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Japan’s longest foot bath, in Obama

 

The Japan’s longest foot bath. Called “ Hot foot 105 ” is the Japan’s longest foot bath in 

Obama Onsen Resort, located at the mountain foot of  Unzen in Shimabara peninsula.

The length of foot bath is 105m which is same number of the hot spring source temperature of

105 degree Celsius.

Takachiho-no-Yokagura, in Takachiho

 

Takachiho-no-Yokagura is a Shinto ritual which has been dedicated to Ujigami-sama

(a local god) from November to February for each settlement since a long time ago.

For the people who cannot enjoy Takachiho-no-Yokagura, leading 4 episodes are

performed from 8pm to 9pm at Takachiho Shrine Kagura-den Hall throghout the year.

First three episodes (The dance of Tajikarao, Uzume, Totori) are based on Iwato

Mythology. The dance of Goshitai is a dance of a married couple (Izanagi and

Izanami) living happily together. It expresses a prayer for a rich harvest, happily

married, smooth delivery and pregnancy.

   

Amaterasu Railway, in Takachiho

 

The attraction uses the facilities of the discontinued Takachiho Railway.

It takes 30 minutes to run the 5.1km course from Takachiho Station to

Takachiho Railway Bridge. It seats 30 people and is pulled by two power

vehicles, front and rear, each equipped with a 2500cc diesel engine.

Tempered glass has been installed in the center of the floor of the passenger

car, allowing you to enjoy the view of the railroad tracks passing by and the

view directly below from the highest point (105m) of the Takachiho

Railway Bridge.

Dolphins watching cruise, in Shimabara

 

Let’s meet wild Dolphins. Approximately 300 wild Dolphins live in the sea between the Shimabara

Peninsula and Amakusa.     

The dolphin watching cruises have become increasingly popular for all ages, especially because

it is possible to see the dolphins so close that you could almost touch them.

frolicking in the sea.

Aso Tourist Tram, in southern Aso

 

Enjoy the magnificent scenery of Aso. The Minami Aso railway is a private railroad

offering a very scenic ride from Takamori to Nakamatsu in the south east of the

caldera.

Lovely and magnificent scenery can be enjoyed on a pleasant 30 minute train ride.

Mount Tsurumi, in Beppu

 

Soaring 1375 metres into the sky, Mount Tsurumi is a breath taking mountain overlooking

Beppu that offers some decent hiking, rare flora and outstanding vistas. 

Visitors can take a ropeway 800 metres up and revel in being surrounded by acres of

rolling greenery.

 

On clear days, you can see as far as the Kuju Mountains, a famous mountain range that runs

between Oita and Kumamoto-prefectures.

Pottery experience at Koishiwara

 

Make your own original Koishiwara-yaki pottery.  Koishiwara-yaki is a type of Japanese

traditional pottery in Koishiwara. The history dates back to the 17th century, when the third

Lord Kuroda Mitsuyuki (1628–1707) invited potters from Imari, Saga-prefecture to Fukuoka.

Try your hand at making the famous local Koishiwara-yaki pottery at Ota-gama pottery,

by learning how to create your own piece of Koishiwara-yaki pottery.

Keya Cave cruise, in Itoshima

 

The most largest basalt cave in Japan.  The entrance of the cave is 64 metre high and 10

metre width and the depth is 90 metre. It is designated as one of three major Basalt caves

in Japan.

The 1st largest basalt cave in Japan consist of octagon and hexagon columnar joints.

Yanagawa Canal boat cruise

 

Yanagawa Canal boat cruise is to board a small boat called the Donkobune

and slowly go down the river skillfully maneuvered by a boatman with

bamboo pole. 

You will enjoy a leisurely cruise along the streets and houses which still retain

some remnants of castle town, hearing the boatman’s explanation of the history

and landscape of Yanagawa.  You can also enjoy the specialty of Yanagawa eel

steamed in basket called “Unagi-no-seiromushi” on the boat.

Fruits harvest experience

 

Let’s enjoy harvesting Fruits. In the harvest time, the northern Kyushu boasts many area

with beautiful fruit orchards. Fukuoka is one of the leading fruit-producing prefecture in all

Japan.  The fruit production in Fukuoka is primarily concentrated in the southern Chikugo

region such as Ukiha, Asakura and Tanushimaru.

Strawberry : December through May, in Ukiha and Yame

Grape : August to beginning of October, in Ukiha and Tanushimaru 

Persimmon : Middle of October to beginning of December, in Asakura,

Ukiha and Tanushimaru 

Apple : August to December, in Asakura and Kama 

Kabosu, September to October in Bungo-ono, Oita-prefecture