|Lodated in the north of Kyushu, Fukuoka is
the transport hub of Kyushu, also connected
to South Korea by ferry and flight, as well
as the center of economy and administration.
Dazaifu Temmangu Shrine is the God of education,
sister of Yushima Shrine in Ueno, Tokyo.
A port town, Nagasaki, developed her ties
with foreign countries especially Holland
and China in early era. Huis Ten Bosch is
a theme park with 17th century Holland. A
Nagawaki Peace Park was established at the
epi-center of the atom bomb blast to appeal
the everlasting peace.
The generous nature of Kyushu where our emperor
landed from heaven, has stunning hot springs
and mountains, can be seen in Beppu, Aso
and Kirishima. The Aso Panorama Line, a large-scale
landscape on the plateau access to the active
vocano Mt. Aso. Kumamoto Castle, constructed
in 1608, is one of Japan's three beautiful
castles. Beppu is a hot-springs town with
one of the greatest quantity water from the
earth. Yufuin is another well-known hot springs
region in mountain area, surrounded by beautiful
Southern Kyushu is pleased with a warm climate
throughout the year which has almost a tropical
atmosphere. Sakurajima is most active mountains
in the island, errupts ashes all over the
city. The " Sand Bath", where one
is buried under heated sand evaporated by
underneath hot-spring, is a specialty of
Ibusuki in southern Kagoshima. One of the
largest evergreen forests in Japan can be
observed on Yakushima Island, located 4 hours
slow ferry ride from Kagoshima port, you
can feel the 8,000 years giant trees.
Okinawa is world-class beautiful seas and
white sand beaches of the tropical island.
The Shuri Castle belonged to the Ryukyu Dynasty,
which reigned in Okinawa for 450 years from
1429 till USA occupation. The main island
has one mono-rail from the airport to the
city center. Western most island called Yonaguni
is only 110km away from Taiwan.