Join Haruka Styles and local tour guides as they explore Oita’s unique experiences, activities, culture, accommodation, food, and history.
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From a unique take on fried chicken, to traditional comfort foods, to food cooked in hell! Oita has an abundance of locally cultivated produce and local dishes to make any visit truly special. 'Kabosu', the locally harvested citrus fruit with a distinct fragrance is the perfect accompaniment to a multitude of dishes and drinks, read on for more info.Learn More
With lakes, waterfalls and stunning mountain treks, Oita has a number of options for anyone wishing to get away from city life and to truly get back in touch with nature. The vast Aso Kuju National Park and Kunisaki offer a range of trekking options that reward each participant with stunning views across the entire prefecture. If you're looking for some inspiration for your next nature break, please read on.Learn More
Tradition & Heritage
One great thing about Oita is that you can enjoy and learn about the history and culture of the prefecture through fun activities. The Kunisaki Peninsula, which offers many popular hiking trails, is home to many small temples and shrines, including the mysterious Futago-ji. A walking tour of Beppu's seven Hells is an absolute must, as are seeing the stunning stone buddha carvings that are all over 1,000 years old!Learn More
Arts & Culture
Oita has a rich history of arts and culture which is still very much evident to this day. With a number of highly respected museums and exhibitions all over the prefecture and traditional practices still very much observed in fields such as pottery and bamboo weaving, we are sure that you will find something here to awaken your creative flair.Learn More
There are numerous ways to relax in Oita prefecture, but since it is synonymous with hot spring (onsen) culture, we would like to show you some of the different ways you can have a great onsen experience, please read on for more information.Learn More
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Visiting Tsukahara Onsen and Yufuin | Drive Oita!
This time Haruka came to Oita Prefecture and spent 3 days driving around some great spots!Watch Now
Enjoy Pottery Craft in Sound
Onta pottery village
This time, Haruka Styles goes to Oita's pride, Pottery craft village, Onta pottery village in North of Hita city.Watch Now
"Attack on Titan"
Haruka Styles is visiting the hometown of Isayama Hajime who is the writer of the popular comic "Attack on Titan".Watch Now
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