Usa & Kunisaki peninsula one-day tour
Usa including Kunisaki peninsula is located eastern part of Oita-prefecture. If you want to
meet real Japan and Cool Japan, we really recommend to visit this region. You can feel
Japanese mind in the Japan’s local landscape. And also you can enjoy many type of local
Cuisines and local specialties.
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.
Location of USA and Kunisaki peninsula
The tour is the private tour exclusively for your group.
・Minimum number : 2 person
・Maximum number : 30 person
・English speaking tour attendant escorts your journey to produce a pleasant trip.
・Chartered vehicle is utilized as per number of person.
8:00 Depart Fukuoka-city
Transfer to Usa using Kyushu highway and Higashi-Kyushu highway, 2hours & 15minutes
Exploring Usa Shrine
Transfer to Kunisaki Peninsula
Exploing Bungotakada Showano machi
Lunch at Featured Restaurant Fukinoto
Exploring Kunisaki Paninsukala
Transfer to Fukuoka-city using Higashi-Kyushu highway and Kyushu highway, 2hours & 30mimutes
17:30 Arrive at Fukuoka-city
Where to explore
One of the most beautiful Shrine in Japan, and is the head shrine of Hachiman Shrine that
is composed 44,000 shrines that dedicated to the Hachiman Deity.
Showa is the era that lasted till about 30 years ago in Japanese history, Bungo Takada was
the most prosperous in Kunisaki Peninsula for over 300 years from the Edo period up to 1900.
Here remains various old structures and remnants of regional Japanese.
The temple is a Tendai Buddhist temple located on the slopes of Mount Futago. The temple was
established in 718 and the temple building is the oldest extant wooden structure in Kyushu.
Located in the precincts of Fuku-ji temple, the local cuisines can be enjoyed such as Bungo beef,
Dangojiru, Soba noddle as well as Special meals used locally harvested ingredients.
The resort park features a beach, a campsite, restaurant and more. The entire premises gets
painted beautifully with colors of each and every seasonal flower in season.
Hewn in a rock Mt. Tahara are two of largest Buddhist stone carvings in all Japan. A Fudo-myu-o
8 meter in height and Dainich-nyurai 6.8 meter height. Said to have been carved in the Heian period,
they have received government designation as Important Cultural Properties.
The temple houses nine Buddhists images said to be masterpieces of the Heian period,
including the Maki-Odo Seated Amida Nyorai (Amitabha). Figure and statues of the Four
Devas. All are designated as important national cultural properties.
This district was once considered the most important estate of Usa Shrine. It has been
ascertained from ancient documents that the rural landscape seen today has remained
unchanged since Heian period. Now included this are, Kunisaki peninsula is listed on
the World Agricultural Heritage.
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