26 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

26 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

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26 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Fukuoka
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Omuta
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Soeda-machi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kitakyushu
— 8 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: London

7
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Dazaifu Temmangu and Fukuoka City Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Ikazuchi Shrine (in Itoshima), Sasaguri-machi (Nanzoin & Komenoyama Obsevatory) and Dazaifu (Kamado Shrine, Kyushu National Museum, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kushida Shrine, get engrossed in the history at Hakatamachiya Furusatokan, pick up some local products at Osakana Tengoku, and let little ones run wild at Ohori Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Fukuoka journey planner.

London, UK to Fukuoka is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from London to Fukuoka. Traveling from London in October, expect Fukuoka to be a bit warmer, temps between 27°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Omuta.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dazaifu, Fukutsu, Sasaguri-machi, Kurume, Munakata
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Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum ©
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum

5
nights
Omuta

Omuta ©
Ōmuta is a city in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan., the city has an estimated population of 127,126 (men 58,294; women 68,832) and a population density of 1,558.87 persons per km². Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kiyomizu Temple and Kora Taisha Shrine. Explore Omuta's surroundings by going to Nagata Kosenjo (in Miyama), Okawa (Furogu & Former Yoshiwara Residence) and Yame (Yametsuhime Shrine, Reiganji Temple, & more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Former Residence of Aoki Shigeru, enjoy some diversion at Suwa Park, stroll around Kurume Forest Tsutsuji Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senkoji Temple.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Omuta road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Fukuoka to Omuta takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Omuta are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Soeda-machi.

Things to do in Omuta

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Yame, Kurume, Okawa, Miyama, Shoto Garden
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Furogu ©
Furogu
Kora Taisha Shrine ©
Kora Taisha Shrine
Yametsuhime Shrine ©
Yametsuhime Shrine

4
nights
Soeda-machi

Soeda-machi ©
Get some cultural insight at Hoheiden and Koishiwarayaki Traditional Industry Plaza. Get out of town with these interesting Soeda-machi side-trips: Kama (Michi-no-Eki Usui & Usui Peace Memorial Hall), Chikuzen-machi (Yasu Kogen Kinen no Mori & Itsutama Shrine) and Ozuka Ancient Burial Mound Museum (in Keisen-machi).

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Soeda-machi trip builder site .

You can drive from Omuta to Soeda-machi in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Kitakyushu.

Things to do in Soeda-machi

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kama, Miyako-gun, Buzen, Chikuzen-machi, Ukiha
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 26:
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Takasumi Shrine ©
Takasumi Shrine
Itsutama Shrine ©
Itsutama Shrine
Goshogatani Kogoishi Stone Fort ©
Goshogatani Kogoishi Stone Fort

8
nights
Kitakyushu

Kitakyushu ©
An important gateway for trade and travel between Honshu and Kyushu, the city of Kitakyushu has an old industrial waterfront and provides access to a number of natural sites across the wider region.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mojiko Retro and Nogata Municipal Coal Memorial Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kitakyushu: Iizuka (Former Matsuki Shoyuya, Chikuho Ryokuchi, & more), Hachiman Kohyo Shrine (in Yoshitomi-machi) and Tagawa (Tagawa City Coal-mining Museum & Tagawa City Coal-mining Memorial Park). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Kyushu Railway History Museum, explore the historical opulence of Kokura Castle, contemplate the long history of Old Mojimitsui Club, and don't miss a visit to Old Moji Zeikan.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Kitakyushu trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Soeda-machi to Kitakyushu takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Kitakyushu are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Iizuka, Chikujo-gun, Tagawa, Mune No Kannon, Nogata Municipal Coal Memorial Museum
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Mojiko Retro ©
Mojiko Retro
Kyushu Railway History Museum ©
Kyushu Railway History Museum

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