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Oita-prefcture travel guide

  • Yufuin travel guide

 

Oita-prefecture is on the north-eastern section of KyushuIt is bordered by Miyazaki-prefecture

to the south, and Fukuoka-prefecture and Kumamotoprefecture to the west. The prefecture is

a representative Onsen Resort area in Japan, total boasting hot spring sources and hot spring

flowing volume are both Japan’s largest. Most recommended Onsen Resorts are Beppu and

Yufuin.

 

 

Oita-prefecture

 

 

 

 


 

Where to Explore

 

Beppu

Onsen Resort where the largest hot spring yield in Japan. The popular hot spring town nestle at the

foot of volcanosMount Yufu and Mount Tsurumi. Boasting more than 2,800 hot spring sources and 

flowing rate of nearly 137,000 kiloliters per day, Beppu is considered a paradise of hot springs famous

for high therapeutic effects.

 


 

Yufuin

A beautiful and tranquil Onsen Resort, Yufuin is located about 15 km west of Beppu and is spreading

in the Yufu basin at the mountain foot of Yufu. Onsen Resort life can be enjoyed at the beautiful and

tranquil place harmonized with nature in the basin of mountain hill area.

 


 

Okubungo

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

Okubungo consists of Takada, Kuju, Kusu,Kokonoe, Bungo-ono and Ogata.

 

 


 

Usa and Ajimu

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.

 

  


 

Kunisaki peninsula

Rural area centered on mount Futago, pilgrimage, trekking, onsen, local cuisines can be enjoyed. 

Kunisaki peninsula began to develop 1,300 years ago as a sacred religious ground influenced by  

by mountain and nature worship, Buddhism, and Usa shrine rising in the region.

 


 

Nakatsu & Yabakei

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.

 

 


 

Enjoy local specialty cuisines in Oita-prefecture

 

 

   Bungo Beef

 Seki  Aji & Seki Saba, mackerels

  Oita fugu, blowfish

 

  Dango-jiru

  Toriten, fried chicken

  Ryukyu

 


 

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Kagoshima-prefecture travel guide

  • Kagoshima travel guide

 

Kagoshima-prefecture is located at the southwest tip of Kyushu on the Satsuma Peninsula

and Osumi Peninsula. This prefecture also includes a chain of islands stretching further to

the southwest of Kyushu for a few hundred kilometers. The prefecture boasts a chain of

active and dormant volcanoes, including the great Sakura-jima Island, which towers out of

the Kagoshima bay opposite Kagoshima-city.

 

 

Kagoshima-prefecture

 

 

 


 

Where to explore

 

Kagoshima-city

The city is southernmost capital in Kyushu Sakura-jima which raises the smoke across the 

Kagoshima Bay. Kagoshima prospered in the Edo period as a castle town, and is a hometown

of Takamori Saigo who contributed to the Meiji Restoration.

 


 

Ibusuki and Satsuma peninsula

Ibusuki and surrounded area Satsuma peninsula extends about 50 kilometers south from

Kagoshima-city, making up the south-western section of Kagoshima Prefecture. The peninsula

offers a mixture of hot springs, subtropical natural attractions and cultural sites. Ibusuki is an

Onsen resort that is famous for its sand baths, where bathers are buried in naturally heated sand.

 


 

Chiran

Called a small Kyoto in Kagoshima, offer you a fine collection of Samurai houses and gardens

that were built about 260 years ago. During World War 2, Chriran was a Kamikaze pilots based 

who participated in the Battle for Okinawa. 

 


 

Kirishima

Located in the northeastern part of Kagoshima and is the entrance to the Kirishima district of

Kirishima Yaku National Park, which includes the Kirishima volcanic chain,  Sakura-jima Island

and Yaku shima Islands.

 

 


 

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Saga-prefecture travel guide

  • Saga-city travel guide

 

Saga-prefecture is located in the northern part of Kyushu and are adjacent to Fukuoka-prefecture

in the east and to Nagasaki-prefecture in the west. The north side faces Genkai Quasi-National

Park with scenic coast line. In the south, the Saga plain that is adjacent to Ariake Sea is spreading. The capital of the prefecture is Saga-city.

