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Yanagawa River Boat

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Address: Takahata, Yanagawa 8320065, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Starting from Tenjin, you can buy Yanagawa and Dazaifu package which includes trains to both places and boat ride in Yanagawa. You can certainly do the whole package in one day... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Starting from Tenjin, you can buy Yanagawa and Dazaifu package which includes trains to both places and boat ride in Yanagawa. You can certainly do the whole package in one day. Arriving at Yanagawa train station, the staffs will greet you and show you to the free shuttle. The boat ride was pleasant. Even it is a cold day, there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Yanagawa River Boat ride is a worthwhile 70 minutes activity. You glide along the canals of Yanagawa and are presented with a historical analogue by the boatman. It's a scenic ride with weeping willows and plum blossoms fringing both sides of the river and canal network. And as the boatman is talking to you, whilst deftly punting the boat... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Catch the express train from Tenjin station and it takes about 50 minutes to get to Yanagawa. Upon exiting the station there is a boat tour company right there waiting to ask visitors if you're interested to join the boat tours. Pay there, about 1500 yen per adult, and get on the bus which takes you to the small canal... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

A walking tour of Yanagawa town and its surrounds is never complete without embarking on a customary river cruise. Favored by both locals & tourists alike, the one hour journey thru slow, meandering canals in the company of a single oarsman gives you a glimpse into rural Japanese life. My cox was extremely sporting & kept serenading the group of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Came here as part of Yanagawa Tokumori Ticket. Our boatman can speak limited Mandarin. He tried singing too but soon "ran out of gas". An experience that can be memorable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Was with my wife and we decide to take a train down to Yanagawa to see what's this boat ride all about. Sadly, the rower of the boat can't speak English and thus he was explaining all the history in Japanese. However, do not be disappointed. Enjoy the boat ride and soak in the peace and tranquility as he rows... More 

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