7 days in Japan Itinerary

7 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  9 h
1
Fukuoka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Oita
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Yanagawa
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Kumamoto
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Singapore

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): go for a walk through Ohori Park, take in panoramic vistas at Fukuoka Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dazaifu Tenman-gu, take in panoramic vistas at Komenoyama Obsevatory, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kushida Shrine, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Hakata Station, thenadmire the masterpieces at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Uminonakamichi Seaside Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Fukuoka online trip builder.

Singapore, Singapore to Fukuoka is an approximately 9-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Fukuoka due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in March: high temperatures in Fukuoka hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Oita.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Komenoyama Obsevatory, Dazaifu Tenman-gu
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Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Fukuoka Tower ©
Fukuoka Tower

1
night
Oita

Oita ©
The gateway to a wealth of dynamic landscapes and some of the country's most atmospheric religious and cultural sites, Oita, in touristic terms, acts primarily as a transport hub.
On the 8th (Sun), stroll around Peace Citizen Park, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oita Marine Palace Aquarium Umitamago, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Takasakiyama Nature Zoo.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Oita trip planner.

Getting from Fukuoka to Oita by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Yanagawa.

Things to do in Oita

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature
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Oita Marine Palace Aquarium Umitamago ©
Oita Marine Palace Aquarium Umitamago

1
night
Yanagawa

Yanagawa ©
Yanagawa is a city located in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.As of April 30, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 71,848, with 24,507 households and a population density of 934.55 persons per km². On the 9th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Yanagawa Castle Moat Water Gate, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kiyomizu Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Furogu, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Shoto Garden, and finally steep yourself in history at Yanagawa Ohana.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yanagawa online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Oita to Yanagawa in 2.5 hours. March in Yanagawa sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Yanagawa

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Furogu, Kiyomizu Temple
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Furogu ©
Furogu
Yanagawa Ohana ©
Yanagawa Ohana
Shoto Garden ©
Shoto Garden

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nights
Kumamoto

Kumamoto ©
Centered around its castle, Kumamoto stands as a historic city with plenty of modern-day appeal to add to the mix.
On the 10th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Kumamoto Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kato Shrine, take an in-depth tour of Sakuranobaba Johsaien, thenmake a trip to Sl Hitoyoshi, and finally get engrossed in the history at Newspaper Museum.

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Traveling by car from Yanagawa to Kumamoto takes 1.5 hours. March in Kumamoto sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Sl Hitoyoshi
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Kumamoto Castle ©
Kumamoto Castle
Suizenji Jojuen Garden ©
Suizenji Jojuen Garden
Sakuranobaba Johsaien ©
Sakuranobaba Johsaien

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