9 days in Fukuoka Prefecture & Oita Prefecture Itinerary

9 days in Fukuoka Prefecture & Oita Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fukuoka
— 3 nights
2
Kokonoe-machi
— 2 nights
3
Oita
— 2 nights
4
Kitakyushu
— 1 night

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Fukuoka: Dazaifu (Komyozen-ji Temple & Dazaifu Tenman-gu). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Hakata Station, contemplate the long history of Fukuoka Castle Ruins, buy something for everyone on your list at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, and take in panoramic vistas at Fukuoka Tower.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Fukuoka day trip app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Fukuoka is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Fukuoka, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, with highs in Fukuoka at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kokonoe-machi.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dazaifu, Onojo Cocoro no Furusatokan City Museum
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Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Hakata Station ©
Hakata Station
Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park

2
nights
Kokonoe-machi

Kokonoe-machi ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): wander the streets of Yunotsubo Kaido, explore the activities along Lake Kinrin, thenget to know the fascinating history of Yufuin Area, thenstop by Cheese Factory Yufuin, and finally take some stellar pictures from Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge. Keep things going the next day: walk around Yabakei Dam Memorial Park Keisekien, thenmake a trip to Yufuin Basin, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Yufu.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kokonoe-machi road trip planner.

You can drive from Fukuoka to Kokonoe-machi in 2 hours. In October in Kokonoe-machi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Oita.

Things to do in Kokonoe-machi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yufu, Yabakei Dam Memorial Park Keisekien
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Lake Kinrin ©
Lake Kinrin
Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge ©
Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge
Mt. Yufu ©
Mt. Yufu

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Oita Marine Palace Aquarium Umitamago, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, witness a stunning natural landmark at Kamado Jigoku, thentake in the natural beauty of Hells of Beppu, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Umi Jigoku, and finally make a trip to Oniishibozu Jigoku. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Angel Kimono Rental Beppu, thendon't miss a visit to Jigokumushikobo Kannawa, thenmeet the residents at African Safari, and finally steep yourself in history at Usajingu Shrine.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Oita trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Kokonoe-machi to Oita in 1.5 hours. October in Oita sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kitakyushu.

Things to do in Oita

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Beppu, Usa
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Hells of Beppu ©
Hells of Beppu
Spas
Oita Marine Palace Aquarium Umitamago ©
Oita Marine Palace Aquarium Umitamago

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kyushu Railway History Museum, visit Mojiko Retro, and then step into the grandiose world of Kokura Castle.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kitakyushu online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Oita to Kitakyushu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Kitakyushu sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Kyushu Railway History Museum ©
Kyushu Railway History Museum
Mojiko Retro ©
Mojiko Retro
Kokura Castle ©
Kokura Castle

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