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Unforgettable Experience in Oita

Jul 27, 2017

Recommended for people who are unsatisfied with just sightseeing!
I will introduce the unique experience of Oita Prefecture.
【Bamboo craft】
"Beppu City Traditional Bamboo Crafts Center"

It is a facility exhibiting a number of works with a detailed explanation of the history and techniques of bamboo work in Beppu city, precise and elegant individuality.
You can experience making bamboo crafts inside the facility.

○ Opening Hours: 8: 30 ~ 17: 00
   *Experience must be reserved 1 week in advance
○ Fee: Admission fee ¥ 300, Experience fee: 300yen to 1,000yen
○ regular holiday: Monday, December 29 - January 3
○ Address: 8-3 Higashisoen Beppu City 
○ Inquiries: Beppu City Traditional Bamboo Crafts Center
  Website:Beppu City Traditional Bamboo Crafts Center


It is steamed dish utilizing the steam of hot springs. It is a traditional cooking method transmitted from old days to bring out the taste of the material.
Since the cooking method doesn't need any oil and uses natural steam, you can enjoy a healthy meal, also it is very ecologal way.

○ Business hours: (weekdays and Sundays) : 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
                              (Saturday, the day before holiday):  8:00 a.m. to 11:00p.m.
○ Fixed holiday: None
○ Price: Depends on menu
○ Inquiry: Sato no Eki Kannawa
  Website: Sato no Eki Kannawa

【Traditional seasoning workshop】

You can make Japanese traditional seasonings such as miso and "Amazake" etc. at workshops using koji.

○ Opening Hours: 9: 00 am to 5: 00 p.m.
○ regular holiday: Sunday · holiday.
○ Price: 1,500 yen ~ (varies to workshop)
○ Inquiries: Kojiya
    E-mail: contact form
    Website: KOJIYA

【1-day sightseeing bus】
"Kunisaki Peninsula"

You can visit a historic temple and shrine scattered around the naturally rich Kunisaki Peninsula.
It is a must see Usa Jingu Shrine of National Treasures and Fukiji Temple and huge figures of Buddha is culpted in natural rocks. 

○ Schedule: Everyday
○ Time: Depends on departure and arrival place. (Example: Oita station 8:50 departure, 17: 30 arrival) For details, please visit their official website.
○ Fee: ¥ 5,650 (the fee is  from Oita station. It varies with departure and arrival place.)
○ Inquiries: Oita Kotsu
    Website:OITA KOTSU