Usa Jingū

Usa Jingū


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When Is the Best Time

When Is the Best Time

Any season / Opening hours are 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Be there at 9 if possible to avoid other tourist groups.


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Where and Tips

2859, Ōaza Minamiusa, Usa-shi, Ōita-ken

JR Nippō Main Line "Usa Station" get off
(About 40 minutes by express from about 50 minutes / Oita Station by express from Kokura Station)
From Usa Station Usa Jingu Shrine to about 10 minutes by bus, taxi.
(distance is 4 km).
※ from Usa Station If you take a bus to the bus of "Yokkaichi district"
Ride to "Usa Hachiman bus stop" get off.

About 1 hour and 30 minutes from Tokyo to Oita Airport.
About 50 minutes from Osaka to Oita Airport.
About 1 hour drive from Oita airport to the Shrine Usa.
Airport from If you are using a bus of Nakatsu, Usa, Bungotakada direction ※
Take the "Oita traffic fast express limousine bus," "Usa Hachiman bus stop" get off.



Looks like a beautiful shrine.

I read the that it's usually crowded with tourists and getting there very early is recommended. Is that true? What time would you visit Akira?