Japan Drive Route Guide

Area
Kyushu
Travel Period
7D6N
Route
723
Overview
Start
Fukuoka
Goal
Kagoshima
Way
one_way_trip
Travel Pace
busy
Distance
1,010 km
Rank
Highway fee
¥ 5,050
About this route
This is a one way driving route to go through eastern Kyushu from North to South within 7days.It is recommended for Onsen lovers because of 3 nights stay at Yufuin/Beppu, Kirishima and Ibusuki. It covers a lot of wonderful nature scenery such as Daikanbo and Kusasenri in Aso, Takachiho Gorge one of TOP beautiful gorge in Japan, Aoshima island and Sakurajima volcano. In addition, you can visit the towns still keep atmosphere and culture of old Japan, such as Yufuin Yunotsubo street, Udojingu Shrine, Chiran Samurai Residence Garden and Senganen Garden in Kagoshima. In spring, you can enjoy the wonderful cherry blossoms at Oita river and Mochio Park, Hanadate Park in Miyazaki. Sun flower garden in Miyazaki is recommended in Summer. In autumn,Yabakei Gorge and Kokonoe Suspension Bridge are the best places to see coloured leaves. Sand & Flower Festa at Fukiagehama in May is recommended too. Yufuin/Beppu and Kirishima are one of the most popular Onsen town in all over Japan and Ibusuki is also nationally famous for their sand-bath. Highly recommended to stay Japanese style Ryokan. Of cause, you can enjoy local food! The must-eat food are Seki horse mackerel fish, Aso Red beef, Miyazaki beef and local chicken, Bonito and green tea sweet in Chiran, black pork and shaved ice desert in Kagoshima and amberjack fish in Sakurajima,. Our daily driving map will guide you recommended local restaurants for these dish. This is one way route from Fukuoka to Kagoshima. You can go back to Fukuoka by 1.5 hour bullet train ride or take flight. You can visit many spots along this route but and it will be busy travel due to no continuous stay and may be required to skip some spots.If you have time, it is highly recommended to choose route at least 8D7N or longer.

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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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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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
46 521 410
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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
Check Description
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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
Check Description
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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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Shiraito Waterfalls(Karuizawa)

sightseeing
292 851 679
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Karuizawa Lake Garden

sightseeing
292 464 474*42
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Kumobaike pond

sightseeing
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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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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

sightseeing
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
46 521 410
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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
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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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Miyazaki

sightseeing
66 325 096
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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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Umagase

sightseeing
136 322 281
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Ginza Tenichi(Hakata)

restaurant
No car park
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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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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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Umagase

sightseeing
136 322 281
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The Sea Cross

sightseeing
136 291 837
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Saitobaru kofungun

sightseeing
219 121 371
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Ayano Teruha Suspension Bridge

sightseeing
600 068 462*38
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Shusen no Mori

sightseeing
591 853 669
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Soba Maru

restaurant
66 570 371*71
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Heiwadai Park

sightseeing
66 410 244
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Florante Miyazaki

sightseeing
66 446 186
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AEON MALL Miyazaki

sightseeing
66 325 096
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Honoka Dining

restaurant
66 325 103*08
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Teppanyaki Steak House Miyachiku

restaurant
66 325 072*04
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Miyachiku Oyodokahan branch

restaurant
66 261 282*05
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Mimitsu Historical District

sightseeing
136 013 146*47
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Nice view spot of Souther side of Mt.Aso

sightseeing
256 366 816*80
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Unokonotaki Falls

sightseeing
Check Description
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Omi Shrine

sightseeing
136 288 008*28
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Somegaoka Sun Flower Field

sightseeing
219 287 794*14
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Tsuno Winery

sightseeing
219 681 648
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Togenkyo Point

sightseeing
136 535 736
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Roadside Station Yochimiroya

public_facility
498 044 069
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Miyazaki

sightseeing
66 325 096
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Kirishima

sightseeing
376 204 613*47
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Aoshima Island

sightseeing
843 161 675*81
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Udo Jingu Shrine

sightseeing
274 536 337
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Sekinoo Falls

sightseeing
216 628 869
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Heiwadai Park

sightseeing
66 410 244
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Florante Miyazaki

sightseeing
66 446 186
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AEON MALL Miyazaki

sightseeing
66 325 096
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Kodomo no Kuni

