Introduction to Kyushu

The seven areas of Kyushu

crossroadFukuokaLinkFukuoka is a diverse mix of modern day city and rich natural beauty. A vibrant place, the gateway to Kyushu.
sagalinkSaga’s ceramics are world famous. Visit the pottery towns of Karatsu, Arita and Imari. Saga also offers an amazing selection of hot springs.

nagasakilinkNagasaki is located in the northwest part of Kyushu, has an incredible history and has close ties to Europe and China. Learn about the opening of Japan to the outside world here.
oitaLinkOita is located at the North-east of Kyushu and is blessed with an abundance of hot springs. In fact it’s the number one onsen area in Japan! Come here to enjoy the onsens, countryside and food.

kumamotolinkKumamoto is blessed with magnificent and abundant nature and famous for its amazing active volcano Mt Aso, and wonderful onsen.
miyazakilinkMiyazaki is located on the south eastern coast of Kyushu, home to beautiful beaches and golf courses.

kagoshimaLinkKagoshima prefecture is one of Kyushu’s best tourist destinations: natural heritage Yakushima Island, and active volcano Sakurajima.

Welcome to Kyushu

The fabulous island of Kyushu is located at the south of Japan.

Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, the Japan Sea and the East China Sea, Kyushu has a population of around 13 million and is blessed with a mix of beautiful countryside and sophisticated cities.

The island of Kyushu consists of seven prefectures, Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Oita, Miyazaki and Kagoshima. Each prefecture has its own personality and locations popular with tourists.

The Kyushu people are famous for their warm and open personalities and the Japanese hospitality is second to none; prepare to be amazed by their devotion to customer service.

Kyushu is a wonderful island, and a wonderful holiday destination, the warmth of its people, the ease of getting around; the amazing locations all combine to provide the perfect holiday destination.

We look forward to giving you a warm welcome!

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