Nature in Kyushu
Kyushu is a paradise of Japan travel like no others.
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
The Three Major Night View of Japan.
A beautiful sunset scenic spot at Genkai Sea in Itoshima, the place is selected as Japan’s 100 scenic
beauty sunset beach. Located in Genkai Quasi-National Park. The married rock is connected
by the large Shimenawa with 30 metre length and 1 ton weight. Male rock is 11.8 metre high
and Female rock is 11.2 metre height.
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.
Located in the centre of Shimabara peninsula, 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 in 1934.
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.
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.
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.
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.