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, entrance to the


Approach to Shrine

Shrine main building 


Grows high-quality grapes by taking advantage of the temperature fluctuations found in the
extreme climate unique to this region.

Located in Ajimu basin

Variety of domestic and imported


Enjoy tasting of sample wines


Kunisaki Peninsula


Showa no machi

Showa is 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.

Shopping street

Red post

Showa Roman Gura


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

Entrance of the Temple

Stone lantern

The oldest Temple building


Restaurant, Fukinoto

Located in the precincts of Fuku-ji temple, the local cuisines can be enjoyed such as Bungo beef,

Dangojiru, Soba noddle as well as Special meals used locally harvested ingredients.

Welcome to Fukinoto

Japanese style restaurant

Soda noddle making experience


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.


Seasonal flower premises



Kumano Magaibutsu

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.


Daiichi nyorai

 Fudo myoou


Maki 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.



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





8:00 Depart Fukuoka-city

Transfer to Usa using Kyushu highway and Higashi-Kyushu highway, 2hours & 15minutes

Exploring Usa Shrine

Transfer to Kunisaki Peninsula

Exploing Bungotakada Showano Machi

Lunch at Featured Restaurant Fukinoto

Exploring Kunisaki Paninsukala; Fuki-ji temple, Maki odo, Onieno sato

Transfer to Fukuoka using Higashi-Kyushu highway and Kyushu highway, 2hours & 30mimutes

17:30 Arrive at Fukuoka-city 


We can arrange any other itinerary considering season or your preferences.



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