Tourist Destinations

Close search
Hiji Castle Ruin
Address2610 Hiji, Hayami District, Oita Prefecture
ContactHiji Tourist Association
0977-72-4255
LINEで送る

Intro:

Hiji Castle was initially built in 1602 by the first Hiji Domain lord, Kinoshita Nobutoshi. The site today serves as Hiji Castle Ruin Park along with its remaining pieces of the stone wall, the moat, and the sugi tree line. A beautiful view of Beppu Bay is captured here. A fresh water is springing out of the bottom of the nearby sea - this has become an ideal habitation for marbled flounders, hence the widely known nickname "Joka (or 'Castle Town') flounders."

Spots nearby

Nature ObservationNature Observation
History, Shrine, TempleHistory, Shrine, Temple
OnsenOnsen
InformationInformation
Art, Culture, TownscapeArt, Culture, Townscape
Leisure, ExperienceLeisure, Experience
Theme ParkTheme Park
Local Specialty, Roadside StationLocal Specialty, Roadside Station
Food, RestaurantFood, Restaurant