sightseeing
843 190 368
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Aoshima Island

sightseeing
843 161 675*81
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Horikiri Pass

sightseeing
843 073 752*80
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Roadside Station Phenix

public_facility
843 042 801
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Hanatate Park

sightseeing
274 763 098
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Udo Jingu Shrine

sightseeing
274 536 337
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Obi Castle Ruin

sightseeing
274 432 705
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Cape Toi

sightseeing
724 101 619
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Shibushiwan Daikoku Dolphin Land

sightseeing
238 439 771
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Hachimangaoka Park

sightseeing
227 722 121
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Ikoma highland

sightseeing
227 513 024
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Takachiho farm

sightseeing
227 000 827
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Sekinoo Falls

sightseeing
216 628 869
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Mochio Park

sightseeing
117 571 599*88
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Tanaka Fruit

restaurant
117 487 565*14
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Kirishima Shrine

sightseeing
376 089 354
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Mahoroba no Sato

sightseeing
376 140 769
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Kokubushiroyama Park

sightseeing
216 544 424
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Maruonotaki Falls

sightseeing
376 205 631*07
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Ebino Highland Rest Center

sightseeing
376 416 072*65
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Iodani Fumarolic Area

sightseeing
376 235 344*75
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Kirishima Onsen Market

sightseeing
376 204 613*47
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Kitamoro

restaurant
117 516 822*77
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SLF

restaurant
117 550 217*62
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Miyakonojo Yakinikuto

restaurant
117 487 595*42
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Inohae Gorge

other
274 794 802
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Marine Viewer Nango

sightseeing
274 045 393*47
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Kaeda Valley

other
843 243 033
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Futami Udon Kenkyujo

restaurant
117 612 280*45
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Roadside Station Sakatani

public_facility
274 482 547
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Eirakuso

restaurant
216 691 639*48
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Olive no Ki

restaurant
376 089 426*31
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Mizonokuchi Cave

sightseeing
216 715 109
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Kiriya Sakuraya

restaurant
42 569 567
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Sakamoto Rice Terrace

sightseeing
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Kirishima

sightseeing
376 204 613*47
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Ibusuki

sightseeing
285 228 013*23
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Kirishima Shrine

sightseeing
376 089 354
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Chiran Samurai house district

sightseeing
198 473 146*14
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Mt.Onodake Park

sightseeing
285 302 375
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Gas Station(Kagoshima Airport)

public_facility
42 746 854
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Kirishima Shrine

sightseeing
376 089 354
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Kokubushiroyama Park

sightseeing
216 544 424
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Chiran Samurai house district

sightseeing
198 473 146*14
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Tamago no Kikuchan

sightseeing
198 442 313*85
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Satsuma Eikokukan

restaurant
198 473 208*38
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Chiran Peace(Kamikaze) Museum

sightseeing
198 412 097
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Patisserie Gurimari

restaurant
285 257 752
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Uomidake Natural Park

sightseeing
285 348 085
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Cape Nagasakibana Parking Garden

sightseeing
648 565 864
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Flower Park Kagoshima

sightseeing
285 010 011
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Kaimon Submontane Park

sightseeing
285 006 886*04
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Wake Shrine&Inukai fall

sightseeing
216 841 449*18
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Maruonotaki Falls

sightseeing
376 205 631*07
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Ebino Highland Rest Center

sightseeing
376 416 072*65
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Satsuma Denshokan Museum

sightseeing
285 318 025
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Chiri Ring Road

sightseeing
285 349 175
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Iodani Fumarolic Area

sightseeing
376 235 344*75
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Kirishima Onsen Market

sightseeing
376 204 613*47
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Cafe201

restaurant
198 473 179*81
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Takian

sightseeing
No car park(Public parking MC:198 473 146*14)
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La chuaumiere

restaurant
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Roadside Station Lake Ikeda paradise

public_facility
285 275 233
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Mameya Jyuroku

restaurant
285 227 015*03
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Chojyuan

restaurant
285 257 067*55
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Little Cafe

restaurant
285 317 315*24
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TAKETORA

restaurant
285 257 279*42
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Tosenkyo Somen Nagashi

restaurant
285 185 009
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Sand bath Sayuri

sightseeing
285 044 480
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Kuriya

restaurant
285 135 744*31
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Bairi

restaurant
285 432 601*70
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Kareigawa Station

