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Fukuoka City Transport Information (Train and Subway)
Hakozaki line | Kūkō Line | Nanakuma line | Kagoshima main line | Kashii line | Chikuhi line | Tenjin Ōmuta Line | Kaiduka line
Fukuoka City Transport Information (Bus)
Fukuoka City Transport Information (Taxi, Bicycle Taxi, Rental Bicycle, Parking Lot)
Banks, Credit Card Cash Withdrawals, and Foreign Exchange
ATM machines of main banks | Place for currency exchange | Place for cash withdrawal with credit card issued by foreign country
Tourist Information Centers
Tourist information centers in Fukuoka and surrounding areas | Tourist information office of other prefectures in Kyushu | Information center for accommodation | Location of touch panel for tourists | Location of general tourist information board | Visitor's guide distribution lists | Multilingual information center | Transit information centers in Fukuoka
Culture, Sports, and History
Custom/Folk music | Hakata's famous cuisine | Traditional crafts of Hakata | Professional sports team | Kinin (gold seal) historical sites | Kuroda family (domain of lord of Fukuoka) historical materials | Sugawara no Michizane historical materials | Places and articles associated with Hakata Gion Yamakasa festival
Fukuoka City by Area
Facilities within Canal City Hakata | Facilities within Hakata Riverain | Marinoa area | Facilities within Hawks Town
Fukuoka City Transport Information (Boat)
Convenient Facilities for Travelers
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- Hakata Ramen
- Atop the list of Hakata’s famous cuisines is Hakata ramen. The special features of Hakata ramen are rich pork-based soup and firm texture of the noodles. Besides the basic toppings of roasted pork slice and chopped welsh onions, you can choose additional toppings such as pickled ginger, sesame an...
- Many streets of Fukuoka are colored with stalls at night. They first appeared and spread in the devastated town after the World War II as a simple and mobile eating place. Today, about 150 stalls are operating in the city and they offer a wide variety of dishes including ramen, tempura, oden, var...
- Takatoriyaki (pottery)
- Takatori pottery traces its roots to a great Korean potter called Hachizan, who was brought to Japan by Kuroda Josui, a soldier serving an old local clan, after Hideyoshi's invasions of Korea at the end of the 16th century. Takatoriyaki pottery was once named as one of the 7 major potteries of Ja...
- Hakata Ori (folk woven textile)
- Hakata ori (woven textile) is a local folk craft with 760 years of tradition. Its weaving technique was originally brought to Japan from China in the Kamakura era by a local merchant of Hakata named Mitsuda Yazaemon, who added a distinctive touch to the original technique and created Hakata-ori. ...
- Hakata Chanpon (glass pipe)
- Hakata Chanpon is folk craft toy made of glass. The name comes from the charming sound it makes (“chanpon, chanpon”) when you blow the pipe. Every year in September, a lot of people visit Hakozaki shrine at the time of Hojoe festival to buy these glass pipes with the design hand-drawn by the maid...
- Hakata Basami (scissors)
- The first scissors in Japan was introduced about 700 years ago by a Chinese trader named Sha Kokumei who brought in Tang scissors from Southern China. The history of Hakata Basami dates back to the end of Edo period when a sword smith of Hakata named Yasukochi Usuke tried manufacturing a pair of ...
- Hakata Magemono
- Hakata magemono is wooden craftwork of Hakata whose origin is not clarified yet with many different stories. They started to be manufactured and became popular since the Edo period. They were once dedicated to Hakozaki shrine as ritual articles. Thin boards of Japanese cedar is bent and crafted i...
- Hakata Doll
- Hakata doll is said to have originated in the early 17th century when the clay used to make roof tile was diverted to make dolls. The excellent curves and real facial expressions of Hakata dolls capture the hearts of many and this beautiful craft had an ace-high reputation at the international ex...
- Hakata Hariko
- Hakata Hariko is said to have been created by doll makers from Osaka in the middle of the Edo period. People of Hakata have loved these traditional toys and used them as decoration at such occasions as boy's festival and Hakata Dontaku festival. They are made with high-quality Washi (Japanese pap...
- Hakata koma (top toy)
- Top toys were first introduced to Japan about 1300 years ago when bamboo tops were brought from China as a toy for children. Later in the 17th century, Hakata koma was made with wooden base and an inserted iron core as a spindle. Different from other top toys, Hakata koma spins very well with ver...
- Chikuzen Hakata-ya (arrows)
- Arrows have long been used in Japan as charms for health and safety of family and gainst bad lucks. Chikuzen Hakata Ya is said to have originated from the works of patronized craftmen of the old Tachibana clan in the 17th century. Chikuzen Hakata Ya, that were once popular as charms for warfares,...
- Busoji Temple
621, Musashi, Chikushino
This temple is believed to be the oldest temple in Kyushu which was built in the 6th century. On the site are the vines of 1300 years old Wisteria.
- The Ruins of Akizuki Castle & Akizuki Kuromon Gate
0946-24-6758 （Asakura Sightseeing Association）
An old lord called Harada Tanekatsu built this castle in 1203 when he refounded his clan under the name of Akizuki. It is well known as a beautiful spot for cherry blossoms in spring and autumn leaves.
- Zeppu Fukuoka
2-2-1, Jigyohama, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka
This concert hall has maximum capacity of 2001 persons standing and is one of the largest all-standing concert halls in Kyushu. You can enjoy the performance of artists up close from the front seats.
- Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine
4-7-1, Saifu, Dazaifu
The shrine is dedicated to Sugawara Michizane who is known as the god of learning, it is busy all through the year with a lot of visitors praying for success in exams and academic achievement. 6000 plum trees are planted on the site and they start to decorate the shrine beautifully around early F...
- Fukuoka City Summer Cruise Ship
13-6, Chikko Hon-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka
You can enjoy 80 minutes cruising tour around Bayside Place in Hakata. The night view of Momochihama Beach from the ship is splendid. The ship departs from Bayside Place Hakata and cruises around Hakata Bay.
Reservation by phone is necessary.
- Yanagawa Boat Tour
329, Takahatake, Mihashi-machi, Yanagawa
The boat tour of Yanagawa started in 1961. Well-known Donko-bune boat takes a slow trip through the ditches dug all through the town. Shogetsu Josenjo (boat landing spot) is a place associated with a famous poem titled "Omoide(remembrance)" written by Kitahara Hakushu. You can feel a no...
- Minamimarutamon (watchtower) of Fukuoka Castle Ruins
1-6, Jonai, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka
Fukuoka castle was a home castle of Kuroda clan for 270 years under the reigns of 12 lords. This is one of the remaining ruins of the castle along with Shiomi Yagura(watchtower), Tamon Yagura and Nagatomon Gate. This watchtower is designated by the government as an important cultural property.
- Grand Hyatt Fukuoka
1-2-82, Sumiyoshi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City
This international hotel is conjoined to the entertainment facility Canal City Hakata, making it perfect and convenient for shopping, leisure and business. This is the first Grand Hyatt in Japan and they always offer you excellent service. You can spend luxurious and relaxing time here at this ho...
- Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk
2-2-3, Jigyohama, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City
Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk is located beside Yafuoku! Dome. This 36 story hotel of 143 meters above sea level reminds you of a luxurious cruise ship pointing its bow toward the sea. There are 1052 rooms from which you can enjoy the panoramic view of Hakata Bay. Here you can spend some time in the re...