Part of Aso-Kuju National Park, Mount Kuju comprises a number of lofty peaks. But at 1,791 meters, Nakadake is the highest, and a worthwhile spot for any hiking enthusiast. It is also a must for those seeking the unusual and the unique.
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Panoramas, bubble baths and tingling testicles — The Japan Times' list of 10 of the most unique and rare onsen Kyushu has to offer.
Summers in Japan are survivable and even enjoyable if you combat the broiling temperatures with a visit to a swimming hole.