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Kyushu Travel Guide

Toho Village


Hoshuyama district, a mountain area blessed with nature


Koisiwara district, pottery industry representative of Kyushu


Toho is a small village with a population of about 2,000 people in Fukuoka-prefecture,

and is located north side of Asakura-city.

The Village consist of Hoshuyama district and Koishiwara district.

On July 5, 2017, the heavy rain disaster occurred in the northern part of Kyushu,

and Toho Village, both Hoshuyama and Koishiwara districts also suffered great damages.

Even, it takes a little time to return to previous conditions, you can enjoy your journey here. 


We are welcome you to visit our place Toho Village



Hoshuyama district



Koishiwara district



A type of Japanese traditional pottery in Koishiwara.

The history dates back to the 17th century, when the third Lord Kuroda Mitsuyuki (1628–1707)

invited potters from Imari, Saga-prefecture to Fukuoka


Furnace for pottery

Featured Pottery, Takatori-yaki Hachizan

Featured Pottery, Koisiwara-yaki Tsurumi Pottery


Lodge in the Ponta no mori (Ponta forest)


Gyoja sugi

The big Cedar, called Gyoja sugi, literary meaning is Religious Trainee Cedar planted more

than 600 years ago. Circumference length : 8.3 metre, height : 52 metre.





                                     Location of Chikugo




 Featured tours  

Fukuoka-prefecture tours

・ Fukuoka-city one-day tour

・ Kitakyushu-city one-day tour

・ Kawachi Wisteria garden & Kitakyushu-city one-day tour

・ Kitakyushu-city / UNESCO Industry Revolution one-day tour        

Kitakyushu-city study tour

・ Kitakyushu-city hiking tour

・ Yanagawa & Dazaifu one-day tour

・ Itoshima one-day tour

・ Munakata & Fukutsu / UNESCO Sacred region one-day tour  

・ Munakata, Oshiama & Okinoshima / UNESCO Sacred region one-day tour

・ Toho village, Asakura and Ukiha one-day tour

・ Yoshii & Yanagawa Hina doll festival one-day tour

・ Kurume & Yame region one-day tour

Kyushu Round tours

・ 11 days Kyushu tour

・ 8 days Northern & Central Kyushu tour

・ 8 days Southern Kyushu tour

・ 6 days North-West Kyushu tour

・ 7 days Central Kyushu tour

・ 6 days North-Eest Kyushu tour



 General information  



Village hall ; 6425 Oaza-Hoshuyama, Asakura-gun, Fukuoka-prefecture


70 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

60 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu-city

80 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa-city

90 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city

Population 2,000   pupulation density : 39 / km2 



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