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Kyushu

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Enthusiastic shutterbugs and lovers of all things picturesque often choose to tour Kyushu-Okinawa on one of the island's epic train trips, leading through a landscape shaped by thousands of years of volcanic activity. With mild winters, warm summers, and plenty of developed beaches, the region offers a wealth of marine sports and recreation. Those with relaxation on their mind take a vacation in Kyushu-Okinawa for a chance to explore some of Japan's finest onsens, in which pristine nature meets modern amenities for an unforgettable tourist experience. Add Kyushu and other Japan destinations to your travel plans using our Japan journey builder.
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Places to visit in Kyushu

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Popular things to do in Kyushu

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Theme Park
Huis Ten Bosch Sasebo
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Duration: 8 hours
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Garden
Glover Garden Nagasaki
4.1
Duration: 1 hour
Religious Site
Dazaifu Tenman-gu Dazaifu
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes
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History Museum
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum Nagasaki
4.5
Duration: 1 hour

Nature in Kyushu

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Volcano
Sakurajima Kagoshima
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Duration: 1 hour
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Hot Spring
Hells of Beppu Beppu
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Duration: 1 hour
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Water Body
Lake Kinrin Yufu
3.2
Duration: 1 hour
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Mountain
Mt. Inasa Nagasaki
4.3
Duration: 1 hour

Historic Sites in Kyushu

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Castle
Kumamoto Castle Kumamoto
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Religious Site
Kushida Shrine Hakata
4.1
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Religious Site
Kirishima Shrine Kirishima
4.3
Duration: 1 hour
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Religious Site
Aoshima Shrine Miyazaki
4.1
Duration: 1 hour

Museums in Kyushu

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Specialty Museum
Dejima Nagasaki
3.6
Duration: 1 hour
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Art Museum
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum Hakata
3.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Military Museum
Chiran Peace Museum Minamikyushu
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
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Art Museum
Nagashima Museum Kagoshima
4.4
Duration: 1 hour

Hidden gems in Kyushu

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Historic Site
Usajingu Shrine Usa
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
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Religious Site
Yutoku Inari Shrine Kashima
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
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National Park
Mangrove Primeval Forest Amami
4.4
Duration: 8 hours
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Beach
Nichinan Coast Nichinan
4.6
Duration: 1 hour

Kid-friendly things to do in Kyushu

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Beach
Kurasaki Beach Tatsugo-cho
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Duration: 1 hour
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Aquarium
Kagoshima City Aquarium Kagoshima
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Duration: 1 hour
Aquarium
Dolphin Park Kushima
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Duration: 4 hours
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Natural History Museum
Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History & Human History Kitakyushu
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Duration: 2h 30 min

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