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Kyushu Travel Guide

Kawachi Wisteria garden & Kitakyushu one-day tour

 

The tour is the customized private tour traveled in Kitakyushu-city  including

Kawachi Wisteria garden, operated during Kawachi Wisteria blossom period

from mid-April to mid-May depending on the Wisteria condition.

 


 

 Tour condition  

 

Number of participants : 2 to 8 pax

transportation : a jumbo taxi with 9 seats is utilized

English speaking tour guide is attended

Tour date : according to customer’s schedule

Start and end of the tour is Fukuoka-city

However can be changed to Kitakyushu-city if required 

 


 

 Itinerary

 

The suggested itinerary is shown below, however we can customized as per your requirement.

8:30 depart Fukuoka-city

  Kawachi Wisteria garden

  Kawachi Resevoir

  lunch at Kokura

  Kokura Castle

  Mojoko Retro

  Kanmon Pedstrian tunnel : cross the Kanmon Strait on foot from Moji to Shimonoseki

Transfer to Kitakyushu-city using the Kanmon bridge

Back to  Fukuoka-city

17:30 arrive Fukuoka-city

 


 

 Where to visit

 

Kawachi Wisteria garden

Kawachi Wisteria Garden is a private garden at the Mountain foot of Sarakura in Kitakyushu-city

and famous for its spectacularly presented, large numbers of wisteria flowers.

 


 

Kawachi Reservoir

The first-class civil construction heritage.

The triggered the registration of UNESCO World Heritage, Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution

 The Kawachi Reservoir was constructed for the industrial water supply to Yawata Steel Works. 

 


 

Kokura Castle

Hosokawa Tadaoki commenced the construction of Kokura Castle in 1602 and spent 7 years to
completed it. The castle had a fivefold and six layered donjon and it was built in the architectural 
style called “Kara-zukuri”. Then, it served as a residence of the Ogasawara clan. In 1866, it was
burnt down by the Choshu War, and the existing castle was reconstructed in 1959.
 
   

 

Mojiko Retro

Must visit distination in Kitakyushu-city, Dr. Albert Einstein awarded Nobel Prize in Physic

visited Moji in 1922, and he acclaimed that everything could see were ARTS

The exotic district of Mojiko-Retro. Moji-ko Port flourished following its 1889 designation as a

Special National Port for exporting coal and other products. Close to China, it served as a trading

port making an important contribution to modernization of Japan.

 


 

Kanmon Pedstrian tunnel

Only the place in the world !   You can cross the strait on foot.

The Kanmon Strait, separating Honshu and Kyushu, is a very beautiful and busy waterway with

as many as 700 small and large ships a day passing through it.

 

 


 

 Price  

 

Price is subjected to number of person and what transportation to be used.

Please contact the following.

 


 

 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

 Enquiry Form 

 

You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897 , Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

Dazaifu travel guide

 

Dazaifu is the highly recommended tourist destination near Fukuoka-city

Must visit place is Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine dedicated to the deity of lerning.

 

Dazaifu is a historical place, about 1300 years ago, in Dazaifu, there was a government office

to manage the entire Kyushu  for a long period of 500 years at the present  Dazaifu. 

There are numbers of historical sites which reflect to the ancient history of Dazaifu, including

ruins of the Dazaifu itself. 

 


 

 Where to visit  

 

Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

 

 Entrance Gate  Main Building of Shrine Shamusho, Shrine office 
 

 

 Approach to the Shrine  

 

Torii Gate  Approach path Approach path 
     

 

Starbucks at Approach path

The restaurant was designed by renown architecture designer Kengo Kuma in 2011.

The concept of the design is Harmony of Modern and traditional by natural material;

2000 cedar timber is assembled in a traditional wood structure without using nails.

Enjoy the luxurious time in the warmth of wood and the scent of coffee.

 


 

Daruma doll Gourd Ema tablet

 

Sacred Cow Entrance Bridge Chozusha, Purification place

 

 

 Featured tour in Dazaifu 

 

Yanagawa and Dazaifu one-day tour         

 

The tour takes you to two popular destinations around Fukuoka-city, Yanagawa 

and Dazaifu in a day.

Depart Fukuoka-city   

Exploring Yanagawa

   Canal boat cruise,   Ohana Shotoen Garden,  Birthplace of Hakushu Kitahara

Exploring Dazaifu

  Shrine Approach path,  Komyozenji templeDazaifu Tenmangu Shrine 

back to Fukuoka-city

 


 

 Featured festival

 

Kyokusui-no-en

 

Tenmangu’s history is recalled by events such as the New Years Exorcism, Fire Festival

(Oni-sube),  Kyokusui-no-en that means Spring Water Poetry (waka) Festival, and Jinko-shiki

(Annual God-Procession Festival) which takes place in the Autumn.


