Yanagawa Boat ride and Dazaifu Shrine tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

163769


Categories

Museums / Culture, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (basic), Japanese (fluent), English (fluent)

Peaceful boat ride and spiritual Shinto shrine tour


If you'd like to spend a peaceful day in a very Japanese way, this tour is the perfect for you.

Yanagawa city is located 70 kilometer south of Fukuoka city. Fifty-minute local train ride takes you to the beautiful and peaceful old castle town.

The main attraction of this city is one-hour boat ride. The boat slowly goes through the moat and the boatman explains popular sightseeing spots on the way while skillfully rowing the boat.
Steamed eels seasoned with soy-sauce is a must-eat.

Dazaifu Japanese Shinto shrine is dedicated to Sugawara Michizane, the God of Learning. This shrine is especially popular among students.

On the both sides of the approach to the shrine are there many souvenir shops providing very interesting Japanese items such as sword-like umbrellas, folding fans, green-tea flavored sweets and customized chopsticks. So you are sure to find a perfect souvenir you can keep for memory.

Itinerary

Head for Yanagawa city by Nishitetsu local train(50min. )
Boat ride in Yanagawa(One hour)
Lunch
Head for Dazaifu shrine
Return to Fukuoka

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at either your hotel, your cruise ship terminal, or airport terminal.

End location: I will drop you off at where we began or any predetermined spot.

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Nishitetsu local train and taxi

What’s Included

This tour price includes my guide service, my public transportation fare, my admission fee and my lunch cost.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

7000 yen - Around 7,000 yen but it will increase depending on your hotel location and lunch you'll have.

Yanagawa train ticket and boat ride ¥3,000
This ticket includes Yanagawa-Fukuoka return fare and Boat ride fare
Taxi about ¥1,200
Subway fare ¥600
Plus the fare between your hotel and Hakata station

Admission fee
Yanagawa Ohana villa ¥500
Komyoji Zen temple ¥200
Lunch ¥1,500

What’s Extra

Make sure you wear good walking shoes and are prepared for the weather.

You are responsible for purchasing any items of a personal nature related to transportation, shopping, souvenirs, snacks, and restaurant meals.

Restrictions

I am not a driver. I can arrange for a separate car and driver. In my tours I use public transportation or taxies.

A Recent Review of this tour

Excellent day.
Richard Shepherd

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