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Japan's new trend, an "accommodation bookshop" is like a secret hideaway in a stylish place. After enjoy reading at your own private and special space, take a trip to the Dazaifu Tenman-gu Shrine, known for Wisdom of God. Great itinerary with art, literature and so much more.

Official Tokyo Travel Guide
http://www.gotokyo.org/en/

Local government official website
http://www.crossroadfukuoka.jp/en/

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Day1

TOKYO

Shibuyamore

Shibuya district is the origins of youth culture. You will find several famous restaurants, bars, night clubs and live music venues flourishing among rows of stylish department stores and shops with a constant vibrant and youthful atmosphere. Shibuya is definitely the place to go to if you want to get the latest kawaii (cute) trends published in magazines. In addition, you can also enjoy dining at fashionable cafés and affordable eateries. Situated in front of Shibuya Station are some of the district’s landmarks such as the statue of Hachiko and the “Shibuya Scramble Crossing.”

Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
Shibuya Station → Omote-sando Station
About 1 minute / 170 yen

From Omotesando Station
About 8 minutes on foot

Nezu Museummore

The museum was founded in 1941 to preserve and display Japanese and East Asian antique art from the collection of its founder, Nezu Kaichiro, a businessman whose career included being President of the Tobu Railway Co., Ltd.
It reopened in October 2009, newly designed by Kengo Kuma. The expanse of this open, relaxing space is an enjoyable place to appreciate art.
The lush 17,000 square meters of Japanese garden creates an oasis in the city, where visitors can take pleasure in the passage of the seasons.

Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line
Omote-sando Station → Meiji-jingumae Station
About 1 minute / 170 yen

JR Yamanote Line
Harajuku Station → Ikebukuro Station
14 minutes / 170 yen

BOOK AND BED TOKYOmore

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BOOK AND BED TOKYO in Ikebukuro is a hostel experience that will give great pleasure to book-lovers. A unique design in which beds are part of large bookshelves stocked with books from various genres, and a lounge space that is open to the public during the day. Why not pick up a book you may normally not read, and enjoy a blissful slumber while reading at your leisure?

Day2

KYUSHU(FUKUOKA)

Haneda Airport

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Kitakyushu Airportmore

Kitakyushu Airport is an excellent jumping off point, located near Fukuoka's largest cities of Kitakyushu City and Fukuoka City, as well as some of the best hot springs in Japan at Beppu and Yufuin, along with the sightseeing spots of Kyushu and Yamaguchi.
You can purchase local agricultural and seafood products at its shops, and sample local food at its restaurants (Korean menus available).

33 minutes (non-stop bus), 620 yen
(Kitakyushu Airport → JR Kokura Station)
(*49 minutes on a normal bus)

20 minutes

Kokura Castlemore

The castle was first built by Hosokawa Tadaoki in 1602.
Attractions in the castle grounds include a zone in the castle to learn about its history and culture, plus a 360° observation zone with views of Kokura.
The castle is known for its beauty in spring from its 300 cherry blossom trees, and colorful autumn leaves from its keyaki elms and gingko trees.

20 minutes
(Kokura-jo → JR Kokura Station)

15 minutes 280 yen
(JR Kokura Station → JR Mojiko Station)

Bus: 10 minutes 230 yen
(Mojiko Sta. → Mekari Koen-mae)

Port of Moji
Mekari area
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Moji Port area overlooks the Kanmon Straits and is steeped in history. About 700 ships pass through the straits each day.
The Second Observation Deck at Mekari Park offers a stunning view of the straits and is a perfect place for photos of the Kanmon Bridge.
There are plenty of other attractions, such as the promenade at Norfolk Square and a pedestrian tunnel where you can walk across the Kanmon Strait.

10 minutes 230 yen
(Mekari Koen-mae → JR Mojiko Station)

2 minutes

Premier Hotel Mojiko

Day3

Premier Hotel Mojiko

45 minutes, 2,330 yen
(JR Mojiko → JR Kokura Station → JR Hakata Station)
* Take the shinkansen (unreserved seats) JR Kokura ⇔ JR Hakata

45 minutes, 600 yen
(Hakata Bus Terminal → Nishitetsu Bus Dazaifu Station)

Dazaifu Tenmangumore

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The shrine was built here upon the death of Sugawara Michizane, known as the God of literature and once a high-ranking government official who was exiled to Dazaifu. The main shrine was erected over his grave, with the current main shrine (an important cultural property) rebuilt in 1591. The shrine is host to camphor and plum trees, as well a Japanese iris that bloom and offer fragrances for every season. There are many Shinto rituals and festivals during the year, such as the Usogae telling of lies and Oni Sube fire festival in the New Year, Kyokusui no en poetry in the spring, and the Jinkoushiki god procession in the fall.

52 minutes, 670 yen
(Nishitetsu Dazaifu Station → Nishitetsu Yanagawa Station)

Yanagawa river cruisemore

The 4 km-long stretch of river in the water city of Yanagawa has been designated a National Site of Scenic Beauty. Enjoy a relaxing time along the river in the "donko" boat. The trip can be enjoyed in all seasons with cherry blossoms and irises in the spring, illuminated boats in the summer, and colorful leaves and kotatsu boats in the fall.

48 minutes, 850 yen
(Nishitetsu Yanagawa Station → Nishitetsu Fukuoka Station)
→ 5 minutes on foot

10 minutes, 260 yen
(Subway Kuko line Tenjin Station → Fukuoka Kuko (Airport)

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