sightseeing
42 867 660*38
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Happy Point

restaurant
393 062 016
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Terayama Park observatory

sightseeing
42 253 692
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Hirakawa Zoo

sightseeing
393 150 313
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Ryumon Falls(Kagoshima)

sightseeing
42 590 608*41
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Kirin Shoten

sightseeing
376 045 590*24
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La chuaumiere

restaurant
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Sengan-en and Shoko Shuseikan Museum

sightseeing
42 099 585*50
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Jumbo Mochi Hirataya

restaurant
42 099 098*67
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aview Cafe & Flowers

restaurant
393 423 838*31
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Sushi Madoka

restaurant
42 034 405*08
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Mt.Onodake Park

sightseeing
285 302 375
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Ibusuki

sightseeing
285 228 013*23
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Kagoshima

rental_car
393 575 379*15
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Mt.Onodake Park

sightseeing
285 302 375
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Hinokami Park

sightseeing
761 288 774
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Miyama Toyukan

sightseeing
147 193 645*64
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Hakata Miyachiku

restaurant
No car park
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Nippon Rent a Car(Kagoshima Airport)

rental_car
42 776 306*25
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Sengan-en and Shoko Shuseikan Museum

sightseeing
42 099 585*50
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Amaminosato

sightseeing
393 363 310
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Nippon Rent a Car(Kagoshima Chuo Station East Exit)

rental_car
393 575 379*15
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Gas Station(Kagoshima Chuo Station)

public_facility
393 575 594*44
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Tenmonkan Street Parking

sightseeing
42 006 411*06
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Unagi Sueyoshi

restaurant
No car park(Public parking MC:42 006 411*06)
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Tontoro Ramen

restaurant
No car park (Public parking MC:42 006 411*06)
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Komurasaki

restaurant
No car park (Public parking MC:42 006 411*06)
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TENMONKAN MUJAKI

restaurant
No car park (Public parking MC:42 006 411*06)
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Karen(Kagoshima)

restaurant
No car park (Public parking MC:42 006 411*06)
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Sushi Madoka

restaurant
42 034 405*08
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Unagi Matujyu

restaurant
393 546 774*05
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Kagomma Furusato Yatai village

restaurant
393 575 741*42
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Chiran Samurai house district

sightseeing
198 473 146*14
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Tamago no Kikuchan

sightseeing
198 442 313*85
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Satsuma Eikokukan

restaurant
198 473 208*38
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Chiran Peace(Kamikaze) Museum

sightseeing
198 412 097
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Patisserie Gurimari

restaurant
285 257 752
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Roadside Station Lake Ikeda paradise

public_facility
285 275 233
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Passion Fruit and Mango Fruit Forest

restaurant
No car park
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Sebira Park

sightseeing
285 180 020
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Katsuichi

sightseeing
198 066 004*16
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Satsuma Shuzo Distillery Meijigura

sightseeing
198 064 161*71
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Roadside Station Yamakawako port

public_facility
285 106 823
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Satsuma Denshokan Museum

sightseeing
285 318 025
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Chiri Ring Road

sightseeing
285 349 175
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※AB カフェに集約 Bandokorobana Park

sightseeing
648 877 247
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Kamafuta Shrine

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648 875 666*60
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Makurazaki Osakana Center

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198 034 868
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Nakahara Park

sightseeing
198 132 091*01
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Cafe201

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198 473 179*81
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Takian

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No car park(Public parking MC:198 473 146*14)
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La chuaumiere

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Kagoshima Airport

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Shiroyama Park Observation Deck

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42 036 186
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Aeon Kagoshima

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393 364 886
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Uomidake Natural Park

sightseeing
285 348 085
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Cape Nagasakibana Parking Garden

sightseeing
648 565 864
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Flower Park Kagoshima

sightseeing
285 010 011
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Kaimon Submontane Park

sightseeing
285 006 886*04
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Tosenkyo Somen Nagashi

restaurant
285 185 009
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Sand bath Sayuri

sightseeing
285 044 480
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Kuriya

restaurant
285 135 744*31
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Bairi

restaurant
285 432 601*70
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Kuromon

restaurant
393 575 329*42
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Jumbo Mochi Hirataya

restaurant
42 099 098*67
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Baripa

sightseeing
42 005 069*57
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aview Cafe & Flowers

