- Hita sightseeing and events
Hita sightseeing and events
Hita, a Tenryo prospered as a castle town under the direct control of the Shogunate Edo period.Mamedamachi, which is located in the center of the area, is an area where the old townscape with many merchant houses and white-walled buildings of the time is carefully preserved.Received the "Beautiful Townscape Award" from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism in 2004, and in 2015, as "Early Modern Japan's Educational Heritage Group-The Source of Learning Heart and Courtesy", along with "Kangien", the largest private school in early modern Japan It was certified as a Japanese heritage.Nowadays, the number of shops and cafes that have renovated historic buildings is increasing.Enjoy a stroll through the retro and fashionable Mamedamachi.(About 10 minutes by car from our inn)
Located on the border between Amagase-cho, Hita City and Kusu Town next door, it is a two-stage waterfall with a total head of about 30m, with an upper 20m and a lower 10m.It is a famous waterfall where the legend of Orochi remains, and it is also known that Shiko Munakata left it in the prints.Since it is located along the national highway, it is very easy to access, and it is also attractive that you can easily see the powerful Takimi.It is also called "Uramino Falls" because you can walk behind it through the promenade.It is lit up at night and shows a glamorous appearance that is different from daytime.(About 30 minutes by car from our inn)
The opening kiln of Onta ware was in the middle of the Edo period.Ten kilns have been protecting the kilns for 300 years.The clay of the mountain is ground to make pottery clay using the "Karausu" that moves using the water of the river flowing through the village.The sound that echoes in the quiet mountains has been selected as one of the "100 Soundscapes of Japan" by the Ministry of the Environment.It is said that the villages that continue to make pottery by traditional handicrafts are very rare in the world.Enjoy the beauty of the precious satoyama, where you can take a leisurely walk with nature as well as pottery.(About 30 minutes by car from our inn)
Sapporo Beer Kyushu Hita Factory located on a small mountain in Hita, Mizugo.Was juxtaposed to the factory "Hita Forest Beer Garden" is, you can enjoy a meal, such as a delicious beer and barbecue of freshly can while overlooking the Hita City city.Factory tours are also held.(About 5 minutes by car from our inn)
*Currently, due to the influence of the new coronavirus, the factory tour is suspended for the time being.
Representative of Oita barley shochu. "Iichiko"The distillery is located in the rich forest of Hita.The red brick storage that shines in the green of the forest is worth a visit as a beautiful building.Inside the factory, the shochu manufacturing facility is open to the public, and you can observe the operating tanks and distillers, and the limited products at the distillery are also recommended as souvenirs.It is also popular as a famous place for hunting cherry blossoms in spring and autumn leaves in autumn.(About 18 minutes by car from our inn)
UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.In the latter half of July, Yamaboko parades for two days.
From May 20th, Hita's specialty, houseboats will leave.
Fireflies that have become extinct due to repeated floods have returned to Reiwa.Best time to see early June to mid June
Tenryo Festival held in November.The taste of the Edo period and modern life harmonize.