Explore Tsuyazaki, Fukuoka Prefecture

Outdoor Activities Insta-worthy History Culture Experience Art & Architecture
10,500 JPY ~ / person
About 4 hours
Language: English

What we'll do

Miyajidake Jinja Shrine, known as a power spot of Fukuoka Prefecture, is a highly-recommended destination throughout the whole year due to its emotional charms in each of the seasons. Tsuyazaki Tideland is home to many rare animals and is inhabited by various endangered species of birds and other creatures. Tsuyazaki Sengen, located a short walk from the tideland, has a wonderful atmosphere reminiscent of ancient Japan. Elements of its rich history and culture are still preserved in this spot, such as the fishing port and a beautiful cityscape, so anyone can enjoy this destination regardless of age or gender. The multifaceted Fukuoka City is a must-visit area if you’re traveling to Fukuoka Prefecture.

【Schedule】
①Morning Tour
9:00 a.m. Meet at the Miyajidake Jinja Mae bus stop
11:00 a.m. Tsuyazaki Higata Tidelands
※About a 20-minute bus ride from Miyajidake Jinja Shrine (on the day of the tour, JPY 170 for the bus fare will be required)
11:40 a.m. Tsuyazaki Sengen
1:00 p.m. Finish at Tsuyazaki Sengen

②Afternoon Tour
2:00 p.m. Meet at the Miyajidake Jinja Mae bus stop
4:00 p.m. Tsuyazaki Higata Tidelands
※About a 20-minute bus ride from Miyajidake Jinja Shrine (on the day of the tour, JPY 170 for the bus fare will be required)
4:40 p.m. Tsuyazaki Sengen
6:00 p.m. Finish at Tsuyazaki Sengen

Meeting Place

【Meeting time】
①9:00 a.m. ②2:00 p.m.

【Meeting place】
Miyajidake Jinja Mae bus stop
※Those coming by bus from Fukuma Station should be extra careful to arrive on time.
Bus: about 6 minutes from Fukuma Station
Walking: about 25 minutes from Fukuma Station

【Notes regarding late arrivals】
・If you are more than 15 minutes late for the meeting time without contacting your guide, the tour will be automatically cancelled.
・Please note that the tour cannot be extended in the event of late arrival.

【Notes regarding luggage】
・We recommend that participants with a lot of luggage use a locker at Fukuma Station to store their belongings in.

Details

Price per person
10,500 JPY ~ / person
Max participants
Up to 6 people
Languages
Hosted in English
Things you need to know before the tour

【Things NOT included in the price of the tour】
・Transportation fees (transportation to and from the meeting place, transportation during the tour)
・Food expenses (meals, including drinks, will not be provided)

【Things included in the price of the tour】
None

【Items not allowed on the tour】
None

【Conditions for participation】
No age limit; anyone can participate.

【Other important things to note】
・This tour will be led by a nationally certified guide.
・This tour requires a minimum of two and can accommodate a maximum of six participants.
※Solo travelers wishing to participate in this tour may do so if they pay the fee for two people.
※If the minimum number of participants is not met, the tour may be cancelled.
・Transportation during this tour will be by bus and on foot.
・Depending on the weather, the stops on the route are subject to order changes or cancellation.
・Please make sure to wear clothes that are easy to move in and comfortable shoes.

Route

  1. 1
    Miyajidake Jinja Shrine

    Miyajidake Jinja Shrine in Fukutsu city is known as a great spot for viewing the sunset. It is famous for the “Hikari-no-Michi” or "road of light". Every year, on certain days of October and February, the sun sets right above the pathway that starts from the shrine, into the city, leading to the sea. The shrine is also known for its huge straw rope, changed every year by 1,500 people. Miyajidake Shrine became known all over Japan when it was used in a TV commercial by a Japanese airline company. It is one of the most popular shrines in Fukuoka prefecture, attracting over 3 million visitors each year. In addition to its scenic location, it is interesting because of the eight Okunomiya shrines that you can find inside.

  2. 2
    Tsuyazaki Tideland

    The Tsuyazaki tideland (Tsuyazaki Higata) in Fukutsu, Fukuoka Prefecture, is on the Environment Ministry's list of Japan's 500 most important wetlands. The Tsuyazaki tideland is an inlet about 0.9ml (1.5 km) inland from Tsuyazaki fishing port. There is almost no other place in Japan that is similar to the Tsuyazaki tideland, a wetland in a bay. It has been described as a paradise for unusual species.

  3. 3
    Tsuyazaki Sengen

    Tsuyazaki Sengen is a historical district in Fukutsu city, Fukuoka Prefecture. Tsuyazaki is close to the sea, and the community flourished thanks to shipments of salt through the local harbor. While many of the older historical buildings burned down in fires that easily spread because of their close proximity, some old buildings, such as the Ai-no-ie, still remain.

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