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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.

Top destinations in Kyushu

Fukuoka Prefecture
Saga Prefecture

Karatsu

Coastal city known for castles and pottery.
64%
32
Nagasaki Prefecture

Hirado

Former site of the Dutch trading post.
15
Kumamoto Prefecture

Aso

Active volcano with a huge ancient caldera.
82%
1,005

Minamata

From pollution site to environmental model city.
65%
64

Amakusa

Remote islands with a large Christian population.
26
Oita Prefecture

Yufuin

Rural yet trendy hot spring town near Beppu.
87%
432

Beppu

Japan's capital city of hot springs.
81%
1,309

Usuki

Town known for its unique stone Buddhas.
83%
36
Miyazaki Prefecture
Kagoshima Prefecture
Page last updated: April 12, 2016