Chikugo region (筑後）
Chikugo region consists of Asakura, Akizuki, Ukiha, Yame and Hita
Where to explore
Asakura is located in the central part of Fukuoka prefecture
and has a blessed nature spreading in the Chikugo plain.
|Akizuki was a Castle town flourished during the Edo period
(1603-1868) and where is located in a tranquil mountain
basin and, the castle ruins and samurai residences are
Also known as a sight of cherry blossoms and autumn leaves.
The tranquil Onsen Resort near Fukuoka-city and is located
|Ukiha blessed with nature where many orchards spread out
at the foot of Mino mountain range. Yoshii, in the center of
Chikugo flourished as a post-town during the Edo period,
and there a lot of Sake brewery which have established the
Edo period. A fruits picking and Sake brewery visit can be enjoyed here.
Tachiarai Peace Memorial Museum
|This Museun was built on the formaer site of Tachiarai Army Airfield.
The airfield is also the place where many young Zero-sen
pilots have sent off sortie. This Museum continues to send
a message to peace as “Information Base for Peace”.
Yame is called the land of tee, located about 50 km
Hita prospered as Tenryo (direct controlled territory of
What to do
In the harvest time, the northern Kyushu boasts many area with beautiful
fruit orchards. Fukuoka is one of the leading fruit-producing prefecture in all Japan.
The fruit production in Fukuoka is primarily concentrated in the southern Chikugo
region such as Ukiha, Asakura and Kurume. more …
|There are a lot of Sake brewery in Kyushu where you can visit.
Most of brewery have a tasting corner, Let’s sample sake.
Sake is an alcoholic beverage brewed from rice, koji mold
and yeast. more …