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Kyushu National Museum

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Kyushu National Museum was opened in 2005 in Dazaifu-city next to Dazaifu Tenmangu

Shrineas Japan’s fourth national museum after Tokyo, Kyoto and Nara. Dazaifu is the place

where played important role as an administrative center and a center for trade with China and

Korea since 1300 years ago, therefore the concept of the museum is decided “Interpreting

the formation of Japanese culture from the perspective of Asian history”.

 

 

 

 


 

 Location of Dazaifu  

 

 


 

General information  

Address 4-7-2 Ishizaka, Dazaifu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

10 minutes walk from Nnishitetsu Dazaifu station

30 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka Airport

30 minutes by a vehicle from JR Hakata station

Open hours

9:30 to 17:00 : Sunday, Tuesday to Thursday

9:30 to 20:00 : Friday and Saturday

Admission fee JPY 430
Days closed Monday

 

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

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Dazaifu travel guide

  • Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

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

The Shrine dedicated to the deity of learning. Many Japanese visit the Shrine to pass the

examination successfully. Built on the site of grave of Sugawara Michizane, who is deified

as the Deity of scholarship.

   Entrance Gate

    Main Building of Shrine

    Shamusho, Shrine office 


 

Shrine Approach path  

The road leading to the Shrine is lined with many souvenir shops unique to Japan including

Starbucks and Umegae mochi shops.

     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


 

Plum Blossoms


 

Umegae-mochi, local speciality

Umegae-mochi rice cake is a specialty of Dazaifu; rice cake filled with sweet bean paste, stamped

in the shape of plum blossom and baked lightly.


 

Featured restaurant, Shoseikan

The restaurant is located right behind the Dazaifu Shrine.

 

 

Komyozen-ji temple

The Zen temple famous for its beautiful stone garden. It was built during the Kamakura period

just next to Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine and is within walking distance of Nishitetsu Dazaifu station.


 

Kyushu National Museum

Kyushu National Museum was opened in 2005 in Dazaifu-city next to Dazaifu Tenmangu

Shrine, as Japan’s fourth national museum after Tokyo, Kyoto and Nara.

 


 

Site of Dazaifu Government Office

Government site of Ancient Kyushu, Known as TOFURO, the site was used during the Nara

(710 to 794 AD) and Heian (794 to 1185 AD) period. The Dazaifu was responsible for supervising

Japan’s maritime frontier, as well as for administering the nine provinces and two island of the 

Saikaido (modern Kyushu).


 

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 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

 

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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 

 


 

Tour results

We are offering various types of tours, and the tour results up to now are shown links below. 

Tailor-made tour       Study tour       Golf tour 

 


 

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Starbucks at Dazaifu Shrine

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Coffee break under the traditional atmosphere. 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.

 


 

 

 

 Location of Dazaifu  

 

 


 

General information  

Address 3-2043 Zaifu, Dazaifu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

4 minutes walk from Nnishitetsu Dazaifu station

30 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka Airport

30 minutes by a vehicle from JR Hakata station

Open hours 8:00 to 20:00
Days closed No regular holidays

 

Contact us   

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 

 


 

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Shiranoe Botanical Garden

The garden is located in Moji, Kitakyushu-city, and facing to Suo Sea.

Many kind of flowers, plants and birds including migratry birds through the year.

Address : Shiranoe 2, Moji-ku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture

 


 

 

 


 

 

 

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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

And we would love to chat about your travel plans on the phone as well,

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Mojiko Retro Observatory

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Situated on the 31st floor of the high-rise apartment building “Retro Hi-Mart”. The 103m high

observatory offers magnificent views of the Mojiko Retro district, the Kanmon kyo Bridge over

the  Kanmon Strait, as well as the Shimonoseki areaIt can be used until 10 pm and from

around 8pm, Mojiko Retro district is lights up with beautiful illuminations, creating a very

romantic ambience, making it a very popular dating spot.


 

 

 

General information  

Address

1-32 Higashiminato-machi, Moji-ku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-city

Access

10 minutes walk from JR Mojiko station

25 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kokura Station

Open hours 10:00 to 22:00
Admission fee JPY 300
Days closed No regular closing day

 

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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

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Itoshima one-day tour

  • Sakurai Futamigaura

A Resort town located next to Fukuokacity and facing Genkai Sea ; the dynamic wave makes

beautiful coast line scenery, and on the other side is surrounded majestic Seburi mountain range

makes beautiful country side landscape.

