Nakatsu, in Oita, is a city that approximately 67,000 people call home.
It’s situated about 90 miles (145 kilometers) away from Hiroshima and 160 miles (257 kilometers) from Busan, South Korea.
Don't miss the opportunity to visit the exciting forts and castles in the area. The historic Nakatsu Castle, a local landmark, shows how nobles lived behind the thick walls and defended their citizens from foreign enemies.
Prepare to learn and be amazed in Nakatsu by spending a few hours at the Yukichi Fukuzawa Memorial Museum. Enjoy the quiet spaces, ask the staff about any special events, buy something from the gift shop or just admire the relics of the past.
If you’ve still got time up your sleeve after checking out all the major sights the Nakatsu area, make sure you pop over to the Komo Shrine.