Fukuoka Things to Do

  • Shinto wedding service at Gokoku Shrine
    Shinto wedding service at Gokoku Shrine
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  • Canal City
    Canal City
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  • Wishes for luck at Atago Shrine.
    Wishes for luck at Atago Shrine.
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  • 1. Suito Fukuoka

    This new place in Fukuoka aims to make tourists enjoy the real Japanese cultural experience by offering various events such as a tea ceremony lesson, a walk in the traditional yukata, or a takoyaki...

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  • 2. Autumn in Fukuoka.

    Autumn and spring are the best times of year to visit Japan. On our last trip - end of October -autumn was just starting in Fukuoka. November would be the best...

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  • 3. Breakfast by the moat.

    Our hotel package did not include breakfast which was fine because we preferred to travel to Ohori Koen Station and eat out breakfast by the moat. There is a...

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  • 4. Ohori Koen at night.

    We spent the day travelling to Kitakyushu but decided to visit Ohori Koen in the evening when we returned. We were not sure whether it would be pitch black and...

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  • 5. Atago Shrine

    On the day we arrived we rushed off to visit Atago Shrine. I choose there because it sounded like somewhere we could visit in the light or dark and our plane...

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  • 6. Fukuoka Temples and Shrines

    Most of Fukuoka's temples and shrines are in the Gion area and can be accessed from Gion Subway, but we walked to them from Canal City. The most famous and most...

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  • 7. Canal City

    Canal City is a futuristic shopping centre/entertainment/dining complex with a canal running through it. It is very close to the banks of the Naka Gawa River....

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  • 8. Seaside Momochi Park

    We took the subway to Nishijin Station, exited next to the Fresh Burger Restaurant and went right. Momochi Park is about 15 minutes walk away from the station....

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  • 9. Fukuoka Castle

    The ruins of Fukuoka Castle are located in Maizuru Park. To get here take the subway to Ohori Koen Station, go out exit 5, walk along the moat and you will soon...

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  • 10. Tenjin

    When we arrived in Fukuoka, it was cold and wet. We decided to visit the Tenjin area, which was not a bad choice for such a miserable day, as we exited the...

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  • 11. Fukuoka Tower

    I don't normally care much for going up towers for the view, but it was a bright, clear day when I happened to be in the area, so I thought, why not?At 234...

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  • 12. Tourist Information

    If you arrive in Fukuoka by train, visit the Tourist Information desk on your way out of the station and pick up a free Fukuoka Now map. This street map shows...

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  • 13. Tochoji Temple

    According to legend, this temple was founded in 806 by Kukai on his return from T'ang (China). The principal object of worship in the temple is a statue of a...

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  • 14. Canal City

    Canal City is a retail and leisure complex in the Hakata part of the city. As well as a large shopping mall with 200 shops (I even spotted a Laura Ashley),...

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  • 15. Fukuoka Castle

    The ruins of Fukuoka Castle can be found in Maizuru Park, next to Ohori Park. Only ruined walls remain. There is no charge for admission. There are lots of...

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  • 16. Ohori Park

    I always like to spend some time in a park in any city I visit. Ohori Park in Fukuoka is very attractive. The park opened in 1929, and is largely occupied by a...

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  • 17. Momochi Seaside Park

    Momichi is a modern man-made beach area with a boardwalk and artificial beach. The Italian-styled Marizon complex contains cafes, shops and the terminal for the...

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  • 18. Charge up your mobile using wind power

    At the Momochi seaside park there are three wind turbines. Inside the nearby beach house (a building with toilets and a range of refreshment vending machines)...

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  • 19. Robosquare - meet and play with robots!

    The City of Fukuoka is actively promoting the robotics industry and works with venture companies in robot-related businesses to promote the industry at...

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  • 20. Yahoo Dome Baseball Stadium

    I have no interest in baseball but we arrived at this stadium when the crowd were pouring out at the end of a Soft Sea Hawks game. The atmosphere was great,...

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  • 21. Ohori Koen

    Get here by taking the subway to Ohori Koen Station and taking exit three. Ohori Koen is a large park centred around a large lake. A trip here can be easily...

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  • 22. Gokoku Shrine

    This shrine was at the bottom of Maizuru Park so although it was not on our to do list we popped in and had a look. There was a Shinto wedding ceremony going on...

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  • 23. Fukuoka Tower

    Fukuoka Tower is located at the center of the Waterfront area 'Seaside Momochi'. It was built in 1989 as a monument of the Asian Pacific Expo (Yokatopia).The...

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  • 24. Dazaifu - Ancient Capital & Sites

    Dazaifu, found southeast of Fukuoka is the ancient capital of the area.It is easily found (within 30 minutes) of Fukuoka and can be walked leisurely during a...

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  • 25. Kashii-kaen

    Kashii-kaen is an amusement park on the theme of a flower.Many beautiful flowers can be seen through one year. 1) Tulips : from the middle of March to the...

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