The Only Halal Certified Ryokan in Kyushu Area, ”Ryokan Ayunosato”
Hitoyoshi city is the southern city in Kumamoto Prefecture, surrounded by Kyushu’s mountain famous for its hot springs along the Kumagawa (Kuma river) and once flourished as a castle town.
Aoi Aso Shrine, the only national treasure in Kumamoto Prefecture, is located in the city’s center and was recognized as a Japan National Heritage Site on “Sagara 700 Years of Conservation and Enterprising Culture-Japan’s Richest Hidden Village-Hitoyoshi Kuma” in 2015.
In that Hitoyoshi city, there is Ryokan Ayunosato, which is the only halal-certified ryokan in the area, in addition to that they are a 5-star inn, Michelin 2018-certified, and #1 on Jalan Award 2021 for the Kyushu area!
Located on the riverside of Kuma River, one of the three fastest rivers in Japan, the ryokan offers the harmony of the Japanese-style resort atmosphere that allows you to feel the warmth of woods with a sense of freedom. It is popular among Japanese who look for good quality ryokan.
Ryokan AYUNOSATO obtained halal certification in 2019 and started to serve Muslim guests. In that AYUNOSATO, you can enjoy the meal course where you can enjoy the fresh Hitoyoshi’s halal wagyu beef that you need to pay attention to.
■ Halal certification
■ Al-Qur’an and prayer mat available in the room
The normal price for 1 night and 2 meals (halal meal) is 16,000 yen (+tax) per person.
※For meals with wagyu, there will be an additional 7,000 yen (+tax).
If you happen to travel to the Kyushu area, get yourself released and relax at the Ryokan AYUNOSATO!