Route & dates
Oita— 4 nights
The gateway to a wealth of dynamic landscapes and some of the country's most atmospheric religious and cultural sites, Oita, in touristic terms, acts primarily as a transport hub.You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oita: Nobeoka (Mount Atago & Kitaura Rinkai Park Kitaurara Umi Ichiba), Amano Yasugawara (in Takachiho-cho) and Kitsuki Castle (in Kitsuki). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Takasakiyama Nature Zoo, buy something for everyone on your list at JR Oita City, contemplate the long history of Funai Castle Ruin, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Yusuhara Hachiman Shrine.
To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Oita trip planner.
In January, daytime highs in Oita are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Oita
Usuki, Nobeoka, Saiki, Amano Yasugawara, Kitsuki Castle
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