Kyushu Travel Guide
Plan Your Kyushu Vacation
Kyushu's landscape couldn't be more varied, with active yet accessible volcanoes, numerous thermal spas, endless fields of rice and famous potatoes, forested mountains capped by winter snows, busy harbors along lively seacoasts, and pleasant seaside retreats.
You can find the usual American hotel chains, with all the familiar extras, in places like Fukuoka and Nagasaki. The rural... read more
Fresh fish is served everywhere on Kyushu. Appetites are on the hearty side here, so there's lots of meat, too. Local... read more
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Diverse cities: Fukuoka has vibrant nightlife, Nagasaki radiates old-world charm, Kumamoto's castle dominates the city, and... Read more
Deep in the sacred mountains, a spiritual place full of atmosphere, is the birthplace of Japanese mythology. A visit to the Takachiho... Read more
The most celebrated dish in Fukuoka is tonkotsu ramen, a strongly flavored pork-bone-based soup with extra-thin noodles, scallions,... Read more
On August 9, 1945, three days after the blast at Hiroshima, Nagasaki fell victim to a second atomic bomb because of bad weather. The... Read more
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