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Fukuoka-prefecture travel guide

  • Fukuoka travel guide


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

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

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.



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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.  



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.



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



A beautiful canal town Yanagawa, Canal boat cruise can be enjoyed while

experience the atmospheres of Japanese castle town. 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.



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 region

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

Chikugo region consists of Toho VillageAsakura, 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.















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