Oita Prefecture Japan

Home of many iconic onsen spots such as Beppu and Yufuin, Oita Prefecture has the highest number of hot spring locations as well as the highest annual yield of hot spring water in the country. The prefecture offers a wide variety of onsen including sand, mud, steam, and other unique styles of bath. From the vast stretches of mountains to the beautiful blue sea, Oita is surrounded by great abundance of nature with fresh and delicious food products from the ocean and the mountains with seasonal flowers and fruits of all four seasons. There are also thousands of fireflies quite a sight to seethem in the dark. Also popular in Oita are spiritual places such as temples, shrines, and stone carvings of Buddha - notably National Treasure Fuki-ji Temple in the Kunisaki Peninsula.

Oita Prefecture


Kyushu, Ōita

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