 

 Location of Dazaifu  

 

 


 

 General information  

 

Address City hall : 1-1-1 Kanzeonji Dazaifu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

30 minutes by car using Fukuoka Urban Express Way from Fukuoka-city

35 minutes by Nishitetsu train from Tenjin (Fukuoka) to Dazaifu

Transportation Nishitetsu train
Population 72,000   Population density 2,400

 

 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

 Enquiry Form 

 

You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897 , Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

Kitakyushu / UNESCO Industry Revolution one-day tour

 

Kitakyushu-city is the birth place of Steel Making Industry in Japan and contributed greatly

to the development of the Japanese industry modernization.

The four sites of Yawata Steel Works in Kitakyushu area have been inscribed on UNESCO

World Heritage as Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution in 2015.

 

And also, Kitakyushu-city is leading World environment as the Environmental Future City

selected by Japanese Government and also designated as the first ‘ Model City for Green Growth ‘

in Asia by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in 2011.

 

This tour introduce how Kitakyushu-city contributed to Japan’s industrial modernization with

unprecedented speed in the world and also the history to Environmental Future City can be

learned while visiting World Heritage sites and related Industry Heritages.

 


 

Tour condition

・Departure and disbandment place is in Fukuoka-city

    or departure place can be changed to Kitakyushu-city , if you stay there

・Chartered vehicle is used

 


 

  Itinerary  

 

8:00 Depart Fukuoka-city

Transfer to Kitakyushu-city using Kyushu Expressway, 1 hours 

Visite World Heritage and related site in Kitakyushu

 Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery Studio   → Higashida No.1 Blast Furnace

 First Head Office the Steel Works  UNESCO World Heritage

Lunch at Otani-kaikan Hall

Kawachi Reservoir  → Minami Kawachi bridge

Onga River Pump Station UNESCO World Heritage

Transfer to Fukuoka-cuty

18:00 Arrive at Fukuoka-city

 


 

 Where to visit

 

Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery Studio

Museum of Industrial Technology, in April 2007, based on this theme of “innovation,

” the Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery & Studio (KIGS) opened in Yahata, Higashida, 

where Japan’s mordern steel industry operation was started. 

 

Museum Building

World Heritage,

Meiji Japan’s Industry Revolution

Introducing Industry innovation

history of Japan


 

Higashida No.1 Blast Furnace

The only one in the world, the Blast Furnace which was actually used until 1972, is preserved

as it was.   This place is the birth place of Japan’s modern steel industry began in 1901 and It

contributed greatly to the development of the Japanese steel industry.

 


 

First Head Office of the Steel Works 

Built in 1899, ahead of production facilities.

It is an architectural fusion of Japanese and European design, a two story red brick building

with bilateral symmetry and a central dome set in a Japanese tile roof.

 

World leading rails producing

in the Steel Works

First Head Office building

registered on the World Heritage

Observation deck of the

World Heritage


 

Otani-kaikan Hall

Built in 1927, opened as an employee club of the then-owned Yawata Steel Works

The western-style building of Art Deco style architecture. 
The Hall building received the Kitakyushu City Architectural Culture Award in 1989. 

 


 

Kawachi Reservoir

The reservoir for supplying water to Yawata Steel Works; the construction took 8 years and was

completed in 1927.  The concept of the designer Hisanori Numata was “Civil engineering is an

eternal monument”. The Dam in harmony with nature, is imaged European Castle and  

the volume 7milion cubic metre reservoir.

 


 

 Minami Kawachi-bashi bridge

The only remaining lenticular truss bridge in Japan  ( lens type truss bridge), located at the south
side of Kawachi Reservoir and it was designed by Hisanori Numata.
This shape and color really harmonize with nature and become a symbol of the Iron town Yahata.
 

 

Onga River Pump Station

Built in 1910 on the east bank of the Onga River.
It served, and still serves, to deliver industrial water to Yawata via an 11.4 km pipeline.

This supply is integral to the steel production process and was necessary to cope with the 

1st phase expansion of the Imperial Steel Works.

 

 Onga River

 Onga River Pump Station

 Water piping to the Steel Works

 


 

 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

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You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897, Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

Yanagawa travel guide

 

The Beautiful Canal town Yanagawa

 

Yanagawa is located about 60km south of Fukuoka-city and is a former Castle town

facing the Ariake Sea and spreading in the Chikugo plain.

