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Japan is situated in northeastern Asia between the North Pacific and the Sea of Japan. The area of Japan is 377,873 square kilometers, nearly equivalent to Germany and Switzerland combined or slightly smaller than California. Japan consists of four major islands, surrounded by more than 4,000 smaller islands.

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Use the "JNTO TRAVEL PLANNER" for train and map information helpful in traveling around Japan.

  • By simply entering the departing and arrival station, get an overview of train transfer method, fares, and travel time.
  • By simply selecting the arrival airport and major train stations around Japan, find routes to stations nearest your destination.
  • Display a map of the arrival train station and areas surrounding sightseeing spots.

Read the "Usage Guide" and use this service for a safe and enjoyable trip in Japan.

Usage Guide


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Shrines and Temples


Fuki-ji Temple

Fuki-ji was built in the year 718. Its Amida-do is generally called Fuki-ji O-do. It is the oldest wooden structure in Kyushu. Inside the main hall are colorful pictures portraying various themes of the Buddha, indicating the fervent Buddhist worship among the believers at this temple. The main hall is designated as a National Treasure. The seated image of the Amida-Nyorai contained in the main hall is designated by the national government as an Important Cultural Property.Fuki-ji is located on the Kunisaki peninsula. At around the end of the 12th century there were more than 50 temples with 800 temple buildings on this peninsula, where Buddhism flourished at that time.

2395 Fuki, Bungo-Takada-shi, Oita

Admission Fee
200 yen (regular fee)


JR Usa Stn./Bus/30-min. ride/Fuki-ji Stop/3-min. walk

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