Thermophiles 2019

Social Programs

Open to all participants and accompanying persons


12:30 The Centennial Hall, Kyushu University School of Medicine
13:00 Asahi Beer Garden - Lunch and Factory tour
16:30 Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine
18:30 JR Hakata station

Asahi Beer Garden

Asahi Beer Garden


All-you-can-eat lamb barbecue called Genghis Khan with freshly brewed beer.


You will be guided to the entire beer production process from barley-mashing to packaging. Here you have a chance to actually touch barley and hops, the primary ingredients of beer.
You can also enjoy tasting of beer in an open-area tasting room.

Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

Dazaifu Tenmangu ShrineThe shrine is dedicated to Sugawara Michizane who is known as the god of learning, it is busy all through the year with a lot of visitors praying for success in exams and academic achievement.
6000 plum trees are planted on the site and bloom beautifully around early February to March.
The approach of the temple is always busy with many stalls selling popular local specialties such as Umegae-mochi (sweet rice cake), Gokaku Chikuwa with kanji characters meaning success burnt on the surface and Usonomochi (sweet rice cake packed with a small bird of lucky charm).