Situated along National Route 323, Narukaminosho is a wholesaler of specialty products from Nanayama of Karatsu city. Inside you will find row upon row of local produce including fish caught fresh that morning, vegetables, fruit, the local sweet "Yomogi Manju" and Nanayama tea, which was awarded a prize by the Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. This store adopts a system whereby the producer directly sets the price of their fruit and vegetables themselves. All of the foodstuffs in the store are handmade by village residents. The fresh produce made with such devotion amidst the beautiful nature of Nanayama are highly popular and the shop is inundated with customers from the time they open their doors. In particular, the fruit and vegetables are so popular that the majority is sold out before lunch time. Handmade produce is labeled with the name of the producer and emphasis is placed on building a trusting relationship with buyers.
From train station: 20-minute taxi ride from Hamasaki Station on the JR Chikuhi Line
Car: 45-minute drive from Nagasaki Expressway Saga-Yamato IC
● Opening Hours: 8:30 - 17:00 (or 8:30 - 16:00 between December and February)
● Closed: December 31 - January 6 and August 14 - 15 (temporarily closed days in February, March and October)
● Parking Lot: Accommodates 60 cars (free of charge)
● Contact: Narukami-no-Sho Store, Tel: +81-955-58-2077