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Kyushu Travel Guide

Itoshima one-day tour

 

A Resort town belonging to Genkai Quasi National Park

located next to Fukuoka-city. 

 

Itoshima is facing Genkai Sea that the dynamic wave makes beautiful coast line scenery,

and on the other side is surrounded majestic Seburi mountain range makes beautiful 

country side landscape.

 

Tour condition

Start and end of the tour is Fukuoka-city.

English speaking guide is accompanied
Chartered vehicle ; a jumbo taxi or bus 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 Itinerary  

 

9:00 Depart Fukuoka 
Anego-hama beach → Mataichino shio ( Salt producing plant)  
Keya Cave → Lunch at Isonoya (sea food ) 
Sake brewery (Suginoya)  → Raizan Sennyoji temple 
Shopping (Ito saisai)
17:30 Arrive at Hotel 

 


 

 Where to visit  

 

Sakurai Futamigaura

A beautiful sunset scenic spot at Genkai Sea, the place is selected as Japan’s 100 scenic 

beauty sunset beach.


 

Mataichino shio

The salt making plant by the ancient production method

A salt and a magnesium chloride are produced with Genkai sea water  

     

 

Keya Cave cruise

The most largest basalt cave in Japan consist of octagon and hexagon columnar joints.


 

Lunch at Keya area

Featured seafood restaurant, Isonoya

Special seafood dish used fresh fishes caught in the Genkai Sea can be enjoyed


 

Sake brewery, Suginoya

There is the tasting corner,  let’s sample sake.

Sake is unique Japanese liquor made by fermenting rice. Suginoya was founded in 1870

in Itoshima.

 

 

Anego-hama beach

One of the most beautiful beach in Itoshima, when walking on the sandy beach a mysterious 

sound like  ” kyu kyu ” comes out


 

Raizan Sennyo-ji temple

One of the most famous temple in Fukuoka prefecture known for being a great place for cherry

blossom viewing in the spring, and many people visit in the autumn to see the fall foliage.


 

Options

 

Oyster Barbecue Hut

Itoshima oyster growing up in the rich nature of mountain and sea.

There are many Oyster Barbecue Huts at five fishing harbours.

The huts only open during the season, from end of October to March or April.


 

Ichirano-no mori, Hakata Ramen

Ichiran is an authentic tonkotsu ramen or pork born soup ramen restaurant, established

in 1960.  The ramen producing factory can be visited and various type of ramen can be

enjoyed at Ichiran-no-mori.


 

 

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Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

Saga travel guide

 

Saga-city in Kyushu is the seat of the Saga-prefectural government.

It faces the Ariake Sea on the south and is home to Saga Airport. In the center of the city is

the Saga Castle History Museum, which also serves as the city’s symbol. The castle itself is no

longer standing, but the main keep has been reconstructed, resulting in one of the largest

wooden structures in Japan.

 

Saga is also known as the plece where it has made a great contribution to the Japanese

Industrial Revolution.

 


 

Saga Castle History Museum

Japan’s Industrial Modernization activity was started here in Saga.

The largest restored wooden building in Japan at 2,500m2, the museum offers the unparalleled

chance to experience a Japanese castle from more than 175 years ago.


 

Saga Shrine

The shrine is designated as the special government shrine.

The shrine dedicated to Naomasa Nabeshima, who oversaw the manufacture of Japan’s

first modern Cannon.


 

Yoshinogari Remains

The largest archeological remains in Japan.

Lie on the spacious hilly area in the northeastern part of Saga. Remains of a ringed-dugout settlement

presumably dating back to the 3rd century B.C. were unearthed there, and excavation is still underway

at the site.


 

Mietsu Naval Dock

World Heritage, Site of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution

Before Meiji Restoration, the Mietsu Naval Dock served as a venue for naval drilling and

maintenance of Western-style ship, as the naval base of Saga Clan.

Japan’s first practical steam ship, the Ryofu-maru was constructed there in 1865.

     

 

Tsukiji Reflectance Furnace

This is the Japan’s first constructed Reflectance Furnace and it was used for Japan’s first

Cannon manufactureing.

     

 

Saga International Balloon Fiesta

The largest hot air balloon competition in all of Asia with over 100 participating balloon teams

from all over the world.


 

                 Location of Saga

   

 

 


 

 General information  

 

Address City hall : 1-1 Sakai-machi, Saga-city, Saga-prefecture
Access

50 minutes by a vehicle from Takeo

60 minutes by a vehicle from Arita

60 minutes by a vehicle from Karatsu

90 minutes by a vehicle from Yobuko

70 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

90 minutes by a vehicle from Nagasaki-city

Population 234,000   Population density 540

 

 

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Takeo & Arita & Imari

 

Takeo

 

The Onsen resort, has 1200 years history

Takeo is located in the western part of Saga-prefecture.

