Japan Drive Route Guide

Area
Kyushu
Travel Period
6D5N
Route
717
Overview
Start
Fukuoka
Goal
Fukuoka
Way
return_trip
Travel Pace
normal
Distance
960 km
Rank
Highway fee
¥ 3,700
About this route
Driving Route in Northern Kyushu within 6 days.You can visit most of highlights in Norther Kyushu with Takachiho Gorge and suitable for travelers who want to visit many spots as much as possible. It covers wonderful nature scenery such as Daikanbo and Kusasenri in Aso, Takachiho Gorge one of TOP beautiful gorge in Japan, Unzen Jigoku, Ishidake Observatory in Sasebo and Kagamiyama Observatory in Karatsu. In addition, you can visit the towns still keep atmosphere and culture of old Japan, such as Hita old town, Kumamoto where is famous for castle and Japanese garden,Shimabara Samurai town, and Arita and Imari Okawauchiyama, world-famous pottery town. You can cruise from Kumamoto to Shimabara by car ferry too. In spring, you can enjoy cherry blossoms at Oita river and turips in Huis Ten Bosch. In autumn,Yabakei Gorge and Kokonoe Suspension Bridge are the best places to see coloured leaves. Of cause, you can enjoy local food! The must-eat fod are Seki horse mackerel fish, Aso red beef, Kumamoto Ramen, Nagasaki Champon, Sasebo Burger, Saga beef and fresh squid in Yobuko. Our daily driving map will guide you recommended local restaurants for these dish. You can visit many spots in northern Kyushu by this route but it will be busy trip.If you have more time, it is recommended to choose 7D6N route.

Fukuoka

rental_car
13 320 278*38
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Yufuin/Beppu

sightseeing
269 359 660*80
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Dazaifu Tenmangu shrine

sightseeing
55 333 771*40
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Hita Old Town

sightseeing
202 847 584*71
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Yufuin Yunotsubo street(Yunotsubo Yokocho Car park)

sightseeing
269 359 660*80
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Fukuoka Airport

public_facility
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Nippon Rent a Car(Fukuoka Airport International Terminal)

rental_car
13 293 280*25
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Nippon Rent a Car(Fukuoka Airport 1 (Domestic Terminal))

rental_car
13 354 214*12
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Hakata Station

public_facility
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Nippon Rent a Car(Hakata Station Hakata Exit)

rental_car
13 320 278*38
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Sumiyoshi Shrine

sightseeing
No car park
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Rakusuien

sightseeing
No car park
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Yanagibashi Market

sightseeing
13 289 515*63
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Canal City Hakata

sightseeing
513 319 351*73
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Daimaru Hakata

sightseeing
13 318 639*23
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Fukuoka Mitsukoshi

sightseeing
13 318 639*23
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Iwataya

sightseeing
13 318 639*23
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Ohori Park

sightseeing
13 315 285*13
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Yamanaka

restaurant
No car park
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Ginza Tenichi(Hakata)

restaurant
No car park
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Hanamidori Hakata station branch

restaurant
No car park
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Motsunabe Echigoya

restaurant
No car park
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Udon Taira

restaurant
No car park
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Motsunabe Oyama

restaurant
No car park
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Hakata Miyachiku

restaurant
No car park
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Ichiran

restaurant
No car park
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Hanamidori Nakasu Main Branch

restaurant
No car park
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Hakata Kira

restaurant
No car park
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Karen

restaurant
No car park
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Yoshizuka Unagi

restaurant
No car park
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Sushi sen

restaurant
No car park
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Tetsunabe Gyoza

restaurant
No car park
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Tetsunabe Gyoza

restaurant
No car park
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Kawataro Nakasu

restaurant
No car park
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Dazaifu Tenmangu shrine

sightseeing
55 333 771*40
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Starbucks Dazaifu Branch

restaurant
No car park
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Akizuki Castle Ruin

sightseeing
55 173 880
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Yamandon Fruit Village

sightseeing
166 595 336
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Tsuzura Rice Terrace

sightseeing
166 384 003*60
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Tosu Premium Outlets

sightseeing
37 856 140
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Oita Airport(OIT)

public_facility
265 208 724*76
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Shin Yabakei Gorge(HitomeHakkei)

sightseeing
269 725 092*46
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Ryumon Falls

sightseeing
269 369 419*88
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Beppu Jigoku Hells

sightseeing
46 521 411*30
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Kamado Jigoku

sightseeing
46 522 420*37
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Shiraike Jigoku

