Route & dates
Kurume— 8 nights
Wed, May 13 - Thu, May 21
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 Takeo (Takeo no Okusu & Takeo City Library), Shirakawa Springs (in Minamiaso-mura) and Sasebo (Huis Ten Bosch, Ishidake Observatory, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Ishibashi Bunka Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kora Taisha Shrine, explore the world behind art at Ishibashi Cultural Center, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.
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If you are flying in from Ecuador, the closest major aiports are Fukuoka Airport, Kagoshima Airport and Hiroshima Airport. In May, daytime highs in Kurume are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Kurume
Dazaifu, Sasebo, Takeo, Hita, Yanagawa
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