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Kyushu Travel Guide

Dazaifu travel guide

 

Dazaifu is the highly recommended tourist destination near Fukuoka-city

Must visit place is Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine dedicated to the deity of lerning.

 

Dazaifu is a historical place, about 1300 years ago, in Dazaifu, there was a government office

to manage the entire Kyushu  for a long period of 500 years at the present  Dazaifu. 

There are numbers of historical sites which reflect to the ancient history of Dazaifu, including

ruins of the Dazaifu itself. 

 


 

 Where to visit  

 

Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

 

 Entrance Gate  Main Building of Shrine Shamusho, Shrine office 
 

 

 Approach to the Shrine  

 

Torii Gate  Approach path Approach path 
     

 

Starbucks at Approach path

The restaurant was designed by renown architecture designer Kengo Kuma in 2011.

The concept of the design is Harmony of Modern and traditional by natural material;

2000 cedar timber is assembled in a traditional wood structure without using nails.

Enjoy the luxurious time in the warmth of wood and the scent of coffee.

 


 

Daruma doll Gourd Ema tablet

 

Sacred Cow Entrance Bridge Chozusha, Purification place

 

 

  Featured festival  

 

Kyokusui-no-en

 

Tenmangu’s history is recalled by events such as the New Years Exorcism, Fire Festival

(Oni-sube),  Kyokusui-no-en that means Spring Water Poetry (waka) Festival, and Jinko-shiki

(Annual God-Procession Festival) which takes place in the Autumn.


 

 Featured tour related to Dazaifu 

 

 Yanagawa & Dazaifu one-day tour

 


 

 Location of Dazaifu  

 

 


 

 General information  

 

Address City hall : 1-1-1 Kanzeonji Dazaifu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

30 minutes by car using Fukuoka Urban Express Way from Fukuoka-city

35 minutes by Nishitetsu train from Tenjin (Fukuoka) to Dazaifu

Transportation Nishitetsu train
Population 72,000   Population density 2,400

 

 

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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 

 


 

Fukuoka private tours

 

Fukuoka-prefecture only in Japan is selected by

CNN Travel as one of the top 19 places to visit in 2019 

 

We offer private tours in Fukuoka-prefecture, and also the following destinations 

around Fukuoka-prefecture.

Nagasaki, Shimabara, Unzen, Kumamoto, Aso,  Takachiho, Beppu,  Yufuin, Usa,

Kunisaki peninsula,  Sagaprefecture

 


 

 Fukuoka-prefecture  

 

Fukuoka is the largest prefecture in Kyushu and has gate way from other area in Japan

and Overseas countries and the starting point of journey to any destinations in Kyushu.

The prefecture only in Japan isselected by CNN Travel as one of the top 19 places to visit in 2019 

 

Fukuoka one-day tour

Yanagawa & Dazaifu

one-day tour

Itoshima

one-day tour

 

Fukuoka-city is the Heart of

Kyushu. this tour introduce

historical places and local

traditionalareas.

 

Yanagawa is a Castle town with

beautiful canal facing to Ariake

bay.  Dazaifu is must visit place

in Fukuokaprefecture has

1300 years history

 

Itoshima is a resort town near

Fukuoka-city . Beautiful dynamic

Genkai Sea, seafood gourmet,

local products shopping,

Sake brewery 


 

Munakata & Fukutsu

one-day tour

Munakata, Oshiama &

Okinoshima one-day tour

Toho village, Asakura

Ukiha one-day tour

 

UNESCO World Heritage sites

in Munakata and Fukutsu.

Discover Japanese history from

ancient time

 

UNESCO World Heritage sites

in Munakata and Oshima Island.

Worship the Sacred Island

from Okinoshima Island

 

Agricultural industries spreading

in the Chikugo plain; beautiful

rural landscape, fruit picking,

Sake brewery, Onsen


 

Chikugo Yoshii & Yanagawa

Hinadoll festival tour

Yame region

one-day tour

 

 

 

The Hinadoll festival is a

traditional Japanese event

that announces the arrival of

spring.