 

 

Saga-prefecture

 

 

 

 


 

Where to Explore  

 

Saga-city

It faces the Ariake Sea on the south and is home to Saga Airport. In the center of the city is

the Saga Castle History Museum, which also serves as the city’s symbol. The castle itself is no

longer standing, but the main keep has been reconstructed, resulting in one of the largest

wooden structures in Japan.

 


 

Karatsu and Yobuko

Located on the Higashi Matsuura Peninsula in the north-western part of Saga-prefecture,

have been prosperous from ancient times as an important point for trade with Mainland China.

Karatsu is a part of Genkai Quasi-National Park, and has many scenic spots.

 


 

Takeo

Located in the western part of Saga-prefecture. The hot spring temperature is 18 to 52 degrees.

Spring quality is smooth with alkaline simple hot spring.  It is said that the color is colorless and

transparent and has an outstanding effect on recovery from fatigue.

 


 

Ureshino Onsen Resort

Ureshino Onsen is a hot spring town in south western Saga Prefecture. Its clear onsen waters

are high in sodium bicarbonate and sodium chloride and feel extremely smooth on skin, giving

rise to its popularity as a “Bihada no Yu” ( beautiful skin waters). Ureshino is famous for its tea.

Terraces of tea fields sprawling out one after the next is a scene typical of Ureshino.

 


 

Arita

Famous for Arita yaki which is 400-years old porcelain. The piece is bright, elegant pictures

drawn in transparent white porcelain. 

 


 

Imari

The porcelain town, has 400years history. Imari is most notable because of Imari porcelain,

which is the European collectors’ name for Japanese porcelain wares made in the town of

Arita, Saga-prefecture.

 


 

Kashima

Located about 60 kilometers southwest of Saga-city. It borders the Ariake Sea to the east and

Nagasaki-prefecture to the southwest. Feature sightseeing spot is Yutoku Inari Shrine and also

Sake brewery visiting are recommended.

 


 

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Nagasaki-prefecture travel guide

  • Nagasaki travel guide

 

Nagasaki-prefecture is located north-west side of Kyushu and borders Saga-prefecture on the

east, and is otherwise surrounded by Seas. It also includes a large number of islands such as

Tsushima and Iki. Most of the prefecture is near the coast and there are a number of ports such

as Nagasakicity and a United States Navy base at Sasebocity. The capital of Nagasaki

prefecture is Nagasakicity .

 

 

Nagasaki-prefecture

 

 

 


 

Where to explore

 

Nagasaki-city

One of Must visit destination in KyushuThe city have many oversea countries cultures and

the significant Japanese histories like no other areas.  In addition to above features, the

geographical conditions are creating fascinating tourism and now many tourists are visiting here.

Historical features; the following had experienced in Nagasaki.

 National isolation in Japan, Hidden Christian, Japan’s Industry modernization and Atomic bomb

 


 

Shimabara

Region spread in the foot of gentle mount Unzen and facing to calm sea Shimabara is consist of

two cities on Shimabara peninsula, Shimabara-city west side of peninsula and Minami-Shmabara

city south-west side of peninsula. The region offers various enjoyable things such as Nature, Onsen,

Castle town of Shimabara-city, UNESCO World Heritage of Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region

 


 

Unzen

Unzen is a gentle Onsen resort situated in the Unzen National Park. Located in the centre of

Shimabara peninslua, at the southwest part of Mount Unzen with an altitude of 700m. It is started

receiving foreign tourists around the year 1900 when Kaempfer and Siebold introduced the city

to Europe and China. The area was the first area to be designated as a National Park in Japan. 

 


 

Obama Onsen

Onsen Resort facing to Tachibana bay. Located at western foot of Mount Unzen, and consist of

Shimabara peninsula Onsen Resort along with Unzen Onsen Resort and Shimabara Onsen Resort.  

About 30 Hotels and Japanese style accommodation are standing along the Tachibana bay and

there are 3 public baths where visitor can use.

 


 

Sasebo

The 2nd largest city in Nagasaki-prefecture next to Nagasaki-city. The city includes a part of

Saikai National Park. Located in the southern part of the city is the Dutch-styled theme park

Huis Ten Bosch.

