It is a course to fully enjoy Hizen Hamashuku including delicious local sake and fermented foods
About 2 hours
Tsukegura Tazo Time：About 10 minutes
Taste Japanese pickles at a long-established store
Tsukegura Tazo is a Japanese pickle store just a short walk from Hizen-Hama Station. It is a long-established store that makes pickles for over 100 years since foundation. The pickle warehouse is wide enough to hold concerts, and this shop sells various pickles such as Narazuke (vegetables pickled in sake lees).
About 5 minutes on foot
Iimori Shuzo Time：About 10 minutes
Kasuzuke made using the old sake brewery is excellent
Iimori Shuzo sells Kasuzuke made using the old sake brewery. Kasuzuke is a pickled vegetables
in sake lees which is leftover when making sake. There are three types of Kasuzuke, melon, Japanese white radish, and young ginger root. Since the speciality of Hizen Hamashuku are sake and pickles, please buy Kasuzuke as a souvenir.
Old Mansion of the Norita Family Time：About 10 minutes
Building of the Edo period which tells the living situation of samurai
If you go along the narrow street beside Iimori Shuzo, you will find the Old Mansion of the Norita Family. This is a samurai residence where a samurai who served the Kashima Nabeshima clan lived at the beginning of the 19th century. The building is two stories and the roof is thatched. You can visit free of charge.
Walk around Sakagura-dori which is the main area of Hizen Hamashuku
There are two areas in Hizen Hamashuku that have been recognized by the country as historically valuable. One of which is Sakagura-dori (sake brewery street), which has traditional white-walled buildings in Japan and sake breweries. It is popular to take pictures and drink Japanese sake for overseas tourists.
On the way of Sakagura-dori
Tsugiba Time：About 10 minutes
Historic building used in the Edo period
Tsugiba is a building in the Edo period in Sakagura-dori of Hizen Hamashuku that flourished as a post town of Tara Kaido Street (road connecting Saga Prefecture and Nagasaki Prefecture). This building was used as a relay station for people, horses, and packages. It was restored and now it is used as a tourist information center.
Nakashima Shuzo Time：About 10 minutes
Taste the "Kun-on", a representative brand of Japanese sake
Nakashima Shuzo is located near the center of Sakagura-dori. This is one of the oldest liquor stores in Hizen Hamashuku, and it sells around 10 kinds of Japanese sake, including representative brand "Kun-on (Japanese: 君恩)".
Minematsu Shuzo Time：About 20 minutes
Drink local Japanese sake and purchase travel souvenirs
Minematsu Shuzo is a sake brewery at the end of Sakagura-dori. You can taste and compare a variety of alcoholic beverages such as Japanese sake, Shochu (distilled spirits), fruit wine. Japanese sake of Hizen Hamashuku is very popular as a souvenir with foreign tourists.
About 3 minutes on foot
Hizen Hamashuku/Thatched-roof Houses Time：About 10 minutes
Old townscape of the Thatched-roof Houses which remain from the Edo period
There is a historically valuable area where traditional thatched-roof private houses remain near Sakagura-dori. The scenery where the thatched-roof houses are lined is recommended for photography. Many fishermen live in this area because it is close to the Ariake Sea.
About 10 minutes on foot