Six lesser-known reasons to visit Japan's Oita Prefecture
Oita, a prefecture on Japan's southern-most island of Kyūshū, is world-famous for its incredible hot springs. Towns like Beppu host bathers from around the world. Yet there's so much more than onsen bathing to do here that it's a bit of a mystery as to why people aren't flocking to explore the other parts of this magical spot that are so often overlooked. Here are six great less-visited spots in Oita Prefecture.