Yanagawa and Dazaifu one-day tour
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
The tour is the private tour exclusively for your group.
・Minimum number : 2 person
・Maxum number : 30 person
・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
Trasfer to Dazaifu by a vehicle
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
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.
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
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
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.
Yanagawa is the birth place
of Steamed Eel, has more
than 300 years history
Each restaurants have been
keeping the traditional source
and brand value
Rice seasoned with a special
sauce is topped by grilled
eel and thin shredded omelet
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
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.
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
Sacred Cow welcome you to
Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine,
dedicated to the deity of
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
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.
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.
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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