sightseeing
46 522 396*00
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Chinoike Jigoku

sightseeing
46 552 832
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Beppu Hot Sand Bath

sightseeing
46 525 013*04
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Beppu Ropeway

sightseeing
46 368 869
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Yufuin Yunotsubo street(Yunotsubo Yokocho Car park)

sightseeing
269 359 660*80
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Murata Fushoan

restaurant
269 389 556
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Kikusuke

restaurant
269 389 582
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Sagiridai Observatory

sightseeing
46 301 726
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Lake Kinrin

sightseeing
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Yufuin Floral Village

sightseeing
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Yufuin Trick Art

sightseeing
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Sueda Art Gallery

sightseeing
269 359 164*24
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Oita riverside

sightseeing
269 328 637*12
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Ceder Tree at Ogosha shrine

other
不明
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Sofuren

restaurant
202 788 789
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Steak house Sonoda

restaurant
202 817 875*88
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Iichiko Hita Distillery

sightseeing
611 039 626
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Hita Old Town

sightseeing
202 847 584*71
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Senya (Eel Restaurant)

restaurant
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Hirose Museum

sightseeing
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Hita Historical Museum

sightseeing
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Kusanohonke

sightseeing
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Tatsumaki Jigoku

sightseeing
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Oniyama Jigoku

sightseeing
46 521 411*30
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Umi Jigoku

sightseeing
46 521 411*30
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Oniishi Bozu Jigoku

sightseeing
46 521 411*30
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Jumbo Mochi Hirataya

restaurant
42 099 098*67
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Kyushu National Museum

sightseeing
55 335 691
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Ukiha Inari Shrine

sightseeing
166 560 365
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Roadside Station Ukiha

public_facility
166 593 583
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Yukemuri Observatory

sightseeing
46 523 436*84
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Ketto Bridge

sightseeing
253 094 467*22
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Mikura Bridge

sightseeing
790 286 747*60
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For Lots of Lost Windows

sightseeing
253 399 518*14
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Roadside Station Shinetsu Sakae

public_facility
579 865 215
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Mori no ie(Nabekura Kogen Heights)

sightseeing
293 563 085
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Hiratoko Daifunsen

sightseeing
341 674 435
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Route117

public_facility
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Roadside Station Hananoeki Chikumagawa

public_facility
293 166 415*16
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Mayumi Takahashi Museum of Doll Art

sightseeing
293 073 359*08
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Patisserie Hirano

restaurant
293 074 002*36
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Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza(Premium outlet)

sightseeing
292 616 606*11
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Spaintei

restaurant
5 881 671*63
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Cafe Drome

restaurant
247 526 045
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Kurasanchi

restaurant
94 002 163*45
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Karuizawa Toy Kingdom

sightseeing
737 185 408*31
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Renverser

restaurant
737 069 499*00
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D cafe

restaurant
737 158 616*63
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Sesshogawara

sightseeing
341 443 873*37
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Ukiha Inari Shrine

sightseeing
166 560 365*11
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Uminonakamichi Seaside Park

seasonal_spot
13 522 832*34
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Yufuin/Beppu

sightseeing
269 359 660*80
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Aso

public_facility
256 215 638
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Kokonoe Suspension Bridge

sightseeing
440 882 875
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Kurokawa Onsen town

sightseeing
440 542 879*52
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Daikanbo Observatory

sightseeing
256 878 383
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Hinataso

restaurant
202 208 811
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Nabegataki Falls

sightseeing
202 199 014
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Yasaiya

restaurant
440 547 118
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Kurokawa Onsen town

sightseeing
440 542 879*52
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Tofu Kissyo

restaurant
No car park
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Doradora

restaurant
No car park
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Patisserie Roku

restaurant
No car park
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Warokuya

restaurant
No car park
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Chakabo Ringo no Ki

restaurant
202 053 269*28
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Waremoko

restaurant
202 023 017*65
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Prtit Tomato

restaurant
202 023 044*64
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Hana Dofu

restaurant
618 503 101
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Daikanbo Observatory

sightseeing
256 878 383
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Hanaasobi

restaurant
256 786 673
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Bakery Genki

restaurant
256 756 789
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Imakin shokudo

restaurant
256 785 553
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Kikuchi Gorge

sightseeing
618 307 172
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Fuijya

restaurant
256 674 102
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Fruits Kingdom COUPLES

sightseeing
256 612 815
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Sugi Bee farm

sightseeing
256 512 517
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Kusasenri

