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Fukuoka

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About Fukuoka

Fukuoka is the center of Kyushu. It is a city which is very suitable for living with its clean, broad streets and modern landscape. Canal City Hakata is a large integrated shopping, food and entertainment district near busting Nakasu. It gets lively at night. Most tourists and travelers who come to Fukuoka all take a trip to the nearby Dazaifu The atmosphere here is full of old poetry. You can buy a plum cake and stroll slowly through the old town.

Popular Attractions in Fukuoka

Kushida Shrine
4.5/5
280 Reviews
Temple
Located in Fukuoka city, Kushida Shrine is regarded as the most important shrine in the area. Every summer, the shrine hosts the Yamakasa Gion Matsuri, the biggest festival in Fukuoka, attracting people from far and wide. On the last day of the festival, 26 individuals take part in a race where they carry giant floats through the streets in a spectacular display.
Yatai
4.3/5
127 Reviews
Featured Neighborhood
Yatai are open air food stands quite popular in Fukuoka. Yatai generally seat about seven or eight people and provide a relaxing outdoor environment in which to enjoy various foods. There are dozens of yatai scattered across Fukuoka, but the best place to find them is on the southern end of Nakasu Island. Dishes tend to be small and easy to consume. Popular stands can feature long lines during peak hours on the evenings and weekends. As a recognized site in Fukuoka, you must visit the yatai if you’re visiting the city.
Fukuoka Tower
4.4/5
517 Reviews
Observation Deck
Fukuoka Tower is Japan's highest seaside tower and the signature building of Fukuoka. Covered by 8,000 one-way mirrors, the tower is designed to be a triangular pillar that shines at both day and night. There is no better nighttime view in Fukuoka and the building's 360-degree, floor-to-ceiling windows make the bright lights of this seaside town more impressive than ever. Visitors can also visit the cafe, sit back, and enjoy the evening!
Maizuru Park
4.5/5
193 Reviews
City Park
Located in the heart of Fukuoka City, Maizuru Park is a park built on the site of Fukuoka Castle, symbolized by the site of Fukuoka Castle. There is a comprehensive sports ground and various sports facilities in Maizuru Park, which can be used for daily exercise. The park is surrounded by natural beauty and is a beautiful park known for its cherry blossom spots. Every spring, visitors to the flowers are in constant stream.

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Fukuoka Subway 2 DAY PASS (Fukuoka Airport Pickup)
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Fukuoka Tower Ticket
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Fukuoka Weather

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Trip Moments

LiAn Zhang   
Posted: Nov 5, 2019
Traveler_Jiyi   
Posted: Jan 14, 2019

Travelogue

Fukuoka Hot Springs: One Soak and You're Hooked
Hot Springs
Entertainment
Hot Spring Hotel
Fukuoka
Yufuin Must-try: Volcanic Hot Springs Because of its backdrop against the “Mount Yufu Volcano”, Yufuin is known as one of Japan's most famous streets for hot springs. The hotel is located in the quiet Yufuin hillside.
TripBlog   Dec 26, 2019
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The 6 Must See Cherry Blossom Spots of Kyushu’s Cherry Blossom Season
Natural Landscapes
National Parks
Historic Landmarks
Fukuoka
Kagoshima
Nagasaki
Kumamoto
Isshingyou Kouen Great Cherry Blossom: Famous Cherry Blossom Tree under Aso Mountain that is Hundreds of Years Old Kyushu’s most famous and ancient cherry blossom tree sits under Asu Mountain in Kumamoto Prefecture — the Isshingyou Kouen Great Cherry Blossom. This spectacular and beautiful cherry blossom tree is over 400 years old. It measures 14 meters high and 7 meters in diameter, and its branches extend 26 meters. It is said to be the most extraordinary of cherry blossom trees. It is said that this large mountain cherry blossom tree was planted by villagers during Japan’s Warring States period to commemorate fallen warriors.
TripBlog   Nov 20, 2019
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A Visit to Japan's World Heritage Sites (Part II)
Cultural History
Historic Landmarks
World Heritage Sites
Fukuoka
Kagoshima
Saga
Nagasaki
Nara
Okinawa
Hiraizumi
Yamanashi
Ogasawara
Munakata
The castle of Ryukyu Kingdom and Associated Heritage Groups Cultural heritage: Shuri Castle is one of the must-see attractions to Okinawa, which was once the capital and palace of the Ryukyu Kingdom. Ontake-san inside the castle and neighboring Tamaudun Mausoleum have been listed as the world cultural heritage sites by UNESCO. Date for listing as world cultural heritage site: December, 2000
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Frequently Asked Questions

I recommended Uminonakamichi Seaside Park, Nokonoshima, Umi No Nakamichi Seaside Park, Shika Island, Fukuoka City Yacht Harbor.
Here are the absolute best restaurants in Fukuoka: Seimonbarai, Hakatagiontetsunabe, Hyotan Sushi, Sapporo Kanihonke Fukuoka Nanokawa, Mengekijo Genei.
Here are the best places to visit in Fukuoka, including: Uminonakamichi Seaside Park, Fukuoka Castle, Tochoji Temple, Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, Fukuoka Dome.