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Kyushu Travel Guide

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Kyushu is one of the Japan’s major Island with a size of 330km north-south and 240km

east-west, and composed of numerous unique and charming regions made by own

nature, history, climate and culture.  Kyushu is also one of the oldest part of Japan, and

it is believed to have hosted some of first human settlers from other part of Asia.

As well there are abundant fantastic hidden gems around popular destinations,

and further more there are lot of off the beaten path in the remote areas. 

 

For introducing fascinating Kyushu, we have prepared Kyushu Travel Guide by

our own survey. 

Please enjoy the Virtual tour in Kyushu by visiting the following sites.

 


 

Fukuoka-prefecture 

Fukuoka

The biggest city in Kyushu and has the fourth biggest population national wide. 

The energetic city bustling as the center of Kyushu’s politics, economy, culture,

fashion as well as tourism. When visiting Kyushu, the city is the great starting

point for exploring Kyushu

Kitakyushu

The second largest city in Kyushu and World leading Environmental Future city,

and blessed with spectacular & stunning nature. The city is the Industrial

Innovation city greatly contributed to Japan’s Industrial modernization.

Kitakyushu offers a lot of sightseeing spots and UNESCO World Heritage of

Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution. 

Dazaifu

A historical place and translates literally as Great Government Headquarters.

About 1300 years ago, there was a government office to manage the entire 

Kyushu and was known as the distant court from Kyoto. The place, worth to

visit is Dazaifu tenmangu shrine, dedicated to the deity of learning. Many

Japanese visit the Shrine to pass the examination successfully.

Itoshima

The nearest Resort town from Fukuoka-city, Itoshima is surrounded

Genkai Sea and Seburi Mountain. The beautiful Genkai Sea where the

dynamic wave makes coast line scenery and seafood can be enjoyed. 

 

Yanagawa

The former castle town has a Japanese traditional townscape where

located in the Chigo plain and facing to calm Ariake bay. The feature of

the town is canal running all over the town that made more than 3000

years ago to be used for living and agriculture. The canal was used for

the moat at castle town and now used the Canal boat cruise.

Munakata & Fukutsu

Munakata Region is located in the west part of  Fukuoka-prefecture 

and facing to Genkai Sea. Many religion sites are listed on UNESCO

World Heritage as Sacred Island of Okinoshima and Associated Sites.

Asakura

Asakura is located in south of Fukuoka Prefecture and is spreading in

the Chikugo plains of the Chikugo River basin. It is a thriving area of

agriculture and has rich nature and historical place AkizukiAnd also

there is a Onsen Resort along the Chikugo River.

Ukiha

Ukiha blessed with nature where many orchards spread out at the foot of 

Mino mountain rangeYoshii, in the center of Chikugo flourished as a

post town during the Edo period, and there a lot of Sake brewery

A fruits picking and Sake brewery visit can be enjoyed here.

Yame

Yame is a rural tranquil region of Japanese tea cultivation and the

traditional crafts manufacturing and is located in the southern part

of Mino mountain range. The recommendable experience is to

have Gyokuro tea which is the highest grade of Japanese tea

cultivated in Hoshino village.


Saga-prefecture 

Saga-city

Known as the place where it has made a great 

contribution to the Japanese Industrial Revolution

Karatsu & Yobuko

Karatsu was prospered from ancient times as an important

 trading port, Yobuko famous for fresh squid cuisines

Takeo & Ureshino

Takeo is a Onsen Resort, located west of Sagacity,

and has 1200 years history

Arita

Famous for Arita porcelain, one of the traditional

 handicrafts of Japan, has 400 years old history.

Imari

The place known as Imari   porcelain. Okawachiyama

 porcelain  district is recommended to visit

Kashima & Tara

Kashima is southern part of Saga, facing to Ariake sea, 

Yutoku Inari Shrine is one of the famous Inari shrine in Japan


 

Nagasaki-prefecture 

Nagasaki

The city has significant Japanese histories which creates unique cultures 

and atmosphere. Only the trading port during National isolation period, 

continue to faith of Christianity during ban period, contribute to Japan’s

industrial modernization, and experience of Atomic bomb.

Unzen

The gentle Onsen resort situated in the Unzen National Park with an

altitude of 700m. At any time of the year the natural scenery of Unzen is

beautiful; azaleas, green leaves, brilliant autumnal tints of maples and 

silver frost represent each season of the year. At Onsen town, the scenery

with white steam rising from the ground over a wide area can be enjoyed.

