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Yanagawa & Dazaifu one-day tour


Explores two popular destinations, Yanagawa & Dazaifu.

Yanagawa is the beautiful canal town where the Canal boat cruise and local cuisines can

be enjoyed. Dazaifu is the most recommended place to visit in Fukuoka-prefecture where

has 1300 years history, featured spot is Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine.



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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.





9:00 Depart Fukuoka-city

Transfer to Yanagawa  by a vehicle

   Canal boat cruise

Exploring Yanagawa : Ohana Shotoen Garden and Shopping

Lunch at  Yanagawa  : Unagi (eel ) cuisine or seafood cuisine of Ariake sea

Trasfer to Dazaifu by a vehicle

Exploring Dazaifu  : Shrine Approach path,  Komyozen-ji templeDazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

Transfer to Fukuoka-city by a vehicle

17:00 Arrive at Fukuoka-city


Options : the following sites can be arranged as a option.

Sake breweries in Yanagawa

Kyushu National Museum

Site of Dazaifu Government Office



Where to explore



The Beautiful Canal town Yanagawa located about 60km south of Fukuoka-city and is

a former Castle town facing the Ariake Bay and spreading in the Chikugo plain.

Canal boat cruise is most recommended experience.


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.



 Enjoy Canal boat cruise

 at the beautiful Castle town 


 A leisurely cruise along the

streets & houses which still

retain remnants of castle town


Hearing the boatman’s

explanation of the history &

landscape of Yanagawa

Ohana and Shotoen Garden

Listed on National Scenic Landmark, was built in 1697 as the villa of the Fourth Lord

Tachibana Akitora. At that time the region was called Hanabatake (Field of flower), so

the villa was named Ohana or Flower.



Built as the villa of the Fourth

Lord Tachibana Akitora


A 3300 square meters

Japanese style garden


Western style building

built in 1910


Lunch at Yanagawa  


Eel cuisines

Yanagawa is the birthplace of Steamed Eel that has more than 300 years history.

There are many restaurants which have their long history and each restaurants have

been keeping the traditional source and brand value.


Local delicacies 

Yanagawa is facing to Ariake Sea where many fresh and unique fishes are caught.

Japanese cuisine using local delicacies is also reccomended. 



 Featured Ariage Sea food

 Restaurant, Yoakejaya


 Typical Sea food meal used

  fresh and unique fishes


 Sushi, used fresh and unique 

 fishes caught in Ariake Sea



Dazaifu is a historical place, about 1300 years ago, in Dazaifu, there was a government

office to manage the entire Kyushu  for a long period of 500 years at the present Dazaifu. 

Dazaifu Temmangu Shrine

The Shrine dedicated to the deity of learning. Many Japanese visit the Shrine to pass the

examination successfuly. Built on the site of grave of Sugawara Michizane, who is deified

as the Deity of scholarship. The shrine is the headquarter shrine of 12,000 Tenmangu

shrines in Japan.




  Approch path to the Shrine,

  there are many gift shops

  and restaurants


Sacred Cow welcome you to



 Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine,

 dedicated to the deity of



Komyozen-ji temple

The Zen temple famous for its beautiful stone garden built during the Kamakura period just

next to Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine and is within walking distance of Nishitetsu Dazaifu station.



 Beautiful stone garden


 Japanese garden


 Temple bell




Sake breweries in Yanagawa

There are two authentic Sake breweries where you can enjoy tasting in Yanagawa.

Yanagawa Shuzo Sake brewery founded in 1890 and Kikubijin Shuzo Sake brewery

founded in 1735.



  Yanagawa Shuzo


  Kikubijin Shuzo


   Kikubijin Shuzo


Kyushu National Museum

Kyushu National Museum was opened in 2005 in Dazaifu-city next to Dazaifu Tenmangu

Shrine, as Japan’s fourth national museum after Tokyo, Kyoto and Nara.



Site of Dazaifu Government Office

Government site of Ancient Kyushu, Known as TOFURO, the site was used during the

Nara (710 to 794 AD) and Heian (794 to 1185 AD) period. The Dazaifu was responsible

for supervising Japan’s maritime frontier, as well as for administering the nine provinces 

and two island of the Saikaido (modern Kyushu).



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