discover far west in far east

It is legally required that our bus departs from Fukuoka or is an arrival. *can only go to Hiroshima on the east.

"KOKURA Castle"

is in Kitakyushu, Japan was built by Hosokawa Tadaoki in 1602. It was the property of the Ogasawara clan (from Harima) between 1632 and 1860. Mori Ogai was based at the castle at the turn of the 20th century, when it was a military base.

( About a hour from Fukuoka Airport )

"MOJIKO Station"

The Neo-Renaissance style building was built in 1914. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket counter.

( About a hour from Fukuoka Airport )

"DAZAIFU TENMANGU"

is a Shinto shrine in Dazaifu, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. It is built over the grave of Sugawara no Michizane (845–903) and is one of the main shrines dedicated to Tenjin, the deified form of Michizane.

( About a half hour from Fukuoka Airport )

"NAGASAKI"

is the capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan. The city's name, "NAGASAKI", means "long cape" in Japanese. Nagasaki became a centre of colonial Portuguese and Dutch influence in the 16th through 19th centuries, and the Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region have been recognized and included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

( About 2 hours from Fukuoka Airport )

"KOKONOE, OITA"

is a small town located in Kusu District, Oita Prefecture, Japan. It promotes its nine onsen, which are occasionally closed due to flooding; it is also the summer headquarters of Labo Camp Kuju, part of the LABO language program.

( About 2 hours from Fukuoka Airport )

"BEPPU ONSEN"

is a group of hot springs in the city of Beppu, Oita in Japan. Beppu Onsen is divided into eight major hot spring areas known as "Beppu Hatto". The most significant characteristic of Beppu's hot springs is the richness of its resources. The volume of water discharged is second only to that of the Yellowstone National Park in the United States.

( About 2 hours from Fukuoka Airport )

"AKIYOSHIDAI Quasi-National Park"

is a Quasi-National Park in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. It was founded on 1 November 1955 and has an area of 45.02 km2. It includes part of the Akiyoshi plateau ( Akiyoshidai ), a 130 square kilometre area of karst topography, as well as over 400 limestone caves, including Japan's longest cave, the Akiyoshido, which has the additional status of a Special Natural Monument.

( About 2.5 hours from Fukuoka )

"KINTAI Bridge"

is a historical wooden arch bridge, in the city of Iwakuni, in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. The bridge was built in 1673, spanning the Nishiki River in a series of five wooden arches. The bridge is located on the foot of Mt.Yokoyama, at the top of which lies Iwakuni Castle.

( About 3 hours from Fukuoka )

"ITSUKUSHIMA Shrine"

is a Shinto shrine on the island of Itsukushima (popularly known as Miyajima), best known for its "floating" torii gate. It is in the city of Hatsukaichi in Hiroshima Prefecture in Japan. The shrine complex is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Japanese government has designated several buildings and possessions as National Treasures.

( About 3.5 hours from Fukuoka )

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