Fuki-ji

Buddhist Temple in Kunisaki Peninsula

Located on the outskirts of Bungo-takada, this national treasure, made of fragrant nutmeg wood, is the oldest wooden structure in Kyūshū and one of the oldest wooden temples in Japan. Its overgrown grounds and moss-covered stupas complement the 11th-century structure beautifully. Ōita Kōtsū buses from Usa Station go to Bungo-takada (¥810, 20 minutes); from there, it's a 10-minute taxi ride (around ¥1000).

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