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We are the specialist’s for travel and tours in Kyushu, Japan
warmly welcoming customers from all over the world.

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Tachiarai Peace Memorial Museum

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The main exhibit room displays a few letters and other items of kamikaze pilots who died

in battle. One case has photos of about 50 kamikaze pilots from Tachiarai Air Base and

includes the following information on each pilot: name, unit, plane used, date of death,

and air base of final sortie.


 

The museum does not give any historical summary of the kamikaze operations but rather

focuses on the stories of the pilots stationed at Tachiarai Air Base.


 

Location of Asakura

    

 


 

General information  

Address 2561-1 Takada, Chikuzan-machi, Asakura-gun, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

50 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

30 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu

50 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa

40 minutes by a vehicle from Yame

80 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city

Open hours 9:00 to 17:00
Admission fee JPY 500
Days closed December 29 to January 3

 

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

 


 

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Akizuki

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Akizuki is a former Castle town located in northern part of AsakuraIt is a famous spot for

cherry blossom in spring and fall foliage in autumn.


 

You can enjoy the harmony of countryside landscape and former castle town scenery that

makes the atmosphere like a time of 400 years ago.


 


 

Location of Asakura

    

 


 

General information  

Address Akizuki, Asakura-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

50 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka Airport

55 minutes by a vehicle from JR Hakata station

35 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu-city

70 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa-city

90 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city


 

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

 


 

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Sake Brewery Kitaya

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Kitaya is renowned Saka brewer in Yame. Kitaya was founded some 190 years ago during

the Edo Era. The Sake is produced using high-grade rice if brewing quality rice of brewing

cultivated in Fukuoka-prefecture. The Brewery can be visited and enjoy sampling Sake.


 

 Location of Yame

   

 


 

General information  

Address 374 Motomura, Yame-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

60 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

40 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa

40 minutes by a vehicle from Asakura

35 minutes by a vehicle from Kurume

100 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city


 

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Yame Central Tea Plantation

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The country of Green Tea, Yame.  The Green Tea grown in Yame is one of the highest grade

of tea throughout Japan.  This is the large Tea plantation spreading on a gently sloping hilly

area, about 70 ha.


 

There is an observatory at the top of hill, Ariake bay as well as Shimabara Peninsula in

Nagasaki-prefecture can be seen on sunny days.


 

 Location of Yame

   

 


 

General information  

Address Hon, Yame-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

60 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

50 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa

50 minutes by a vehicle from Asakura

40 minutes by a vehicle from Kurume

100 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city


 

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Yame Traditional Craft Museum

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Yame is the Centre of Japanese artificial crafts. The Museum was built in 1986 with the

purpose of gathering traditional craft items together and transferring traditional techniques

and development of local industry.

Japan’s largest Stone lantern

Traditinal Craft Museum

Stone lantern exhibition


 

Various items producing in Yame are exhibited in the Museum.

Fukushima Buddhist Altar

Japan’s biggest Gold Buddhist

Altar

Buddhist Altars

Shinto Shrine


 

Yame lantern


 

Hina doll

Samurai Armour

Bow and arrow


 

Hand made Japanese Paper

Hosino Porcelain

Bamboo craft


 

Akasaka doll

Wooden craft

Stone lantern


 

 Location of Yame

   

 


 

General information  

Address 2-123-2 Motomachi, Yame-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

60 minutes by a vehicle from JR Hakata station (Fukuoka-city)

40 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa

40 minutes by a vehicle from Asakura

35 minutes by a vehicle from Kurume

100 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city

Open hours 9:00 to 17:00
Admission fee No fee is required
Days closed Monday, New year holidays

 

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

 


 

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Hoshino Village

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The most beautiful village in Japan, located in the southeastern part of Fukuoka Prefecture,

and east side of Yame-city, at altitudes between 200 and 1,000 metres above sea level.

As 84 percent of the village is covered with mountain forests, agriculture and forestry

are the two main industries. The terraced fields made by stonewall are using for rice caltivation

and tea planting.


 

Tea Culture Museum


 

Star Culture Center


 

Ikenoyama Camping Site


 

Peace Flame

Ikenoyama Onsen

View from Ikenoyama


 

 Location of Yame

   

 


 

General information

Address Village hall : 13102 Hosino, Asakura-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

90 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

80 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu-city

70 minutes by a vehicle from Yaanagawa-city

130 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city

Population 3,000  

 

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Yame Fukushima

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White-walled townscape, Fukushima area is designated as an important traditional buildings

preservation area by the Japanese government.