Current main industries are tourism, fishery and agriculture.

 

 Canal is feature of Yanagawa

It had been constructed for people’s lives and agriculture since ancient time and also

used for the moats of the Castle. Surprisingly the total length of the canal is 60 km.

 

Now the canals of the Yanagawa-city including former Castle town are used as 

Canal boat cruise for sightseeing.

 


 

Canal boat cruise 

Yanagawa Canal boat cruise is to board a small boat called the Donkobune and slowly 

go down the river skillfully maneuvered by a boatman with bamboo pole.

 

 


 

Ohana and Shotoen Garden

Listed on National Scenic Landmark, was built in 1697 as the villa of the Fourth Lord

Tachibana Akitora. At that time the region was called Hanabatake (Field of flower), so

the villa was named Ohana or Flower.

 


 

Birthplace of Hakushu Kitahara

Yanagawa is the birthplace of renown poet Hakushu Kitahara, whose accomplishments 

are marked by a memorial park and the many stone monuments bearing his works placed

throughout the city

 


 

 Local cuisine 

 

Steamed Eel

Yanagawa is the birthplace of Steamed Eel that has more than 300 years history.

There are many restaurants which have their long history and each restaurants have

been keeping the traditional source and brand value.

 

Local delicacies 

Yanagawa is facing to Ariake Sea where many fresh and unique fishes are caught.

Japanese cuisine using local delicacies is also reccomended

 


 

Yanagawa Sagemon Festival

The festival is held from February 11 through April 3 in Yanagawa. Hina dolls are displayed by families

with girls to pray for safe growth of their children, in Yanagawa

 


 

 Featured tours related to Yanagawa  

 

Chikugo Yoshii & Yanagawa Hinadoll festival tour

 

The Hinadoll festival is a traditional Japanese event that announces the arrival of spring.

The festivals are held from February 11 to April 3.

The tour take you different type of unique Hinadoll festivals in  Yoshii in Ukiha and Yanagawa.

Fukuokacity  → Ukiha → Ukiha Inari Shrine 

Yoshii Hina doll featival at  Shirakabe Avenue  Yanagawa

Yanagawa Sagemon festival → Canal boat cruise →  back to Fukuokacity 

 


 

Yanagawa and Dazaifu one-day tour         

 

The tour takes you to two popular destinations around Fukuoka-city, Yanagawa and Dazaifu in a day.

Fukuokacity   →   Yanagawa

   Canal boat cruise,   Ohana Shotoen Garden,  Birthplace of Hakushu Kitahara

Dazaifu

  Shrine Approach path,  Komyozen-ji templeDazaifu Tenmangu Shrine  → back to Fukuokacity   

 


 

6 days North-West Kyushu tour

 

Where to Explore

 Fukuokacity   →  Saga–prefecture ( Karatsu & Yobuko Imari ,  AriitaTakeo )  → Nagasaki–city

Shimabara  → Unzen  →   Yanagawa → Kitakyushu-city  →  Fukuokacity  

 


 

             Location of Yanagawa

 

 


 

 General information  

 

Address City hall : 87-1 Honmachi, Yanagawa-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

70 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu

80 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

110 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city

 

50 minutes by Nishitetsu train from Nishitetsu Tenjin (Fukuoka)

Transportation Nishitetsu train
Population 66,000   Population density 850

 
 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

 Enquiry Form 

 

You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897, Fax : +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

Hiking to Kitakyushu-city

 

Although probably better known as industrial and environmentally advanced cities,

Kitakyushu-city is also blessed with spectacular & stunning natural feature surrounding

mountain and Seto inland Sea as well as Genkai Sea, and is located in the Seto Inland Sea

National Park, Kitakyushu Quasi-National Park ( Mount Sarakura and

Hiraodai Karst Plateau) and Genkai Quasi-National Park.

 

The city has developed a vibrant hiking courses to go along with its geography.

We offer abundant hiking opportunities in the beautiful nature of Kitakyushu-city.  

 


 

Mount Sarakura 

 

Mount Satakura is a part of Kitakyushu Quasi-National Park and is located in Yahata-higashi.

The height of the mountain is 633 metre from the sea level.

The 8 courses have developed from Mount Sarakura Cable Car Station to

the summit of the mountain.

It takes about 120 minutes and form Cable Car Station to the top of the mountain.