restaurant
393 423 838*31
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MATHERuBA Cafe

restaurant
147 025 203*06
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Natsu no Niwa

restaurant
147 193 679*88
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Chin Jukan kiln

sightseeing
147 193 705*57
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Hinokami Park

sightseeing
761 288 774
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Naniwa

restaurant
198 066 332*08
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Dining Bar ENGINE

restaurant
198 095 432*01
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AB Cafe

restaurant
648 877 277
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Drive In Oura

restaurant
505 223 875*34
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Kamegaoka

sightseeing
505 070 231
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Miyama Toyukan

sightseeing
147 193 645*64
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Kaze no Oka

restaurant
147 194 652*04
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calm

restaurant
147 193 622*65
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La chuaumiere

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Mt.Onodake Park

sightseeing
285 302 375
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Kagoshima

rental_car
393 575 379*15
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Kagoshima

rental_car
393 575 379*15
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Sengan-en and Shoko Shuseikan Museum

sightseeing
42 099 585*50
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Ajidokoro Okan

restaurant
393 414 066*86
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Tsubobatake

sightseeing
216 338 169*80
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Kagoshima Airport

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Nippon Rent a Car(Kagoshima Airport)

rental_car
42 776 306*25
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Gas Station(Kagoshima Airport)

public_facility
42 746 854
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Tsubobatake

sightseeing
216 338 169*80
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Black Vinegar Kakuida

sightseeing
216 218 389
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Tarumizu 1000 Ginkgo park

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393 269 129
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Ajidokoro Okan

restaurant
393 414 066*86
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Arimura Observatory

sightseeing
393 501 019
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Kurokami Buried Shrine Gate

sightseeing
393 595 631*03
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Ogaku pottery

sightseeing
393 553 236
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Sakurajima island Nagisa Park

sightseeing
42 011 375
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Sengan-en and Shoko Shuseikan Museum

sightseeing
42 099 585*50
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Shiroyama Park Observation Deck

sightseeing
42 036 186
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Aeon Kagoshima

sightseeing
393 364 886
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Amaminosato

sightseeing
393 363 310
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Sakurajima Ferry Terminal

public_facility
42 011 538
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Kagoshima Ferry Terminal

public_facility
42 037 389
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Nippon Rent a Car(Kagoshima Chuo Station East Exit)

rental_car
393 575 379*15
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Gas Station(Kagoshima Chuo Station)

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393 575 594*44
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Kagoshima Aquarium

sightseeing
42 038 123
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Tenmonkan Street Parking

sightseeing
42 006 411*06
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Unagi Sueyoshi

restaurant
No car park(Public parking MC:42 006 411*06)
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Tontoro Ramen

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Komurasaki

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TENMONKAN MUJAKI

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Karen(Kagoshima)

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No car park (Public parking MC:42 006 411*06)
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Sushi Madoka

restaurant
42 034 405*08
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Unagi Matujyu

restaurant
393 546 774*05
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Kagomma Furusato Yatai village

restaurant
393 575 741*42
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Kirishima Onsen Market

sightseeing
376 204 613*47
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Kirishima Shrine

sightseeing
376 089 354
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Maruonotaki Falls

sightseeing
376 205 631*07
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Iodani Fumarolic Area

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Kokubushiroyama Park

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216 544 424
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Kamou Hachiman Shrine

sightseeing
42 638 407*37
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Jyugoro Soba

restaurant
393 264 520*54
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Taiguruma

restaurant
42 527 749*22
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Kareigawa Station

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42 867 660*38
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Kurobutano Yakata

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216 787 621
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Fukufuku(Kajiki Branch)

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42 527 616*45
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Barrel Valley Praha & Gen

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42 775 205
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Eirakuso

restaurant
216 691 639*48
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Olive no Ki

restaurant
376 089 426*31
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Kimamana Kitchen

restaurant
376 204 639*23
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Kuromon

restaurant
393 575 329*42
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Jumbo Mochi Hirataya

restaurant
42 099 098*67
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Terayama Park observatory

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42 253 692
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Hirakawa Zoo

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393 150 313
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Baripa

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42 005 069*57
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aview Cafe & Flowers

restaurant
393 423 838*31
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MATHERuBA Cafe

restaurant
147 025 203*06
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Takatoge Azalea Park

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472 362 633
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Wake Shrine&Inukai fall

