Feb 10, 2021
Every year on Mar. 3, Hina (Doll) Festivals are held to pray for the health of young girls. The day is known as Momo no Sekku, a date that traditionally marked the coming of spring...
Jan 25, 2021
Yanagawa City has begun preparations for providing citizens with new coronavirus vaccinations. To smoothly process vaccinations once the doses are delivered, a budget of approximat...
Nov 16, 2020
Yanagawa is referred to as Japan’s Venice because of its many canals along which gondolas travel and the boatmen offer interesting commentary and sing songs as the scenery passes b...
Aug 7, 2020
The Yanagawa Akari Bune will resume operation for 2020 on August 7. The atmospheric summer-night cruise welcomes guests onto a lantern-lit gondolas that quietly glide through the c...
Feb 27, 2020
Every year on Mar. 3, the Hina (Doll) Festival is held to pray for the health of young girls. (It is also known as Momo no Sekku, an auspicious date that traditionally marks the co...
Dec 17, 2019
Yanagawa City announced a project proposal to introduce lights along its river punting canals. To enhance...
Dec 10, 2019
Yanagawa is referred to as Japan’s Venice because of its many canals along which gondolas travel and the boatmen...
Nov 19, 2019
A two-day local festival in Yanagawa chock full of stalls selling local agricultural produce and seafood, workshops and stage events for the entire family! Join the giant sushi rol...
Oct 29, 2019
Just 60 minutes by car from Fukuoka lies Yanagawa, a former castle town famous for its 930 km of moats and waterways, and often referred to as the Venice of Japan. By far the most ...
Oct 29, 2019
This festival is dedicated to the Yanagawa-born tanka poet and children’s songwriter, Hakushu Kitahara (1885-1942).Around 70 boats decorated with lanterns float down the canals of ...