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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.



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Tour conditions 


The tour is the private tour exclusively for your group.

・Minimum number : 2 person

・Maxum number : 30 person

・Start and end of the tour is Fukuoka-city, please specify the place where you want

・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  

Visit Yame Traditional Craft Museum

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.

Kora Taisha Shrine

Kurogi large Wisteria tree

Fruits harvest experience         



Where to Explore


Yame Central Tea Plantation  

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 Traditional Craft Museum

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


Hina doll


Yame Fukushima

White-walled townscape

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.



Sake Brewery Kiyaya

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.



Featured Japanese restaurant Ginnoka

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.




Hoshino village

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




Kora Taisha Shrine  

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


Kurogi large Wisteria tree

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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