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Yame travel guide

  • Yame Central Tea Plantation


Yame is a rural tranquil region of Japanese tea cultivation and the traditional crafts

manufacturing and is located in the southern part of Mino mountain range.

Yame grew in size after the merger with Kurogi town,Tachibana town,Yabe village and

Hoshino village in 2010.


Yame Traditional Craft Museum

Yame is the Centre of Japanese artificial crafts. The Museum

was built in 1986 with the purpose of gathering traditional

craft items together and transferring traditional techniques

and development of local industry.


Yame Fukushima

White-walled townscape. The Fukushima area is designated as an

important traditional buildings preservation area by the Japanese

government. Since the Edo Era (1603 – 1868), the area has 

flourished as an economical and political base, and many merchant

houses which retain the atmosphere of that time remain even today.


Sake Brewery Kitaya

Kitaya is renowned Saka brewer in Yame, was founded some 190

years ago during the Edo Era. The Sake is produced using high-grade

rice if brewing quality rice of brewing cultivated in Fukuoka-prefecture.

The Brewery can be visited and enjoy sampling Sake.


Yame Central Tea Plantation  

The country of Green Tea, the Green Tea grown in Yame is one of the

highest grade of tea throughout Japan. This is the large Tea plantation

spreading on a gently sloping hilly area, about 70 ha. There is an

observatory at the top of hill, Ariake bay as well as Shimabara Peninsula

in Nagasaki-prefecture can be seen on sunny days.


Featured Japanese restaurant Ginnoka

The restaurant Ginnoka uses Japanese old style house built 100 years ago, 

and located next to the Sake brewery Kitaya. The restaurant opened in 2014

and serving Japanese cuisines which is compatible with Sake using local

abundant ingredients such as vegetables, fruits and fresh river and sea fishes.


Hoshino village

The most beautiful village in Japan. Located in the south-eastern part of

Fukuoka Prefecture, and east side of Yame-city, at altitudes between 200

and 1,000 metres above sea level. As 84 percent of the village is covered

with mountain forests, agriculture and forestry are the two main industries.

The recommendable experience is to have Gyokuro tea which is the

highest grade of Japanese tea cultivated in Hoshino village.


Kurogi large Wisteria tree

The tree is more than 600 years old. The total area of its scaffolding

structure at 3,000 square meters and its longest flower clusters measuring

in at 150 centimeters, the tree looks truly spectacular when it blooms. 

The Wisteria Festival takes place between mid-April and early May. 


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.


General information  

Address City hall : 412-2 Bodaiji, Asakura-city, Fukuoka-prefecture

60 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

40 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa

40 minutes by a vehicle from Asakura

35 minutes by a vehicle from Kurume

100 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city

Population 62,400   Population density 130
















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