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216 841 449*18
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Ryumon Falls(Kagoshima)

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Kiriya Sakuraya

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42 569 567
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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 Miyazaki
This day will head from Aso to Miyazaki famous hot spring resorts. Because of long mileage 210km, it is recommended to start 8:00~9:00 if you don't lile huried travel. 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. There are not many restaurants there but our daily driving map will suggest you nice soba restaurant, Beef steak restaurants and so on. Then let's move to "Umagase(馬ヶ背)" a beautiful cape where you can sea panoramil ocean view. If you still have time before heading to Miyazaki, you can stop by "Mimitsu Town(美々津)". It is not well-known small fisherman's village which is listed as preserved district of traditional buildings. We recommend you to take highway from Takachiho gorge to Umagase and Umagase to Miyazaki due to no sightseeing spots. 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 Miyazaki
You will stay in Miyazaki(宮崎) city on this day. Many accommodations are concentrated around Miyazaki Station. Most ofthe accommodations in this city are not Ryokans but western style hotels. As many restaurants opens till midnight, it is recommended to book your hotels wih breakfast only or without meals. Many hotels don't have own parking and they may charge additional parking fee. If you would like to stay hotels with bigger room or Onsen facility, huge 5 star hotel "Sheraton Grande Ocean Resort" is recommended. It is located 6 km north of Miyazaki Station and you can enjoy nice Onsen too.
Day. 4Miyazaki to Kirishima
This day will head from Miyazaki to Kirishima famous hot spring resorts. Mileage about 120km only. The first destination is "Aoshima Island(青島 鬼の洗濯板)" an island with unique terrain called demon's washboard. 20km away from Aoshima, there are very unique shrine "Udo Jingu(鵜戸神宮)" which was build in the cave at the coast. It is worth to see but if you will visit there, it is better to depart early. After coming back to Miyazaki, let's take highway to Miyakonojo(都城) city whose production of the meat is the highest in all ove Janan. Of cause beaf BBQ restaurant is recommended but our daily driving map will guide you other nice Itarian restaurant and cheap and good Udon noodle restauant too. After lunch, why don't you enjoy 30 min walking at "Sekinoo Falls(関之尾の滝甌穴郡)" with unique terrein river? Then, you can face to Kirishima(霧島)area. "Kirishima Shrine(霧島神宮)"which founded more than 1000 years ago is must-see. There are many other sightseeing spots like farm, highland, park which Onsen steam blowing us from the ground and so on. At night, plase take a rest with Onsen in Kirishima. 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 Kirishima
You will stay in Kirishima(霧島) on this day. Kirishima is a very famous hot spring resort. You can choose from a reasonable 3-star ryokan to a 5-star ryokan which provide you a wonderful dinner and an amazing Onsen facilities. Kirishima 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. 5Kirishima to Ibusuki
This day will head from Kirishima to Ibusuki famous sand bath resorts. Mileage about 140km. If you haven't visited "Kirishima Shrine(霧島神宮)" first. Then, let's drive to "Ryumon Falls(龍門滝)" to refresh in clean air. If you like, "Kamou Hachiman Shrine(蒲生八幡神社)"which has the biggest camphor tree is recommended too. Then let's take highway to Chiran town. The biggest highlight of this day is "Chiran Samurai House District(知覧武家屋敷)" where is listed as preserved district of traditional buildings with 270 years history.. You can enjoy walking through 7 Samurai houses with beautiful Japanese gaedens. You also can enjoy lunch and tea in this town. Our driving map will guide you some Japanese restaurant in Samurai house and famous English tea house. After lunch,"Chiran Peace Museum(知覧特攻平和会館)" is worth to see. Here is museum of young men who were chosen as Kamikaze(suicidal attack) pilots. In spring, cherry blossoms street is beautiful there too. Ibusuki is nationally famous for its sand bath. It is recommended to reach your inn early and enjoy it and Onsen too. If you don't stay inn with sand bath facility, you also can go to oneday sand bath too. In addition, there are amazing cherry blossom and wisteria places on this route in spring If you will travel in these period, our daily driving map will guide you these spots. It is really worth to see and please priority there.
Stay at Ibusuki
