Ukiha travel guide
Ukiha blessed with nature where many orchards spread out at the foot of Mino mountain range.
Yoshii, in the center of Chikugo flourished as a post town during the Edo period, and there a lot
of Sake brewery which have established the Edo period. A fruits picking and Sake brewery
visit can be enjoyed here.
Time-honored scenery, back to 100 years ago
Located in Yoshii-machi, 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 raditional buildings preservation district.
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.
Breath taking scenery harmonizes with the Shrine
Ukiha Inari Shrine, located at foot of Mino mountain range, 130 m height from sea level.
The 90 vermilion coloured Torii Gates stand on the 300 steps stairs is introduced you
from bottom area to the Shrine main building.
To the Shrine
Shrine main building
Breath taking view from Shrine
Where to visit
Depart Fukuoka-city → Exploring Asakura : Toho Village, Triple Water Wheel, Yamada Weir
Shirakabe-dori Avenue → Lunch at the featured restaurant Shirakabe → Ukiha Inari Shrine
Visiting a brewery : Saka, Shochu or Wine → Fukuoka
|Address||City hall : 316 Niiharu, 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 Yaanagawa-city
90 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city
|Population||28,000 Population density 240|
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