Taketa City Tourism Guide

Nature

Lively Grasslands

(ぼう)ガツル・タデ(わら)湿原(しつげん)
Bogatsuru and Tadewara Marshes

The marshes at the foot of the Kuju mountain range shelter a large diversity of plants and animals. They have been registered under the Ramsar Convention.

The Mt. Kuju range is known to be the roof of Kyushu.
Mt. Sobo, Mt. Aso and other mountains are surrounded by huge grasslands.
The mountains provide natural spring water and the springs in the area are well known.

祖母・傾山 Mt. Sobo and Mt. Katamuki

祖母(そぼ)傾山(かたむきやま)
Mt. Sobo and Mt. Katamuki

On the border with Miyazaki Prefecture, the strange shapes of these mountain sides entertain visitors. During the different seasons, vegetation and colors change and the area is popular for hiking.

阿蘇(あそ)くじゅう国立公園(こくりつこうえん)久住高原(くじゅうこうげん)
Aso-Kuju National Park (Kuju Plateau)

This plateau is located at the foot of the Kuju mountain range. The traditional grass-burning and grazing have protected the area. It is a treasure chest of vegetation. The area has become a popular resort.

Spring

Spring

Summer

Summer

Autumn

Autumn

Winter

Winter

阿蘇くじゅう国立公園「久住高原」 Aso-Kuju National Park (Kuju Plateau)

久住花公園 Kuju Flower Park

久住花公園(くじゅうはなこうえん)
Kuju Flower Park

This grand park has 200 species of flowers. 2 million flowers bloom in the seasons.

ガンジー牧場 Guernsey Farm

ガンジー牧場(ぼくじょう)
Guernsey Farm

Kuju’s nature can be experienced at this facility through their “See, Learn and Play” program. The fresh milk and the soft serve ice cream of the farm are very popular.

久住高原ゴルフ倶楽部 Kuju Golf Club

久住高原(くじゅうこうげん)ゴルフ倶楽部(くらぶ)
Kuju Golf Club

This golf course is set in the mountains and plains of Kuju. Enjoy a round of golf amidst spectacular scenery in every season.

Kyushu Olle Bungo Course

“Olle” originated on the Korean Island Jeju and was originally used to refer to a narrow path between streets. However, now it describes several walking paths. Visitors can enjoy trekking and hiking to experience nature and culture.

岡城阯

岡城阯

Sokawa River Pillar Joint

Sokawa River Pillar Joint

The Olle Ribbons Marks

The Olle Ribbons Marks

Taketa Natural Spring

Taketa Natural Spring

The spring water comes from the Mt. Aso ranges. It is crystal clear and has been selected as one of the best 100 springs in Japan. Take a plastic bottle and fill it up and take it home.

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For tourist information and accommodation reservations, please feel free to contact the

Taketa City Tourism Association

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Published by the Taketa City Department for Tourism, Industry and Commerce