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Mar 13, 2023 Places
Itoshima Life x Coconoki
Coconoki is about a 10-minute walk from JR Chikuzen-Maebaru Station and is located in the Maebaru shopping arcade, where old buildings on the Old Karatsu Road...
Dec 23, 2022 Places
The Yamasue headquarters and factory are located near the Maebaru Interchange. There is a direct sales shop on site where you can purchase their main product of mentaiko, which is ...
Oct 24, 2022 Places
Kitai Shoyu’s soy sauce brewery is located near Funakoshi Fishing Port, which bustles with oyster huts from fall to spring. You can tour the brewery if you make a reservation in ad...
Sep 5, 2022 Places
Shima no Shiki
Shimanoshiki is a farm-and-sea-to-table market run by Itoshima JF (the Itoshima Association of Fisheries Cooperatives) that is loved by Itoshima locals, tourists, and chefs alike.....
Aug 1, 2022 Places
Artistation Itoshima is an art gallery in front of JR Chikuzen-Maebaru Station that opened in September 2021. The owner, who runs an advertising agency and...
Apr 15, 2022 Places
Toraki grows a wide variety of colorful, pesticide-free vegetables in small quantities. The vegetables carefully nurtured by farm manager Makoto Yamamoto and his wife, Waka Yamamot...
Feb 10, 2022 Places
Itoshima’s Power Spot – Shinseki
Japanese “power spot” (spiritual place) fans are buzzing about an enormous boulder in Itoshima! The stone, Shinseki, is located inside a bamboo forest about five minutes on foot be...
Aug 28, 2019 Places
Hideaway Sunset Camp
Kenji Hayashi, the founder of Sunset Cafe, Itoshima’s legendary beach cafe in Futamigaura in the early nineties, breaks new territory in August 2019 with the opening of Itoshima’s ...
May 29, 2019 Places
The only hint of what awaits inside is a large and precariously hung grape vine. This stark white building, without any signboards, is where Toyochika Kawakubo’s father once ran a ...
Nov 27, 2018 Places
Himeshima – Princess Island
Mention Itoshima and people unfamiliar with the area might assume you’re referring to an island called “Ito.” While that’s not the case, there are some islands within Itoshima and ...