Kyushu (九州) is the third largest island of Japan and located most southwesterly of its four main islands.
It consists of the prefectures of Fukuoka, Oita, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Miyazaki, Kagoshima and Okinawa.

Kyushu offers natural beaches such as Mt. Kumamoto and Okinawa islands, modern cities such as Fukuoka city and Nagasaki city, lots of good onsens hot springs), and many historic treasures.
Fukuoka Oita

Fukuoka's (福岡) Captal city, Fukuoka City is a good starting point for first-time visitors to Japan. Being a sizable, modern city it's still not hard to get around.
Fukuoka Travel Guide


Oita prefecture (大分) is Japan's Hot Spring Kingdom, particularly those in and around the city of Beppu. This is a good place to dive into the more rural Japan off the beaten track!!
Oita Travel Guide


Nagasaki Kumamoto

Nagasaki (長崎) has a romantic and westernized atmosphere which has been formed for a long term, a wealth of activities, interesting museums, delicious food, and scenic beauty.
Nagawaki was the second city where it was bombed after Hiroshima.
Nagasaki Travel Guide


Kumamoto (熊本) is famous for Mt. Aso, which has the world's largest active caldera.
Kumamoto Travel Guide


Miyazaki Kagoshima

Miyazaki (宮崎) used to be a mecca of honeymoon in '70.
It offers a famous ancient tomb, Miyazaki shrine, Aoshima island, and beautiful mountainous and coastal scenery.
Miyazaki Travel Guide


Kagoshima prefecture (鹿児島) consists of the mainland made up of the Satsuma and Osumi Peninsulas and more than 200 islands including the World Natural Heritage Sites, Yakushima Island and Tanegashima Island.
Kagoshima Travel Guide

Saga Okinawa

Saga (佐賀) has some things to offer visitors, with its natural beauty, rich history, plentiful hot springs.
It is famous for pottery such as Imari and Arita, and prehistoric village ruins.
Saga Travel Guide


Okinawa (沖縄) is located in the southwestern part of the Japanese Archipelago and consists of 160 small and large islands'.
It offers a lot of marine sports.
Okinawa Travel Guide


Where do you want to go in Kyushu?

How to get to and around Kyushu

From Kansai international airport
Shinkansen route
Japan Railways
Highway bus route

Subway lines in Kyushu
Buses in Kyushu

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