Kyushu

Kyushu

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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Visited by
772 users
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Kitakyushu

Industrial city in the north of Kyushu.

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Visited by
253 users

Saga Prefecture

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Arita

One of Japan's most famous pottery towns.

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Visited by
87 users

Nagasaki Prefecture

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Nagasaki

Attractive port city with a moving history.

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1719 users
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Huis Ten Bosch

Amusement Park themed after a Dutch town.

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Visited by
149 users

Kumamoto Prefecture

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Kurokawa Onsen

Hot spring town with attractive town and baths.

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Visited by
153 users
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Aso

Active volcano with a huge ancient caldera.

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Visited by
918 users
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Kumamoto

Modern city most famous for its castle.

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Visited by
1154 users
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Minamata

From pollution site to environmental model city.

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Visited by
59 users
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Amakusa

Remote islands with a large Christian population.

Visited by
6 users

Oita Prefecture

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Yufuin

Rural yet trendy hot spring town near Beppu.

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Visited by
373 users
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Beppu

Japan's capital city of hot springs.

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1182 users
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Usuki

Town known for its unique stone Buddhas.

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Visited by
31 users

Miyazaki Prefecture

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Takachiho

Mountain town steeped in mythology.

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204 users
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Udo Shrine

Shrine constructed in a cliff side cave.

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Visited by
65 users
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Miyazaki

City in southeastern Kyushu.

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Visited by
478 users

Kagoshima Prefecture

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Yakushima

Subtropical island with ancient cedar forest.

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Visited by
224 users
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Kirishima

National Park with volcanic mountain range.

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Visited by
226 users
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Kagoshima

Southernmost of Kyushu's major cities.

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437
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Visited by
1002 users
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Satsuma Peninsula

Rural peninsula with hot springs in southern Kyushu.

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Visited by
118 users

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Page last updated: September 27, 2014