10:00 Cruising Mamedamachi
Strolling through the historical Hita town of from Tenryō times. (N.B. Tenryō means the district was directly ruled by Edo Shogunate.)
Hita City, located at the northwest of Ōita Prefecture, used to be a very prosperous area due to the rule of Edo Shogunate. At the edge of Mamedamachi, there are still plenty of historical buildings around, such as old stores, the merchant’s residence Machiya, traditional Japanese architecture Dozou, etc., offering a glimpse into the olden days. There are a lot of tourist attractions and shops around the area, making it a perfect destination for a strolling.