Kitsuki, City in Japan
General Information about Kitsuki
Kitsuki (Kitsuki) is a middle town within ÅŒita prefecture in the KyÅ«shÅ« region.
There is a fishing port in the city. You can easily reach the suburbs of Kitsuki by local rail services in one station. Approx. 292.687 travelers are here annually on the rails.
Famous persons connected with Kitsuki are Goryu Asada (1734 - 1799), Mamoru Shigemitsu (1887 - 1957) and Sadayoshi Hitotsumatsu (1875 - 1973).
Travel tips for Kitsuki
Top Kitsuki destinations for your sightseeing are the Kitsuki castle (æµç¯‰åŸŽ) throughout the year, the Samurai residences (æ¦å®¶å±‹æ•·) throughout the year and the Suya slope (é…¢å±‹ã®å‚) throughout the year.
The Kitsuki castle stands imposingly in the city, was built in the year 1970.
The Historical streets where wearing kimono matches (ç€ç‰©ãŒä¼¼åˆã†æ´å²çš„ç”ºä¸¦ã¿), another great attraction where you can experience the Castle town where the atmosphere of the Edo period remains (æ±Ÿæˆ¸æ™‚ä»£ã®é›°å›²æ°—ãŒæ®‹ã‚‹åŸŽä¸‹ç”º). Another experience is the Waraku-an (å’Œæ¥½åºµ). Of interest here is the Kimono rental service (ãã‚‚ã®ã®ãƒ¬ãƒ³ã‚¿ãƒ«ã‚µãƒ¼ãƒ“ã‚¹).
Culture and History
The oldest building in the city was constructed in the year 1782 and is named Sano family house (ä½é‡Žå®¶).
Do you want to see fireworks in Kitsuki? The Summer evening fireworks (ç´æ¶¼èŠ±ç«å¤§ä¼š) with 4.000 rockets is popular. You can best watch from the Kaihin yume park (Shiota).
If you want to take a hot bath in Kitsuki, the spa Yamaga onsen "Kaze-no-Sato" (å±±é¦™æ¸©æ³‰ é¢¨ã®éƒ·) brings you relaxation and is also good for Neuralgia. The address: Yamaga-machi kuranari 3003 (å±±é¦™ç”ºå€‰æˆ3003). Another hot spring here is Shiohama onsen "Ikoi-no-Yu" (ã—ãŠã¯ã¾æ¸©æ³‰ ã„ã“ã„ã®æ¹¯), which helps amongst other things in Recovery after illness. Go to Ouchi 7707 (å¤§å†…7707) for this.
You want to eat well and enjoy a drink in Kitsuki? Tai chazuke Ureshino (Red snapper rice with green tea) (é¯›èŒ¶æ¼¬ã‘ ã†ã‚Œã—ã®) is recommended by locals. The Wakasae-ya (è‹¥æ „å±‹) in Kitsuki 665-429 (æµç¯‰665-429) is popular.
Do you already own a souvenir from Kitsuki? You could buy for example "Kitsuki no miko" jelly, available in Kikuya.
Flowers and Foliage
The plum flowers from 02/01 to 02/28 and is the most beautiful in the Bungo plum of Isoya mansion (ç£¯çŸ¢é‚¸ã®è±Šå¾Œæ¢…). Discover the cherry blossom in Kitsuki from 04/01 to 04/30, best in the Kitsuki castle (Shiroyama park) (æµç¯‰åŸŽï¼ˆåŸŽå±±å…¬åœ’ï¼‰). The maple trees changing colour in Kitsuki is the highlight in the romantic autumn. Discover in the Ohara mansion (å¤§åŽŸé‚¸), how the leaves turn from golden yellow to shining red. Start is around the 10/21 and the foliage lasts until 11/30. To mention in Kitsuki is the Calanthe discolor in flower, which you can see in the Plaza in front of the Yamaga government building of Kitsuki city hall (æµç¯‰å¸‚å½¹æ‰€ å±±é¦™åºèˆŽå‰åºƒå ´) from 05/01 to 05/31.