Old folk house lodging experience
Stay at an old Japanese folk house and enjoy the design and appearance of traditional architecture.
Visitors can stay and enjoy the atmosphere of traditional buildings such as tea shops and sake breweries, and enjoy the concept of Yamecha (gyokuro), another highlight Japanese experience. Visitors can also take a town tour of the Preservation District for Groups of Traditional Buildings, including storehouses where craftsmen who make Buddhist altars and lanterns gather, and experience nodate (tea ceremony) and yoga in a tea garden.
|Address||204, Motomachi Nishikyomachi, Yame City, Fukuoka|
|Telephone Number||0120-210-289（NIPPONIA HOTEL Yame Fukushima Merchant Town（hotel general counter）11:00-20:00）|
|On/off season||Year round|
|Details||■Accommodation in an old folk house (check-in 3:00 pm～8:00 pm, check-out at 12:00 pm)
Spend time in a traditional tea shop or sake brewery – Welcome drink (includes sencha green tea + Japanese sweets)
■Tea bath experience: Bath with a tea bag – Sencha/Japanese black tea experience in your room: Set for enjoying sencha/Japanese black tea is provided in each room.
■Morning Matcha: Matcha tea supply before breakfast
Optional concierge service available (advance reservation required)
■Mobility experience (apply at the Yame City Yokomachi Machiya Exchange Center)
1 passenger per vehicle, 1st class motorized bicycle license required
Free course 1,100 yen/hour
Yame Central Tea Garden and Ancient Tomb Tour Course: 2 hours, 2,200 yen
Yame Fukushima Sake Brewery Tour: 2 hours, 2,200 yen
■Tour of the Yame Fukushima crafttown (application at Unagi no Nedoko)
Available: Saturday 1:30 pm～3:30 pm
Meet at: Unagi no Nedoko, former Terasaki residence
Fee: 3,500 yen (includes guide, map, Yame tea Yamecha, and confections)
Places to visit: Ogata Butsudan Head Office, Ito Genjiro Store, Former Yame County Office, Asahiya Sake Shop, YABEYA Kuhi Honke, Fukushima Hachiman Shrine (exterior), Ruins of Fukushima Castle (exterior), etc.
■Yoga experience at a tea garden (arranged by hotel) 7 days in advance reservation required/
Instructor-led yoga experience
(from 2 persons, for 2-5 persons 7,000 yen/person )
■Nodate in the tea garden (arranged by hotel)
Enjoy a tea set prepared by staff and tea garden views and walk
What to experience at the hotel restaurant (for additional charge)
■Tea pairing at dinner
|Reservation for Experience||Completed by the time of accommodation *3-7 business days in advance for pre-registration options.Confirmation is required for cancellation after application.
【How to Apply】
By Website or Phone
[Basic Cancellation Policy]
Both regular and discounted plans
No-show without notice: 100%
On the day of the event: 100%
Day before: 80%
7 to 2 days prior to the event: 50%
14 to 8 days prior to the event: 10%
As for optional plans, cancellation fees will be charged by the reserved operators.
|Date & Time||【Closed】None (except for closure due to natural disasters)|
|Experience Fee||Confirmation required when you reserve the hotel. *Varies depending on the hotel's set dates.
On-site settlement (cash or credit card) on the day of the event
*Credit card payment by online application
Accommodation fee, welcome drink, tea experience in your room
|Multilingual Information Display||Japanese only|
＊Information on facilities is subject to change. Please check each official website for the latest information.
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White Walls of Fukushima
Kyushu Olle - Yame Course
Exchange Hall for Yokomachimachiya, Yame-shi
Yame Fukushima Buddhist Altars
Yame Paper Lanterns
Yame Tesuki Washi Shiryokan (Yame Hand Made Paper)
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Matsuo Japanese Paper Studio
Koma Kobo Kumamoto Carpentry Shop
Kyushu’s original handmade bucket
Ochamura’s Shimizumachi Store
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