sightseeing
256 456 832
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Mt.Aso Nakadake Crater

sightseeing
256 460 252
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Mt.Aso Ropeway

sightseeing
256 459 183
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Oita Airport(OIT)

public_facility
265 208 724*76
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Asahidai Rest House

sightseeing
269 015 250
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Kokonoe Suspension Bridge

sightseeing
440 882 875
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Yamanami Farm

sightseeing
440 793 731
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Chojabaru(Tadewara Wetland)

sightseeing
440 702 746
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Guernsey Farm

sightseeing
440 527 236
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Kuju Flower Park

seasonal_spot
440 464 410
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CHEZ Tani

restaurant
440 578 372
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Okamoto Tofu shop

restaurant
202 298 117
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Oita riverside

sightseeing
269 328 637*12
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Nishiyunouraenchi Observatory

sightseeing
256 871 176
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Komezuka view spot

sightseeing
256 516 345
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Cuddly Dominion

sightseeing
256 638 581
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Tatsumaki Jigoku

sightseeing
Check Description
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Chinoike Jigoku

sightseeing
46 552 832
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Shiraike Jigoku

sightseeing
46 522 396*00
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Kamado Jigoku

sightseeing
46 522 420*37
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Beppu Jigoku Hells

sightseeing
46 521 411*30
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Oniyama Jigoku

sightseeing
46 521 411*30
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Umi Jigoku

sightseeing
46 521 411*30
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Oniishi Bozu Jigoku

sightseeing
46 521 411*30
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Lake Kinrin

sightseeing
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Yufuin Floral Village

sightseeing
Check Description
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Nice view spot of Souther side of Mt.Aso

sightseeing
256 366 816*80
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Yukemuri Observatory

sightseeing
46 523 436*84
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Boi Boi

restaurant
440 435 874
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Milk Land Farm

restaurant
440 854 844
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Aso

public_facility
256 215 638
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Aso

public_facility
256 215 638
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Takachiho Gorge

sightseeing
330 711 730*31
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Amanoiwato Shrine

sightseeing
330 837 575*60
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Shirakawa Suigen

sightseeing
256 251 381
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Fruits Kingdom COUPLES

sightseeing
256 612 815
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Sugi Bee farm

sightseeing
256 512 517
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Kusasenri

sightseeing
256 456 832
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Mt.Aso Nakadake Crater

sightseeing
256 460 252
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Mt.Aso Ropeway

sightseeing
256 459 183
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Takamori Dengaku no Sato

restaurant
256 286 858
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Mon Peche Mignon

restaurant
256 254 179*14
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Takamori Pass Thousand Cherry Trees

sightseeing
256 196 614
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Shirakawa Suigen

sightseeing
256 251 381
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Aso Cafe SOSUI

restaurant
256 251 433
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Isshingyo Cherry blossom

sightseeing
256 276 765
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Roadside Station Asobo no SatoKugino

public_facility
256 215 638
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Tsujunkyo Bridge

sightseeing
291 659 336
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Inazumi Underwater Limestone Cave

sightseeing
733 215 467
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Harajiri Falls

sightseeing
237 159 466
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Oka Castle Ruin

sightseeing
237 153 437
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Amanoiwato Shrine

sightseeing
330 837 575*60
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Takachiho Gorge

sightseeing
330 711 730*31
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Takachiho aquarium

sightseeing
No car park
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Kunimigaoka Observatory

sightseeing
330 768 798
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Soba Tennann

restaurant
330 742 693*82
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Nagomi

restaurant
330 742 480*22
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Ishinokura

restaurant
330 740 597*54
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Nishiyunouraenchi Observatory

sightseeing
256 871 176
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Komezuka view spot

sightseeing
256 516 345
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Cuddly Dominion

sightseeing
256 638 581
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Nice view spot of Souther side of Mt.Aso

sightseeing
256 366 816*80
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Aso

public_facility
256 215 638
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Nagasaki

sightseeing
443 854 745
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Kumamoto Castle

sightseeing
29 489 225
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Unzen Nita Ropeway

sightseeing
173 589 669
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Urakami Cathedral

sightseeing
262 089 693*35
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Shimabara Ferry Terminal

public_facility
415 330 570
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Hirano Seafood Restaurant

restaurant
415 360 306
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Shimabara Samurai Town

sightseeing
173 748 711*30
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Shimabara Castle

sightseeing
173 749 186
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Gamadasu Dome

