Things To Do In fukuoka


Special Things To Do to travel in fukuoka Prefecture that Japanese travelers and locals recommend.

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Sakurai Futamigaura

A Sunset Spot In Fukuoka! A Sacred Torii Gate Standing On The Shore

On the shore of Itoshima, a big torii gate stands in front of the 'meoto-iwa', a pair of rocks like man and wife. The combination of the setting sun and torii is very photogenic, but even in the daytime I recommend, you can feel the sacred atmosphere here in this spiritual power spot.

A Pair Of Rocks And The Sun Set

Sakurai Futami-ga-ura seashore is a best abserving spot of the sun set in Fukuoka. You can see the meoto iwa (a pair of rocks like a hasband and wife) together with the setting sun.

Mekari Park 2nd Observation Platform

A Romantic Observation Platform For The Night View Of Kanmon Bridge Of Two Provinces

At Moji, a gateway to Kyushu province, Yukari Park has a observation platform for free. You can see the illuminations of Kanmon Bridge and Shimonoseki city in Honshu province over the bridge.

Nanzo-in Temple

Surprising The Size! The Biggest Bronze Statue Of Reclining Buddha

Nanzoin temple has the biggest bronze Nehan Statue in the world. Surprisingly, it's 11m high, 41m wide and weighs 300t.

Sumiyoshi Shrine

Very Effective!? Good Luck Of The Oldest Sumiyoshi Shrine

It's the oldest shrine of the 2129 Sumiyoshi Shrines in Japan. There're eight historic shrines except for the main shrine in the large sight. Moving around these eight for better fortune is also well known.

Yanagawa River

Going Down a River Around a City of Water to Spend a Slow Time

Seeing a tasteful castle town, you can go around a moat on a donko boat. What with going through a narrow waterway and visiting stalls on water, about 70 minutes boat trip is full of good points to see.

Mojiko Harbor Retro

The Retro Seaport Loved by Einstein

Many buildings in the Taisho periods remain and use modern ones here in the retro seaport. The town is one of the popular sightseeing spots in Fukuoka, because there are many delicious foods like burnt curry and rice, and events like globefish cuisine.

Kashiigu

A Mystery of a Shrine Where Empress Jingu Got a Oracle of the Conquest of Three Dynasties in Old Korea

There are up to three thousand of oral traditions in Kyusyu, specially in the coast of Genkai Sea is said to be the central. Enshrined on Kashii Beach In Hakata Bay, Kashii Shrine is where the Empress of Emperor Chuai got the oracle of conquest of three dynasties of Korea. A great mystery of old Japan was kept there.

Munakatataisya Shrine

The Beauty of a Shrine of Three Goddesses

The Grand Shrine of Munakata is a general term for Hetsu Shrine in Munakata, Nakatsu Shrine in O-shima Island, and Okitsu Shrine in Okino-shima Island. Goddesses of a sea route between Korean Peninsula, that is say three goddesses of Munakata (Tagori-hime no kami, Tagitsu-hime no kami, Ichikishima-hime no kami) are deified and it is the head shrine of over 7000 Munakata Shrines in Japan.

Hakozakigu

Holding a Frame of 'Enemies Surrender' And God's Dignity Enough to Make a Divine Wind

On the Hakozaki seaside of Hakata Bay, Hakozaki shrine is the first shrine in Chikuzen (the old name of Fukuoka). In Kamakura era, when the Mongol Invasions were occurred, it is said that a divine wind blew and they overcame the unprecedented difficulties.

Ohori Park

An Urban Oasis Many People And Runners Resting Day and Night

There are playground equipment of curse, a museum and well repaired road for runners. A café and a restaurant stands in the park sight. A popular place of recreation and relaxation.

Dazaifutenmangu

A Shrine a God of Learning Sugawara no Michizane Sleeps

Dazaihu Tenman Gu Shrine is a spiritual power spot many students come from all over japan for success in examinations.

A Natural Treasure Huge Camphor Tree

The huge tree said to be 1000 years old and registered as a natural treasure. The age, the size, wonderful!

Old Moji Mitsui Club

Very Solemn Air in the Mitsui Bussan Social Club Built in The Taisyo Period

Einstein stayed this building and now is designated as a national important cultural asset. There is also a restaurant you can eat meal in the historical solemn atmosphere.

Fukuoka Tower

The Most Highest Seaside Tower in Japan

It's the symbol of Fukuoka and 234m seaside tower is the highest. From the observatory you can see the romantic and imposing panoramic view of 360 degree.

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