 


 

Huis Ten Bosch

Huis Ten Bosch is a theme park in Sasebo, which recreates the Netherlands by displaying

life-sized copies of old Dutch buildings. The name Huis Ten Bosch translates into English as

“House in the Woods/bush”.  It is named after Huis ten Bosch in The Hague, one of the three

official residences of the Dutch Royal Family.

 


 

Hirado

Hirado off the North West coast of Nagasaki-prefecture is a beautiful and historic location full

of interesting museums, Christian churches, white sandy beaches and an imposing castle.

Portuguese ships first landed in Hirado’s superb natural harbor in 1549 and St. Francis Xavier

is known to have visited in 1550. In the 1580s, the Portuguese established a trading station,

followed soon by the Dutch and the British.

 

 


 

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Miyazaki-prefecture travel guide

  • Takachiho travel guide

 

Miyazaki-prefecture is on the eastern coast of the island of Kyushu, surrounded by the Pacific

Ocean to the south and east, Oita-prefecture to the north, and Kumamoto-prefecture and

Kagoshimaprefecture to the west.

 

 

Miyazaki-prefecture

 

 

 


 

Where to explore

 

Takachiho

Dynamic and powerful Takachiho Gorge and here is the birthplace of Japanese mythology. It is the

supposed site of legend where Amaterasu, the Shrine Sun Goddess, disturbed by her brother’s 

cruel pranks, hide herself in a cave, prompting the other gods and goddesses to try and lure her out.

 


 

Hyuga

Spectacle art collection of exposed Rocks created by raging wave. Hyuga is a bay city, facing the

Hyuga nada Sea. The whole area along Cape Hyuga- misaki with its many exposed rocks is

designated as the Nippo-Kaigan Quasi-National Park. 

 


 

Miyazaki and Nichinan

Facing the Pacific Ocean with a beautiful coastline contains placed of natural beauty, like Aoshima

and Toi-misaki Cape. Also, on the Hitotsuba Beach of Miyazaki-city are Ocean Dome, 700 hectare 

all-weather indoor water park, and Miyazaki Sea Gaia, a comprehensive resort complex complete

with a wildlife park, golf courses and hotels.

 

 


 

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Kumamoto-prefecture travel guide

  • Kumamoto travel guide

 

Kumamoto-prefecture is in the center of Kyushu, It is bordered by the Ariake inland sea

and the Amakusa archipelago to the west, Fukuoka-prefecture and Oita-prefecture to

the north, Miyazaki-prefecture to the east, and Kagoshima-prefecture to the south.

The capital of Kumamoto-prefecture is Kumamoto-city. Mount Aso, an extensive active

volcano, is in the east of Kumamoto-prefecture. This volcano is located at the center of

the Aso caldera.

 

 

Kumamoto-prefecture

 

 

 

 


 

Where to explore

 

Kumamoto-city

Situated roughly in the center of Kumamoto-prefecture, is the government and economic

center of the prefecture. From the early 17th century to the end of the 19th century,

Kumamoto was prosperous as a castle town. The Shira-kawa River and its branches run

through the downtown area around Kumamoto Castle.

 


 

Aso

One of the must visit tourist destination in Kyushu. The world’s largest caldera and the active

volcano give a lot of excitements. And numerous unforgettable experiences in the rural area

can be mede including Onsen, variety of sports and local cuisines.

 


 

Kurokawa Onsen

One of the most popular hot spring resort, located on the northern side of  Mount Aso .

Widely known for its open-air baths, it is one of the best places to enjoy the atmosphere of

old town in Japan, where more than 20 Inns (Ryokan)and gift shops standing in a row

along the Tanoharu River, a headstream of the Chikugo River.

 


 

Amakusa

Located in a southern part of Kumamoto-city, and consists of Shimo-jima, Kami-jima

and many other islands varied in size, which belong to Unzen-Amakusa Nationattl Park

along with UnzenIt provides ideal spots for viewing the saw-toothed coast line of

Amakusa and the small islands scattered across the sea. And there are UNESCO World

Heritages of Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region

 


 

Hitoyoshi

Located in the northern part of Kumamoto along Kuma-gawa River. Hitoyoshi is a castle town
once prosperous as a river port, and boasts the ruins of the Hitoyoshi castle and Hitoyoshi
Onsen. The most exiting thing in Hitoyoshi is Kumasawa-kudari that is riding on a boat 
maneuvered by a master polar down the Kuma-gawa River, one of the three fast streams in Japan.
 
