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Kurume— 8 nights
Admire the temples and shrines of Kurume, a small, compact town situated on the Chikushi Plain, known for its local products, such as an indigo woven fabric, bamboo lacquerware, and pork ramen.Venture out of the city with trips to Sasebo (Huis Ten Bosch, Ishidake Observatory, &more), Takeo (Takeo no Okusu & Takeo City Library) and Shirakawa Springs (in Minamiaso-mura). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Ishibashi Bunka Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kora Taisha Shrine, explore the world behind art at Ishibashi Cultural Center, and admire the sheer force of Nabegataki Falls.
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If you are flying in from Ecuador, the closest major aiports are Fukuoka Airport, Kagoshima Airport and Hiroshima Airport. May in Kurume sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Kurume
Sasebo, Dazaifu, Takeo, Yanagawa, Hita
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