 

 

 

Kurume, Yame, Hoshino village

Located in the southern part of

Fukuoka-prefecture

 

 


 

Kitakyushu one-day tour

Kawachi Wisteria garden

& Kitakyushu one-day tour

Kitakyushu-city

hiking tour

 

World leading Environmental

Future city, and blessed with 

spectacular & stunning nature 

 

The tour is operated during

Kawachi Wisteria blossom period

from mid-April to mid-May

 

Abundant hiking opportunities

in the beautiful nature of

Kitakyushu-city


 

 Saga-prefecture  

 

Saga-prefecture is located in the northern part of Kyushu and are adjacent to Fukuoka-prefecture

in the east and to Nagasaki-prefecture in the west.

The north side faces Genkai Quasi-National Park with scenic coast line. In the south, the Saga

plain that is adjacent to Ariake Sea is spreading.

 

Saga-city

one-day tour 

Takeo & Yutoku Inari

Shrine one-day tour

Karatsu & Yobuko

one-day tour

 

The capital of  Saga–prefecture

One of the birth place of

Japanese Industrial

modernization

 

Onsen Resort Takeo.

Yutoku is one of the most

famous Inari shrines in Japan

 

 

Karatsu is a castle town.

Yobuko is a fishing port town;

morning market and fresh

squid cuisine are famous


 

Arita & Imari

one-day tour

 

 

 

 

Arita and Imari are porelain

towns with 400 years history.

Both places have different

feature of porcelain respectively.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 Nagasaki-prefecture  

 

Nagasaki-prefecture is located north-west side of Kyushu and borders Saga-prefecture

on the east, and is otherwise surrounded by Seas.

It also includes a large number of islands such as Tsushima and Iki. Most of the prefecture is

near the coast and there are a number of ports such as Nagasaki-city and a United States Navy

base at Sasebo-city.

 

Nagasaki

one-day tour

Nagasaki / UNESCO Hidden

Christian sites one-day tour

Nagasaki / UNESCO Hidden

Christian sites 3 days tour

 

Centred on Nagasaki harbour,

greatly contributed to Japan’s

modernization since

establishment of Dejima

 

To show how Christians have

been continued their faith since Christianity was propagated to

Japan

 

Introduce the Christian faith

continued even during the ban

on Christianity


 

Nagasaki / UNESCO Industrial

Revolution one-day tour       

Shimabara & Unzen

2 days tour

Sasebo & Huis Ten Bosch

one-day tour

 

The origin of Japan’s

modernization. Nagasaki

contributed for Shipbuilding

and Coal Mining

 

Main tourist destinations in

Shmabara peninsula. Shimabara

is facing Sea and has UNESCO

World Heritage sites. Unzen is a

beautiful highland Onsen Resort 

 

The town surrounded azure sea

with breathtaking 99 islands

scenery, and beautiful theme 

park Huis Ten Bosch 


 

 Oita-prefecture  

 

Oita-prefecture is on the north-eastern section of Kyushu and is bordered by Miyazaki-prefecture

to the south, and Fukuoka-prefecture and Kumamoto-prefecture to the west.

The prefecture is a representative Onsen Resort area in Japan, and most recommended Onsen

Resorts are Beppu and Yufuin.