 

 

Location of Itoshima

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Tour conditions 

The tour is the private tour exclusively for your group.

・Minimum number : 2 person

・Maxum number : 30 person

・Start and end of the tour is Fukuoka–city, please specify the place where you want

・Tour date : please specify the date

・English speaking tour attendant escorts your journey to produce a pleasant trip.

・Chartered vehicle is utilized as per number of person.

 


 

Itinerary

9:00 Depart Fukuokacity
Sakurai Futamigaura

  A beautiful scenic spot at Genkai Sea, selected as Japan’s 100 scenic beauty sunset beach

Mataichino shio 

  The salt making plant by the ancient production method from Genkai sea water
Keya Cave cruise

  Journey to the most largest basalt cave in Japan 

Lunch at Isonoya , Seafood restaurant

  Special seafood cuisines used fresh fishes caught in the Genkai Sea   
Sake brewery, Suginoya

  There is the tasting corner,  let’s sample sake

Raizan Sennyoji temple 

  One of the most famous temple in Fukuoka-prefecture

Shopping, local market Ito saisai

  Fruits, Flowers, Vegetable, Alcohol beverages and local specialties 

17:30 Arrive  Fukuokacity

 


 

Option

Oyster Barbecue Hut

  Located at fishing harbors, open from end of October to March or April 

Ichirano-no mori, Hakata Ramen

  Visiting the ramen producing factory and various type of ramen can be enjoyed

Shiraito Waterfall

  Banryu maple tree grows naturally that lives more than 300 years

 


 

Where to visit  

 

Sakurai Futamigaura

A beautiful sunset scenic spot at Genkai Sea, the place is selected as Japan’s 100 scenic beauty

sunset beach.  Located in Genkai Quasi-National Park. The married rock is connected by the large

Shimenawa with 30 metre length and 1 ton weight. Male rock is 11.8 metre high and Female rock

is 11.2 metre hight.


 

Mataichino shio

The salt making plant by the ancient production method. A salt and a magnesium chloride are

produced with Genkai sea water . 

 

 

 


 

Keya Cave cruise

The most largest basalt cave in Japan consist of octagon and hexagon columnar joints. The entrance

of the cave is 64 metre high and 10 metre width and the depth is 90 metre. It is designated as one of

three major Basalt caves in Japan.


 

Lunch at Keya area

Featured seafood restaurant, Isonoya. Special seafood dish used fresh fishes caught in the

Genkai Sea can be enjoyed.


 

Sake brewery, Suginoya

There is the tasting corner,  let’s sample sake. Sake is unique Japanese liquor made by fermenting

rice.  Suginoya was founded in 1870 in Itoshima.


 

Anego-hama beach

One of the most beautiful beach in Itoshima. Anego-hama beach is a beach of “singing” sand

that makes a squeaking sound when people walk on it. It is said that singing sand exists only

on clean beaches.


 

Raizan Sennyo-ji temple

The temple known for being a great place for cherry blossom viewing in the spring, and many

people visit in the autumn to see the fall foliage. The temple was founded in 725, Nara period

by Seiga, who come from India as a priest during the period. There is an Important Cultural

Property which is the 4.8 meter wooden Avalokitesvara statue in the main hall. 

 

 

Options

Shiraito Waterfall

The waterfall is located near the source of Katsuki River. It’s 30 meters high. It is known for clear

water, and said to live Sansyouo. In front of the fall, a Banryu maple tree grows naturally that lives

more than 300 years. In autumn, lots of visitors come to see autumn leaves at the pedestrian and

the maple tree leaves.


 

Oyster Barbecue Hut

Itoshima oyster growing up in the rich nature of mountain and sea. There are many Oyster

Barbecue Huts at five fishing harbours. The huts only open during the season, from end of

October to March or April.


 

Ichirano-no mori, Hakata Ramen

Ichiran is an authentic tonkotsu ramen or pork born soup ramen restaurant, established

in 1960.  The ramen producing factory can be visited and various type of ramen can be

enjoyed at Ichiran-no-mori.


