ゆくゆくゆくはし Yukuhashi City Sightseeing Guide

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  • Beaches (Nagaihama – Minoshima)

    Beaches (Nagaihama - Minoshima) Expansive, beautiful, natural tidal flats are exposed at low tide throughout the entire year. These spacious beaches are the perfect place to relax with large groups of family, friends, or significant others. Both Minoshima and Nagaihama beaches offer great views and visibility and very clean making them safe for children. The view of the sunrise from these beautiful sandy beaches is truly fantastic and highly recommended. Location Nagaihama: Near 146 Nagai, Yukuhashi City Minoshima: Near …

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  • Nyugaku Nenbutsu Gaku Ritual

    Nyugaku Nenbutsu Gaku Ritual This is a ritual to pray for peace and good harvests, said to have been carried out since the Edo Period over 200 years ago. Children wearing traditional the headdress of court nobles perform on gongs and taiko drums. The ritual is held on May 3rd every year. Location Yukuhashi City Nyugaku area (area around Gosha Hachiman Shrine) Access Approximately 20 minutes by car from JR Yukuhashi Station (via Prefectural Highway No. 28) Inquiries ●Yukuhashi City Board of Education Culture Section 0…

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  • Imagawa Riverside

    Imagawa Riverside This spot is the symbol of Yukuhashi in the spring. Approximately 1,000 cherry blossom trees bloom along both banks of the river, and their reflection shimmering in the water's surface is a truly beautiful sight. Many visitors bring their families for leisurely strolls along the river, and it is a great place to spend a relaxing time. Location Near Yukuhashi City Hall (1-1-1 Chuo, Yukuhashi City) Access 15 minutes' walk from the JR Yukuhashi Station East Exit towards Yukuhashi City Hall In…

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  • Minoshima Momote Festival

    Minoshima Momote Festival Minoshima has long been a prosperous fishing location. In the Minoshima Momote Festival, targets are shot with a bow and arrow as a prayer for a good fishing catch and prosperity. It is said the tradition began with the residents using bows and arrows to protect themselves from frequent pirate attacks. The festival is held on May 21st every year.   Location Minoshima Shrine   Access From JR Yukuhashi Station take the Taiyo-koutsu "Minoshima Line" bus for 15 minutes and get …

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  • Shimokenji Gaku Shinto Ritual

    Shimokenji Gaku Shinto Ritual The Shimokenji Gaku Shinto Ritual is a spring festival which has been handed down at Ono Hachiman Shrine for several hundred years. Children carry out an ancient Japanese performance and dance called "gaku uchi" to pray for a good harvest and good health! The ritual is held on May 3rd and 4th every year.   Location Yukuhashi City Shimokenji area (Ono Hachiman Shrine)   Access From JR Yukuhashi Station take the Taiyo-koutsu "Kawara Line" bus for 16 minutes and get off at the…

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  • Kawawatari Jinkosai Festival

    Kawawatari Jinkosai Festival The Kawawatari Jinkosai Festival is a Shinto ritual to pray for good harvests. Three portable shrines are carried by parishioners dressed in white into the Nagao River. The valiant young people carrying the portable shrines as they cross the river is a sight not to be missed!   Location Yukuhashi City Kamizukuma area (Tsunetomi Hachiman Shrine)   Access Approximately 10 minutes by car from JR Yukuhashi Station (via National Highway No. 201)   Inquiries Yukuhashi Ci…

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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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  • Fig Specialty Goods

    Fig Specialty Goods Yukuhashi City is a major production center for figs, and offers a variety of specialty products using figs, including snacks, jams, dry fruit, and more, which make perfect souvenirs. All of these products use Yukuhashi produced figs so they are both safe and trustworthy as well as delicious. Inquiries Yukuhashi City Sightseeing & Product Information Corner 0930-25-0086 (Hours: 9:00-19:00)  

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  • Cosmate Yukuhashi

    Cosmate Yukuhashi "Cosmate Yukuhashi" is a culture complex located in central Yukuhashi City which houses a library, audio visual center, cultural hall, history museum, display spaces, and other facilities. The site is host to a variety of events throughout the year. Location 1-9-3  Chuo, Yukuhashi City Access 15 minutes' walk from the JR Yukuhashi Station East Exit From JR Yukuhashi Station East Exit take the Taiyo-koutsu  bus and get off at the "Yukuhashi City Hall" stop, then walk 5 minutes Inquiries …

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