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Yanagawa and Dazaifu one-day tour


The tour takes you to two popular destinations around Fukuoka-city, Yanagawa and Dazaifu.

Tour condition

Start and end of the tour is to be  Fukuoka-city 

English speaking guide is accompanied

Chartered vehicle such as a jumbo taxi or bus
is utilizes as per number of pax














Yanagawa is the estuary town facing the Ariake Sea; Canal boat cruise can be enjoyed while

experience the atmospheres of castle town. Surprisingly, 60km lengh canal in total was

constructed in the town of Yanagawa and the Yanagawa prospered as a castle town because

the canals were used for the moats, which was the protection of enemy during Edo period.



The heart of Yanagawa

Beautiful canal town

Canal boat cruise

A boat called Donkobune,

slowly go down the river

Canal boat cruise

Skillfully maneuvered by a

boatman with bamboo pole


Built in 1697 as the villa of the 

Lord Tachibana Akitora

Shotoen Garden

Listed on the National Scenic


Ohana western style building

Built as the guest house of

Tachibana family in 1910


Lunch at Yanagawa

Steamed Eel

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. 





Dazaifu, time back to 1300 years ago, historical place Dazaifu About 1300 years ago, 

there was a government office to manage the entire Kyushu for a long period of 500 years at

the present Dazaifu. The most popular tourist destination is Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine.

Dazaifu Temmangu Shrine


Approach path

Many gift shops, restaurants,

Umegae-mochi shops


Unique architecture designed by renown designer Kengo Kuma

Sacred Cow

Cows bringing good fortune

when touching

Red Bridge or Taiko bashi

The bridge approach to the

sacred area

Entrance of Shrine

The landmark lantern, to the

Shrine compound

Main Building of Shrine

Enshrine the deity of scholorship, Sugawara Michizane


Komyozen-ji temple

The Zen temple famous for its 

beautiful stone garde

Kyushu National Museum

Japan’s fourth national museum

after Tokyo, Kyoto and Nara   

 Dazaifu Government Office

Known as TOFURO during the

Nara and Heian period





9:00 Depart Fukuoka-city

Transfer to Yanagawa  by vehicle

Arrive at Yanagawa

Canal boat cruise

Exploring Yanagawa : Ohana Shotoen Garden, Birthplace of Hakushu Kitahara and Shopping

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

Trasfer to Dazaifu by vehicle

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

Transfer to Fukuoka by vehicle

16:30 Arrive at Fukuoka-city 



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Price of the tour

Price for a person is subjected to the number of participant a group,

if a chartered vehicle with 9 seats is utilized, the price list is as follows;

Number of



2 person


3 person


4 person


5 person




7 person


8 person


9 person

Price per

person (JPY)

















Included items

 Transport by a chartered vehicle

 English speaking driver


Exculuded items


 Tourist attraction fees



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