[Chikugo River 筑後川] ☆☆
The longest river in Kyushu. It used to be a violent river
causing serious damage to the surrounding people due to floods.
You can see cormorant fishing in its basin even now.
[Bairinji Temple 梅林寺] ☆☆☆
A Rinzai sect Buddhist temple which was built in 1621 by the family
of Lord Arima.
Present Suitengu-shrine in Kurume was established in 1650 and
is the headquarters for all Suitengu-shrines in Japan.
Suitengu-shrine is a shrine of Varuna which is called “Suiten”
in Japanese buddhism.
[JR Kurume station] ☆☆☆
There are three famous monuments at the east exit of JR Kurume station,
the mechanical taiko drum clock, the huge monument of tire, and the
[耳納連山と農地 (Mino mountain range)]
[篠山城跡 (Ruin of Castle)]
[西鉄久留米駅 (Nishitetsu Kurume Station)]
[誓行寺 (Seigyoji garden in Temple Town)]