Kyushu & Okinawa

largest city: Fukuoka / prefectures: Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Oita, Miyazaki, Kagoshima and Okinawa   

Cherry blossom

01

Spring

Most of foreign tourists visit Japan to see sakura, cherry blossoms. Sakura can be seen earlier in Kyushu than in Tokyo, due to climate condition.

02

Summer

It is hot and humid on Kyushu but it is worth to travel around. Miyazaki prefecture has a plenty of tourist attractions to visit, including Udo jingu shrine.

Udo jingu shrine
Nagasaki

03

Autumn

Probably the most famous city on Kyushu is Nagasaki. A port city, was a gateway to Europe during shogunate era between 17th and 19th century. Panorama view of Mt.Inasa will be a breathtaking moment.

04

Winter

Kagoshima prefecture is the southernmost prefecture located on Kyushu island and has a lot of offshore islands.  Tanegashima island, which is famous for Tanegashima Space Center is also hidden off track place to visit.

Tanegashima island