sightseeing
415 240 818
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Nita Pass 2nd Lookout

sightseeing
173 560 460*22
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Unzen Nita Ropeway

sightseeing
173 589 669
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Unzen Hell

sightseeing
173 556 440*38
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Aino Observatory

sightseeing
173 725 876
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Urakami Cathedral

sightseeing
262 089 693*35
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Nagasaki Peace Park

sightseeing
262 088 715*68
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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

sightseeing
262 089 211
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26 Martyrs Museum and Monument

sightseeing
262 029 086*10
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Nagasaki Ropeway

sightseeing
262 028 552*20
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Mt.Inasayama observatory

sightseeing
262 027 066
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Dejima

sightseeing
443 854 745
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Nagasaki China Town

restaurant
44 240 461*84
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Nagasaki Confucian shrine

sightseeing
443 824 837*40
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Glover Garden Oura Catholic Church parking lot

public_facility
443 824 861*24
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Oura Catholic Church (Closest Public Parking)

sightseeing
443 824 861*24
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Glover Garden

sightseeing
443 824 861*24 (Closest Public Parking)
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Sugi Bee farm

sightseeing
256 512 517
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Kusasenri

sightseeing
256 456 832
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Mt.Aso Nakadake Crater

sightseeing
256 460 252
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Mt.Aso Ropeway

sightseeing
256 459 183
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Isshingyo Cherry blossom

sightseeing
256 276 765
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Roadside Station Asobo no SatoKugino

public_facility
256 215 638
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Merukoro Bread factory

restaurant
256 361 512
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Aso Milk Ranch

sightseeing
480 454 250
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Uosei

restaurant
29 408 126*74
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Suizenji Garden

sightseeing
29 433 608*75
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Kumamoto Castle

sightseeing
29 489 225
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Sakuranobaba Johsaien Castle Town

sightseeing
29 459 861*87
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Kumamoto Ferry Terminal

public_facility
415 356 182
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Kumamoto Airport

public_facility
29 598 574
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Tachibana Shrine

sightseeing
173 699 682
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Tawaraishi Observaroy

sightseeing
173 471 812*01
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Himematsuya

restaurant
173 749 125*22
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City of swimming Carp(Seiryutei)

sightseeing
173 719 743*42
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Shimeiso Spring Garden

sightseeing
173 719 743*42
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Daikoku Ramen

restaurant
29 580 345*34
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Katsuretsutei

restaurant
29 400 553*05
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Nagasaki

sightseeing
443 854 745
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Takeo/Ureshino

sightseeing
104 407 151*08
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Mt.Inasayama observatory

sightseeing
262 027 066
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Saikaibashi Bridge

sightseeing
307 165 747
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Huistenbosh

sightseeing
307 320 617*75
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Takeo Public Onsen

sightseeing
104 407 151*08
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Mifuneyama Rakuen garden

sightseeing
104 347 365
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Yume Town Takeo

sightseeing
104 378 277
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SouRce

restaurant
104 378 821*41
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Imari Okawa Uchiyama

sightseeing
104 512 792
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Arita Toji Museum

sightseeing
104 363 393*65
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Gallery Arita

sightseeing
104 331 183*03
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Kakiemon Gama

sightseeing
307 659 311*83
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China on the Park

sightseeing
307 657 585
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Yutoku Inari Shrine

sightseeing
461 568 462*87
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Takeo Ureshino MarchemMura

sightseeing
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Sasebo Burger Big Man(Main branch)

restaurant
307 581 895(Public Parking)
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Fujiwakamaru

restaurant
89 143 552*53
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Sasebo Burger Big Man

restaurant
No car park
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99island Oyster Hut(Marumo Suisan)

restaurant
307 488 558
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99 Islands Pearl Sea Resort

sightseeing
307 546 777
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Ishidake Observatory

sightseeing
307 548 090
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Tenkaiho Observatory

sightseeing
307 458 403
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Huistenbosh

sightseeing
307 320 617*75
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Saikaibashi Bridge

sightseeing
307 165 747
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Konagai Oyster House

restaurant
325 429 138
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Ono (Ohno) Church

other
不明
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Kokuzosan Observatory

sightseeing
307 158 362*78
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Yurigadake Park Observatory

sightseeing
727 748 454*47
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Nanatsugama Limestone Cave

sightseeing
307 064 436*52
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Roadside Station Yuhigaoka Sotome

public_facility
262 279 804
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Shikairo

restaurant
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Roadside Station Saikai