 

 

Minamata

Located in Kumamoto Prefecture, It is on the west coast of Kyushu and faces Amakusa islands.

There are two Onsen resorts ; Yunotsuru Onsen located along the Yuide River in the mountains

and called Mountain Onsen and Yunoko Onsen faces Yatsushiro Sea and called Ocean Onsen.

 


 

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Fukuoka-prefecture travel guide

  • Fukuoka travel guide

 

Fukuoka-prefecture only in Japan is selected by CNN Travel as one of the top

19 places to visit in 2019 Fascinating history. Incredible eats. Natural beauty.

If the Japanese seaside city of Fukuoka isn’t already on your radar, its time to

recalibrate your Japan travel plans.

 

Fukuoka-prefecture is a prefecture of Japan on Kyushu Island. The capital is Fukuoka-city.

It is the ninth most populated prefecture ( 5,111 thousand population) in Japan.

Fukuoka is the gateway to the island of Kyushu. It’s the perfect destination for those looking

to go beyond the well-trodden destinations like Osaka, Tokyo and Kyoto and see a new

corner of Japan.

 


 

Fukuoka-prefecture

 

 

 


 

Featured destinations

 

Fukuoka-city  

The gate way to Kyushu and is the biggest cosmopolitan city in Kyushu. Due to its location

Fukuoka-city is the great starting point for exploring Kyushu. 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 bub of Kyushu, the nation’s fourth largest

economic zone. 

 


 

Kitakyushu-city

Kitakyushu-city is blessed with spectacular & stunning natural feature and have one Natioanl
Park, and two Quasi-National Parks.  And the city is the Industrial Innovation city with many 
fascinating features.  The combination of industrial zones and rich nature areas are creating 
the most dynamic Night view in the World.
 

 

Dazaifu 

Historical place Dazaifu About 1300 years ago, in Dazaifu, there was a government office to

manage the entire Kyushu  for a long period of 500 years at the present Dazaifu. There are

numbers of historical sites which reflect to the ancient history of Dazaifu Tenmangu shrines

in Japan

 


 

Yanagawa

A beautiful canal town Yanagawa, Canal boat cruise can be enjoyed while experience the

atmospheres of Japanese castle town and rural Japanese  life style. The estuary town facing

the Ariake Sea through the Chikugo River and Yabe River. People started to live here since

ancient times and the agriculture and fishery have been engaged in by making Horiwari literary

means the artificial canal.

 


 

Itoshima

A Resort town belonging to Genkai Quasi-National Park located next to Fukuoka-city.

Itoshima is facing Genkai Sea that the dynamic wave makes beautiful coast line scenery, and

on the other side is surrounded majestic Seburi mountain range makes beautiful country side

landscape.

 


 

Munakata and Fukutsu

The Sacred Island Okinoshiam and Associated site in the Munakata Region

has been registered on the UNESCO Wlorld Heritage in 2016.

Munakata Region is located in the west part of Fukuoka-prefecture and facing to Genkai Sea.

The area are consist of Munakata, Fukutsu, Akama and Oshima Island.

 


 

Chikugo region

Agricultural industries spreading in the Kyushu’s largest Chikugo plain.

Chikugo region consists of Toho Village, Asakura, Akizuki, Ukiha, Kurume, Yame and Hoshono

Village. 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.

 

 


 

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Kyushu tour packages

  • 11 days Kyushu tour

 

Japan KYUSHU Tourist is the specialist of Fukuoka and Kyushu tours in Japan.

We offer various types of customized tour package as a Tailor-made tour exclusively for you.

We have the following two style of Tailor-made tour to help you select the suitable tour.

 

Experienced Tour leader escorts your group during the tour, and Local Professional Tour guide 
accompanies in key destinations. A charted vehicle (such as taxi or bus depending on number
of person) is utilized during the tour.
 
