Yufuin Must-try: Volcanic Hot Springs
Because of its backdrop against the “Mount Yufu Volcano”, Yufuin is known as one of Japan's most famous streets for hot springs. The hotel is located in the quiet Yufuin hillside.
Isshingyou Kouen Great Cherry Blossom: Famous Cherry Blossom Tree under Aso Mountain that is Hundreds of Years Old
Kyushu’s most famous and ancient cherry blossom tree sits under Asu Mountain in Kumamoto Prefecture — the Isshingyou Kouen Great Cherry Blossom. This spectacular and beautiful cherry blossom tree is over 400 years old. It measures 14 meters high and 7 meters in diameter, and its branches extend 26 meters. It is said to be the most extraordinary of cherry blossom trees. It is said that this large mountain cherry blossom tree was planted by villagers during Japan’s Warring States period to commemorate fallen warriors.
The castle of Ryukyu Kingdom and Associated Heritage Groups
Cultural heritage: Shuri Castle is one of the must-see attractions to Okinawa, which was once the capital and palace of the Ryukyu Kingdom. Ontake-san inside the castle and neighboring Tamaudun Mausoleum have been listed as the world cultural heritage sites by UNESCO. Date for listing as world cultural heritage site: December, 2000
Recommended Special Hotels in Fukuoka
As the largest prefecture in Kyushu, Fukuoka is also the political, economic, and cultural center of Kyushu. The tourism industry is developed. It has coasts on all three sides, all attracting numerous tourists. At the same time, it drives the hotel business of Fukuoka. Besides traditional upscale hotels, there are also many special hotels and B&Bs.
Japan is a famous hot spring country in the world, with a variety of high-quality hot springs. It is believed that more and more people are visiting Japan again and again to ease themselves into the hot spring. Here is a list of top hot springs in Japan. You might as well experience them one by one.