Spectacular view from  the summit of mount Sarakura can be enjoyed


 

 Hiraodai Karst Plateau  

 

Hiraodai Karst Plateau is also part of Kitakyushu Quasi-National Park along with Mount Sarakura

and one of the three largest karst plateau in Japan along with the Akiyoshi-dai Plateau and the 

Shikoku Karst.  It is located in southeastern part of Kitakyushu-city. At altitudes between 400 and

600 meters above sea level and stretching 6 km from north to south and 2 km from east to west.  

There are a lot of hiking courses you can enjoy, and best season are spring and autumn. 


 

 Mount Komunji  

 

Mount Komonji is very close to JR Kokura Station and the height is 366 metre from the sea level.

The hiking courses are developed from Adachi-yama forest park to the top of the mountain.

It is very easy hiking and takes about 60 minutes..

From the top, the magnificent view of heart of Kitakyushu-city can be seen.


 

 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

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You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897, Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

Mount Sarakura

 

Mount Sarakura is the best scenic spot in Kitakyushu-city

 

The dynamic city where one million people are living and working, is creating the beautiful Night view

which you have never seen before.

 

The night view from the mount Sarakura is chosen the three major Night View in Japan

along with Nagasaki from mount Inasa.

The area of Night view is the largest in the World ; about 40km east to west and 10km south to north 

And also the number of lighting to create the night view is the largest in the World. 

 

 


 

At the summit, 622 meter from the sea level, you are presented with a magnificent and spectacular

view of all over Kitakyushu-city.

Almost all the industrial, comercial and residential areas in Kitakyushu-city can be seen from the top

of the mountain.

Top area of the mountain

Observatory area

Summit of the mountain


 

 Day time view  

 

We offer you the magnificent and spectacular view

Munakata, Asiya and Yahata

Yahata and Wakamatsu

Tobata, Kokura and Moji


 

From the Cable car

From the Cable car 

Kokura 


 

Higashida

Wakato Bridge

Kanmonkyo Bridge


 

Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal / Yawata Works

Yahata area

Tobata area

Kokura area


 

 Access to the summit  

 

Easy access to the summit by using the Cable Car and Slope Car

 

Cable car station

 

Cable car

 

Slope car

Cable car

The longest cable car in Kyushu, the total length is 1,100 metre from the Moutain-foot Station to 

the Summit Station, connecting the elevation difference 440 metre in 5 minutes

Slope Car
The self-drived monorail, the inclination angle of the rail changes while running, but the floor is

always kept horizontally by the hydraulic control system. connecting the the total length of

159 metre rail in 3 minutes from the Cable Car Top Station to the Summit.

 


 

 Hiking 

 

You can also enjoy a Trekking instead of using Cable car and Slope car.

It takes about one and half hours on foot to top of the mountain from the Cable Car Station. 

 


 

 General information  

 

Address

Yahata-higasiku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture

 

Access to

Cable car Station

20 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kokura Station

70 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

110 minutes by a vehicle from Beppu

 

Access to

Summit

10 minutes by Cable car and Slope car from Cable car station to the Summit

90 minutes on foot from Cable car station to the Summit

 

Sarakura yama

Cable car

Address of Cable car Station : 1481-1 Ogura, Yahata-higashiku, Kitakyushu-city

Operate from 10:00 to 18:00

No closng days

Round trip fare : JPY 1,200 (Cable car and Slope car are utilized) 


 

 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

 Enquiry Form 

 

You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897 , Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

Fukuoka-prefecture travel guide

 

Fukuoka-prefecture only in Japan is selected by

CNN Travel as one of the top 19 places to visit in 2019  

 

Fascinating history. Incredible eats. Natural beauty. If the Japanese seaside city of Fukuoka

isn’t already on your radar, its time to recalibrate your Japan travel plans.

 

Fukuoka Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan on Kyushu Island. The capital is the city of Fukuoka.

It is the ninth most populated prefecture ( 5,111 thousand population) in Japan.

 

One of several host cities for the Rugby World Cup 2019, Fukuoka is the gateway to the island of Kyushu.

It’s the perfect destination for those looking to go beyond the well-trodden destinations like Osaka,

Tokyo and Kyoto and see a new corner of Japan.

 

 Featured destinations

 

Fukuoka-city  

The gate way to Kyushu and is the biggest cosmopolitan city in Kyushu. 

Due to its location Fukuoka-city is the great starting point for exploring Kyushu

Fukuoka-city has a long history as commercial town and castle town, and prospered as

important district to Asian Continent for many years.   Now, Fukuoka-city is the

International bub of Kyushu, the nation’s fourth largest economic zone. 