This is the journey to explore by yourself independently without a escorted Tour leader

 or Professional Tour guide.  Our Self-guided tour make it easy to explore the Kyushu by yourself

with our support every step of the way.

Mainly use JR and local transportation, and also use chartered taxis for a smooth trip 

in the areas where Local transportation are not convenient

 


 

Sample itineraries for Tailor-made Group tour

 

11 days Kyushu tour 

Exploring throughout Kyushu where is the fascinating destination of

Japan like no others. Where to explore are Nagasaki, Shimabara,

Unzen, Kumamoto, Ibusuki, Kagoshima, Sakurajima island, Nichinan,

Miyazaki, Hyuga, Takachiho, Aso, Yufuin, Beppu, Kitakyushu and

FukuokaEnjoy unforgettable experiences.


 

8 days Northern & Central Kyushu tour

Northern and Central Kyushu, many fascinating tourist destinations

are concentrated in this area and a lot of Photo spots on the way to

main tourist destinations as well. Where to explore are Nagasaki,

Shimabara, Unzen, Kumamoto, Kurokawa Onsen, Aso, Yufuin,

Beppu, Kitakyushu and Fukuoka.


 

8 days Southern Kyushu tour

Exploring Kagoshima-prefecture and Miyazaki-prefecture where are

located in the south-western part of Japan, and has subtropical climate.

Where to visit : In Kagoshima-prefecture are Satsuma peninsula, Ibusuki,

Kagoshima and Kirishima. In Miyazaki-prefecture are Nichinan, Miyazaki,

Hyuga and Takachiho. Finally, exploring Fukuoka enjoy sightseeing and

shopping.


 

6 days North-West Kyushu tour

Exploring the 3 prefectures of Saga, Nagasaki and Fukuoka. Those

regions are located on the west side of Japan and the trade with

oversea countries has been carried out since ancient time. Where to

visit are Takeo, Arita and Imari in Saga-prefecture, Nagasaki, Shimabara

and Unzen in Nagasaki-prefecture, Yanagawa, Kitakyushu and Fukuoka

in Fukuoka-prefecture.


 

7 days Central Kyushu tour

Exploring the 4 prefectures of Kumamoto, Miyazaki, Oita and

Fukuoka. Those regions are located central part of Kyushu and

spreading around Mount Aso. Dynamic and beautiful nature can be

enjoyed.  Where to visit are ; Amakusa, Kumamoto, Aso and Kurokawa

Onsen in Kumamoto-prefecture, Takachiho in Miyazaki-prefecture, Kuju

and Yufuin in Oita-prefecture, and Chikugo region and Fukuoka in

Fukuoka-prefecture.


 

Exploring the featured places of Oita-prefecture and Fukuoka-prefecture

Unforgettable various things can be enjoyed such as beautiful nature,

Onsen, local cuisines, fruits picking and Japanese cultures.

Where to visit : Okubungo, Yufuin and Beppu in Oita-prefecture,

Chikugo, Kitakyushu and Fukuoka in Fukuoka-prefecture.


 

Fukuoka

one-day tour

Yanagawa & Dazaifu

one-day tour

Kitakyushu

one-day tour


 

Itoshima

one-day tour

Asakura & Ukiha

one-day tour

Nagasaki

one-day tour


 

Takachiho

one-day tour

Yufuin & Beppu Onsen

2 days tour 

Aso & Takachiho

2 days tour


 

Christian Pilgrimage sites tours in Nagasaki regions   

Japanese Christianity has a long history of continuing faith while coexisting with Japanese

traditional religion Shinto and General society. Japan’s unique practice of the Christian faith

continued even during the ban on Christianity.

The Christian Pilgrimage sites in Nagasaki regions have been registered on UNESCO

World Heritage.

 

Nagasaki Pilgrimage

one-day tour

Nagasaki Pilgrimage

3 days tour

Nagasaki Pilgrimage

6 days tour


 

Study tour and field trip

We offer the Study tours in Kitakyushu and Nagasaki. The themes of study are Environment,

Solid Waste management, Industry, Christianity in Japan, World Peace, Science, Geography,

Architecture as well as Economy.

 

Study tours to Kyushu

 Kitakyushu tours

Nagasaki tours


 

 


 

 


 

 


 

Tour guide

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We are the specialist of the private tour and trip in Fukuoka-prefecture and Kyushu.

