Updated: 2017-11-14 11:56
It has been 18th years since Taketa Bamboo Lantern Festival, known as Chikuraku, started at the turn of the century with just 3,000 lanterns. The festival has grown into one of the biggest attractions...
Updated: 2017-11-09 10:43
  Located in the majestic nature of Kuju Mountains, "Kuju Forest Ski Park" is one of the few ski resorts in Kyushu. The slope has a total extension of 2,500 m and a maximum incl...
Updated: 2017-10-03 17:53
  Lamune Onsen is a spa facility located in Taketa, Oita Prefecture. It is affectionately named after the age-old popular Japanese soft drink lamune. It is located in the area known as Nagayu...
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 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: 2017-09-26 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: 2017-08-10 16:50
  There are a lot of places nicknamed "Little Kyoto" throughout Japan. They are so called because they convey the atmosphere of Kyoto. One of them is Hita in Oita Prefectur...
Updated: 2017-07-13 15:50
  Oita Bungo Beef has been raised in Oita's wonderful nature and is a masterpiece of beef with a shining history and records. It has a rich, yet mild, melt in the mouth flavor. For more det...
Updated: 2017-07-11 15:47
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Firework Festival in Oita   The 67th Tsukumi fireworks festival Tsukumi City Oita prefecture / at Tsukumi port, Tsukumin Park Sunday, July 16, 2017 (from 20: 00 to 21: 00)...
Updated: 2017-06-20 14:37
Kumano Magaibutsu Stone Buddha is situated atop a rugged and steep flight of stone steps in Hirano. One of the largest in the country, the Magaibutsu stone figure is an Important Cultural Property of...

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