Found between the western Honshu and the island of Shikoku, the Seto Inland Sea has one of the highest concentration of attractions in Japan.
Found of the coast of Oita's Kunisaki Peninsula, Himeshima is a small island that is actually home to a treasure trove of hidden allures.
In Oita's Kunisaki Peninsula, oni are considered to have good nature. As a celebration of this, local monks play out the role of these demons.
While Oita is best known for Beppu and its lovely hot springs, places like the Kunisaki Peninsula conceal many ancient and spiritual wonders.
Oita's Usa Jingu is an ancient shrine that was also the first place to see the syncretic union of Shinto and Buddhism over 1,000 years ago.
Oita is a prefecture with a surprising amount of depth to it. This guide will give you an typical overview and also recommend some hidden gems.