Hiji Guide

  • Published on : 21/11/2014
  • by : Japan Experience

Hiji: read a travel guide to Hiji in Oita Prefecture in Kyushu known for a garden by Sesshu at Shookiji Temple and the Sanrio Harmonyland theme park dedicated to Hello Kitty.

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