1-day Trip SAGA & FUKUOKA One day taste model course in Kyushu

ROUTE MAP

Yosooidokoro FUTABA

Saga City Cultural Museum

Monozukuri Café Conekuriya

Yanagawa River Cruising

Tachibana Gardens

Karatachi Bunjin (Writers) Footbath

Daifuku Udon - Hakata Ichibangai Shop

ACCESS

  • Singapore Fukuoka (Fukuoka Airport) About 6h15min
  • Fukuoka Airport Hakata Sta. About 10min

RAIL PASS

JR Kyushu Rail Pass

The JR Kyushu rail pass for shinkansen makes your trip around Kyushu very convenient. The JR Kyushu Rail Pass allows you to get on an off any Shinkansen, Limited Express, Special Express or local trains run by JR Kyushu. There are 2 kinds of passes, one is limited to the North-Kyushu area while the other covers the whole island. Both are available for either a 3-day or 5-day time span.

Official Site

START

9:15

Hakata Sta.

About 40 min

10:00

Saga Sta.

Saga-eki Bus Center
About 7 min Gofukumoto-machi Bus Stop

About 3 min

10:15

Yosooidokoro FUTABA

Misumi West Port

A kimono rental shop that will help you enjoy all the more your walk around the town. Choose your favorite among 100 different kimono and the staff will dress you up and prepare you perfectly for a stylish stroll.

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About 3 min

10:45

Saga City Cultural Museum

Saga City Cultural Museum

Go out of the shop and walk down the retro-style street. The Saga City Cultural Museum was built in the 19th century. Visiting it while wearing a kimono will make you think you’ve traveled back in time!

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About 2 min

11:30

Monozukuri Café Conekuriya

Monozukuri Café Conekuriya

An old house superbly renovated and turned into a beautiful café. Try a lunch made of delicious local ingredients and served in beautiful tableware created by local craftsmen.

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About 5 min Gofukumoto-machi Bus Stop

About 50 min

13:50

Nishitetsu Yanagawa Sta.

About 5 min

14:00

Yanagawa River Cruising

Yanagawa River Cruising

Yanagawa is renowned for its canals, which are best enjoyed in wooden gondola-like boats called "donko." Hitch a ride and spend a leisurely hour enjoying the scenery along with the boatman’s song!

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About 1 min

15:15

Tachibana Gardens

Tachibana Gardens

A splendid 18th century mansion with an enormous garden. Certainly a sight to see and a popular tourist spot that has been designated a National Site of Scenic Beauty.

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About 5 min

16:30

Karatachi Bunjin (Writers) Footbath

Karatachi Bunjin (Writers) Footbath

An "ashi-yu (footbath)" accommodating 70 people that not only takes care of your fatigue and allows you to socialize with the locals, but also caters to your cultural curiosity. Its decoration offers information and stories about literary persons related to Yanagawa.

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About 12 min

17:00

Nishitetsu Yanagawa Sta.

About 50 min Nishitetsu Fukuoka Sta.

About 5 min Hakata Sta.

About 3 min

18:30

Daifuku Udon - Hakata Ichibangai Shop

Daifuku Udon - Hakata Ichibangai Shop

Not only tonkotsu ramen in Hakata! These soft, thick udon noodles, a perfect match with the sauce prepared with a secret recipe, are a must-try when you are in Hakata. Add a side order of a rice bowl dish for a filling and satisfying meal!

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