Kyushu

Kyushu

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Kyushu (B, Kyūshū, literally "nine provinces") is Japan's third largest island, located southwest of the main island Honshu. An early center of Japanese civilization, Kyushu offers many historic treasures, modern cities and natural beauty.

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Fukuoka Prefecture

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Fukuoka

Kyushu's largest and most vibrant city.

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Dazaifu

Historic town south of Fukuoka.

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307
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Visited by
782 users
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Kitakyushu

Industrial city in the north of Kyushu.

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Visited by
264 users

Saga Prefecture

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Karatsu

Coastal city known for castles and pottery.

Visited by
7 users
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Takeo Onsen

Onsen town with smooth waters and long history.

Visited by
4 users

Nagasaki Prefecture

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Nagasaki

Attractive port city with a moving history.

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Visited by
1741 users
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Huis Ten Bosch

Amusement Park themed after a Dutch town.

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Visited by
157 users
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Hirado

Former site of the Dutch trading post.

Visited by
1 user

Kumamoto Prefecture

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Kurokawa Onsen

Hot spring town with attractive town and baths.

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159 users
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Aso

Active volcano with a huge ancient caldera.

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Visited by
939 users
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Kumamoto

Modern city most famous for its castle.

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1185 users
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Minamata

From pollution site to environmental model city.

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Visited by
60 users
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Amakusa

Remote islands with a large Christian population.

Visited by
9 users

Oita Prefecture

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Yufuin

Rural yet trendy hot spring town near Beppu.

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Visited by
387 users
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Beppu

Japan's capital city of hot springs.

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540
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Visited by
1209 users
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Usuki

Town known for its unique stone Buddhas.

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Visited by
34 users

Miyazaki Prefecture

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Takachiho

Mountain town steeped in mythology.

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Visited by
211 users
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Udo Shrine

Shrine constructed in a cliff side cave.

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Visited by
70 users
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Miyazaki

City in southeastern Kyushu.

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Visited by
491 users

Kagoshima Prefecture

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Yakushima

Subtropical island with ancient cedar forest.

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114
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Visited by
228 users
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Kirishima

National Park with volcanic mountain range.

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Visited by
233 users
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Kagoshima

Southernmost of Kyushu's major cities.

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442
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Visited by
1022 users
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Satsuma Peninsula

Rural peninsula with hot springs in southern Kyushu.

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Visited by
127 users

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Page last updated: April 12, 2016