Updated: 2017-02-10 15:56
  This plum grove is located at the southwest part of Mount Ushinoo in Ogi, around Ushinoo Shrine. When in season around 10,000 plum trees bloom here, making it a popular place for plum blosso...
Updated: 2017-02-10 15:29
  This UNESCO World Heritage site boasts of around 100 thatched-roofed houses in various sizes built during ancient times in an architectural style called “gassho-zukuri” (triangular in shape...
Updated: 2017-02-09 11:00
  Bairin-ji Temple is Kyushu’s only meditation hall of the Rinzai school of Buddhism. It is also the family temple of the former reigning feudal family in Kurume, the Arima clan. The mausoleum...
Updated: 2017-02-06 18:14
  If it's plum blossom viewing in the Kansai region, what definitely comes to mind with the locals is the bairin or plum garden at Osaka Castle. Approximately 1,270 plum trees are planted here...
Updated: 2017-01-24 15:28
  1. Daikanbo memorial stone
  Daikanbo is a mountain which is part of the Aso mountain range in Kumamoto Prefecture. It has a height of 936 meters. It is essentially a caldera formed by a great volcanic explosion a long...
Updated: 2017-01-19 15:44
  With its total length of 1,100 meters, the cable car to Mount Sarakura is the longest in Kyushu. It can climb up to the mountainside cable car station, which has an elevated height of 440 me...
Updated: 2017-01-17 17:45
Ainoshima is an island on Fukuoka Prefecture which is located only 17 minutes away by ferry from Shingu Port. The island contains a number of nationally-designated historical landmarks such as the Ain...
Updated: 2017-01-16 17:11
From the Sakurajima Port, extending to the west until the Karasujima Observatory, cutting through the lava flow from Mt. Sakurajima's eruption during the Taisho period is a walkway that spans 3 k...
Updated: 2017-01-04 18:27
  The Port of Moji, Mojiko, is remembered in history for its once-flourishing international trade. The nostalgic air of the rows of buildings give the whole town a romantic atmosphere. At the...
Updated: 2016-12-13 17:10
  Said to be founded in the year 178 by a “seiga shonin” (the term for Buddhist monk in Japanese) who came from India, the Sennyoji Daihioin Temple is known as Raizan Kannon. It played an...

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