8 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

8 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

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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.
Explore Fukuoka's surroundings by going to Dazaifu (Matsuda Shoten, Dazaifu Tenman-gu, &more) and Nanzoin Shakaden Nokotsudo (in Sasaguri-machi). There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Ohori Park, admire the landmark architecture of Hakata Station, stroll around Maizuru Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Fukuoka travel website.

Kuching, Malaysia to Fukuoka is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kuching in June, with highs in Fukuoka at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Kitakyushu.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Dazaifu, Nanzoin Shakaden Nokotsudo
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Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine


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.
Step out of Kitakyushu to go to Chikujo-gun and see Old Kurauchi Residence, which is approximately 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Mojiko Retro, step into the grandiose world of Kokura Castle, admire the sheer force of Sugao Waterfall, and take in the views from Blue Wing Moji.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kitakyushu trip planning tool.

You can drive from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. June in Kitakyushu sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Old Kurauchi Residence
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Mojiko Retro ©
Mojiko Retro
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Mojiko Retro Tenbowsitsu