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Yanagawa (柳川)

 

A beautiful canal town Yanagawa

Canal boat cruise can be enjoyed while experience the atmospheres of Japanese castle town and

rural Japanese  life style. The estuary town facing the Ariake Sea through the Chikugo River and 

Yabe River. 

People started to live here since ancient times and the agriculture and fishery have been engaged

in by making Horiwari literary means the artificial canal. Surprisingly, 60km lengh canal in total 

was constructed in the town of Yanagawa and the Yanagawa prospered as a castle town because

the canals were used for the moats, which was the protection of enemy during Edo period.

 


 

Canal boat cruise     
 


 

 Okinohata    
     

 

Ohana and Shotoen Garden    

 

 

 

 

Birthplace of Hakushu Kitahara    

 

 

 


 

Local Market    


 

Local Cuisines    


 

 

 Yanagawa Sagemon Festival

The festival is held from February 11 through April 3 in Yanagawa. 

Hina dolls are displayed by families with girls to pray for safe growth

of their children, in Yanagawa

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             Location of Yanagawa

 

 

Access to Yanagawa

 60 minutes by a vihecle from Fukuoka-city using Highway

 50 minutes by Nishitetsu train from Nishitetsu Tenjin (Fukuoka)

 

 


 

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