 

Contact us

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

And we would love to chat about your travel plans on the phone as well,

please ring our office a call in English    Tel : +81-93-521-8897

 


 

Tour results

We are offering various types of tours, and the tour results up to now are shown links below.

Tailor-made tour      Study tour       Golf tour 

 


 

 HOME    About us   Our Services    Terms and Conditions

 


 

Kitakyushu one-day tour

  • Mount Sarakura
The Industrial Innovation city where greatly contributed to Japan’s industrial modernization.
And also is blessed with spectacular & stunning natural feature. The tour explore the many
featured places in Kitakyushu-city.

 


 

Travelling route

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Tour conditions 

The tour is the private tour exclusively for your group.

・Minimum number : 2 person

・Maxum number : 30 person

・Start and end of the tour is Fukuoka–city, please specify the place where you want

・Tour date : please specify the date

・English speaking tour attendant escorts your journey to produce a pleasant trip.

・Chartered vehicle is utilized as per number of person.

 


 

Itinerary 

8:30 Depart Fukuoka-city

Transfer to Kitakyushu-city 

Go up to Mount Sarakura by Cable Car and the Slope Car

Enjoy magnificent and dynamic view from Mount Sarakura

Visit Higashida : UNESCO World Heritage /  Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution 

Lunch Local cuisines

Visit Kokokura Castle

Explore Mojiko Retro

  Konamon Pedstrian tunnel : cross to the Shimonoseki on foot

Transfer to Fukuoka-city by vehicle throug Kanmon Bridge

17:30 Arrive Fukuoka-city

 

Option : the following sites can be arranged as a option.

Manga Museum and Aru Aru City

Mount Sarakura night view 

Hiraodai karst plateau 

TOYOTA Motor Kyushu

Kawachi Reservoir

Kawachi Wisteria Garden

 


 

Where to explore 

 

Mount Sarakura

The hight of the mountain is 622 meters from sea level. At the top you are presented with a

magnificent and spectacular view of Kitakyushu. ​In 10 minutes, you can reach the summit 

from the Cable Car Station using the Cable car and the Slope car. 


 

Higashida

Japan’s modern steel industry was started as Yawata steel Works at Higashida district in 1901.

Since then, the Works greatly contributed to Japan’s industrial modernization. The three sites in

Higashida have been registered on UNESCO World Heritage  as Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial

Revolution.

 

Higashida No.1 Blast Furnace

Only the Blast  Furnace in the world which preserved as it was. The birth place where 

Japan’s steel industry began in 1901. It contributed greatly to the development of the

Japanese steel industry and was used until 1972, and has been preserved just as it was.


 

First Head Office of the Steel Works  / UNESCO World Heritage  

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.


 

Museum of Industrial Technology. In April 2007, based on this theme of “innovation, ” the Kitakyushu

Innovation Gallery & Studio (KIGS) opened in Yahata, Higashida, the first site of steel manufacturing

in Japan’s modern age. Various things related Industry technologies are exhibited.


 

Kokura Caltle

Fukuoka–prefecture only in Japan is selected by CNN Travel as one of the top 19 places

to visit in 2019And the Photo of Kokura Castle is used for introducing Fukuoka-prefecture

Kokura Castle is one of the most famous land marks in Kitakyushu. The construction was

commenced in 1602 and spent 7 years to completed it.  

 


 

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 is visited by more 

than 2 million tourists a year. Moji-ko Port flourished following its 889 designation as a

Special National Port for exporting coal and other products. 

 

 

 


 

Konamon 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. The Kanmon Pedestrian Tunnel, which enables people to 

cross on foot.​


 

Lunch, local cuisines to be slected from the following

 

Kawara Sobe

Kawara soba is a local cuisine which Soba noodles and meat are cooked together on a Kawara

(stone roof tile) and dipped into a special sauce when eating it.


 

Yaki curry

Yaki curry latterly means baked curry and is local cuisine in Moji which is curry with rice topped

with cheese and/or egg heated in oven. The melted cheese and soft-boiled egg combine with the

spicy curry to enhance its flavor even more.

 

 

Nagahama Ramen, Tonpei

 

 

Eel Restaurant, Chikurintei

 

 

Option

 

Manga Museum and Aru Aru City 

Manga Museum is located next to JR Kokura station. The museum is located on the 6th floor

of Aru Aru City, a multi-floored shopping mall devoted to products and services for anime, manga,

idol culture, and cosplay fans, a kind of Harajuku in miniature.

