Canal City Hakata (キャナルシティ博多) is a large shopping and entertainment complex, calling itself a "city within the city". Attractions include about 250 shops, cafes and restaurants, a theater, game center, cinemas, two hotels and a canal running through the complex.
Fukuoka Castle (福岡城, Fukuoka-jō) is a Japanese castle located in Chūō-ku, Fukuoka, Japan. It is also known as Maizuru Castle (舞鶴城 Maizuru-jō) or Seki Castle (石城 Seki-jō). Completed in the early Edo period for tozama daimyō Kuroda Nagamasa, it has been decreed a historic site by the Japanese government.
The Fukuoka Municipal Zoo and Botanical Garden (福岡市動植物園, Fukuoka-shi Dōshokubutsuen), also known as the Fukuoka City Zoological Garden, is a zoo and botanical garden established in 1953 and located within Minami-koen (En: "South park") at 1-1, Minami-Koen, Chūō-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan.
Hakata Bay (博多湾, Hakata-wan) is a bay in the northwestern part of Fukuoka city, on the Japanese island of Kyūshū. It faces the Tsushima Strait, and features beaches and a port, though parts of the bay have been reclaimed in the expansion of the city of Fukuoka.
Hakata Port Tower is well known as a symbol of Hakata Bay. From the observatory floor of 70 meters above the ground, you can enjoy the great 360 degree panoramic view while overlooking the ships coming and going. The building was designed by Naito Tachu, who is known for building the Tokyo Tower and the second Tsutenkaku Tower.
Being one of the three greatest Hachiman Shrines in Japan, the Hakozaki shrine in Fukuoka is famous for its god Hachiman, who wards off evil and brings in winning luck. This shrine, where many famous samurais in history have come to pray and show respect, is located near the sea and has an open and ...
Kamado-jinja (竈門神社) is a Shinto shrine located in Dazaifu, Fukuoka prefecture, Japan. Located at the top of Mount Hōman, which has been venerated from ancient times as a sacred mountain, the shrine is dedicated to Tamayori-bime, Emperor Ōjin, and Empress Jingū.
Kanzeon-ji Temple. The temple was founded in 746 in Dazaifu. There are two main halls, Kodo and Kondo. Kondo is an Important Cultural Property of Fukuoka Prefecture. According to some sources, the temple bell (bonsho) in the temple is one of the oldest fire bells in Japan.
Kushida shrine is located in the center of Fukuoka city. The famous summer festivals in Hakata, the Hakata Gion Yamakasa and Hakata Okunchi are centered on this shrine. It goes without saying then that this shrine is beloved by the citizens of Fukuoka.
Momochi Seaside is a park with a long artificial beach and wide tree-lined sidewalks. The park is surrounded by a number of major attractions including Fukuoka Tower, Fukuoka City Museum, Fukuoka Dome, Marizon and a shopping complex called Hawks Town Mall with 100 shops and restaurants.
Shimin no Mori (or the Citizens' Forest) lies on the eastern face of Mount Abura (or Aburayama), Fukuoka City’s tallest mountain.Mount Abura is a popular destination for people seeking respite from the city, as well as for anyone visiting the area who's into nature.
Nanzoin Temple, Sasaguri, Fukuoka Prefecture Access Nanzoin is a three minute walk from Kido Nanzoin-mae Station on the JR Sasaguri Line (part of the larger Fukuhoku Yutaka Line) which runs from Keisen Station to Yoshizuka Station in Fukuoka prefecture.
From Meinohama Ferry Terminal to Nokonoshima Ferry Terminal by ferry (around 10 min) After arriving at the Nokonoshima Ferry Terminal get on the Nishitetsu bus bound for Island Park (around 13 min) Bus and ferry frequency is increased during the busiest season.
Shikanoshima Island (志賀島, Shika-no-shima) is an island in Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, Japan. The island is known as the spot where the Gold Seal of the King of Na, a national treasure, was discovered. The island is about 11 kilometres around and connected to the Umi no Nakamichi (road) on the mainland by a causeway.
The Sky Dream Fukuoka was a Ferris wheel which operated at Evergreen Marinoa in the city of Fukuoka, Japan, from 2001 until September 2009. It stood 120 metres tall, making it the tallest Ferris wheel in Japan during its years of operation, and the tallest Ferris wheel ever built in Japan.