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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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Culture and Heritage

Culture and Heritage

In the rural south of Fukuoka prefecture, Yame is a historical city that offers a rich taste of Fukuoka’s traditional crafts and culture, featuring the famous Yame tea. This area has long prospered thanks to its natural resources of abundant water and fertile soil. As an important transport hub between Bungo and Chikugo, Yame was a lively town where merchants built their houses and artisans set up their workshops.

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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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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 Crossroads Of Cultures: A Guide To Fukuoka’s Cultural Landscape

A Crossroads Of Cultures: A Guide To Fukuoka's Cultural Landscape

Sitting on the northern edges of Japan's southernmost main island, Kyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture is characterised by its rich and varied culture. It's kind of what you'd expect when you've been evolving a unique cultural identity over literally thousands of years...

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