2 days in Kirishima & Fukuoka Itinerary

2 days in Kirishima & Fukuoka Itinerary

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Kirishima
— 1 day
2
Fukuoka
— 1 night

1
day
Kirishima

Kirishima ©
The city of Kirishima, established in 2005 by the merging of several smaller towns, makes a popular base for exploring the volcanic mountain range of the surrounding national park.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Kareigawa Station, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kirishima Distillery, take in breathtaking views at Kirishima Shinsuikyo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kirishima Shrine, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kagoshima Jingu Shrine.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Kirishima travel planner.

Kagoshima to Kirishima is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Kirishima

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Kirishima Shrine ©
Kirishima Shrine
Kareigawa Station ©
Kareigawa Station
Kagoshima Jingu Shrine ©
Kagoshima Jingu Shrine

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night
Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©
The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Ohori Park, don't miss a visit to Fukuoka Tower, thenadmire the striking features of Hakata Station, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kushida Shrine, and finally browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Fukuoka trip planner.

You can take a train from Kirishima to Fukuoka in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

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Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
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Hakata Station
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine

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