8 days in Kyushu Itinerary

8 days in Kyushu Itinerary

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An important gateway for trade and travel between Honshu and Kyushu, the city of Kitakyushu has an old industrial waterfront and provides access to a number of natural sites across the wider region.
You've added Kitakyushu City Kawachi Fuji Garden Wisterias Blossom, Mt Sarakura, Mojiko Retro Tenbowsitsu, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): make a trip to Mojiko Retro Train Shiokaze, explore the activities along Kanmon Kaikyo, stop by Mojiko Retro, then make a trip to Old Mojimitsui Club, then admire the striking features of Old Moji Zeikan, and finally gain a rich perspective with Ebisuya Kammon. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Angel Kimono Rental Beppu, witness a stunning natural landmark at Kamado Jigoku, take in the natural beauty of Tatsumaki Jigoku, then take in the natural beauty of Chinoike Jigoku, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Hells of Beppu, and finally examine the collection at Oita Fragrance Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kitakyushu driving holiday planner.

Fukuoka to Kitakyushu is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Nature · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

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City of Peace

The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II. This history, of course, remains important to the city, its inhabitants, and to the wider world, and should not be forgotten.
Your day by day itinerary now includes 26 Martyrs Museum, Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, Urakami Cathedral, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at 26 Martyrs Museum, examine the collection at Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Urakami Cathedral, and finally stroll around Nagasaki Peace Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Inasa, enjoy breathtaking views from Inasayama Observation Deck, then snap pictures at Megane Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sōfuku-ji Temple, and finally wander the streets of Shinchi Chinatown.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Nagasaki route builder website.

Getting from Kitakyushu to Nagasaki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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City of Yatai

The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Kumamoto Castle, Maizuru Park, Momochi Seaside Park, and other attractions. The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at Fukuro no Mise, Hakata.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fukuoka online holiday maker.

You can drive from Nagasaki to Fukuoka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

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Kyushu travel guide

Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Parks
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.