 

Yufuin & Beppu Onsen

2 days tour

Usa & Kunisaki

one-day tour 

 

 

Two major Onsen Resorts in

Oita-prefecture, Yufuin is a .

beautiful & tranqil Onsen

and Beppu is one of the most

famous Onsen in Japan

 

Tranquil country side spreading

around Usa Shrine that one of

the most beautiful shrine in

Japan

 

 

 Kumamoto & Miyazaki-prefecture  

 

Kumamoto, Aso

Takachiho 3 days tour

Takachiho

one-day tour

Amakusa / UNESCO Hidden

Christian sites 2 days tour

 

Major toursit destination in

Central Kyushu; Kumamoto–city

Aso and Takachiho

 

Takachiho offers the dynamic 

nature of Takachiho Gorge, and

the roots of Japanese culture in

the birth place of Japanese

mythology

 

Introduce Japanese Christianity

history of continuing faith while

coexisting with Japanese

traditional religion


 

Aso & Takachiho 

Dynamic Nature 2 day tour

   

 

The large scale of the Dynamic

Nature which cannot be seen

in no other area in Japan.

   

 


 

 Study tours to Kitakyushu   

 

The city of Kitakyushu is the birthplace of the modern Japanese steel industry which began

operation in 1901, and is now the world’s leading environmental future city.

Now it is called industrial and environmental city which is representative of Japan.

Therefore the various things can be learn here.

 



 

 

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

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

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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 

 


 

Golf tour in Fukuoka & Kyushu

 

Fukuoka and Kyushu are Paradises of Golf

Kyushu has about 250 golf courses and you can play golf comfortably throughout

the year because it is warmer than other areas in Japan.

 

Especially Fukuoka prefecture, has the largest number of courses in the Kyushu.

There are several Campion courses in the northern area, beautiful Sea side courses

at Itoshima peninsula, and also there are a lot of champion courses and reasonable

courses in the southern part.

Almost all the courses can be reached within one and half hous from Fukuoka-city.

 

The hobby of CEO, Masa Kondo is Golf and who knows the difference of the Golf culture 

between Japan and Europe because he played at many courses in other countries included

in South Africa. Therefore we can offer the excellent courses to suite your requirement

and organize enjoyable tour without any problems for playing golf.

 

The Golf tour package, everything is covered from the moment you arrive at the airport, inclusive

of onward travel arrangements, accommodation, golf, and any other extras you may need.

 


 

 Where to play golf  

 

Fukuoka-prefecture

Where to play : Fukuoka-city, Kitakyushu-city, Itoshima, Dazaifu, ChikugoMunakata,

 Fukuoka-prefecture has 60 golf courses that the large number of courses in Kyushu.

There are many champion courses with long history and a lot of Professional Golf

Tournament have been held here in Fukuoka-prefecture.

Access to almost all golf courses are within one and half hours from Fukuoka-city.

You can enjoy playing golf and sightseeing while staying  Fukuoka-city 

 


 

Nagasaki-prefecture

Where to play :Unzen, Shimabara, Nagasaki, Sasebo, Omura

Nagasaki-prefecture is located in the west side of Kyushu and it is a popular area for golf

due to warm climate through the year. There are a lot of beautiful seaside challenging courses.

And Nagasaki-prefecture  is a popular tourist destination such as Nagasaki-city,

Sasebo, Shimabara and Unzen ; you can enjoy golf and sightseeing.

 


 

Oita-prefecture 

Where to play : BeppuYufuin, Oita

Oita-prefecture is one of most famous Onsen resort in Japan, where has Beppu and Yufuin,

and has about 20 golf courses. You can enjoy sightseeing and golf here.

 


 

Kumamoto-prefecture 

Where to play Kumamoto, Aso

Kumamoto-prefecture has about 40 golf courses that is 2nd largest number in Kyushu.

Golf courses are located in Aso Kuju National Park, there are many courses where you can

see beautiful scenery of Mount Aso while playing golf.

 


 

Miyazaki-prefecture

Where to play : Phoenix Resort, Miyazaki

Miyazaki-prefecture has 30 golf courses and it is warm climate you can enjoy playing

golf throughout the year.

Most popular courses are Phoenix Country Club and Tom Watson Golf Course.

located in Phoenix Resort, where you can enloy beautiful scenery while playing.