The hot spring temperature is 18 to 52 degrees. Spring quality is smooth with alkaline simple

hot spring.  It is said that the color is colorless and transparent and has an outstanding effect

on recovery from fatigue.

 

Romon Gate

The landmark of Takeo Onsen.

Romon Gate, which was designed by a renowned architect in the Meiji Era, Kingo Tatsuno,

and is at the entrance of the Onsen area.

     


 

Mifuneyama-rakuen Garden

Beautiful Japanese Garden, located in the southwestern foot of Mifuneyama

Construction of the garden took about 3 years and completed in 1845, the area is about 5ha.

The dynamic cliffs of Mifuneyama Mountain can be seen from the gardesn.

     

 

Big Camphor tree at Takeo Shrine

One of the oldest Camphor tree in Japan.

The tree is one of the largest in Japan and over 3,000 years old. Designated a natural monument

of the city. It is 30 m high, has a circumference of 20 m, and its branches extend 30 m east-west

and 33 m north-south.


 

Arita

Famous for Arita yaki which is 400-years old porcelain. The piece is bright, elegant pictures

drawn in transparent white porcelain. 


 

Arita Porcelain Park

 

     

 

Porcelain Manufacturer


 

Imari

The porcelain town, has 400years history.

Imari is most notable because of Imari porcelain, which is the European collectors’ name for

Japanese porcelain wares made in the town of Arita, Saga Prefecture.

 


 

                 Location of Takeo & Arita & Imari

   

 

 


 

 

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Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

Environmental and Waste management tour

 

Kitakyushu is offering various Environmental and Waste manatement

technologies.

 

Kitakyushu-city, once known as a “town of pollution,” now plays the role of the driving 
force in creating a recycling-oriented society in Japan making use of the experience 
and know-how it accumulated in the process of overcoming its pollution in order to 
provide international cooperation.

 

Our study tour provides the solutions of the Environmental issues

 


 

 Model of the tour  

 

 Lecture of Environmental improvement business 

 

   Lecturer : Masa Kondo, managing director of Japan KYUSHU Tourist

         (have expertise and experience in the technical field)

   Content of lecture

      History to Environmental Future city

      World leading environmental business

 Venue : Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery

 

 Where to visit  

 

Please select from the following

 

Eco Town Center 

Eco Project information center that supports the Eco-town.  It introduces initiatives and activities

implemented in Eco-town to encourage people to proactively used the facility for such activities

as environmental study sessions and interaction amongst visitors.

 


 

Zero Emission Transportation System

The Electric bus driven by the electricity generated by a solar power generation, therefor no global

warming gases emitted from the bus. Operation of the system is commenced in 2015. 

The solar power generation plant, the power charging equipment and Electric bus can be observed.

 

Solar Power Generation for

the Electric bus

 Electric bus

On the Electric bus


 

 Waste treatment and Recycling  

 

Plastic PET Bottle recycling / Nishi-Nippon PET Recycling

PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles are sorted by municipalities and recycled into

pellets and flakes, which can be used as raw materials for polyester fibers and egg cartons

 


 

Melting Furnace  / Sin-Moji Plant 

The collected waste including metals is melted at over 1,700 degree Celsius in the Melting

Furnace and then the melted slag and metals are discharged.

The slag is used as raw materials for pavement and bricks and the metals are re-used for

other steel products. The process and technology of the Melting Furnace can be learned. 

 


 

Waste paper recycling / Kyushu Seishi 

Refined waste papers is recycled into toilet papers.
Sludge generated during the toilet paper production process is used to produce a

foaming inhibitor used by steel works.

 


 

 Power generation plants  

 

Kyushu Electric Power / Shin-Kokura Plant

Kyushu’s first thermal power plant used LNG and power generation capacity is 1,800,000kw.  

Generation of electricity process can be learned by visiting the turbine room, control room and

boiler plant

 


 

J-Power

The company have been supplying low-cost and reliable electricity for over 60 years.  

And research and development of the environmental measurement have been conducted.

New solar power generation and wind power generation systems can be learned.

 


 

 Wind Power Generation 

 

Japan’s first wind power generation plant constructed at the coast line facing windy strong

Hibikinada sea. 10 wind power generators line up and total generation capacity is 15,000kw.  

 

     

 

 Water treatment plants and facilities  

 

Hiagari Sewage water treatment plant 

The sewage come through the sewer pipe is purified in the plant and flow into the sea. 

There is an also new technology plant which the electricity is generated using the sludge from sewage.

At the Visitor Center established in 2015, sewage treatment process and technologies can be learned.

 

Water Plaza 

The Plant making fresh water from sea water and sewage water established in 2011.
The desalination process and technology can be leared.