public_facility
307 128 742*15
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Funakoshi Observatory

sightseeing
307 517 668*14
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Kurosaki Nagatashitchi Natural Park

sightseeing
262 281 263*65
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Ouo Shrine

sightseeing
325 696 313*26
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Arita Town

sightseeing
104 363 393*81
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Takeo/Ureshino

sightseeing
104 407 151*08
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Fukuoka

rental_car
13 320 278*38
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Mifuneyama Rakuen garden

sightseeing
104 347 365
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Niji no Matsubara

sightseeing
182 375 817*41
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Karatsu Castle

sightseeing
182 402 797
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Ichiran Ramen Factory

sightseeing
224 609 732
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Fukuoka Airport

public_facility
Check Description
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Nippon Rent a Car(Fukuoka Airport International Terminal)

rental_car
13 293 280*25
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Nippon Rent a Car(Fukuoka Airport 1 (Domestic Terminal))

rental_car
13 354 214*12
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Hakata Station

public_facility
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Nippon Rent a Car(Hakata Station Hakata Exit)

rental_car
13 320 278*38
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Gas Station(Hakata Station)

public_facility
13 291 517
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Kushida Shrine

sightseeing
No car park
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Sumiyoshi Shrine

sightseeing
No car park
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Rakusuien

sightseeing
No car park
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Yanagibashi Market

sightseeing
13 289 515*63
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Canal City Hakata

sightseeing
513 319 351*73
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Daimaru Hakata

sightseeing
13 318 639*23
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Fukuoka Mitsukoshi

sightseeing
13 318 639*23
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Iwataya

sightseeing
13 318 639*23
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Ohori Park

sightseeing
13 315 285*13
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Yamanaka

restaurant
No car park
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Ginza Tenichi(Hakata)

restaurant
No car park
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Hanamidori Hakata station branch

restaurant
No car park
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Motsunabe Echigoya

restaurant
No car park
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Udon Taira

restaurant
No car park
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Motsunabe Oyama

restaurant
No car park
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Hakata Miyachiku

restaurant
No car park
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Ichiran

restaurant
No car park
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Hanamidori Nakasu Main Branch

restaurant
No car park
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Hakata Kira

restaurant
No car park
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Karen

restaurant
No car park
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Yoshizuka Unagi

restaurant
No car park
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Sushi sen

restaurant
No car park
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Tetsunabe Gyoza

restaurant
No car park
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Tetsunabe Gyoza

restaurant
No car park
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Kawataro Nakasu

restaurant
No car park
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Dazaifu Tenmangu shrine

sightseeing
55 333 771*40
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Starbucks Dazaifu Branch

restaurant
No car park
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Tosu Premium Outlets

sightseeing
37 856 140
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Ebisu

restaurant
37 795 188*44
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Yoshinogari Historical Park

sightseeing
37 542 366
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Mikaerinotaki Water Falls

sightseeing
182 109 657
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Karatsu Castle

sightseeing
182 402 797
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Niji no Matsubara

sightseeing
182 375 817*41
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Yobuko Morning Market

sightseeing
182 722 020*72
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Under Water restaurant Manbo

restaurant
182 721 223*54
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Takeo Public Onsen

sightseeing
104 407 151*08
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Mifuneyama Rakuen garden

sightseeing
104 347 365
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Yume Town Takeo

sightseeing
104 378 277
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SouRce

restaurant
104 378 821*41
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Yakinikukan Sho

restaurant
104 662 771*72
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Steak Restaurant Sho

restaurant
458 059 483*84
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Imari Okawa Uchiyama

sightseeing
104 512 792
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Arita Toji Museum

sightseeing
104 363 393*65
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Gallery Arita

sightseeing
104 331 183*03
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Kakiemon Gama

sightseeing
307 659 311*83
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China on the Park

sightseeing
307 657 585
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Yutoku Inari Shrine

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Takeo Ureshino MarchemMura

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Konagai Oyster House

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Kagamiyama Observatory

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Keishuen Garden and Yoko Museum

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Arita Porceline Lab

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Fukagawa Seiji Main branch

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Izumiyama Quarry

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Arita Porcelain Park

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Kabeshima

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Kazenomieruoka Park

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Iroha Island Observation Deck

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Yame Chuo Tea Garden

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Sakurai Futamigaura Couple Rock

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Tsuandegoran Cake Factory

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Gas Station(Fukuoka airport International Terminal)

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Gas Station(Fukuoka airport Domestic Terminal)

