Itoshima travel guide
Itoshima is 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.
A beautiful sunset scenic spot at Genkai Sea, the place is selected as Japan’s 100 scenic
beauty sunset beach.
One of the most beautiful beach in Itoshima, when walking on the sandy beach a mysterious
sound like ” kyu kyu ” comes out
The most largest basalt cave in Japan consist of octagon and hexagon columnar joints.
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.
The salt making plant by the ancient production method
A salt and a magnesium chloride are produced with Genkai sea water
Featured seafood restaurant, Isonoya
Special seafood dish used fresh fishes caught in the Genkai Sea can be enjoyed
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.
There is the tasting corner, let’s sample sake.
Sake is unique Japanese liquor made by fermenting rice. Suginoya was founded in 1870
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.
Location of Itoshima
|Address||City hall : 1-1-1 Maebarunishi, Itoshima-city, Fukuoka-prefecture|
30 minutes from JR Hakata Station by a vihecle
using Fukuoka Urban Express Way and Nishi-kyushu High way
40 minutes by train from JR Hakata Station to Maebaru, Itoshima
|Population||97,000 Population density 450|