 


 

Kagoshima-prefecture

Where to play : Kagoshima, Ibusuki

Kagoshima-prefecture is one of the best place for golf in Kyushu and has

about 30 golf courses. You can play comfortably in winter season as well, because

it is warn climate with 18 degree Celsius average temperature in the year.

 


 

 


 

 Featured Golf Courses 

There is a large variety of courses to fit golfers of every budget and

skill level in Kyushu.

There are many courses around Fukuoka-city that are easy to

access from the hotel in the city. more … 


 

 Our services

 

Itinerary

To offer your own Itinerary in consideration of your requirements

 

Golf courses arrangement

We offer golf courses to suit your individual requirements and budget,

and we make an arrangement your best courses.

 

Transfer service 

We organize a chartered vehicle such as jumbo taxi, or bus in consideration of number

of pax and luggage. These transfers would be to and from the airport on your arrival

and departure days as well as to and from the courses included in the itinerary each day.

 

Accommodation

Japanse style Inn called Ryokan or Western style hotel can be arranged 
Levels of accommodation; comfort  (3 star ), superior (4 star), or deluxe (5 star)

 

Japanese and English speaking attendant Service

Almost all the golf courses in Kyushu require Japanese and English speaking attendant

at the reception and starter to avoid any peoblem. 

We can arrange a right person who is familiar with golf

 

Sightseeing  

Kyushu is a fascinating destination like a Treasure Chest of Japan. 

As part of your Golf tour package we can arrange  Tailor-made tour .

 

Meals arrangement

The dining experience of Japanese cuisines and local foods is one of the best excitement

during the trip to Kyushu.  We propose and book the best restaurants to suit your

preference and budget from information on restaurants and meals available only at local

travel agent.

 
 

 
 

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 

 


 

 

Yanagawa and Dazaifu one-day tour

 

The tour takes to two popular destinations in Fukuoka-prefecture, Yanagawa and Dazaifu.


Tour condition

Start and end of the tour is to be  Fukuoka-city

English speaking guide is accompanied

Chartered vehicle such as a jumbo taxi or bus
is utilizes as per number of pax

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 Itinerary  

 

9:00 Depart Fukuoka-city

Transfer to Yanagawa  by a vehicle

   Canal boat cruise

Exploring Yanagawa : Ohana Shotoen Garden,  Birthplace of Hakushu Kitahara  and Shopping

Lunch at  Yanagawa  : Unagi (eel ) cuisine or seafood cuisine of Ariake sea

Trasfer to Dazaifu by a vehicle

Exploring Dazaifu  : Shrine Approach path,  Komyozen-ji templeDazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

Transfer to Fukuoka-city by a vehicle

16:30 Arrive at Fukuoka-city

 


 

 Yanagawa  

 

The Beautiful Canal town Yanagawa

Yanagawa is located about 60km south of Fukuoka-city and is a former Castle town

facing the Ariake Bay and spreading in the Chikugo plain.

Canal boat cruise is most recommended experience and is to board a small

boat called the Donkobune and slowly go down the river skillfully maneuvered by a

boatman with bamboo pole.

 

Okinohata

The heart of Yanagawa

Beautiful canal town

Canal boat cruise

A boat called Donkobune,

slowly go down the river

Canal boat cruise

Skillfully maneuvered by a

boatman with bamboo pole

Ohana

Built in 1697 as the villa of the 

Lord Tachibana Akitora

Shotoen Garden

Listed on the National Scenic

Landmark

Ohana western style building

Built as the guest house of

Tachibana family in 1910


 

 Lunch at Yanagawa  

 

Steamed Eel

Yanagawa is the birthplace of Steamed Eel that has more than 300 years history.

There are many restaurants which have their long history and each restaurants have

been keeping the traditional source and brand value.

Local delicacies 

Yanagawa is facing to Ariake Sea where many fresh and unique fishes are caught.

Japanese cuisine using local delicacies is also reccomended. 

