Roadside Station "Kashima"

Roadside Station "Kashima"

Roadside Station 'Kashima' Michi-no-Eki Kashima is a roadside station where you can enjoy yourself all year around with Higata Tenbokan, which offers panoramic views of Ariake Sea and Senja-ichi, a marketplace packed full of souvenirs, and an oyster cooking facility. Senja-chi has plenty of fresh-tasting vegetables grown in the bounty of nature, delicious seafood from the Ariake Sea and more. It is a handmade market boasting 'just-harvested' freshness and inexpensiveness based on a motto of reassurance and safety. Whether its the bounty of the mountains or the bounty of the Ariake Sea, you will be delighted by the delicious flavor. Michi-no-Eki Kashima is also the venue of Kashima Gatalympics, and between April and October visitors can have a rare experience in the tidal flat of Ariake Sea, not easy to have anywhere else in Japan. Don't worry about getting covered in mud, because there are change rooms and hot showers available to clean off afterwards! (* Enquire about applicable times, etc.)
You are bound to enjoy your time here ,whether you are in the company of family or friends.

● Access:
From train station: 5-minute walk from Hizen-Nanaura Station on the JR Nagasaki Main Line
Car: 40-minute drive from Nagasaki Expressway Takeo-Kitagata IC
Bus: Get on Yutoku Bus bound for Kenkai at Kashima Bus Center, and get off at Kaiyo Center stop

● Fees:
Mini Gatalympics (include: Human mudskipper ski on mudflats, tug of war on mudflats, gata-fly swimming in mudflats)
 1,500 yen for adult
Group (30 or more): 1,500 yen per person
 Group (less than 30): 45,000 yen per group
Experience course (feel free to play on and in mudflats):
 600 yen for elementary school student or older
 300 yen for preschool child
*They all include the fees for hot shower, shoes and skis (please be sure to bring socks if your shoe size is 22.5 cm or smaller)

● Mudflats Experiences Available between:
Mid-April and end October

● Closed:
Call the Roadside Station about closed days

● Opening Hours:
9:00 - 17:00 (check with the Roadside Station about mudflats experiences which are subject to tides)

● Parking Lot:
Accommodates 200 cars (free of charge)

● Contact:
Kashima Roadside Station, Tel: +81-954-63-1768


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