ゆくゆくゆくはし Yukuhashi City Sightseeing Guide

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  • Goshogatani Kogo-ishi Ruins

    Goshogatani Kogo-ishi Ruins The Goshogatani Kogo-ishi Ruins are the remnants of a mountain fortification built to help strengthen Japan against attack from other countries in the latter half of the 7th century. Similar ruins have been discovered in about 10 locations in western Japan, however the Goshogatani Kogoishi Ruins feature massive stone fortifications and earthworks, and are still relatively intact, showing that they were considered an important part of the defense of the northern Kyushu region. (A designated nati…

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  • Umagatake-jo Mountain Fortress Ruins

    Umagatake-jo Mountain Fortress Ruins This is the ruins of a mountain fortification which is said to have been built approximately 1,000 years ago in the middle ages. Hideyoshi Toyotomi also stayed here in 1587. At present, a mountain hiking course has been established and maintained, which allows for even beginning hikers to reach the mountain peak in about 1 hour. Location Otani, Yukuhashi City Access (by bus) From the JR Yukuhashi Station West Exit take the Taiyo-koutsu "Katsuyama Shinmachi Line" bus for 20 minutes and get o…

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  • Sangyosai Festival

    Sangyosai Festival This is a leading Yukuhashi City event where the various commerce, industry, agriculture, fishery and other businesses and organizations of Yukuhashi City gather in a single hall. The event features exhibitions by businesses as well as sales of local specialties, vegetables, and more. Location Yukuhashi Comprehensive Park (3758 Imai, Yukuhashi City) Access A free shuttle bus will be in operation from the JR Yukuhashi Station East Exit on the day of the event. Inquiries Yukuhashi City Ha…

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  • 100 KM Walk

    100 KM Walk In early October every year, over 4,500 people participate in this walk which starts from Yukuhashi City's Shohachimangu Shrine and ends at Beppu City in Oita Prefecture, 100 km away. The trip is difficult and involves walking all night long, but the participants all have their own reasons to aim for the goal under a slogan of "a journey for the spirit". Location Shohachimangu Shrine (starting point) Access 5 minutes' walk from the JR Yukuhashi Station East Exit Inquiries Yukuhashi City…

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  • Figs

    Figs Yukuhashi City is a major producer of figs. Fig farms in the city produce a variety called "houraishi", which are harvested from August to October every year. This variety was introduced from China approximately 370 years ago, and is moderately sweet with a delicate tartness, to make for a truly elegant flavor experience. Location Shindembaru  area Access Approximately 20 minutes south from central Yukuhashi City in the Shindembaru area via National Highway No. 10. There are farm operated s…

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  • Asian Pears

    Asian Pears Asian pears grown in the nature of Yukuhashi are extremely juicy and sweet. The Asian pears are mainly produced in the Shindembaru area, located in the southeast of Yukuhashi City. Location Shindembaru  area Access Approximately 20 minutes south from central Yukuhashi City in the Shindembaru area via National Highway No. 10. There are farm operated shops along National Highway No. 10. Inquiries Yukuhashi City Sightseeing & Product Information Corner 0930-25-0086 (Hours: 9:00-19:00)…

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  • Grapes

    Grapes Grapes produced in Yukuhashi City are extremely juicy, and each and every grape is large and sweet. The Asian pears are mainly produced in the Shindembaru area, located in the southeast of Yukuhashi City. Location Shindembaru  area Access Approximately 20 minutes south from central Yukuhashi City in the Shindembaru area via National Highway No. 10. There are farm operated shops along National Highway No. 10. Inquiries Yukuhashi City Sightseeing & Product Information Corner 0930-25-00…

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  • Miso Dare Oden (Soybean paste sauce simmered hotpot)

    Miso Dare Oden (Soybean paste sauce simmered hotpot) "Oden" is a traditional Japanese food. "Miso Dare Oden" is a local specialty much loved by the people of Yukuhashi City and has a special miso soybean paste sauce added to the dish. Location Request information on locations where "Miso Dare Oden" is available from the listed inquiries contact. Inquiries Yukuhashi City Sightseeing & Product Information Corner 0930-25-0086 (Hours: 9:00-19:00)  

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  • Matsubara Lookout Square

    Matsubara Lookout Square This park provides a view of the JASDF Tsuiki Airbase runway. The park is easily accessed, located along National Highway No. 10 approximately 20 minutes by car from Yukuhashi City. The park features a grassy area, rest areas and more, making it a perfect place to spend a relaxing time with friends or family. Location 222-3 Matsubara, Yukuhashi City (Near National Highway No. 10 "Otonabashi" Intersection) Access 40 minutes' walk from JR Shindembaru Station Inquiries Yukuhashi City Boar…

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  • JA Fureai Market

    JA Fureai Market "JA Fureai Market" direct sales markets are located in 3 locations in Yukuhashi City. These markets sell fresh, safe and trustworthy vegetables and fruits produced by local farms. We hope you stop by for a visit. Imai Direct Sales Market Location: 1270-1 Oaza Imai, Yukuhashi City, Fukuoka Prefecture Hours: 7:00-18:00 Nobunaga Direct Sales Market Location: 481 Oaza Nakazukuma, Yukuhashi City, Fukuoka Prefecture Hours: 7:30-17:30 Imagawa Direct Sales Market Location: 998 Oaza Amouda, Yuk…

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