 


 

 Dazaifu   

 

Dazaifu is the highly recommended tourist destination near Fukuoka-city

Must visit place is Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine dedicated to the deity of lerning.

Dazaifu is a historical place, about 1300 years ago, in Dazaifu, there was a government office

to manage the entire Kyushu  for a long period of 500 years at the present  Dazaifu. 

Dazaifu Temmangu Shrine

 

Approach path

Many gift shops, restaurants,

Umegae-mochi shops

Starbucks

Unique architecture designed by renown designer Kengo Kuma

Sacred Cow

Cows bringing good fortune

when touching

Red Bridge or Taiko bashi

The bridge approach to the

sacred area

Entrance of Shrine

The landmark lantern, to the

Shrine compound

Main Building of Shrine

Enshrine the deity of scholorship, Sugawara Michizane


 

Komyozen-ji temple

The Zen temple famous for its 

beautiful stone garde

Kyushu National Museum

Japan’s fourth national museum

after Tokyo, Kyoto and Nara   

 Dazaifu Government Office

Known as TOFURO during the

Nara and Heian period


 

 

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 

 


 

Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

 

Must visit place near Fukuoka-city

The Shrine dedicated to the deity of learning

Many Japanese visit the Shrine to pass the examination successfuly.

 

Built on the site of grave of Sugawara Michizane, who is deified as the

Deity of scholarship.

The shrine is the headquarter shrine of 12,000 Tenmangu shrines in Japan 

 

The prescient contain two ponds, an arched bridge, treasure house, and the cypress-bark-roof main

hall which was rconstructed in 1591 and registered as important Cultural Property.

 

Standing to the right side of main hall in a sacred plum tree known as the “flying plum” , which has

been worshipped as the symbol of the shrine.

Within the Shrine nature precinct are many plum trees, camphor tree, and irises, which provide

nature beauty in every season of year.

 


 

Kyokusui-no-en

Tenmangu’s history is recalled by events such as the New Years Exorcism, Fire Festival

(Oni-sube),  Kyokusui-no-en that means Spring Water Poetry (waka) Festival, and Jinko-shiki

(Annual God-Procession Festival) which takes place in the Autumn.

 


 

 General information  

 

Address 4-7-1 Zaifu, Dazaifu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

5 minutes walk from Nnishitetsu Dazaifu station

30 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka Airport

30 minutes by a vehicle from JR Hakata station

Open hours

January 1 to 3 : 0:00 to 24:00

January 4 to May 19 : 6:30 to 18:00

March 20 to 31 : 6:00 to 18:30

April 1 to May 31 : 6:00 to 19:00

June 1 to Auguast 31 : 6:00 to 19:30

September 1 to 22 : 6:00 to 19:00

September 23 to November 30 : 6:30 to 19:00

December 1 to 30 : 6:30 to 18:30

December 31 : 6:30 to 24:00

Admission fee No fee is required
Days closed No closing days

 

 

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

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

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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 

 


 

Fukuoka-prefecture travel guide

 

Fukuoka-prefecture only in Japan is selected by

CNN Travel as one of the top 19 places to visit in 2019  

 

Fascinating history. Incredible eats. Natural beauty. If the Japanese seaside city of Fukuoka

isn’t already on your radar, its time to recalibrate your Japan travel plans.

 

Fukuoka Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan on Kyushu Island. The capital is the city of Fukuoka.

It is the ninth most populated prefecture ( 5,111 thousand population) in Japan.

 

One of several host cities for the Rugby World Cup 2019, Fukuoka is the gateway to the island of Kyushu.

It’s the perfect destination for those looking to go beyond the well-trodden destinations like Osaka,

Tokyo and Kyoto and see a new corner of Japan.

 

 Featured destinations

 

Fukuoka-city  

The gate way to Kyushu and is the biggest cosmopolitan city in Kyushu. 

