Yame & Hoshino village one-day tour
The city of Japanese Tea and Traditional Crafts. Located in the southern part of
Fukuoka-prefecture, Yame grew in size after the merger with Kurogi town,Tachibana
town,Yabe village,Hoshino village in 2010.
The tour is the private tour exclusively for your group.
・Minimum number : 2 person
・Maxum number : 30 person
・Tour date : please specify the date
・English speaking tour attendant escorts your journey to produce a pleasant trip.
・Chartered vehicle is utilized as per number of person.
8:30 Depart Fukuoka-city
Transfer to Yame
Exploring Yame Central Tea Plantation
Lunch at Yame Ginnoka
visit Sake brewery Kitaya
Transfer to Hoshino village
Exploring Hoshino village
Transfer to Fukuoka-city
18:00 Arrive at Fukuoka-city
Option : the following sites can be arranged as options.
Where to Explore
The country of Green Tea, 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.
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
Japan’s biggest Gold Buddhist
The 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.
Kitaya is renowned Saka brewer in Yame,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.
The restaurant Ginnoka uses Japanese old style house built 100 years ago, and located
next to the Sake brewery Kitaya. The restaurant opened in 2014 and serving Japanese
cuisines which is compatible with Sake using local abundant ingredients such as vegetables,
fruits and fresh river and sea fishes.
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.
Terraced fields made by stonewall
Tea Culture Museum
Star Culture Center
The largest Shrine in Kyushu and the shrine is specified as Ichino-miya or the representative
Shrine in Chikugo region. Located in Kurume-city, stand at the middle of Kora Mountain.
From the Shrine compound, breath taking magnificent view of Chikugo plain can be seen.
Torii Gate, entrance of Shrine
Kyushu’s largest Shrine building
Magnificent view from the Shrine
The Wisteria Festival takes place between mid-April and early May. 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.
In the harvest time, the northern Kyushu boasts many area with beautiful fruit orchards.
Fukuoka is one of the leading fruit-producing prefecture in all Japan.
The fruit production in Fukuoka is primarily concentrated in the southern Chikugo region
such as Ukiha, Asakura and Tanushimaru.
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