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Arita Town

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Uminonakamichi Seaside Park

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Day. 1Fukuoka to Yufuin/Beppu
This day will head from Fukuoka to Yufuin/Beppu a nationally famous hot spring resort. Mileage is about 160㎞. However, this day has many attractions, and in today's highlights Yufuin and Beppu, most of the shops and sightseeing spots close about 17-18 o'clock. It is recommended to start 8:00~9:00 if you don't lile huried travel. The first destination should be "Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine(太宰府天満宮)" the most famous shrines in Kyushu. You can enjoy walking along the approach of the shrine where has many shop of local products and food. If you like sweets and fruit, it is god idea to go to fruit picking after the shrine. "Hita old town(日田の古い町並み)" is located good place to have lunch. Our daily driving map will guide you to recommended eel restaurant, ”Hita Yakisoba” the local grilled noodle erstaurant and so on. Then let's facing to Yuhuin. The main street "Yufuin Yunotsubo street(由布院湯の坪街道)" is filled with charming shops selling localproducts and food too and you can enjoy walking to small beautiful "Lake Kinrinko(金鱗湖)". It is 25km away from Yufuin to Beppu and dakes about 40 minutes. Highlight "Beppu Jigoku Hells(別府地獄めぐり)" is highly recommended but is closed at 17:00. If you stay in Yufuin or Beppu continuously or will return back to Fukuoka tomorrow, it would be good visit Beppu on the next day. If you travel to Aso tomorrow, it might be better to skip the Hita old town to keep time to visit Beppu. Onsen is wating for you to heal your fatigue. In addition, we recommend you different place at cherry blossom period in spring and autumn coloured leaves period with our daily driving map.. It is really worth to see and please priority there.
Rent a car at Fukuoka
Rental car rental and return at Fukuoka All Kyushu driving routes we providing start from Fukuoka. Below 3 branchs is the most recommended. ①Fukuoka Airport International Terminal Branch : For travelers who take international flight. ②Fukuoka Airport No.1 Branch (Domestic Terminal) : For travelers who take domestic flight. ③Hakata Station Hakata Exit Branch : For travelers who stay Fukuoka before or after driving trip and who take Shinkansen(Bullet train).
Stay at Yufuin/Beppu
You will stay either Yufuin(=Yufu City(由布院)) or Beppu(別府) on this day. Two cities are about 20 km away and about 30min by car. Both cities are very famous for Onsen and most of accommodations are Japanese Ryokan with Onsen. Some western style hotels there also have Onsen facilities too. Most of accommodations in Yufuin are 4-5 star Ryokans. They will provide Onsen and nice Japanese Kaiseki style dinners. Restaurants and shops in the city close evening and you must book plan with dinner and breakfast. Beppu has many accommodations from 3-5 star. If you book nice accommodation, it is also better to book plan with dinner and breakfast. There are many reasonable hotels around Beppu station and you can book without meals because of many local restaurants. But some hotels don't have own parking and they may charge additional parking fee.
Day. 2Yufuin/Beppu to Aso
This day will head from Yufuin/Beppu to Aso. Mileage is 140㎞ only. However, this day has many attractions and it is recommended to start 8:00~9:00 if you don't lile huried travel. The first destination is "Kokonoe Suspension Bridge(九重夢大吊橋)". In particular, you can see wonderful colored leaves in the Autumn. Then you can stop by farm which provide fresh yogurt drinks and beautiful wetland which has 1 - 2.5km walking trails. "Kurokawa Onsen town(黒川温泉)" is good place to have lunch. Our daily driving map will let you know nice recommended restaurants there. The biggest highlight on this day is driving along the Aso Sky Line from "Skyline observatory" to "Daikanbo Observatory(大観峰)". Driving on outer rim of a Aso caldera will be your lifetime unforgettable memory. If you have time, let's go to "Kusasenri(草千里)". Breathtaking panoramic grass plains are waiting for you. Aso area where you stay this day is countryside and you had better to eat dinner at your inn. Then please control your schedule to reach your inn by 18 around o'clock.
Stay at Aso
You will stay Aso(阿蘇) area on this day. Accommodations are located around Mt.Aso(阿蘇山) the symbol of this area. You can choose prefer type of accommodations from variety of options like fine Ryokan with Onsen, reasonable western style hotels and so on. Aso area is consider as countryside. Restaurants, shops and convenience stores are very limited and difficult to find place to have dinner and breakfast. Don't forget to book plan with dinner and breakfast. Most of accommodations don't charge parking fee.
