The hot spring is divided into three sections: Koyu; Shin-yu; and Sho-jigoku, and is a popular summer resort because of its cool weather. Sulfuric gas colors the ground red and yellow where fumes have burst forth, and more than thirty hot springs are scattered throughout the deserted landscape of Unzen.
Daikozenji, the “azalea temple” is crammed full of azaleas and maple trees. The visual impact in late April is astounding. Nowadays Daikozenji is best known for its mass plantings of azalea bushes – all 50,000 of them! The temple grounds cover some 75,000 square meters, or just about 18.5 acres.
Situated halfway up Mt. Gokahara is Shirakimine Plateau, a place where flowers bloom behind the backdrop of the Ariake Sea and Mt. Unzen, making it the best location to go hiking year round. Shirakimine Plateau is situated at an altitude of 349m to the north of Isahaya City.
Tara is bordered by Isahaya, Ōmura, Kashima and the Ariake Sea. On a clear day, it is possible to see the mountains across the sea. Tara includes Mount Tara and Mount Kyoga, which are two of the highest mountains in Kyūshū and part of the Tara Mountains.
Located about 10 minutes by car from Nagasaki Airport, this Spanish-style resort hotel offers convenient access to popular spots like Nagasaki City and the Huis Ten Bosch theme park. (japanican) Nagasaki International Hotel is a Southern Europe style hotel at the central in the Prefecture near the Nagasaki Airport, gate way to Nagasaki.