Updated: 2017-11-08 16:56
Sesshu Toyo, an artist monk from the Muromachi period (1333-1573), is said to have utilized the landscape artistry techniques that he learned in China when he constructed Gyorakuen. Using the naturall...
Updated: 2017-10-11 17:59
  The suspension bridge (total length 116m, height 55m, hanging floor slab bridge) of the Umenoki Todoroki Park built in October Heisei 1 (1989) extends like a white ribbon in the valley of co...
Updated: 2017-10-10 18:39
Mount Karakuni is the highest peak on Mount Kirishima, which stretches across southern Kyushu. The peak stands about 1,700 m above sea level, and was formed by a volcanic eruption 17,000 years ago. Th...
Updated: 2017-10-10 18:27
Cape Toi projecting into the Pacific Ocean is at the southernmost part of the Nichinan-kaigan Coast. Its natural environment has been well preserved. The white lighthouse standing on the cliff 255 met...
Updated: 2017-10-03 17:34
Rakanji Temple (羅漢寺) is one of the 3 largest Gohyakurakan (五百羅漢) in Japan. It is said that Rakanji Temple began with the religious training of the Hodo mountain hermits in year 645. Over 3,000 stone b...
Updated: 2017-10-03 17:14
Kirishima Open-Air Museum is Kagoshima Prefecture’s premier center for cultural and artistic exchange where visitors can enjoy sculptures of high artistic value seamlessly exhibited in the natural lan...
Updated: 2017-10-03 16:22
Shinyabakei is a valley region along the Yamautsuri River off of the Yamakuni River. It is home to scenic spot Hitomehakkei, known for the view of unique rock formations and peaks. The area offers not...
Updated: 2017-10-02 14:09
  1. Unzen Ropeway
  With a height of around 174 meters, the Unzen Ropeway is a link between Nitatouge Station and Myokentake Station at a distance of around 500 meters.   Looking out across a va...
Updated: 2017-09-26 17:03
  1. Kintetsu Beppu Ropeway
  With a gondola that can seat up to 101 people, it takes only about 10 minutes to get to the summit of Mount Tsurumi at the Asokuju National Park.   Cherry blossoms during spring,...
Updated: 2017-09-01 17:38
  The valueable natural heritage of Okinoerabujima's Limestone cave, Youcan enjoy the different "space" and "superb view" completely different from everyday life.   For more informa...

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