Fukuoka selected by CNN as 19 best places to visit in 2019
Fukuoka-prefecture only in Japan is selected by CNN Travel as
one of the top 19 places to visit in 2019.
the 2019 Rugby World Cup, 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.
Location of Fukuoka-prefecture
The places introduced by CNN travel
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.
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.
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.
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.
Worship Deity of scholarship Shrine, Built on the site of grave of Sugawara Michizane, who is deified as
Tenjin-sama, or the Deity of scholarship. The shrine is the headquarter shrine of 12,000 Tenmangu shrines
The Museum was opened in 2005 in Dazaifu-city next to Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine, as Japan’s fourth national
museum after Tokyo, Kyoto and Nara.
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.
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.
Food stalls “Yatai” is one thing to enjoy in Fukuoka. Despite a decline in recent year, there are said to be more than 160. The food stalls have all kind of food, but you have to try Hakata ramen, usually made
with white soup from pork bone and thin noodles.
Kyushu short duration tous
Kyushu long duration tours
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