Shimabara

The beautiful castle town scenery can be enjoyed ; Shimabara Castle

surrounded by lotus planted large moat, and Samurai street with stone

walls Samurai houses and a spring water canal running down the center.

Historical place of Christianity is Harajo where Shimabara Rebellion site

Don’t miss Dolphins watching cruise

Sasebo & Huis Ten Bosch

The city surrounded azure sea with breath taking

 99 islands scenery, and beautiful theme park

 Huis Ten Bosch 

 

Hirado

North West coast of Nagasaki-prefecture is a

beautiful and historic location  full of interesting 

Christian churches


 

Oita-prefecture

Beppu

The popular hot spring town nestle at the foot of volcanos,

Mt. Yufu and Mt. Tsurumi. Tthe exciting experiences Hell tour

and  Foot bath are recommended

Yufuin

beautiful and tranquil Onsen Resort harmonized

with nature. Yunotsubo AvenueKinrinko lake and

 Yufuin Floral Village are worth to explore.

Kunisaki peninsula

Rural area, Kunisaki peninsula is located north-east side of 

Oita-prefecture, trekking, onsen, and local cuisines can be enjoyed.

Kunisaki peninsula began to develop 1,300 years ago as a sacred

religious ground influenced by mountain and nature worship. 

Usa & Ajimu

Usa & Ajimu is located at the base of Kunisaki peninsula

and spreading around Usa Shrineit has long been holy

ground to both Shinto & Buddhist activities

Nakatsu & Yabakei

Nakatsu is a Castle town, during the Edo period, Nakatsu was a

mid-sized domain, and the town itself has recently expanded. 

Yabakei offers dynamic rock formations at the valleys along 

Yamakuni River.

Okubungo region

Okubungo is a Nature-blessed region at Ono River basin,

the northern part is surrounded by Aso & Kuju Mountains


 

Kumamoto-prefecture

Kumamoto

To the end of the 19th century, Kumamoto was prosperous as a castle town

and now the third largest city in KyushuMust visit place is Kumamoto Castle 

listed on the three great castle in Japan

Aso 

The world’s largest caldera and the active volcano give a lot of

excitements. And numerous unforgettable experiences in the

rural area can be made including Onsen and local cuisines.

Kurokawa Onsen 

Kurokawa Onsen is one of the best places to enjoy the 

atmosphere of old fashioned Onsen in Japan.

Amakusa

Amakusa is an archipelago located west side of Kumamoto,

beautiful landscape, seafood & local delicacies, marine activities

Hitoyoshi

Hitoyoshi is a castle town along rapid stream Kuma river, Onsen

resort, river boat riding, steam locomotive, limestone cave.


 Miyazaki-prefecture

Takachiho

Takachiho offers dynamic and beautiful Takachiho Gorge and 

here is the birthplace of Japanese mythology. It is the supposed

site of legend where Amaterasu, the Shrine Sun Goddess, 

Hyuga

Hyuga is a bay city, facing the Hyuga nada Sea. 

Spectacle art collection of exposed Rocks created by raging

wave. The spectacle scenery created by its many exposed

rocks can be enjoyed.

Miyazaki & Nichinan

Miyazaki & Nichinan facing to Pacific Ocean, subtropical

region; Ocean Resorts, wild animal, historical places,

beautiful landscape


 

 Kagoshima-prefecture 

Kirishima

An Onsen Resort located in the mountain foot of

Kirishima. Kirishima Shrine is one of the most beautiful shrine

in Kyushu surrounded by forest

Kagoshima

The southernmost major city in Kyushu which can see

Sakura-jima Island which raises the smoke across the 

Kagoshima Bay. Kagoshima prospered in the Edo period

as a castle town.

Sakura-jima Island

An active volcano with three peaks, Kita-dake, Naka-dake and

still active Minami-dake. Formerly an island, it became connected

with the Osumi Peninsula in 1914 when lava from its summit

closed the channel between the two.

Ibusuki & Satsuma peninsula

Ibusuki is the Onsen Resort is most famous for Sand bath

place in Japam located at a sand in Kinko bay. Many unique

tourist attractions in Satsuma peninsula can be offered.

Chiran

Chiran called a small Kyoto collection of Samurai houses

and gardens. Another featured place to be visited is

Chiran Peace Museum

 


 

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