 


 

Kitakyushu is 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. 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. 


 

Hiraodai Karst Plateau & Caves 

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.  


 

TOYOTA Motor Kyushu

Established in 1991, 100% shareholder of Toyota Motor.  Major manufactured car is Lexus,

and annual production volume is 430,000 cars.  Assembly line and Inspection line are visited

at the factory tour.


 

Kawachi Reservoir

The first-class civil construction heritage completed in 1927, the triggered the registration

of World Cultural Heritage of Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution.  The Kawachi

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

was constructed at the Okura River and upper stream of the dam was expanded and 

making the 7milion cubic metre reservoir.


 

Kawachi Wisteria Garden is a private garden at the Mountain foot of Sarakura and famous for its

spectacularly presented, large numbers of wisteria flowers. The garden is opened to the public

seasonally during the wisteria season which usually peaks around late April to middle of May.


 
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 

 


 

Tour results

We are offering various types of tours, and the tour results up to now are shown links below. 

Tailor-made tour    Study tour     Golf tour

 


 

 HOME    About us   Our Services    Terms and Conditions

 


 

Yanagawa & Dazaifu one-day tour

  • Yanagawa Canal boat cruise

Explores two popular destinations in Fukuoka-prefecture, Yanagawa and Dazaifu.

Yanagawa is the beautiful canal town where the Canal boat cruise and local cuisines can

be enjoyed. Dazaifu is the most recommended place to visit in Fukuoka-prefecture where

has 1300 years history, featured spot is Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine.

 

 

 Travelling route  


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Tour Conditions

The tour is the private tour exclusively for your group.

・Minimum number : 2 person

・Maxum number : 30 person

・Start and end of the tour is Fukuoka–city, please specify the place where you want
・Tour date : please specify the date

・English speaking tour attendant escorts your journey to produce a pleasant trip.

・Chartered vehicle is utilized as per number of person.

 


 

Itinerary

9:00 Depart Fukuoka-city

Transfer to Yanagawa 

Canal boat cruise

  A leisurely cruise along the streets and houses which still retain some remnants of castle town

Ohana Shotoen Garden

  Listed on National Scenic Landmark, was built in 1697 as the villa of the fourth lord Tachibana

Lunch at  Yanagawa  Eel or Seafood

Eel (unagi) cuisine

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

Seafood cuisine of Ariake sea

  Many fresh and unique fishes are caught, Japanese cuisine using local delicacies is

  also recommended

 

Transfer to Dazaifu

Exploring Dazaifu  

Shrine Approach path

 The road leading to the Shrine is lined with many souvenir shops unique to Japan

  including Starbucks and Umegae mochi shops

Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

  The Shrine dedicated to the deity of learning, many Japanese visit the Shrine to pass

  the examination successfully

Transfer to Fukuoka-city

17:00 Arrive at Fukuoka-city

 


 

Options

Sake breweries in Yanagawa

  There are two authentic Sake breweries where you can enjoy tasting in Yanagawa

Komyozen-ji temple

  The Zen temple famous for its beautiful stone garden

Kyushu National Museum

  Kyushu National Museum was opened in 2005 as Japan’s fourth national museum  after

  Tokyo, Kyoto and Nara

Site of Dazaifu Government Office

  Government site of Ancient Kyushu, Known as TOFURO, the site was used during the Nara

 (710 to 794 AD) and Heian (794 to 1185 AD) period

 


 

Where to explore

 

Yanagawa

The Beautiful Canal town Yanagawa located about 60km south of Fukuoka-city and is

a former Castle town facing the Ariake Bay and spreading in the Chikugo plain. Canal

boat cruise is most recommended experience.

 


 

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. A 30minutes

cruise starting Okinohata and go around Ohana & Shotoen Garden is most recommended.


 

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.


 

Lunch at Yanagawa  

Eel cuisines

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.


 

Seafood cuisine of Ariake sea 

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

cuisines using local delicacies is also reccomended. 


 

Dazaifu  

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. 

 


Shrine Approach path

The road leading to the Shrine is lined with many souvenir shops unique to Japan including Starbucks

and Umegae mochi shops.


