Visit popular sightseeing spots in Kashima City and stay at Ureshino Onsen at night

It is a course to go to Ureshino Onsen by bus after visiting Hizen Hamashuku and Yutoku Inari Shrine
About 5 hours
START(Hizen-Hama Station)
Short walk

Hizen Hamashuku/Sakagura-dori Time:About 30 minutes

Sake brewing industry developed from the Edo period, and beautiful white wall buildings remain

Sake brewing has been popular since long ago in Hizen Hamashuku, and now three sake breweries make sake. At sightseeing spot called Sakagura-dori, tasting and purchasing Japanese sake are very popular with tourists from abroad. If you are not good at drinking, you can just enjoy walking while looking at the traditional building.
Short walk

Hizen Hamashuku/Thatched-roof Houses Time:About 15 minutes

Old townscape of the Thatched-roof Houses which remain from the Edo period

In the immediate vicinity of Sakagura-dori, there is a region where the thatched-roof private houses remain. As a historically valuable area, it is selected as the Important Preservation District for Groups of Traditional Buildings. Many fishermen live in this area because it is close to the Ariake Sea.
About 7 minutes by taxi

Yutoku Inari Shrine Time:About 20 minutes

One of Japan's Three Major Inari Shrine where 3 million people visit each year

There is Yutoku Inari Shrine in the place just by taxi from Hizen Hamashuku. It is one of the best tourist attractions in Saga Prefecture where many tourists from abroad visit. The shrine is very beautiful and popular for photography. Tourists visit to pray for business prosperity, prosperity of family, marriage etc.
Short walk

Yutoku Monzen Shopping Street Time:About 1 hour

Shopping district in the approach of Yutoku Inari Shrine

After visiting Yutoku Inari Shrine, let's head to the Yutoku Monzen Shopping Street. Souvenir shops and restaurants are lined up here. Please eat delicious udon noodles or Inari-sushi (sushi pocket) for lunch. The most popular souvenir is "Inari Yokan" which push out yokan jelly from wrapping paper and cut it into pieces.
Take the bus at “Yutoku-jinja-mae” bus stop and get off at "Ureshino Onsen BC" bus stop. The bus ride time is about 45 minutes.

Ureshino Tea Time:About 20 minutes

Let's take a rest with delicious Ureshino Tea

Ureshino City in Saga Prefecture is an area suitable for the cultivation of Japanese Tea, and Ureshino Tea is highly evaluated for its taste and fragrance. There are many specialty stores and souvenir shops dealing with Ureshino Tea, and gelato using Ureshino Tea is popular with tourists.
Short walk

Toyotamahime Shrine Time:About 15 minutes

Visiting the shrine known for its skin benefits

It is a shrine in Onsen town of Ureshino City. It is known that there is a benefit of beautiful skin when water is applied to the white “catfish” in the precincts. With your wishes that you want to fulfill, please give water to the catfish gently.
Short walk

Ureshino Onsen Time:About 1 hour

Staying at a Japanese inn where you can bathe in the Ureshino Onsen

There are many Japanese inns in Ureshino City. It is recommended to arrive at the inn at an earlier time and to enjoy the Onsen for a long time. Please relax at the inn with enjoying the dishes made with ingredients of Saga Prefecture and Ureshino Onsen known as the Japan's three major hot springs with beautiful skin effect.
Short walk
GOAL(There are buses heading from "Ureshino Onsen BC" bus stop to Hizen-Kashima Station and Takeo-Onsen Station.)