Oita Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located on Kyushu Island. The capital is the city of Oita. Area is 480 sq mi. The population is 1,177,900.
Oita Prefecture is famous for hot springs, Onsen. The number of Onsen in Oita is the most in Japan. Specially, Beppu is one of the most famous Onsen city in Japan.
Yufuin is an onsen town located near famous hot spring city Beppu in Kyushu. People travel from far to come to Yufuin to enjoy the tranquil scenery, natural outdoor hot springs, beautiful ryokan accommodations, and several art museums. Yufuin also has some very pretty streets in the fairytale-like Yufuin Floral Village and Edo-style Yunotsubo Street.
Kokonoe Yume Otsuribashi
Kokonoe Yume Tsuribashi is one of the longest suspension bridges for pedestrians in Japan with a length of 390 meters. It is located in the mountains of Oita Prefecture in Kyushu, Japan.
Kunisaki Peninsula is located in the northeastern part of Oita Prefecture in Kyushu, Japan. In this round-shaped peninsula, there are a lot of attractive places. Because it is not easy to access, its towns, shrines, and temples have retained their quiet atmosphere.
Usa Jingu Shrine
Usa Jingu, also called Usa Hachiman Shrine, is located at the entrance of the Kunisaki Peninsula in Oita Prefecture. It was founded in the 8th century and it is one of the oldest Shinto shrines in Japan.
Beppu is located in the central part of Oita, on the coast of Beppu Bay. It is one of Japan's most famous hot spring ('onsen' in Japanese) resorts, producing more hot spring water than any other resort in the country. The amount of hot spring water produced per day is about 130,000 liters.