Stroll through town, float downriver and savor gourmet cuisine, for a day trip packed with pleasures.
A value ticket set combining train fare and Yanagawa gourmet cuisine.
To using the Dazaifu and Yanagawa Sightseeing Ticket,
Dazaifu and Yanagawa Experience Ticket or Yanagawa Tokumori Ticket. Regarding punt tours during the "Draining period" of the moat.
*From 1:40pm on February 17 to all day on February 24.
*Please be sure to complete the following 1 to 3 before participating in our punt tour.
1. Upon arrival at Nishitetsu Yanagawa Station, please be sure to stop by the Punt Tour Information counter. The information counter is located on your right as you exit the ticket gate.
2. Present your ticket or QR code ticket at the Punt tour Information Counter.
3. In exchange for your ticket, staff will refund 500 yen (adults) or 320 yen (children).
This is the difference between the regular tour fee and the draining period fee.
At the same time, a boarding ticket will be issued. Please hand it to stuff when you board.
* Please note that no one without a boarding ticket will be allowed to board.
* No refunds will be made after the tour.
After the tour, a free shuttle bus will be available to take you to the sightseeing spots.
For details on the shuttle bus and other services, please ask our staff at the boarding area.
Yanagawa Kanko Kaihatsu K.K.
The Ticket Pack includes
・Nishitetsu Train Round Trip Ticket
Ticket-selling station ⇔ Yanagawa
・Punting Tour Ticket
Yanagawa Kanko Kaihatsu K.K. Shogetsu Punt Station
・A selection of choice Yanagawa cuisine
Choose one of the nine locations below.
Tokumori Coupon Special Discounts
･Hakushu Kitahara Birthplace Admission Fee ¥50 Off
･Yanagawa Nishitetsu Taxi ¥50 Off
･Ariakezuke Honpo,Bonus Voucher
Yanagawa’s gourmet specialties will leave you speechless!
Choose one of the 9 locations below.
A popular choice is the Yanagawa loach stew with eel and sticky rice steamed in a bamboo steamer. If you’re not fond of loach, you can also order an extra-large helping of steamed eel instead.
Our original unagimeshi set comes with eel liver soup with pickled vegetables and includes dessert. Charbroiled eel is a traditional flavor of Yanagawa. Enjoy it in an interior that looks like a cafe in a traditional Japanese house.
Yanagawa is one of the top ports in the Ariake sea, a body of water inhabited by many rare fish. If you want to sample the seasonal bounty of the Ariake sea, we suggest a restaurant run by a popular fish shop that’s been in business since 1890. It’s also the perfect cuisine to pair with sake.
Wakamatsuya is a venerable shop established in the late 1850’s that overlooks the downstream punting dock. Its steamed dishes are imbued with a secret sauce that imparts an elegant flavor. Both its uzaku (eel and cucumbers) and eel-liver soup are superb as well.
Enjoy an original set that pairs steamed delicacies with sweetened boiled mudskipper in a retro-modern interior. On weekdays (Mon - Fri) enjoy free refills on coffee during lunch time. (self-serve)
The chef is adept at French cuisine and has created a masterpiece of steamed eel that is moist yet maintains the crunchy texture distinct to eel. It provides a fresh sensation that goes perfectly with the sticky rice.
The motif of the plating is a river boat which tells stories of Yanagawa! The historic recipe has been passed down for 100 years- the sophisticated sauce and the grill simply enhance the taste of eel. We also pride ourselves with our special chewy rice.
100% domestic eels carefully grilled with white charcoal. We only serve quality rice that match with eel and the sauce. The umami and sweetness mix well in your mouth.
* Photos are not actual representations. The contents may change according to the season.
Services may not be available due to extraordinary closure or store congestion, so please contact each store before visiting.
Stations Where Ticket Packs are Sold, and Prices
[Stations Where Ticket Packs are Sold]
Fukuoka (Tenjin) , Yakuin , Ohashi , Kasugabaru , Shimoori , Futsukaichi , Dazaifu , Asakura Gaido , Chikushi , Mikunigaoka , Ogori , Miyanojin , Kurume , Hanabatake , Daizenji , Shin-sakaemachi , Omuta
Using Nishitetsu Trains
■ The Yanagawa Tokumori Ticket Pack combines Nishitetsu train round trip ticket and punting tour ticket and a meal voucher for your choice of select Yanagawa cuisine.
■ Please present your ticket to the station representative at the ticket gate.
Cannot be used at the automatic ticket gate.
■ This ticket cannot be used for stopovers.
■ Ticket is valid for 2 days (including the day you begin using it). However, please be aware that it will be invalid once you return to the station at which you purchased it or if you pass through the ticket gates at any station other than Yanagawa Station.
■ Punting tour are available only from Yanagawa Kanko Kaihatsu Co., Ltd.'s Shogetsu boarding area.After arrival at Yanagawa Station, please stop by the Nishitetsu Yanagawa Station Punting Tour information center. A staff member will attend you. Contact: Yanagawa Kanko Kaihatsu Co., Ltd. TEL: 0944-72-6177
■ Please be aware that you may need to wait if there are very few passengers, or on weekends and holidays when there are many passengers. (Punting tour lasts about 60 to 70 minutes.)
■ Boats with kotatsu (heated tables) operate between December 1st and the end of February, except during rain or snow.
■ Boats may follow a backup route when the water is low or depending on canal conditions.
■ Punting tours are one-way only. When the tour is over, please use a taxi, local bus (additional fee) or free shuttle bus to return to Yanagawa Station.
■ If you need a taxi, you can find them stationed at the taxi pool in front of “Ohana”, or you can use the dedicated telephone in the waiting area to call for one.
PH: 0120-720-140 (toll-free number)
■ The Yanagawa Nishitetsu 50-yen Ride Voucher can be used by each member of your party. Only valid for use with Nishitetsu Taxi in Yanagawa.
■ Go to the “Ohana-Mae” bus stop to catch a local bus to the station.
■ Please get on the free shuttle bus near the river boat station.(If you are not sure where to board, please ask the staff.) *If there are many passengers, we will increase the number of buses. Please note that there may be a 20-minute delay before or after the departure time, and in some cases there may be a waiting time. * Please check the official website of Yanagawa Kanko Kaihatsu Co., Ltd. (https://www.yanagawakk.co.jp/topics/topics54.html) for information on the hours of operation of the information desk and the time of the free shuttle bus, or contact us at the following number Contact: Yanagawa Kanko Kaihatsu Co., Ltd. TEL. 0944-72-6177
Using coupons for meals and other benefits
■ Services may not be available due to extraordinary closure or store congestion, so please contact each store before visiting.
The menu samples for each listed store are merely examples.
Please be aware that are subject to change at any time.
■ Discounts are available at the facilities listed in the Yanagawa Coupon. We recommend that you check in advance as some facilities may close early or be temporarily closed.
■ Take the Ariakezuke Honpo, Karatachi Shopping Arcade Bonus Voucher to the Ariakezuke Honpo store in the Karatachi shopping arcade to receive your discount.