 

Dazaifu Temmangu Shrine

The Shrine dedicated to the deity of learning. Many Japanese visit the Shrine to pass the

examination successfuly. Built on the site of grave of Sugawara Michizane, who is deified

as the Deity of scholarship. The shrine is the headquarter shrine of 12,000 Tenmangu

shrines in Japan.


 

Option

Sake breweries in Yanagawa

There are two authentic Sake breweries where you can enjoy tasting in Yanagawa. Yanagawa

Shuzo Sake brewery founded in 1890 and Kikubijin Shuzo Sake brewery founded in 1735.


 

Komyozen-ji temple

The Zen temple famous for its beautiful stone garden. It was built during the Kamakura period

just next to Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine and is within walking distance of Nishitetsu Dazaifu station.


 

Kyushu National Museum

Kyushu National Museum was opened in 2005 in Dazaifu-city next to Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine, 

as Japan’s fourth national museum after Tokyo, Kyoto and Nara.


 

Site of Dazaifu Government Office

Government site of Ancient Kyushu, Known as TOFURO, the site was used during the Nara

(710 to 794 AD) and Heian (794 to 1185 AD) period. The Dazaifu was responsible for supervising

Japan’s maritime frontier, as well as for administering the nine provinces and two island of the 

Saikaido (modern Kyushu).


 

Contact us

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 

 


 

Tour results

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Uminonakamichi Seaside Park

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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.

 

 

 

 


 

Location of Fukuoka-city 

   

 


 

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

 

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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 

 


 

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Fukuoka one-day tour

  • Tochoji temple

The Heart of Kyushu and the energetic city bustling as the center of Kyushu’s politics, economy,

culture, fashion as well as tourism. Fukuoka-city has many kind of fascinating tourist attractions

and abundant tourism materials which are different from the other destinations in Kyushu. For

this tour, we take you to historical places and local traditional areas for introducing the real Japan.

 

 

 Location of Fukuoka-city   

   

 


 

Tour conditions 

The tour is the private tour exclusively for your group.

・Minimum number : 2 person

・Maxum number : 30 person

・Start and end of the tour is Fukuoka–city, please specify the place where you want

・Tour date : please specify the date

・English speaking tour attendant escorts your journey to produce a pleasant trip.

・Chartered vehicle is utilized as per number of person.

 


 

Itinerary  

9:00 depart the Hotel in Fukuoka-city

Kushida Shrine

 The Shrine of Hakata Gion Yamagasa Festival, located in Hakata nearby Canal City Hakata

Hakata Machiya Furusatokan

  The folk museum depicts the life and culture of Hakata Fukuoka

Tochoji temple

  The largest seated wooden image of Buddha in Japan

Kawabata-dori Shopping Street

  The most historical and traditional local shopping street in Hakata

Lunch :Ramen stadium or Local restaurants

Seaside Momochi

  The water-front resort area, many tourist attractions here including Fukuoka tower

Fukuoka Tower

  The highest coastal tower in Japan, offers a breathtaking and spectacular

  360 degree panoramic view of Fukuoka-city and Hakata bay

Fukuoka Castle Ruins

  Built in 1601 and the place is famous for its beautiful plum and cherry blossoms

16:00 Arrive the Hotel in Fukuoka-city

 


 

Option

Yusentei Garden

 The time-honored Japanese garden, feel Japanese traditional cultures and enjoy Tea Ceremony

Marine World Uminonakamichi

  The aquarium focuses on the aquatic life found around Kyushu

Nokonoshima Island

  Located in the middle of Hakata Bay Beautiful flowers can be enjoyable

  throughout the year

Marinoa City Fukuoka

  The urban living area, a resort lifestyle full of fun and entertainment

Fukuoka Chuo Wholesale fish Market

  Well known as the Kitchen of Hakata dealing with fresh sea food

Hakata-za

  Hakata-za is the theater for Kabuki plays

 


 

Where to explore

 

Kushida Shrine

The most exciting summer festival in Kyushu, Hakata Gion Yamagasa is held in the shrine

in July. The tall Kazari Yamakasa, a luxuriously decorated float, is always displayed which 

was constructed without using even a single nail.


 

Hakata Machiya Furusatokan

It is a folk museum depicts the life and culture of Hakata Fukuoka. Exhibition hall, many faces 

and facets of the Hakata way of life can be found, Machiya hall, is a superb example of

traditional architecture and has been moved here and restored to provide a glimpse into the past.


