Jan 25, 2019
Nishi-Nippon Railroad Co Ltd. announced on Jan. 24 plans to open a new hotel in Dazaifu City in the summer of 2019 by renovating traditional wooden Japanese townhouses. Three build...
Dec 13, 2018
Calbee has developed ume-anko flavor potato chips in collaboration with Fukuoka Agricultural High School in Dazaifu City. This is their 6th collaboration product with the concept o...
Nov 22, 2018
Approximately 300 maple and ginkgo trees inside the grounds of Kamado Shrine start to turn red during the latter half of November. The trees will be illuminated every night across ...
Nov 8, 2018
Every year famous landmarks across Japan are illuminated with special blue lighting to mark World Diabetes Day (Nov. 14). Led by the World Diabetes Day Committee in Japan, the init...
Oct 19, 2018
Koyo refers to the changing autumn colors of deciduous trees in Japan. Leaves turn spectacular shades of red, yellow and brown - depending on species - before falling to the ground...
Sep 26, 2018
This festival will be held at Kanzeonji Temple and Kaidanin Temple in Dazaifu, two locations with a strong sense of history in the air. An outdoor bar will be set up at Kanzeonji ...
Aug 6, 2018
In 1917, an entrepreneur known for his contribution to the modernization of Japan named Kihachiro Okura founded “Okura Shokukan”, the first private art museum in Japan. The museum ...
Aug 2, 2018
Featuring treasures of Ninnaji, this exhibition displays 33 statues that previously have never been shown to public. The thousand-armed Kannon is from Edo era. You can also join th...
Jun 20, 2018
Celebrate the birth of Tenjin-sama, Shinto god of literature. Children march with mikoshi (portable shrines) and walk through woven hoops for good health. Watch the yukata (summer ...
May 23, 2018
Thirty thousand (55 species) purple and white Japanese irises bloom in the Shobuike Pond during the first two weeks of June, signaling the onset of summer. In the evenings, the pon...