Loading Kyushu…


Kyūshū is the southernmost of the four main islands of Japan. The climate is slightly warmer and more tropical than Honshu, and the southern and eastern coasts are regularly battered by typhoons each year.

Fukuoka is the capital of Fukuoka prefecture and the largest city on the island of Kyushu.

Fukuoka prefecture is the most populous prefecture of Kyushu, Japan with a population of over 5 million.

Nagasaki is the capital of Nagasaki prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan. Under the national isolation policy of the Tokugawa shogunate, Nagasaki harbor was the only harbor to which entry of foreign ships was permitted.

Kumamoto is a prefecture on the island of Kyushu, in Japan. There are several unique traditional foods in Kumamoto prefecture.

Kumamoto is the capital of Kumamoto prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan. It is notable for the impressive Kumamoto Castle The city is home to about 730,000 people.

Ōita prefecture is a prefecture of Kyushu, Japan. Onsens! Onsens!

Yakushima is an island off the south east coast of Kyushu next to Tanegashima and north of Okinawa in Japan.

Nagasaki prefecture is on the island of Kyushu, Japan. China Eastern Airlines and Korean Air are operating from Shanghai and Seoul, but these flights are not served daily.

Kitakyūshū is a large city in Fukuoka prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan.

Saga is a small and rustic prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan.

Beppu is a city in Oita prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan. Famous for its visually stunning hot springs, Beppu is one of Japan's Three Great Hot Springs.

Miyazaki prefecture is on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu.

Kagoshima is the capital of Kagoshima prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan.

Karatsu is a city in Saga Prefecture, Japan. Karatsu, like many other municipalities in Japan, is actually the result of a merger of smaller towns and villages from the surrounding area, which occurred in 2005.

Kagoshima prefecture is the southernmost prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan.

Takachiho is a city in Miyazaki, Kyushu. Both a natural wonder and an important religious site, Takachiho draws over a million Japanese tourists yearly, but few foreigners make it this far.

Also in East Asia

Do you like Kyushu? Please link to and share this page.

Wherever you go, go with all your heart. - Confucius
About Around. Powered by Mapcarta.
Photos provided by Panoramio under the copyright of their owners.