Excellent Professional Tour guides with International sense are a key features of our

exclusive tours. 

Experienced and knowledgeable Professional Tour guides help to make a great trip memorable and special.

Tourist guide accompany tourists everywhere, especially in archaeological sites, museums,

churches, monuments, and of course offer all the historical and artistic explanations of

interest to customers.

 

Languages : English and Chinese


 

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Japanese cuisines and local delicacies

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One of our most proud things in Kyushu is Japanese cuisines and local delicacies. You can enjoy

many different local dishes using fresh and unique ingredients in various places during your travel.

 


 

Fukuoka-prefecture

 

Fukuoka-city

 

Hakata Ramen Yatai

Food stalls “Yatai” is one thing to enjoy in Fukuoka. Despite a decline in recent year,

there are said to be more than 160. The food stalls have all kind of food, but you have

to try Hakata ramen, usually made with white soup from pork bone and thin noodles.

 


 

Ramen Stadium

Ramen Stadium isn’t really a stadium as the name suggests, but a food court on the fifth floor

of Canal City’s Cinema Building. It carries not one, but eight famous ramen stalls that serves

different ramen styles from across JapanRamen Stadium has eight ramen stalls with ramen

from Hakata, Kurume, and as far as Tokyo, Kyoto, and Sapporo.

 


 

Mizutaki

It is a local cuisine in Fukuoka.  izutaki (boil in water) describes, this is a hot pot dish made

with chopped chickens, negi, and a variety of vegetables put in a pot of water and boiled,

then dipped in ponzu sauce.

 

 

 

Kitakyushu-city

 

Yaki curry

Yaki curry latterly means baked curry and is local cuisine in Moji which is curry with rice

topped with cheese and/or egg heated in oven. The melted cheese and soft-boiled egg

combine with the spicy curry to enhance its flavor even more.

 


 

Tanga Yatai

At night time, food stalls called Yatai open in the square in front of Tanga Market.
Here you can try delicious oden (a stew made from various ingredients) and ramen.

 


 

Itoshima

 

Seafood restaurant at Keya area

Featured seafood restaurant, Isonoya. Special seafood dish used fresh fishes caught in the

Genkai Sea can be enjoyed.

 


 

Oyster Barbecue Hut

Itoshima oyster growing up in the rich nature of mountain and sea. There are many Oyster

Barbecue Huts at five fishing harbours. The huts only open during the season, from end of

October to March or April.

 


 

Ichirano-no mori, Hakata Ramen

Ichiran is an authentic tonkotsu ramen or pork born soup ramen restaurant, established in 1960.  

The ramen producing factory can be visited and various type of ramen can be enjoyed at 

Ichiran-no-mori.

 

 


 

Yanagawa 

 

Eel cuisines

Yanagawa is the birthplace of Steamed Eel that has more than 300 years history. There are many

restaurants which have their long history and each restaurants have been keeping the traditional

source and brand value.

 


 

Seafood cuisine of Ariake sea 

Yanagawa is facing to Ariake Sea where many fresh and unique fishes are caughtJapanese

cuisines using local delicacies is also recommended. 

 

 


 

Chikugo region

 

Authentic Japanese restaurant, Shirakabe

The chef who makes that cuisines also has experienced the imperial family’s cook.

The restaurant Shirakabe is in the former merchant’s building constructed in 1928Japanese

cuisines using best local ingredients that vary by season can be enjoyed.

 


 

Shogetsu, Eel restanrant 

Chilugo region is one of the famous place for Eel cuisines along with Yanagawa. Shogetu is the

renown Eel restaurant located in Asakura along the Chikugo river side and established 70 years ago.

 


 

Featured Japanese restaurant Ginnoka in Yame

The restaurant Ginnoka uses Japanese old style house built 100 years ago, and located next

to the Sake brewery Kitaya. The restaurant opened in 2014 and serving Japanese cuisines

which is compatible with Sake using local abundant ingredients such as vegetables, fruits and

fresh river and sea fishes.

