Yanagawa Punting Tours – The Venice of Japan

A journey information for using the canal boats of Yanagawa in Kyushu Japan. Yanagawa, near the metropolis Fukuoka, is a historic town with a substantial canal community. On these canals you can consider a historic “punting tour” named Kawakudari in Japanese (virtually interprets to “Downstream”).

Having on a boat at one particular of the six boat stations in the metropolis, site visitors can appreciate an somewhere around one particular-hour boat excursion. The introduction Kotaoftsubune, a boat geared up withkotatsu (a Japanese design fire with a coverlet) in 1965 enabled tourists to appreciate the boat excursion all calendar year round. Now there are six boat operators with about 100
boatmen, who also offer you emotional and humorous anecdotes as
they information tourists by means of the elegance of the seasons, though in Japanese.

for a lot more facts on these punting excursions (maps/times/costs/etc) you can visit the web page of one particular of the punting tour operators:

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