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Fukuoka
Located in the northern part of Kyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture is the domestic and international gateway to Kyushu via Fukuoka Airport and the Port of Hakata.
The surrounding ocean offers up fresh seafood, while a bounty of fruits and vegetables are produced inland.
Fukuoka is a treasure trove of food, known for its noodles such tonkotsu ramen, with its white pork bone broth and thin noodles, and the characteristically soft noodles of Hakata udon.
Fukuoka has what you are looking for with shopping, sightseeing, and entertainment, be it in Fukuoka City, the largest city in the Kyushu area, or in Kitakyushu City where Kokura Castle is located. The elegance of a Yanagawa river boat cruise and Dazaifu-Tenmangu shrine, dedicated to the spirit of Michizane Sugawara, are highly recommended spots for overseas visitors.

Getting from Tokyo to Fukuoka

Route 1

  • Haneda airport → Fukuoka airport : Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes

Route 2

  • Tokyo station → Hakata station : Approximately 5 hours 4 minutes by Tokaido & Sanyo shinkansen

Recommended routes

  • FUKUOKA × TOKYO
    Japan's new trend, an accommodation bookshop" is like a secret hideaway in a stylish place. After enjoying 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.
  • FUKUOKA × TOKYO
    Recharge your spiritual power at the ancient Kanda Shrine, which has stood watch over the capital of Edo (Tokyo) for 1,300 years, before heading off to a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of Japan’s greatest mystical locations for blessings of good fortune, Munakata Taisha shrine. Nourish your mind and soul by coming in contact with the raw faith that arises from within human beings.

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