 


 

Saga-prefecture

 

Yobuko fresh Squid 

Famous for fresh Squid, transparent in body and firm in texture. The squid has a sweetness that melt

upon the tongue. In the finely crafted style of sashimi known as Ikezukuri, the flesh of still-living

seafood is served.

 


 

Saga beef

Saga beef is esteemed as one of the best Wagyu beef brands in Japan. The cattle used for our

meats are fattened in adherence to the regulations of the Japan Agriculture Co-operative, and

we use only Japanese black cattle registered with their cattle traceability system.

 


 

Takezaki crab

Takezaki crab is the local specialty of Tara, and is well-known for its rich flavor. Takezaki crabs are

available almost year around. From summer into fall the male crabs are delicious, with the females

and their eggs most delicious during the autumn and winter. You could even try one of each.

 


 

Nagasaki-prefecture

 

Nagasaki Wharf in Nagasaki-city

Elegant international & domestic tourist harbour. Made up of around 20 unique shops and

restaurants lined up at the water front, offering various choices such Japanese, Western,

and Italian cuisine, to beauty salons, outdoor shops and more.

 


 

China Town

Nagasaki China town at shinchi is one of the big three china town in Japan.  There are about 50

Chinese restaurants and many Chinese sundries shops in there.

 


 

local delicacy food, Guzoni

Guzoni is said to created during the Shimabara Rebellion of 1637When Christians were fought

under the leadership of Amakusa Shiro, they brought various ingredients such as rice cake, fishes

and vegetables, and made a stew.   This is the origin of Guzoni.

 


 

Indian restaurant, TAJ MAHAL in Shimabara


 

Obama Chanpon 

It is a local cuisine in Obama Onsen resort, made of noodles, seafood, and vegetables. The feature

of the restaurant in Obama Onsen serving everything from any Japanese style including Susi and

Chanpon. Shrimp are found in abundance along the beaches near the Onsen, and a special soup

is made from them.

 


 

Kumamoto-prefecture

 

Enjoy Aso beef and local cuisines. The restaurant uses the old private house with thatched roof

built more than 200 years ago. Bake the meat and local ingredients with charcoal at a Japanese

traditional style fire place.

 

Aso Akaushi beef rice bowl

Aso Akaushi laterally means red beef that is unique in that it has a higher proportion of red meat

with just the right amount of fat, combined with great taste, tenderness and healthiness. Aso Akaushi

beer rice bowl is a local cuisine in Aso consisting of a bowl of rice put in a mildly sweet sauce and

topped with Akaushi beef and egg.

 


 

Oita-prefecture

 

Seiro-mushi, Yufuin Kagura

Seiro-mushi is prepared with large bamboo baskets in front of diners.

Featured by the enriched flavor with warmth and fragrance of the cypress basket (seiro).

Live the lively, hot spring steam-like, “Jigoku steams” (literally hell’s steams) dishes right in

front of you with the traditional local taste of BeppuOita-prefecture.

 


 

Yufumabushi in Yufuin

Yufumabushi is a local cuisine which serves really nice BUNGO Beef. But surprisingly, the way

they serve beef is not BBQ or SUKIYAKI style that are seen in most cases, but “Yufumabushi

 ” style which we rarely see for beef dish.

 


 

Jigoku Mushi kobo

Jigoku Mushi, literally “hell-steaming” is a unique cooking method found in Beppu. The ingredients

such as vegetables, seafood and meals are cooked using the steam from natural hot spring.

You can operate the steam cookers all by yourself and you can cook whatever you want.

 

 

 

local specialty cuisines in Oita-prefecture

Bungo Beef, Seki  Aji & Seki Saba, mackerels, Oita fugu, blowfish

 

 


 

Miyazaki-prefecture

 

Somen nagashi in Takachiho

Somen is a kind of noodle which is made by wheat and is usually eaten by dipping style.
Somen nagashi is the way of eating Somen with waterslide traditionally made by bamboo

like as video below. Nagashi means flowing.

 


 

Kagoshima-prefecture

 

Makurazaki Osakana Center

 

 

 

Somen noodle nagashi

The unique Somen noodle nagashi in Tosenkyo ravine in Kaimon open throughout the 

year serving cold Somen noodle that swim in the revolving container.

 

 


 

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