Itoshima travel guide
The nearest Resort town from Fukuoka-city
Itoshima is surrounded Genkai Sea and Seburi Mountain. The beautiful Genkai Sea where the dynamic
wave makes coast line scenery, and a traditional Japanese landscape in the rural area spreding
Mountain foot can be enjoyed.
Where to visit
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 in Itoshima.
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|
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