Kusu and Kokonoe
Okubungo is a Nature-blessed region at Ono River basin, the northern part is surrounded
by Aso & Kuju Mountains Kusu and Kokonoe are located in the south-west side of Okubungo.
usu including Kokonoe
The longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Japan and the 2nd leongest in the World
Splendid and beautiful view from the thrilling sunpension bridge over the Naruko river valley.
Have you ever seen a wild white boar? The wild white bore at the Shrine has function as both
guardians and messengers for the deities at Shinto shrines. The white boars are thought to bring
happiness. After visiting the shrine, you should ask the cute boars for some good-luck blessings.
A tranquil Onsen Resort at Waita mountain foot of 1,000 metre altitude. It is said that the Onsen
was founded more than 1,000 years ago, and now there are 30 Japanese style accommodations
called Ryokan in there.
The best driving area where the beautiful scenery of Aso Kuju National Park can be enjoyed
The Handa kogen Plateau is located in the southern part of Kokonoe-cho, Kusu-gun.
Altitude is 800 to 1,200 m. By the opening of the Yamanami Highway in 1964, the area became
a nice sightseeing spot connected to Beppu Onsen and Yufuin in the north and Aso in the south.