What to see & do in Fukuoka

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    Things to Do in Fukuoka include exploring ancient temples, relaxing on endless stretches of sandy beach, shopping in modern shopping complexes and discovering historic ruins. In the heart of Maizuru Park, you can explore the ruins of Fukuoka Castle, dating back to the 17th century. In the Hakata district, visit Tōchō-ji Temple with its wooden Buddha that stands 10 metres tall. Also is the Hakata Machiya Folk Museum, which... Read more

    Where & what to eat in Fukuoka

    Food and dining in Fukuoka is the gateway to one of Japan's great gourmet cities, with a vibrant, ever-evolving foodie scene with local delicacies and international flavours galore. Some of the more iconic local dishes you must try while in this city include Hakata ramen, made with pork bone broth and egg noodles; Mentaiko, a spicy, salted sort of fish sausage that is eaten over rice or as a... Read more

    Where to shop & what to buy in Fukuoka

    Shopping in Fukuoka immediately demonstrates why this city is an international commerce hub, with plenty of independent boutique shops, outdoor markets, arts and crafts outlets and sprawling multi-level shopping centres. At Canal City, you can experience a shopping complex that is truly a city unto itself with over 250 shops, movie theatres, arcades, live entertainment venues, restaurants and even hotels. Tenjin Chikagai offers an entire centre of over 150... Read more

    Where to go & what to do at night in Fukuoka

    • 10 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Fukuoka

      Hakata, Nakasu, Tenjin and Fukuoka are packed full of varied nightlife spots. The city of Fukuoka is popular with tourists from all over the world, and here you'll find convenient options such as tickets for food stall tours and taxis that provide Hakata ramen tours. There are lots of great clubs too, making Fukuoka an ideal destination if you want...

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    • Fukuoka Travel Essentials

      Our Fukuoka Travel Essentials guide contains the basics you need to know to enjoy an unforgettable holiday in Kyushu's largest city. In this guide, you'll find details about the local climate, currency, plug styles and emergency phone numbers among other factors. We'll even help you get to your hotel efficiently and find the best ways to travel throughout town once...

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