Day. 3Aso to Aso
This day is the day of between two consecutive stay in Aso. You can relax this day because mileage is about 150km only and you need not to pack your luggage too. If you haven't visit "Kusasenri(草千里)" in Mt.Aso, let's go there first. Breathtaking panoramic grass plains are waiting for you. The biggest highlight of this day is "Takachiho Gorge(高千穂峡)" one of the most beautiful gorge in Japan and it can be highlight of your Kyushu travel too. It is located inconvenient area but you can visit there by your car easily. They have rental boat and highly recommended to try boating in amazing view. "Kunimigaoka Observatory(国見ヶ丘展望台)" near the gorge is also worth to visit. You will be amazed due to 360 degree mountain view. "Amanoiwato Shrine(天岩戸神社)" 10 km away from the gorge is recommended too.You can walk 10 min along the walking trail to visit mysterious cave with Torii gate. There are not many restaurants there but our daily driving map will suggest you nice soba restaurant, Beef steak restaurants and so on. When you return back to Aso, let's stop by "Shirakawa Suigen(白川水源)" which is park with natural clear water source. It is better to bring an empty bottol. In addition, There are amazing cherry blossom places spring. If you will travel in sprong, our daily driving map will guide you these spots. It is really worth to see and please priority there.
Stay at Aso
You will stay Aso(阿蘇) area on this day. Accommodations are located around Mt.Aso(阿蘇山) the symbol of this area. You can choose prefer type of accommodations from variety of options like fine Ryokan with Onsen, reasonable western style hotels and so on. Aso area is consider as countryside. Restaurants, shops and convenience stores are very limited and difficult to find place to have dinner and breakfast. Don't forget to book plan with dinner and breakfast. Most of accommodations don't charge parking fee.
Day. 4Aso to Nagasaki
This day will head from Aso to Nagasaki. Mileage is about 150km but you need to take car ferry from Kumamoto port to Shimabara port and there are many sightseeing spots along this load. So It is highly recommended to depart Aso as early as possible. You had better to reach Kumamoto port at reast before 13:00 to take 13:40 ferry. First destination is Kumamoto city. The symbol of the city "Kumamoto castle(熊本城)" is under reconstruction from the damage of the earthquake. It may be nicer to visit sonderful Japanese garden "Suizenji Jojuen Garden(水前寺成趣園)". Recommended lunch on this day is Kumamoto Ramen. Our daily driving map will guide you nice ramen shop which is popular among locals. You need to take "Kyusho Ferry(九商フェリー)" from Kumamoto port to Shimabara port. It is 1 hour voyage to Shimabara port. Our daily driving map will let you know details about Kyusho ferry and how to take it. From Shimabara port, let's move to "Unzen Jigoku Hell(雲仙地獄)". Unzen is famous for its volcanoes and Onsen. You can see fantastic scene with steam blowing out from the ground. If the weather is nice, it is nice to stop by "Nita Pass 2nd Lookout(仁田峠第二展望所)" to see spectacular views looking over the Shimabara town. Nagasaki is 70km away from Kumamoto port and due to no highway, it takes about 2 hours. After dinner, it is highly recommended to take "Nagasaki Ropeway(長崎ロープウェイ)" to "Mt.Inasayama observatory(稲佐山展望台)". Japan Top 3 night veiw is waiting for you.
Stay at Nagasaki
You will stay in Nagasaki(長崎) city on this day. Nagasaki is very big city and there are many choices from 5 star hotels to reasonable 3 star hotels. It is city area and most of the accommodations are not Ryokans but western style hotels. Nagasaki can divided into "Nagasaki Station side" and "Mt.Inasayama(稲佐山) side". There are many hotels with 3-4 stars on the Nagasaki station side, and it is convenient for sightseeing using a tram. As there are many restaurants, it is recommended to book your hotels wih breakfast only or without meals. Some 4-5 star hotels on Mt.Inasayama side is inconvenient but you can enjoy beauriful night view of Nagasaki city which is counted top 3 night veiw in Japan. It is recommended to book with dinner and enjoy it with amazing night view. Many hotels don't have own parking and they may charge additional parking fee.
Day. 5Nagasaki to Takeo/Ureshino