Due to its location Fukuoka-city is the great starting point for exploring Kyushu

Fukuoka-city has a long history as commercial town and castle town, and prospered as

important district to Asian Continent for many years.   Now, Fukuoka-city is the

International bub of Kyushu, the nation’s fourth largest economic zone. 

 


 

Kitakyushu-city

Kitakyushu-city is blessed with spectacular & stunning natural feature and have one Natioanl Park,
and two Quasi-National Parks.  And the city is the Industrial Innovation city with many fascinating
features.  The combination of industrial zones and rich nature areas are creating the most dynamic
Night view in the World.
The city announced to Camp site of Wales participating in Rugby World Cup 2019.
 

 

Dazaifu 

Historical place Dazaifu About 1300 years ago, in Dazaifu, there was a government office

to manage the entire Kyushu  for a long period of 500 years at the present  Dazaifu. 

There are numbers of historical sites which reflect to the ancient history of Dazaifu.

Tenmangu shrines in Japan. 

 


 

Yanagawa

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.

 

 


 

Itoshima

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.

 


 

Munakata and Fukutsu

The Sacred Island Okinoshiam and Associated site in the Munakata Region

has been registered on the UNESCO Wlorld Heritage in 2016.

Munakata Region is located in the west part of Fukuoka-prefecture and facing to Genkai Sea.

The area are consist of Munakata, Fukutsu, Akama and Oshima Island.

 


 

Chikugo rejion

Agricultural industries spreading in the Kyushu’s largest Chikugo plain.

Chikugo region consists of Toho Village, Asakura, Akizuki, Ukiha, Kurume, Yame

and Hoshono Village.

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.
 

 

 Featured tours itinerary in Fukuoka-prefecture

 

We have various sample Itineraries in Fukuoka-prefecture for your journey and we can create

your customized private tour based on tour sample itineraries in condideration of your requirement.

 

・ Fukuoka-city one-day tour

 Kitakyushu-city one-day tour

・ Kawachi Wisteria garden & Kitakyushu-city one-day tour

 Kitakyushu / UNESCO Industry Revolution one-day tour          

・ Kitakyushu-city hiking tour

・ Yanagawa & Dazaifu one-day tour

 Itoshima one-day tour

・ Munakata & Fukutsu / UNESCO Sacred region one-day tour  

 Munakata, Oshiama & Okinoshima / UNESCO Sacred region one-day tour

・ Toho village, Asakura and Ukiha one-day tour

・ Yoshii and Yanagawa Hina doll festival one-day tour

・ Kurume, Yame and Hoshino Village one-day tour

 


 

 

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-prefectur

 


 

Fukuoka selected by CNN Travel as 19 best places to visit in 2019

 

Fukuoka-prefecture only in Japan is selected by CNN Travel as

one of the top 19 places to visit in 2019.

 

Capital of Fukuoka-prefecture is Fukuoka-city and one of several host cities for

the 2019 Rugby World Cup, Fukuoka is the gateway to the island of Kyushu.

 

The prefecture consists of Fukuoka-city, Kitakyushu-city, Yanagawa, Dazaifu, Itoshima

and other fascinating regions such as Munakata and Chikugo region.

 

It’s the perfect destination for those looking to go beyond the well-trodden destinations like Osaka,

Tokyo and Kyoto and see a new corner of Japan.

 


 

 The places introduced by CNN travel  

 

 Kitakyushu-city  

 

Kitakyushu-city announced to Camp site of Wales participating in Rugby World Cup 2019.
 

Kawachi Wisteria garden

Kawachi Wisteria Garden is a private garden at the Mountain foot of Sarakura in Kitakyushu-city

and famous for its spectacularly presented, large numbers of wisteria flowers.


 

Kokura Caltle

Kokura Castle is one of the most famous land marks in Kitakyushu.

The construction was commenced in 1602 and spent 7 years to completed it.  

 


 

 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.  


