Scenic Japan from the Water

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  • Fishing

    [Sports & Outdoor Activities,Nature & Scenery]

    Okushiri is a fishermen's paradise: Just drop your line anywhere and it will be a perfect fishing spot.

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  • Miyatsubentengu

    [Famous/Historical Spots]

    The “God of Good Fortune” is enshrined here.

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  • Forest of reconstruction

    [Nature & Scenery]

    A walking course exploring the primeval Japanese beech forest.

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  • kabuto Rock

    [Nature & Scenery]

    A series of strange rock formations located on the west coast of the island. Carved by nature over a long period of time, these amazing shapes are sure to fascinate you.

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  • Miyatsu Benten Shrine

    [Famous/Historical Spots]

    The “God of Good Fortune” is enshrined here.

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  • Evening view of Unimaru Park

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    A monument that takes motif from sea. urchins, an Okushiri specialty

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  • Kitaoimisaki Park

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    8 Sculptures by Masayuki Nagare are on display inside the park, making it like an outdoor gallery.

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  • Kyujimayama Lookout

    [Nature & Scenery]

    An observatory located on a 369.3m tall mountain, easily accessible by car. A 90 step staircase exists from the parking to the observatory.

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  • Nabetsuru Rock

    [Nature & Scenery]

    The symbol of Okushiri Island.

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  • Strange rock of Okushiri Island

    [Nature & Scenery]

    A series of strange rock formations located on the west coast of the island. Carved by nature over a long period of time, these amazing shapes are sure to fascinate you.

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  • Lotus Flower Festival in the Stone Buddhas Village

    [Festivals & Special Events,Nature & Scenery]

    The beutiful lotus flowers and fun events can be enjoyed from early in the moring.

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  • Furen limestone cavern

    [Famous/Historical Spots]

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  • Usuki Takeyoi Lantern Festival

    [Festivals & Special Events]

    More than 20,000 bamboo lanterns, of all sizes and design, lining Usuki's stone-paved streets bring an ethereal atmosphere over two consecutive evenings to its historic town centre.

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  • yahatcho Ojiten

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  • Usuki Takeyoi Lantern Festival

    [Festivals & Special Events]

    More than 20,000 bamboo lanterns, of all sizes and design, lining Usuki's stone-paved streets bring an ethereal atmosphere over two consecutive evenings to its historic town centre.

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  • Fugenji

    [Famous/Historical Spots,Nature & Scenery,Fall Foliage]

    "Fugenji temple" in Usuki-city Notsu-machi is a family temple of Kicchomu and also known as a famous place for beautiful colored autumnal leaves.

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  • Ryugenji temple three-stories pagoda

    [Famous/Historical Spots]

    The tower is Ryugenji temple three-stories pagoda, the master craftsman, Takahashi, had traveled around Nara and Kyoto studying the advantages of old three-stories pagoda to create ideal drawings.

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  • Old Usuki seigneur Inaba family suburban residence(old Inaba family villa)

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    Inaba family suburban residence was built in 1902 as the housing for the homecoming for the former han owner whom changed their residence to Tokyo after the abolition of the han system.

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  • Sara and DE Usuki

    [Famous/Historical Spots]

    In the Center of Haccho Oji avenue shopping area, the building created by model of NOBISHADO. Place for tourist center, interference of Western culture in Usuki is exhibited.

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  • Usuki Sekibutsu Stone Buddhas

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    59 of the 60 found here are registered as National Treasures.

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  • Usuki Sekibutsu Stone Buddhas

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    Usuki’s Buddhas are about six kilometres outside of Usuki’s town centre, on a rise overlooking a wide flat valley, dotted with ponds.

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  • Nioza Hisotiral Road

    [Famous/Historical Spots]

    Nioza is made by mounting the ashes from the Mt. Aso, and the road is created by scrapping the rocks.

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  • Nioza Hisotiral Road

    [Famous/Historical Spots]

    Usuki’s grand temples hints at the power it once held and wealth it accumulated in the Edo Period, when the samurai ruled the land.

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  • Ruins of Usuki castle

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    Since the well-known Christian Daimyo, Sorin Otomo, owned the castle, the Alphabet letters were carved on the stone wall, chapel was inside the castle, as well as Christian novitiate in the basement.

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  • Ruins of Usuki castle

    [Famous/Historical Spots]

    Since the well-known Christian Daimyo, Sorin Otomo, owned the castle, the Alphabet letters were carved on the stone wall, chapel was inside the castle, as well as Christian novitiate in the basement.

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  • Nioza Hisotiral Road

    [Famous/Historical Spots]

    Today, it is a compact and quiet town of stone-paved streets, lined by a number of traditional buildings, that are pleasant to stroll around.

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  • Nioza Hisotiral Road

    [Famous/Historical Spots]

    Nioza is made by mounting the ashes from the Mt. Aso, and the road is created by scrapping the rocks.

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  • Car ferry NAOSHIMA

    [,Nature & Scenery,Others]

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  • Car ferry NAOSHIMA

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  • Usuki ruin of the castle Cherry Blossom Festival

    [Famous/Historical Spots,Cherry Blossoms]

    In the ruin of the Usuki castle, which was built by Sorin Otomo in war ages, there are about 1000 cherry trees planted. There will be light up during the festival period from 18:00-22:00.

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