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Chikugo region (筑後)

 

Chikugo region consists of Asakura, Akizuki, Ukiha, Yame and Hita

 

The Kyuhsu’s largest Chikugo River which flows from Mount Aso 
through the Chikugo region to Ariake Sea. The Kyushu’s largest 
Chikugo plain spreading in the Chikugo River basin, where people 
live from ancient time and the various cultures have been created.
There are a lot of features here such as rural land scape, 
fruit fields, ancient ruins, shrines, temples, castle town, 
Sake brewery, Onsen (hot spring), scrumptious local cosines, 
Japanese cultural experiences.
You can find and meet many real Japan.

 

Where to explore

Asakura

Asakura is located in the central part of Fukuoka prefecture 

and has a blessed nature spreading in the Chikugo plain.


 

Akizuki

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 
carefully preserved. 
Also known as a sight of cherry blossoms and autumn leaves.

 

Harazuru Onsen 

The tranquil Onsen Resort near Fukuoka-city and is located 
on the banks of Chikugo River. 
The quality hot spring is 
weakly alkaline and sulfur is mixed and has the effect of 
dropping old horn and creating beautiful skin.


 

Ukiha

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

Yame is called the land of tee, located about 50 km 
south-southeast of Fukuoka-city.
Yame consists of Kurogi, Hoshino villege, Tachibana,
Yabe, Jyoyo and Tachibana.


 

Hita

Hita prospered as Tenryo (direct controlled territory of 
Edo Shogunate) during the Edo period (1603-1868). 
It is called “Little Kyoto”, and has old buildings standing 
in a row, even today, near the hot spring resort. In Mameta 
town, you can enjoy a stroll through the historic streets.


 

What to do

Fruit picking

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


 

Sake brewery visiting

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 

 - Blog, Destinations in Kyushu