 

Tochoji Temple

The Temple was founded in 806 by Kobo-daishi Kukai and it is the oldest temple of the Shingon

sect in Japan that  Kobo-daishi set up. The Fukuoka Daibutsu called Great Buddha of Fukuoka

completed in 1993 stands 10.8 meters tall and is the largest seated wooden image of Buddha

in Japan.


 

Kawabata-dori Shopping Street

Japanese traditional Shopping Street where you can find a lot of Cool Japan. The entrance of the

shopping street is located next to Kushida Shrine. Approximately 130 shops built in the 400 metre

arcade. There are also souvenir shops including Hakata dolls, shops collected Hakata Gion

Yamakasa goods. ​Enjoy lunch, Hakata Ramen at the birth place of Nagahama Ramen.


 

Lunch, Ramen Stadium

Ramen Stadium isn’t really a stadium as the name suggests, but a food court on the fifth floor

of Canal City’s Cinema Building. It carries not one, but eight famous ramen stalls that serves

different ramen styles from across Japan. Ramen Stadium has eight ramen stalls with ramen

from Hakata, Kurume, and as far as Tokyo, Kyoto, and Sapporo.


 

Local restaurants

There are many restaurants for lunch and dinner where you can enjoy authentic Japanese cuisines

and local specialties.

 

 

Seaside Momochi

Seaside Momochi is the water-front resort area, only a 15 minute drive from Tenjin in the

centre of Fukuoka-city.  The park is surrounded by Fukuoka Tower and high rise 

contemporary buildings, all of which help make a modern urban landscape. 

 

Fukuoka tower

One of the must visit spots is the 234 metre high Fukuoka Tower. It  is the highest coastal
tower in Japan and is covered with 8000 two way mirrors. The observation room located at
a height of 123m offers a breathtaking and spectacular 360 degree panoramic view of 
Fukuoka-city and Hakata Bay  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Marizon

The complex facility for the wedding hall, shops and restaurants and is located in Seaside

Momochi Park.


 

Fukuoka Castle Ruins

Fukuoka castle, was built in 1601.  Part of stone wall and canal, and the Tamon tower are

still left intact as they were back then. There is also a nice view of the city from the former

main Parts of the castle’s former moats were used to construct nearby Ohori koen Park.


 

Option

Yusentei Garden

The Japanese traditional Garden; it was originally built in the 1754 for Kuroda Tsugutaka who was

the lord of Fukuoka clan. You can feel Japanese traditional cultures and enjoy Tea Ceremony.


 

Marine World Uminonakamichi

The aquarium focuses on the aquatic life found around Kyushu. The main tank is a huge, 7 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.


 

Nokonoshima Island

In the middle of Hakata Bay Beautiful flowers can be enjoyable throughout the year. Rapeseed

blossom, Cherry blossom, Livingstone daisy Poppy, Rhododendro, Marigold, Hydrengea, Plumed 

cockscomb, Dahlia, Sunflower, Cockspur coral tree Bougainvillea, Scarlet sage, Cosmos, Dahlia,

Autumn leaves, Scarlet sage, Japanese narcissus, Japanese camellia, Plum.


 

Marinoa City Fukuoka 

The urban living area where you can enjoy a resort lifestyle full of fun and entertainment. There is 

a large shopping mall, a sports equipment store, a car accessories store, an interior design shop, 

a baby specialty mega store, some restaurants, a Ferris wheel, and many amusement attractions.

 

 

Fukuoka Chuo Wholesale fish Market

Well known as the Kitchen of Hakata dealing with fresh sea food. The Wholesale Market is open

to the public on the second Saturday of every month as Citizens Appreciation day. Time is from

9h to 12h. The Special event is the Tuna Cooking Show, don’t miss it.


 

Hakata-za

Hakata-za is the theater for Kabuki plays and is located in the Hakata Riverain in Nakasu
It was originally constructed in 1996. Kabuki is one of Japanese traditional stage arts along

with Nho, Kyogen and Bunraku.

 

 

Contact us

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 

 


 

Tour results

We are offering various types of tours, and the tour results up to now are shown links below.

Tailor-made tour    Study tour     Golf tour

 


 

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