Oita prefecture is located on the East of Kyushu.
By plane, it takes 1 hour 25 minutes from Haneda, Tokyo, 55 minutes from Itami, Osaka, and 1 hour 40 minutes from Incheon, Seoul. By train, it takes 2 hours 20 minutes from Fukuoka. There are also other travel options, such as ferry and bus.
Oita Prefecture, Hot Spring Capital of Japan
Home to 8 out of the 10 types of hot springs that exist worldwide, Oita prefecture boasts the highest yield of hot spring water and most hot spring sources in Japan. Oita is also famous for the flavours produced from its mountains and sea, such as home-grown beef, kabosu Japanese amberjack, and kabosu summer flounder. Oita is also filled with various local charms, such as Shinto shrines and temples in Usa and on the Kunisaki Peninsula, including where the Rokugo Manzan culture started over 1300 years ago. It is also home to magnificent nature resources, such as Aso Kuju National Park.