Oita Prefecture | Travel Guide
Kyushu’s prefecture Oita in Japan is especially famous for its many hot springs, or onsen, in Japanese. But that is not all there is to discover in the area, so read this travel guide to learn more about Oita!
Beppu is one of the most well-known onsen cities in Japan and it attracts many tourists every year. Other natural attractions in the region are the Harajiri no Taki waterfalls and the Inazumi Underwater Limestone Caves. Gourmands will also love the area for local delicacies like miso and barley shochu. Yufuin is a picturesque village with a beautiful mountain in the background.
Onta Pottery | Oita Travel Guide
Onta is a small village in Oita, Kyushu. They produce pottery with traditional techniques without using electric power. Strolling along the old street and visiting a few workshops to watch how they produce pottery is a great way to enjoy this town.
Yufuin | Oita Travel Guide
Yufuin is an onsen town located near famous hot spring city Beppu in Kyushu. People travel from far to come to Yufuin to enjoy the tranquil scenery, natural outdoor hot springs, beautiful ryokan accommodations, and several art museums. Yufuin also has some very pretty streets in the fairytale-like Yufuin Floral Village and Edo-style Yunotsubo Street.
Kokonoe Yume Otsuribashi | Oita Travel Guide
Kokonoe Yume Tsuribashi is one of the longest suspension bridges for pedestrians in Japan with a length of 390 meters. It is located in the mountains of Oita Prefecture in Kyushu and boasts amazing views!
Kunisaki Peninsula | Oita Travel Guide
There are lots of attractive places on the Kunisaki Peninsula in the northeastern part of Oita Prefecture in Kyushu. Because the peninsula is not easy to access, its towns, shrines, and temples have retained their original atmosphere.
Usa Jingu Shrine | Kunisaki Peninsula | Oita
Usa Jingu is one of the oldest Shinto shrines in Japan with its foundation in the 8th century. It is located at the entrance of the Kunisaki Peninsula in Oita, Kyushu.
Beppu | Oita Travel Guide
Beppu is located in the central part of Oita, on the coast of Beppu Bay in Kyushu. It is one of Japan's most famous onsen resorts, and you can see and experience some unique hot springs here.