 

 Dazaifu 

 

Historical place Dazaifu About 1300 years ago, in Dazaifu, there was a government office

to manage the entire Kyushu  for a long period of 500 years at the present  Dazaifu. 

There are numbers of historical sites which reflect to the ancient history of Dazaifu

 

Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

Worship Deity of scholarship Shrine, Built on the site of grave of Sugawara Michizane, who is

deified as Tenjin-sama, or the Deity of scholarship.

The shrine is the headquarter shrine of 12,000 Tenmangu shrines in Japan 


 

Kyushu National Museum

The Museum was opened in 2005 in Dazaifu-city next to Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine, 

as Japan’s fourth national museum after Tokyo, Kyoto and Nara.

 


 

 Fukuoka-city  

 

The gate way to Kyushu and is the biggest cosmopolitan city in Kyushu. 

Due to its location Fukuoka-city is the great starting point for exploring Kyushu

Fukuoka-city has a long history as commercial town and castle town, and prospered as

important district to Asian Continent for many years.   Now, Fukuoka-city is the

International bub of Kyushu, the nation’s fourth largest economic zone. 

 

Fukuoka Chuo Wholesal fish Market 

The Wholesale Market is open to the public on the second Saturday of every month

as Citizens Appreciation day. Time is from 9h to 12h.

The Special event is the Tuna Cooking Show, don’t miss it.


 

Hakata Ramen

Food stalls “Yatai” is one thing to enjoy in Fukuoka. Despite a decline in recent year,

there are said to be more than 160. The food stalls have all kind of food, but you have

to try Hakata ramen, usually made with white soup from pork bone and thin noodles. 

 


 

 

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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 

 


 

Kyokusui-no-en at Dazaifu Shrine

 
The festival will be held on March 3, Sunday in 2019
 
Kyokusui-no-en is a Japanese traditional ceremony held at Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine on the
first Sunday of March, a purification ceremony on a winding stream, is performed by ladies and
gentlemen in a ceremonial court robe under the plum blossoms in full-bloom.
 
 
 
 
After the Tobiume-no-mai dance by shrine maidens, Kyokusui-no-En Festival begins.
Vermilion-lacquered cups full of
sake are set afloat down the stream
Before the cups reach each of the participants sitting along the stream, they have to make up

a Japanese poem called waka, and write it down on a strip of fancy paper.
When the cups reach the participants, they drink the
sakeand hand the paper strip and cup over

to an attendant.

The ceremony has its origin in a historical fact that Ono-no-Yoshifuru, an elder brother of a

noted-calligrapher Ono-no-Tofu, held a ceremony to appease the soul of Michizane Sugawara and

to beguile tedious hours in a rural life.

 


 

 

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

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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 

 


 

 

Kyushu National Museum

 

Kyushu National Museum was opened in 2005 in Dazaifu-city next to Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

as Japan’s fourth national museum after Tokyo, Kyoto and Nara.

 

Dazaifu is the place where played important role as an administrative center and a center for trade

with China and Korea since 1300 years ago, therefore the concept of the museum is decided

“Interpreting the formation of Japanese culture from the perspective of Asian history”.

 


 

 General information  

 

Address 4-7-2 Ishizaka, Dazaifu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

10 minutes walk from Nnishitetsu Dazaifu station

30 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka Airport

30 minutes by a vehicle from JR Hakata station

Open hours

9:30 to 17:00 : Sunday, Tuesday to Thursday

9:30 to 20:00 : Friday and Saturday

Admission fee JPY 430
Days closed Monday

 

 

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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 

 


 

Komyozen-ji temple

 

The Zen temple famous for its beautiful stone garden


It was built during the Kamakura period just next to 
Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine and is within walking

distance of Nishitetsu Dazaifu station.

 

 


 

 General information  

 

Address 2-16-1 Zaifu, Dazaifu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

5 minutes walk from Nnishitetsu Dazaifu station

30 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka Airport

30 minutes by a vehicle from JR Hakata station


 

 

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

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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