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Shirakabe-dori Avenue



Time-honored scenery, back to 100 years ago. The Avenue is located in Yoshii-machi, 

Ukiha-city.  Shirakabe, literary meaning is white wall. The avenue of houses with white

wall were constructed about 100 years ago.  About 250 houses in the area has been

designated as National important traditional buildings preservation district.


In the Edo era (1603-1868), Yoshii flourished as a post town between Kurume and Hita.

In the Meiji era ( from 1868), this area experienced a big fire three times. In order to protect

from the fire, people have rebuilt the houses with the fire resistance design using clay wall

painted by white.


Hina Doll Festival


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.


Location of Ukiha




General information  

Address Yoshii-machi, Ukiha-city, Fukuoka-prefecture

50 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

45 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu-city

60 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa-city

90 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city


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