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Kyushu Olle, To Munakata Oshima Island: A trip to the sea and mountains to experience a special world heritage site even before your walk.

Kyushu Olle, To Munakata Oshima Island: A trip to the sea and mountains to experience a special world heritage site even before your walk.

The Munakata Oshima Island Course is where you can enjoy a special journey even before you start walking. In addition to it’s being an isolated island, it is also a land of faith that constitutes the world heritage site“Sacred Island of Okinoshima and Associated Sites in the Munakata Region.” During your visit, you can pray the Sacred Island Okinoshima from afar, depending on the weather. As you follow the island's history to Nakatsu-miya, Okitsu-miya Yohaisho, and the remains of the Houdai Ato Battery, you will also be able to enjoy the sea and mountains.

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Featuring Tourist Attractions Throughout The Prefecture②

Featuring Tourist Attractions Throughout The Prefecture②

As the largest city in Kyushu and one of the oldest in Japan, Fukuoka abounds with outdoor activities, traditional handicrafts, and an exuberant food culture.

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Featuring Tourist Attractions Throughout The Prefecture①

Featuring Tourist Attractions Throughout The Prefecture①

Welcome to Fukuoka, a prefecture in northern Kyushu, abounding with outdoor activities, traditional handicrafts, and a food culture that’s entirely its own!

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History Through the Eyes of a Samurai

History Through the Eyes of a Samurai

The city of Yanagawa was made for exploring. Nicknamed the "Venice of Kyushu" for its hundreds of kilometers of canals and the many small boats steered by boatmen that traverse them, it is one of Japan's most picturesque cities.

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Traditional, Sustainable Products and You

Traditional, Sustainable Products and You

Fukuoka is home to two of Japan's most beloved forms of traditional handicrafts: Koishiwarayaki pottery and Kurume Kasuri textiles. Join us as we explore the origins of these two beautiful and centuries-old crafts in the beautiful towns and villages of Fukuoka Prefecture, located in the northern part of Kyushu Island in western Japan.

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Expand Your Sense of Wonder

Expand Your Sense of Wonder

Get your outdoor gear ready because we’re about to head deep into Fukuoka’s bountiful landscape for some unrestricted nature-loving fun and adventure! This edition of our Fukuoka visit is about appreciating the bounty of the region’s mountainous and coastal landscapes, as well as local community efforts to preserve them.

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Culture Through Food

Culture Through Food

Fukuoka prefecture has long been considered a gourmet destination for food lovers. From coastlines abundant with delicious seafood to the prefecture’s optimal green tea growing environments, there is much to titillate a foodie’s appetite, including hands-on experiences and a little adventure. Follow us on our journey through Fukuoka prefecture for a culinary discovery of the southern green tea region of Yame and northward for a fishing boat excursion in Kitakyushu.

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A Mindful Moment

A Mindful Moment

Lace up your trekking shoes on this fine weather day and join us for a scenic hike around the island of Oshima, located 7 kilometers off the northwestern coast of Fukuoka prefecture.

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A Luxurious and Historical Getaway at Yame and Chikugo in Fukuoka

A Luxurious and Historical Getaway at Yame and Chikugo in Fukuoka

Luxury accommodations, world-class tea, spiritual experiences, and hands-on craft workshops are the ingredients in Yame and Chikugo City’s recipe to rejuvenate your body and soul.

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