This day will head from Nagasaki to Takeo/Ureshino. Since mileage is long(about 170km) without highway and it is recommended to start 8:00~9:00 if you don't lile huried travel. If you haven't visit major sightseeing spots in Nagasaki such as "Nagasaki Peace Park(長崎平和公園)", "Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum(長崎原爆資料館)" or "Dejima(出島)”, let's visit there first. After that, let's drive to "Roadside Station YuhigaokaSotome(道の駅 夕陽が丘そとめ)". From there, you can enjoy refreshing driving through beautiful coastal road "Nagasaki Sunset Road". Then you can move to Sasebo city via "Saikaibashi Bridge(西海橋)". Recommended lucnch on this day is either oyster or Sasebo burger. Our daily driving map will let you now nice shop and you must try. Today's biggest highlight is "Ishidake Observatory(石岳展望台)". You can enjoy 360 degree panolamic view with Kujukushima(99 islands) and Sasebo city with huge shipyard. Another "Tenkaiho Observatory(展海峰)" is more famous but the view from hear is more great. If you still have time, you can stop by pottery town Arita and go to your inn. At night, please take a rest with Onsen in either Takeo or Ureshino. In addition, there are amazing cherry blossom and azelea places on this route. If you will travel in spring, our daily driving map will guide you these spots. It is really worth to see and please priority there.
Stay at Takeo/Ureshino
You will stay in Takeo(武雄) town or Ureshino(嬉野) town on this day. The two towns are about 15 km away and about 30 minutes by car. Both cities are famous for Onsen and most of accommodations are Japanese Ryokan with Onsen. Some western style hotels there also have Onsen facilities too. Takeo is smaller and quieter Than Ureshino and most of the accommodations are 4-5 star Ryoans. Ureshino has more options from 3 to 5 star hotels and Ryokans. Many restaurants in both town will be closed in the evening, so it is better to book a plan with dinner and breakfast. Most of accommodations don't charge parking fee.
Day. 6Takeo/Ureshino to Fukuoka
This day will go back to Fukuoka from Takeo/Ureshino. Because of long mileage 190km and many sightseeing spots, it is recommended to start 8:00~9:00 if you don't lile huried travel. If you haven't visit "Mifuneyama Rakuen garden(御船山楽園)" near Takeo, famous pottery town Arita and "Imari Okawa Uchiyama(伊万里大川内山)", it is recommended to go there first. The biggest hightlight on this day is "Kagamiyama Observatory(鏡山西展望台)". This is a observatory where you can see very panolamic scenery with Karatsu bay and "Niji no Matsubara Pine Tree Forest(虹の松原)".It is highly recommended. After that you can drive through the forest and move to Yobuko(呼子) town to have a lunch. Their speciality is squid and you can taste amazing flesh squid you may never eaten before. Our daily driving map will guide you recommended restaurant. If you still have time, let's stop by "Sakurai Futamigaura Couple Rock(桜井二見ヶ浦の夫婦岩)" to take typical Japan-ish photo with Torii gate stainding in the sea. If you have been Karatsu and Yobuko already, you can go back to Fukuoka with another route. You can travel to Yanagawa town via "Yutoku Inari Shrine(祐徳稲荷神社)"."Ohana Shotoen(御花松涛園)" is an old house and amazing Japanese garden which was built about 300 years ago. You can try traditional grilled eel and cheap and good local Udon noodle for lunch. "Yame Chuo Tea Gaden(八女中央大茶園)" is highly recommended to visit. It is the secret spot where can be reach by car only and you will be amazed due to panolamic scenery covered with green tea trees. If you would like to enjoy shopping before going back to your country, you can stop at "Tosu Premium Outlets(鳥栖プレミアムアウトレット)". There are some traffic jam adound Fukuoka and it takes time to filling up gas and return your car too. If you don't stay Fukuoka and take flight on this day, please reach rental car shop at least 3 hours before the flight.
Return a car at Fukuoka
Rental car rental and return at Fukuoka All Kyushu driving routes we providing start from Fukuoka. Below 3 branchs is the most recommended. ①Fukuoka Airport International Terminal Branch : For travelers who take international flight. ②Fukuoka Airport No.1 Branch (Domestic Terminal) : For travelers who take domestic flight. ③Hakata Station Hakata Exit Branch : For travelers who stay Fukuoka before or after driving trip and who take Shinkansen(Bullet train).

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Route numberStart cityGoal cityWayTravel PaceDistanceRankHighway feeDetail
718FukuokaFukuokareturn_tripbusy1,050 km¥ 7,400check
719FukuokaKagoshimaone_way_tripnormal920 km¥ 4,450check
720FukuokaKagoshimaone_way_tripbusy1,030 km¥ 8,150check
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