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Kyushu Travel Guide

Chikugo Yoshii and Yanagawa Hinadoll festival tour


The Hinadoll Festival is a traditional Japanese event 

  that announces the arrival of spring.


The tour take you different type of unique Hinadoll festivals in Chikugo Yoshii

and Yanagawa.

Those two Hinadoll festivals are held from February through April 3 in 2019.



 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
Tour date : from February through April 3 in 2019





8:30 Depart Fukuoka-city

transfer to Ukiha 

visit Ukiha Inari Shrine

Exloring Hinadoll festival at Shirakabe Avenue in Chikugo Yoshii

Lunch at featured restaurant Shirakabe

transfer to Yanagawa

Exploring Yanagawa Sagemon festival

  Ohana Shotoen Garden, Okinohata area, Birthplace of Hakushu Kitahara 

Canal boat cruise

transfer to Fukuoka-city

17:00 Arrive at Fukuoka-city 



 Where to Explore



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.


Ukiha Inari Shrine

Breath taking scenery harmonizes with the Shrine

Ukiha Inari Shrine, located at foot of Mino mountain range, 130 m height from sea level.

The 90 vermilion coloured Torii Gates stand on the 300 steps stairs is introduced you

from bottom area to the Shrine main building.

To the Shrine

Shrine main building

Breath taking view from Shrine


Hinadoll festival at Shirakabe Avenue

Main Hinadolls are displayed at Shirakabe Avenue district, where the river is lined by attractive former

warehouses, all with traditional wood and white plaster exteriors. The doll displays of Ukiha usually

feature two types of dolls: okiage (paper cut-outs covered in cotton and wrapped in fabric) and hakobina

(dolls in individual display cases).



Featured Restaurant, Shirakabe

The restaurant Shirakabe is in the former merchant’s building constructed in 1928.

Japanese cuisines using best local ingredients that vary by season can be enjoyed.

The chef who makes that cuisines also experienced the imperial family’s cook.




Yanagawa is the estuary town facing the Ariake Sea; Canal boat cruise can be enjoyed while

experience the atmospheres of castle town. Surprisingly, 60km lengh canal in total was

constructed in the town of Yanagawa and the Yanagawa prospered as a castle town because

the canals were used for the moats, which was the protection of enemy during Edo period.


Yanagawa Sagemon Festival

The festival is held from February 11 through April 3 in Yanagawa. Hina dolls are displayed by families

with girls to pray for safe growth of their children, in Yanagawa


Canal boat cruise 

Yanagawa Canal boat cruise is to board a small boat called the Donkobune and slowly 

go down the river skillfully maneuvered by a boatman with bamboo pole.



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