Fukuoka-prefecture 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.
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
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
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.
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