Famous Spot

 

[観光サイト]

Kurume Bureau of Tourism and International Exchange web site

 

[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.

Chikugo_river1

Chikugo_river2 Chikugo_river3

[Bairinji Temple 梅林寺] ☆☆☆

A Rinzai sect Buddhist temple which was built in 1621 by the family
of Lord Arima.

Bairinji

[水天宮] ☆☆☆

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.

Suigtengu_shrine

[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
ramen monument.

JR_KurumeStation

 

You can find more infromation from http://www.kurume-hotomeki.jp/en/ and food information

[耳納連山と農地 (Mino mountain range)]

Mino_mountain_range

[篠山城跡 (Ruin of Castle)]

Ruin_of_Caste

[西鉄久留米駅 (Nishitetsu Kurume Station)]

Nishitetsu_Kurume_Station

[誓行寺 (Seigyoji garden in Temple Town)]

Seigyoji_garden in TempleTown

 

 

 

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