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Kyushu Travel Guide

Yanagawa Canal boat cruise


Yanagawa Canal boat cruise is to board a small boat called the Donkobune and slowly go down the 

river skillfully maneuvered by a boatman with bamboo pole. 

You will enjoy a leisurely cruise along the streets and houses which still retain some remnants of castle town,

hearing the boatman’s explanation of the history and landscape of Yanagawa.  You can also enjoy the specialty

of Yanagawa eel steamed in basket called “Unagi-no-seiromushi” on the boat.



 Location of Yanagawa




 General infromation


Company Operated by 5 Canal boat cruise companies

70 minutes course : Near Yanagawa station to Okinohata

60 minutes course : Near Yanagawa station to Ohana

30 minutes course : Arond Ohana


Operating time

JPY 800 to 1600 depending on the course  

9:00 to sunset time


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



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