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
Authentic Japanese restaurant, Shirakabe
The chef who makes that cuisines also has experienced the imperial
family’s cook. 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.
Ukiha Inari Shrine
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.
Let’s sample Chochu at Beniotome Shuzo. Shochu is a Japanese
distilled beverage less than 45% alcohol by volume. The shochu of
Beniotome Shuzo is distilled from Sesame. The brewery can be
visited and there is a tasting corner, Let’s sample Chochu.
Kora Taisha Shrine
The largest Shrine in Kyushu and the shrine is specified as Ichino-miya
or the representative Shrine in Chikugo region. Located in Kurume-city,
stand at the middle of Kora Mountain. From the Shrine compound,
breath taking magnificent view of Chikugo plain can be seen.
In the harvest time, the northern Kyushu boasts many area with beautiful
fruit orchards. Fukuoka is one of the leading fruit-producing prefecture
in all Japan. The fruit production in Fukuoka is primarily concentrated in
the southern Chikugo region such as Ukiha, Asakura and Tanushimaru.
|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
|28,000 Population density 240
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