 

Since the Edo Era (1603 – 1868), the area has flourished as an economical and political base,

and many merchant houses which retain the atmosphere of that time remain even today, mainly

in the towns of Miyano, Kyo, and Furumatsu.

The folk performing art “Fukushima Lantern Dolls” is performed at Fukushima Hachimangu

Shrine in Miyano Town around September 23 of every year. *Various events take place

throughout the year (Yame Paper Lantern Festival, Yame White Wall Gallery Tour, etc.).


 

 Location of Yame

   

 


 

General information  

Address Motomachi, Yame-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

60 minutes by a vehicle from JR Hakata station (Fukuoka-city)

40 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa

40 minutes by a vehicle from Asakura

35 minutes by a vehicle from Kurume

100 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city


 

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Toho Village

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Hoshuyama district, a mountain area blessed with nature, Koisiwara district, pottery industry

representative of Kyushu. Toho is a small village with a population of about 2,000 people in

Fukuoka-prefecture, and is located north side of Asakura-city. The Village consist of Hoshuyama

district and Koishiwara district. On July 5, 2017, the heavy rain disaster occurred in the northern

part of Kyushu, and Toho Village, both Hoshuyama and Koishiwara districts also suffered

great damages. Even, it takes a little time to return to previous conditions, you can enjoy

your journey here. 

 


 

Hoshuyama district


 

Koishiwara district

Koishiwara-yaki pittery

A type of Japanese traditional pottery in Koishiwara. The history dates back to the 17th century,

when the third Lord Kuroda Mitsuyuki (1628–1707) invited potters from Imari, Saga-prefecture

to Fukuoka.


 

Furnace for pottery


 

Featured Pottery, Takatori-yaki Hachizan


 

Featured Pottery, Koisiwara-yaki Tsurumi Pottery


 

Lodge in the Ponta no mori (Ponta forest)


 

Gyoja sugi

The big Cedar, called Gyoja sugi, literary meaning is Religious Trainee Cedar planted more

than 600 years ago. Circumference length : 8.3 metre, height : 52 metre.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Pottery experience at Koishiwara 

Make your own original Koishiwara-yaki pottery. Try your hand at making the famous local

Koishiwara-yaki pottery at Ota-gama pottery, by learning how to create your own piece of

Koishiwara-yaki pottery.

 

 

Location of Toho Village

  

 


 

General information

Address

Village hall ; 6425 Oaza-Hoshuyama, Asakura-gun, Fukuoka-prefecture

Access

70 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

60 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu-city

80 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa-city

90 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city

Population 2,000   pupulation density : 39 / km2 

 

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Yamada Weir

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Only here in Japan,  the stone-covered Weir constructed. Yamada weir is a construction for

the irrigation system that water is supplied from Yamada weir in Chikugo through the canal

to the Triple Water Wheel to rice field.

              Chikugo River

            Triple Water Wheel

                      Rice fied


 

The large and small stones are stacked against water flow, and leads water to the irrigation canal

while suppressing the momentum of the Chikugo River.  The Yamada Weir was completed in 1790

and it is the now only structure in Japan.

     Stone-overed construction

                 Yamada Weir

            Water supply area


 

Eso Hachiman Shrine. The Shrine was established in 673 next to Yamada Weir. 

            Shrine gate, Torii

          Main Shrine building

            Deity of the Shrine


 

Location of Asakura

    

 


 

General information  

Address 161 Yamada, Asakura-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

50 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

45 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu-city

60 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa-city

90 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city


 

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

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

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Kurogi large Wisteria tree

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The tree is more than 600 years old, the total area of its scaffolding structure at 3,000 square

meters and its longest flower clusters measuring in at 150 centimeters, the tree looks truly

spectacular when it blooms.


 

The Wisteria Festival takes place between mid-April and early May, adjusted to coincide

with the blooming of the giant wisteria tree located on the Susano Shrine grounds.


 

During the festival, stalls line the grounds of the shrine, and a Sake brewery in the town

is open to the public for tours.


 

 Location of Yame

   

 


 

General information 

Address 5-2 Kurogi, Kurogi-machi, Yame-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

80 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

50 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa

60 minutes by a vehicle from Asakura

50 minutes by a vehicle from Kurume

110 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city


 

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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 

 


 

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