This promotional movie introduces taste of stations on Heisei-Chikuho Line. Miso flavored Oden (stewed vegetable, fish cakes and various ingredients in thin soy soup) which is loved by locals in Yukuhashi City is introduced in the movie.
The local taste Miso flavored Oden is served at Ramen shop. A person who came from Nagoya started serving Miso flavored Oden long time ago and it became the local taste of Yukuhashi City.
Access to Yukuhashi City
Arriving by airplane:
Approximately 1hr 40 mins from Haneda Airport to Kitakyushu Airport. About 15 min bus ride from Kitakyushu Airport to Kutami Station. Another 10 mins from Kutami Station to Yukuhashi Station by JR Nippo Main Line.
Arriving by train:
Approximately 5 hrs from Tokyo station to Kokura station by bullet train. About 15 mins from Kokura Station to Yukuhashi Station by JR Kagoshima Main Line.
A town of river and history, Yukuhashi City
There are over 20 rivers in Yukuhashi City where has been developed as important transportation hub. A tour of footprints of the history is the perfect way of sightseeing in Yukuhashi City. Various history from ancient era to modern era can be seen. Goshogatanikogoishi is one of the must-see place which is ancient castle remain. It is said it has a history of 1300 years. The castle remain has Keiko Shrine and there are some stone Buddha statues nearby.
Former 130 bank Yukuhashi Branch is another popular spot as a place where retro atmosphere of Taisho Period can be seen. It’s the oldest bank building in Fukuoka Prefecture with red bricks.
Old Residence of Morita Sashu is an important historical building where many foreign people, governors and artists visited in the Edo Period. It was designated as the city’s cultural property. If you are interested in the history of Yukuhashi City, Yukuhashi City Historical Museum is recommended where unearthed artifacts are exhibited.
New local food of Yukuhashi Noodle Burger
Noodle burger is getting popular as a new local food other than Miso flavored Oden. Usually it’s ramen noodles are used instead of buns but it can be made with udon noodles, soba noodles or pasta. It became popular because of its unique looking and ideas.
Why don’t you take tour of history of Yukuhashi City flourished as important transportation place?
Fukuoka prefecture Sightseeing information
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