 

 


 

 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

 

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

 

 Enquiry Form 

 

You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897, Fax : +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

Water treatment plants and facilities

 

Hiagari Sewage water treatment plant 

The sewage come through the sewer pipe is purified in the plant and flow into the sea. 

There is an also new technology plant which the electricity is generated using the sludge from sewage.

At the Visitor Center established in 2015, sewage treatment process and technologies can be learned.

 

Water Plaza 

The Plant making fresh water from sea water and sewage water established in 2011.
The desalination process and technology can be leared.

 


 

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Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

 

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

 

 Enquiry Form 

 

You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897,  Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

Sasebo & Huis Ten Bosch one-day tour

 

Sasebo is the 2nd largest city in Nagasaki-prefecture, and has a beautiful harbor which

is used as a navel port.

Huis Ten Bosch is also must visit attraction which is a theme park reproducing the rows

of houses and streets including Huis Ten Bosch Palace of the Netherlands.

 


 

 Itinerary  

 

8:00 Depart Fukuoka-city

Transfer to Sasebo using Kyushu Expressway and Nagasaki Expressway, 2hours 

Enjoy wander about Huis Ten Bosch including your own lunch

Exploring Saikai Pearl Sea Resort and Kuju-kushima, 99 (ninety nine) Islands

Transfer to Fukuoka using Nagasaki Expressway and Kyushu Wxpressway, 2hours 

18:00 Arrive at Fukuoka-city 

 


 

 Where to Explore  

 

Huis Ten Bosch

 


 

Saikai Pearl Sea Resort


 

Kuju-kushima, 99 (ninety nine) Islands


 

Travelling route

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Hiroshima

 

Hiroshima is located in southwestern part of the Japanese archipelago and face to the Seto Inland Sea.

Its capital is Hiroshima-city. It offers the Seto Inland climate, which features temperature weather and low
rainfall all the year round.

It has two World Heritage sites: the Atomic Bomb Dome and Itsukushima Shrine, both of which attract 

many visitors.

 


 

Where to explore

 

Itsukushima Shrine

A Shinto shrine dedicated to the three daughter of the deity of seas and storms on the sacred Miyajima

Island in Seto Inland Sea, where gods are believe.

The vermillion-painted buildings connected by corridors and its symbolic great torii gate appear as if

floating on the sea at high tides. more

   

 

Atomic Bomb Dome

It is the only structure left standing in the area where the first atomic bomb exploded on August 6 1945.

The Atomic Bomb Dome is the ruin of the former Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall that

was destroyed when the first nuclear weapon, atomic bomb, in human history was dropped by an 

American Air Force bomber in 1945.  more

 

 

 


 

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is located adjacent to the world heritage-listed Atomic Bomb

Dome, is a war memorial museum that reminds the world of the first atomic bombing.
This museum features a variety of exhibits bits such as belongings left by the victims and photos

that portray the horror of nuclear devastation.  more

 


 

Hiroshima Castle

Hiroshima Castle is was constructed in 1589. The donjon, which was once designated as National

Treasure, was completely destroyed by an atomic bomb in 1945.  

The present five-layered donjon was reconstructed in 1958 and the interior of the donjon is used 

as Museum of Historical Materials, which introduces the culture of warriors. more


 

 

Local Cuisines

 

Grilled eel on rice (アナゴ飯)

Charcoal grilled eel seasoned with soy sauce and mirin served on boiled rice.

The aroma that rises the cooking eel is mouthwatering.


 

Oyster (カキ)

Hiroshima is Japan’s leading oyster producing area and the oyster that come out of Hiroshima are popular for their delicious flavor. They are generally eaten raw or grilled but we also recommend you try the Oyster Dote hotpot, in which a sweet miso paste is gradually blended in to the stock.

 

Tsuetate Onsen

 

Tsuetate-onsen located on the border of Kumamoto and Oita prefectures in the middle of

Kyushu, was called “the inner parlor of Kyushu” in early to mid-Showa period.

 


 

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Name plate of Tsuetate Onsen Map of Onsen town Cooking site

 

 


 

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Okinawa

Okinawa archipelago was an independent country known as the Ryukyu Kingdom from 1429 to 1879.
Due to its strategic location along trading route between Japan, China and Southeast Asia, it developed a unique culture borrowing from all its neighbors.

  

When the Ryukyu Kingdom was unified in 1429, the royal family built a castle on the small hill overlooking the present city of Naha to show its power over the island.
Shuri Castle become the residence of the king and served as the site for religious rituals.
It became the political and administrative center of kingdom.
Okinawa is subtropical and consists of some 60 islands, known collectively as the Ryukyu Island.

  
 
Agriculture is limited to sugarcane, pineapple and vegetables and main industry is tourism.

The Okinawa people have preserved their ancestor’s religious festival, music, traditional foods and historic sites.