You will stay in Ibusuki(指宿) city on this day. Ibusuki is a town famous nationwide for hot sand baths. Some hotels and Ryokans have not only normal Onsen but own sand baths facility as well and highly recommended. Ibusuki 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. 6Ibusuki to Kagoshima
This day will head from Ibusuki to Kagoshima. You can relax this day because mileage is about 120km only. If you haven't try sand bath, let's go to one day sand bath first. Then, first destination is "Cape Nagasakibana(長崎鼻)" which is located the most sourthernmost Satsuma Peninsula. You can enjoy the sight of the majestic Mt.Kaimondake. You also can stop by "Flower Park Kagoshima(フラワーパークかごしま)" near there. Then, let's casing to Makurazaki(枕崎) city which is city of Bonito fish and traditional distilled liquor Shochu. It is recommended to visit fish market "Makurazaki Osakana Center(枕崎お魚センター)". You can buy their speciality Katsuobushi(dried bonito) there. It is also recommended to eat very fresh bonito as lunch. After that you also can visit "Satsuma Shuzo Distillery Meijigura(薩摩酒造蒸溜所 明治蔵)". It is one of the biggest Shochu distillery and worth to visit. After that, you can drive to Kagoshima city. This area is also well-known as green tea plantation area and you can enjoy driving through green tea farm. We also let you know a secret spot overlooking the magnificent green tea plantations. In addition, there are many flower spots of cherry blossom, azelea and rape blossom in spring and great sand sculputure festival in May. If you will travel in this period, our daily driving map will guide you these spots. It is really worth to see and please priority there.
Stay at Kagoshima
You will stay in Kagoshima(鹿児島) city. Kagoshima is a big town, there are many choices from 5 star hotels to reasonable 3 star hotels. Most of accommodations are western style hotels but some of them have Onsen facilities. Around "Tenmonkandori station(天文館通駅)" of tram is consider as downtown area of Kagoshima city and many hotels and restaurants are concentrated. If you go back to Fukuoka by bullet train, it is also recommended to stay around "Kagoshima Chuo Station(鹿児島中央駅)". Kagoshima airport is located 40km away from Kagoshima city and it takes about 1hour and half. Please be careful if you take flight from there. As many restaurants opens till midnight, it is recommended to book your hotels with breakfast only or without meals. Many hotels don't have own parking and they may charge additional parking fee.
Day. 7Kagoshima to Kagoshima
This day you can enjoy day trip from Kagoshima city. You can relax traveling today because the travel distance is only about 120km and you do not need to pack your luggage. It is recommended to travel in a clock wise direction around the Kagoshima bay. In the morning, let's drive up to the Shiroyama Park Observation Deck(城山公園展望台) in Kagoshima city to see the famous active volcano Sakurajima(桜島), the symbol of Kagoshima. The main highlight of this day has to be Senganen Garden(仙巌園). There is the house of the Shimazu family who strongly contributed to the Japan modernization and you can enjoy an idyllic Sakurajima view from their beautiful garden. After that, let's stop by the Tsubobatake(坂元のくろず壺畑情報館) where black vinegar has been produced in a traditional way for more than 200 years. Today's recommended lunch is at ambejack fish restaurant. Our daily driving map will guide you directly to some secret fisherman's restaurants which are unknown by foreign tourists. Then, let' s drive to Yunohira Observatory(湯之平展望所) at the bottom of Sakurajima. You can take the Sakurajima Ferry from Sakurajima to Kagoshia. It is a 15min cruise. They are operating 70 cruises, 24/24 hours and you don’t need to make reservation. We will let you know how to take it with our driving map. In addition, be sure to visit the amazing azelea places in spring and some colored Ginkgo trees forests. If you travel in spring or autumn, our daily driving map will guide you directly to these spots. It is really worth seeing them so please make it your priority visit these spots.
Return a car at Kagoshima
Return a car at Kagoshima If you choose "One way route", you need to return your rental car at Kagoshima city. Below 2 branches are recommended. ①Kagoshima Chuo Station East Exit Branch : For travelers who take Shinkansen(Bullet train) to Fukuoka. ②Kagoshima Airport Branch : For travelers who take international or domestic flight from Kagoshima airport.

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Route numberStart cityGoal cityWayTravel PaceDistanceRankHighway feeDetail
722FukuokaKagoshimaone_way_triprelaxing1,040 km¥ 6,400check
724FukuokaKagoshimaone_way_tripnormal1,050 km¥ 8,150check
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