Top things to do in Ibusuki

Island in Ibusuki

Chiringashima

Lovely Chiringashima is connected to the mainland by a thin land bridge that appears only at low tide, when hikers, beachcombers and tide-pool explorers can walk the coral and shell-strewn connector and visit a smal…
Ramen in Ibusuki

Taketora

Even tiny Ibusuki has its own ramen style. This polished shop won a prefectural ramen competition for its Kaimon-dake ramen (¥950), filled with local ingredients like ground black pork and hot-spring-boiled egg. The…
Izakaya in Ibusuki

Aoba

A minute's walk left from the station, this cheery shop serves a satisfying and varied menu of local specialities like katsuo-donburi (bonito on a bowl of rice; ¥740), kurobuta rōsukatsu (black-pork cutlet) teishoku…
Museum in Ibusuki

Satsuma Denshōkan

This striking museum offers a history of Satsuma plus displays of Chinese ceramics and gleaming Satsuma-yaki in a temple-style building that seems to float on its own lake. There are English-language audio guides. I…