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Nioza Historical Road
AddressNioza, Usuki City, Oita Prefecture
ContactUsuki City, Industrial Tourism Division
0972-63-1111
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Intro:

The front yard of Usuki Castle, Nioza, stands on an elevated grounds created by the pyroclastic flow from Mt. Aso. Roads have been placed here by tediously carving out the rocky soil of the region. Narrow back alleys in this area are still reminiscent of the old days from the castle town era, as long stretches of high stone walls, robust tile roof buildings, white walls, and temples continue up and down the hilly streets.
One of the iconic scenic spots in Usuki is the strip in front of the Former Shinko-ji Temple. Especially after the rain, the wet stone pavement creates an indescribable atmospheric scene here.

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