Hita Mamedamachi (SUNQ Pass)

Hita in Oita Prefecture, accessible in an hour and a half by express bus from Fukuoka, is a "Little Kyoto" that is still home to old, traditional streets. Mameda has been desiganted an Important Preservation District of Historic Buildings. Taking a walk here feels like traveling through time. Walk through this traditional townscape wearing stylish Hita geta clogs. The area is also famous for the quality of its water, which is used to make several types of local spirits. Try the Ginjo ice cream made with Japanese sake at a sake brewery! Staying a few days in Kyushu? Then travel economically with the SUNQ Pass for unlimited bus rides all across Kyushu!