Shop “Shimaya”

About Shimaya

Shimaya is actually a building that has been constructed in 1875 in Meinohama (west part of Fukuoka). The building was later moved and rebuilt.
The store sells various gift items, including Japanese style accessories and original Nokonoshima cider and shochu.

Operating Hours

9:30 – 17:30

Inside view of shops


The story of Noko kannon and goddess

The story of Noko kannon and goddess Once upon a time, there are two kannon1 statues made of stone in a village called Nokomura2. The one is called “Otoko Kannon Sama3 (hereinafter Mr.Kannon)” and the other is called “Onna Kannon Sama4 (hereinafter Ms.Kannon).” Both...

Legal Wedding

Nokonoshima Island Park hosted Kyushu's first so-called "legal wedding," in which newlyweds from abroad can register their marriage in a Japanese public office. During the wonderful ceremony vows were exchanged on a field of sunflowers in full bloom. May the married...


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