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Private Tour - A Tour to Explore the Culture Supported by a River!

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$103.79

You will visit two different rivers and have an experience unique to these areas!

First, we will hit the Okawa area. this area is famous for its beautiful woodcrafts and wooden furniture since the river in this area was used to transport wood. You will be surprised by the elaborate technique that is also adapted to a luxury train. Craftsmen at Okawa started to make furniture not only for human but also for cats, which has recently become famous across Japan.

Next, you will visit Yanagawa area and get on a boat to travel through the river! Your otomo guide will translate the captain’s explanation! The chilling boat trip and foot bathing after the trip will make you relax!
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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Stop At: Suigo Yanagawa Kanko, 1-6 Mitsuhashimachi Shimohyakuchō, Yanagawa, Fukuoka 832-0822, Japan

Yanagawa Station bicycle rentals: You will rent a bicycle here to visit the spots efficiently and start your tour!

In case the weather is rain, No worries, we will use a bus to see all the spots!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: 広松木工(株), 174-1 Onikoga, Okawa, Fukuoka 831-0024, Japan

Hiromatsu Furniture Inc.: A furniture maker established in 1950. The furniture they make extracts the beauty of the wood to its fullest and is famous not only in Japan but across the world! Appreciate the furniture produced by Japanese craftsmen’s technique!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Chikugo River Lift Bridge, Wakatsu Mukaijima, Okawa 831-0005 Fukuoka Prefecture

A bridge on Chikugo River that supports the daily life of locals. A part of the bridge lifts until it becomes vertical! Being there at the right time, you can walk to Saga, the prefecture next to Fukuoka! This bridge is also popular as a spot bringing a lack!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Okawa Terrazza, 2525-2 Mukaijima, Oaza, Okawa 831-0005 Fukuoka Prefecture

A shop dealing with Okawa furniture and other woodcrafts which is located next to Chikugo River Lift Bridge. The coffee you drink while watching the bridge and river on the terrace of this shop is something special that you will like. You can make your own “Okawa Kumiko”, famous woodcraft unique to this area, so why not trying!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Okawa Wood Work Museum, 1231-2 Mitsumaru, Okawa, Fukuoka 831-0026, Japan

“Okawa Kumiko”, woodcraft unique to this area, are exhibited here. Some of them are just displayed as a piece of art, but others are also for sale! This woodcraft doesn’t use a nail at all! The beautiful shape is so popular that it was recently adopted by a famous hotel and luxury train!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Karatachi Bunjin (Writers) Footbath, 9 Yashiromachi, Yanagawa, Fukuoka 832-0057, Japan

Yanagawa River Cruising: At the second half of the tour, you will visit the other city of a river, Yanagawa area! The boat trip at Yanagawa is a must to experience! You will like the beautiful view of the tasteful castle town and wild greenery. The gentle motion of the boat and narration of the captain will make you relax!

You must be tired after cycling and walking a lot. Let’s try one of the Japanese bathing styles: foot bathing, and cure your fatigue!

Duration: 2 hours

Departure:

Departure point:

Nishitetsu-Yanagawa Station, Mitsuhashimachi Shimohyakucho, Yanagawa, Fukuoka 832-0822, Japan

Departure time:

Duration:

6 to 7 hours

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Terms and Conditions:

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Private Tour - A Tour to Explore the Culture Supported by a River!
Overview:

You will visit two different rivers and have an experience unique to these areas!

First, we will hit the Okawa area. this area is famous for its beautiful woodcrafts and wooden furniture since the river in this area was used to transport wood. You will be surprised by the elaborate technique that is also adapted to a luxury train. Craftsmen at Okawa started to make furniture not only for human but also for cats, which has recently become famous across Japan.

Next, you will visit Yanagawa area and get on a boat to travel through the river! Your otomo guide will translate the captain’s explanation! The chilling boat trip and foot bathing after the trip will make you relax!

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$103.79

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