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Tourist Information in Hirado

Tourist Information Centre

Spacious info centre right next to the ferries. Helpful English-speaking staff, pamphlets, free wi-fi and computers.
Tourist Information in Ibusuki

Ibusuki City Tourist Information Centre

A 15-minute walk from the station, this tourist information centre is large and has a variety of brochures, maps and information. Staff are helpful and friendly, though English may be hit or miss. The station inform…
Tourist Information in Nagasaki

Nagasaki City Tourist Information Centre

This often-busy office can assist with basic needs such as finding accommodation, and has brochures and maps in English. The English spoken is minimal though, and they emphatically push English-speakers toward a tel…
Tourist Information in Karatsu

Tourist Information Office

Inside JR Karatsu Station; has a selection of English-language tourist maps and brochures, and some enthusiastic English-speaking staff who can book accommodation or show points of interest on the map. It's well wor…
Tourist Information in Kagoshima

Tourist Information Centre

Has plenty of information in English and the handy Kagoshima visitor's guide. Near the Museum of the Meiji Restoration, the Tourism Exchange Centre has pamphlets and can make hotel reservations.
Tourist Information in Yufuin

Tourist Information Office

The tourist Information office inside the train station has some information in English, including a detailed walking map showing galleries, museums and onsen. Bicycles are available for rent (¥250 per hour) from 9a…
Tourist Information in Fukuoka

Hakata Station General Information Center

The tourist information desk here has everything you need. Ask for the free Fukuoka City Visitor's Guide, containing maps and discounts at participating hotels, attractions, shops and restaurants.
Tourist Information in Sakurajima

Sakurajima Visitors Centre

Nearish the ferry terminal, with exhibits about the volcano including a model showing its growth, with helpful English-speaking staff. There's an ashi-yu (footbath) close to the visitors centre.
Tourist Information in Usuki

Usuki City Tourism & Community Plaza

This sparkling new tourist plaza is set inconveniently far from the station. It has maps, pamphlets and life-sized figures of Usuki's mascot, 'Hotto-san', a cute stone Buddha cartoon character.
Tourist Information in Kirishima-yaku National Park

Ebino-kōgen Eco Museum Centre

This lodge-like tourist centre has information, maps, some dioramas of the area's wildlife and nature, and helpful staff. There's also important info about daily volcanic eruptions for hikers.