If you love Hello Kitty and find yourself in southern Japan, then look no further than Sanrio Harmonyland. This colorful theme park caters to lovers of all things Hello Kitty and cute.
Closed some weekdays--please check the official site's calendar.
Located in Oita Prefecture in Kyushu, this outdoor theme park lets you meet your favorite Sanrio characters, like Hello Kitty, Cinnamoroll, My Melody, and more.
There are twelve fun family attractions and live shows presented daily. Enjoy Kitty's Castle where the famous anthropomorphic Japanese bobtail kitty waits in all of her cute glory. Ride the thrilling coaster, boat ride, or even go-karts! There is so much to see and do at Harmonyland.
If you're feeling hungry at Harmonyland, there are a variety of treats waiting for you. From quick takeaways at Happy Cafe to sit-down dining at the Green Counter and Harvest Table. There's something to fit your schedule and budget.
And what trip to a cute theme park would be complete without shopping? You'll find plenty of shops and limited merchandise inside the park's Harmony Village.
For passport holders, bring it along for a 600 yen discount on your ticket price.
80 minutes by car via the Oita Expressway to Route 10.
70 minutes by train via the JR Nipou Line to Kokura Station.