Nature in Kyushu
Kyushu has rich landscapes including nature and diverse cultures including food cultures.
while you’re travelling around.
One of the three largest Karst Plateau in Japan. It is located in south
eastern part of Kitakyushu-city. At altitudes between 400 and 600
meters above sea level and stretching 6 km from north to south
and 2 km from east to west.
The height of the mountain is 622 meters from sea level. At the top
you are presented with a magnificent and spectacular view of
Kitakyushu. Three Major Night View of Japan from Mount Sarakura to
be experienced. The beautiful night view is created by combination
of industrial zones and rich nature areas.
The most largest basalt cave in Japan located consist of octagon and
hexagon columnar joints. 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.
Unzen is a gentle Onsen resort situated in the Unzen National Park.
The Resort area was originally developed for foreigners as a place
close to Nagasaki-city. It is started receiving foreign tourists around
the year 1900 when Kaempfer and Siebold introduced the city to
Europe and China.
A narrow chasm cut through the rock by the Gokase River.
The nearly sheer cliffs lining the gorge are made of slow forming
volcanic basalt columns which resemble the scales of a dragon
where the stone twisted and flowed as it formed.
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.
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.