In our Yakage town, you can see cherry blossoms and canola flowers in spring, fireflies pale light at summer night, beautiful autumn leaves, and the fantastic scenery of fog in winter.
Some traditional Japanese style hotels, Campsites rich in nature,
Zen meditation , calligraphy , and other experiences, and lovely foods are waiting for you.
Our town prospered as lodging for Samurai in the 17th century, and we can still see traces of that. Our Yakage town full of Japanese characteristics, such as national important cultural properties, a temple built in the 8th century and the garden built over 21 years , and a Shinto religious dance based on an ancient stories.
“Welcome to our Samurai town “Yakage”
There are Yakage Honjin former Ishii Residence and Waki Honjin former Takakusa Residence, both of which are nationally important cultural properties, still exist in excellent shape and the town is full of history and culture.
There is an attractive street which will make you feel like you have taken a step back in time to the age of the samurai.
Besides the spirit of “hospitality” cultivated as a post town remains in Yakage Town.
While responding to changes and diversity in tourism needs, we would like to continue to develop and promote various projects.