 


 

Kitakyushu-city

Kitakyushu-city is blessed with spectacular & stunning natural feature and have one Natioanl Park,
and two Quasi-National Parks.  And the city is the Industrial Innovation city with many fascinating
features.  The combination of industrial zones and rich nature areas are creating the most dynamic
Night view in the World.
The city announced to Camp site of Wales participating in Rugby World Cup 2019.
 

 

Dazaifu 

Historical place Dazaifu About 1300 years ago, in Dazaifu, there was a government office

to manage the entire Kyushu  for a long period of 500 years at the present  Dazaifu. 

There are numbers of historical sites which reflect to the ancient history of Dazaifu.

Tenmangu shrines in Japan. 

 


 

Yanagawa

A beautiful canal town Yanagawa

Canal boat cruise can be enjoyed while experience the atmospheres of Japanese castle town

and rural Japanese  life style. The estuary town facing the Ariake Sea through the Chikugo

River and Yabe River. People started to live here since ancient times and the agriculture and

fishery have been engaged in by making Horiwari literary means the artificial canal.

 

 


 

Itoshima

A Resort town belonging to Genkai Quasi-National Park located next to Fukuoka-city.

Itoshima is facing Genkai Sea that the dynamic wave makes beautiful coast line scenery, and on the

other side is surrounded majestic Seburi mountain range makes beautiful country side landscape.

 


 

Munakata and Fukutsu

The Sacred Island Okinoshiam and Associated site in the Munakata Region

has been registered on the UNESCO Wlorld Heritage in 2016.

Munakata Region is located in the west part of Fukuoka-prefecture and facing to Genkai Sea.

The area are consist of Munakata, Fukutsu, Akama and Oshima Island.

 


 

Chikugo rejion

Agricultural industries spreading in the Kyushu’s largest Chikugo plain.

Chikugo region consists of Toho Village, Asakura, Akizuki, Ukiha, Kurume, Yame

and Hoshono Village.

The Kyuhsu’s largest Chikugo River which flows from Mount Aso through the Chikugo region
to Ariake Sea. The Kyushu’s largest Chikugo plain spreading in the Chikugo River basin,
where people live from ancient time and the various cultures have been created.
 

 

 Featured tours itinerary in Fukuoka-prefecture

 

We have various sample Itineraries in Fukuoka-prefecture for your journey and we can create

your customized private tour based on tour sample itineraries in condideration of your requirement.

 

・ Fukuoka-city one-day tour

 Kitakyushu-city one-day tour

・ Kawachi Wisteria garden & Kitakyushu-city one-day tour

 Kitakyushu / UNESCO Industry Revolution one-day tour          

・ Kitakyushu-city hiking tour

・ Yanagawa & Dazaifu one-day tour

 Itoshima one-day tour

・ Munakata & Fukutsu / UNESCO Sacred region one-day tour  

 Munakata, Oshiama & Okinoshima / UNESCO Sacred region one-day tour

・ Toho village, Asakura and Ukiha one-day tour

・ Yoshii and Yanagawa Hina doll festival one-day tour

・ Kurume, Yame and Hoshino Village one-day tour

 


 

 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

 Enquiry Form 

 

You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897, Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefectur

 


 

Uminonakamichi Seaside Park

 

The sprawling, family oriented public park

 

located on a narrow peninsula across the bay from central Fukuoka.

The park is made up of several different areas including flower gardens, playgrounds,

an amusement park with ferris wheel, sports fields, a water park, a zoo and large open

spaces and lawns perfect for picnicking.

 


 

General information

Address 18-25 Nishitozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

30 minutes by a vehcle from JR Hakata station

35 minutes by a vehcle from Fukuoka Airpot

Open hours

9:30 to 17:30 March to October

9:30 to 17:00 November to February

Admission fee No fee is required
Days closed 1st monday and Yuesday in February, December 31 and January 1

 

Marine World Uminonakamichi

 

The aquarium focuses on the aquatic life found around Kyushu.

 

The aquarium’s main tank is a huge, seven meter deep pool filled with all different

kinds of marine life including over 120 sharks of 20 different varieties.

There are also several outdoor tanks where you can experience feeding dolphins and sea lions.

 

 


 

General information

Address 18-28 Nishitozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

30 minutes by a vehcle from JR Hakata station

35 minutes by a vehcle from Fukuoka Airpot

Open hours

9:30 to 17:30 April to November

9:00 to 21:30 July 15 to August 31

9:30 to 21:30 Saturday, Sunday and National holidays in September

10:00 to 17:00 December to Februry

10:00 to 21:00 December 23 to 25

Admission fee JPY 2,300
Days closed February 5 and 6