Kyushu Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Kyushu - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Nagasaki 7

Yufuin 5

Kirishima-Yaku National Park 3

Aso-san (Mt. Aso) 3

Kumamoto 3

Fukuoka 3

Kagoshima 2

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Volcano 2

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Aso Volcano Museum

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Want to see what's happening inside the volcano? Two heat-impervious cameras were inserted into the most active part of the volcano,...

Canal City

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While away the hours people-watching as you stroll around this popular shopping area. Restaurants range from takeoout to upscale, and...

Confucius Shrine

  • Museum/Gallery

This bright red shrine was built in 1893 by the Chinese residents of Nagasaki. The small Historical Museum of China displays artifacts...


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When the government deported foreigners from Japan in the mid-17th century, Dutch traders were the only Westerners allowed to remain—but...

Dutch Slope

  • Neighborhood/Street

This is a good place to wander on the way to Chinatown and Glover Garden. It's a cobblestone incline with restored wooden houses originally...

Glover Garden

  • Museum Village

This garden contains an impressive assortment of 19th-century Western houses. Greco-Roman porticos and arches, wooden verandas, and other...

Hosokawa Mansion

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This private home was built in 1646 for the Hosokawa family, who took power at the behest of Tokugawa in 1611—and whose local lineage...

Ibusuki Tennen Sunamushi Onsen

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This laid-back seaside resort is at the southern tip of the Satsuma Peninsula and may provide your one chance to try a therapeutic hot-sand...

Kirishima Jingu

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The original shrine was established in the 6th century, but the present structure was built under the patronage of the Shimazu clan in...

Kirishima-Yaku National Park

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The mountainous, volcanic Kirishima northeast of Kagoshima is one of two possible places (according to Japanese myth) where Amaterasu's...