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URBAN ATTRACTIONS

Here are some tourism facilities and places where you could enjoy urban attractions of Fukuoka with safety and peace of mind.

Fukuoka City Museum

The Fukuoka City Museum will be fully closed until 2021/3/31 for partial renovation.
Period of Closure
2020/11/30 (Mon) ‐ 2021/3/31 (Wed)
・ The period may be prolonged in accordance with the construction procedures.
・All of the museum’s facilities will be out of service during the aforementioned period.

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Fukuoka City Museum
Adderss: 3-1-1, Momochihama, Sawara-ku, Fukuoka
Tel: 092-711-5491

Fukuoka Art Museum

Special Exhibition 【Higuchi Yuko CIRCUS】
Duration:Thu. Dec. 24th, 2020 - Sun. Feb. 7th, 2021
Ticket:※Please note that Pre-booking online is required.
Please reserve and purchase tickets from the ticket page.
Adults 1,200 yen
High school and university students 900 yen
Junior high school students and younger children 500 yen

By applying her freedom of imagination and unique touch that crosses between the real and imaginary world, Higuchi Yuko is a painter who is not only active in art creation but also in a wide range of other fields including publishing picture books. This exhibition, her first large-scale solo exhibition, will display more than 500 pieces (planned) drawn over 20 years. Enjoy the fun yet dark world of Higuchi’s Circus full of cats, girls, mushrooms and other weird and wonderful creatures.

Please check the website for further information.

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Fukuoka Art Museum
Adderss: 1-6, Ohori Koen, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka
Tel:092-714-6051

Fukuoka Asian Art Museum

You can enjoy looking at contemporary art works from all Asia here at Hakata Riverain! The museum exhibits 2,900 art pieces collected from 23 different countries and regions in Asia. Not only exhibitions but also workshops by the artists invited from Asian countries are held. The souvenir shop at the museum carries a variety of original goods, exhibition related books, attractive Asian accessories and furnishing products.

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Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Address: Riverain Center bldg. 7 & 8F, 3-1, Shimo Kawabata-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka
Tel: 092-263-1100

Fukuoka City Science Museum

Since the opening in October 2017 the graduate school of Kyushu University-educated astronaut Koichi Wakata has been acted as our honorary curator.

The Dome Theater Planetarium (6F), whose 25-meter diameter dome is one of the largest in Kyushu, has 220 seats arranged spaciously and its 3D digital surround system gives an extraordinary 3D appearance and realistic sensation.

The Basic Exhibition Room (5F) offers an opportunity for learning about many things: the infinite universe, our surrounding environment, technologies that support our everyday lives, structures and mysteries of life, future, etc.

There are also Science Navigation and a science-book library, Laboratory rooms for intriguing science experiments, and a multipurpose Science Hall equipped with a 4K projector where events such as lectures, seminars and theatrical performances are held.

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Fukuoka City Science Museum
Address: 4-2-1 Ropponmatsu, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City
Tel: 092-731-2525

Fukuoka City Zoological and Botanical Gardens

Walk past the many fashionable shops on Josui street and you will find the Fukuoka City Zoological Garden, which is a part of Minami Park. The zoo is a half century old and is now undergoing new renovations set to take 20 years. See endangered species such as gorillas and Oryx leucoryxs, and Raggiana Bird of Paradise, which are rare to see anywhere else in Japan, among the other 120 species. In the botanical garden, there are 2600 kinds of plants including dove trees.

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Fukuoka City Zoological and Botanical Gardens
Address: 1-1 Minami-koen, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City
Tel: 092-531-1968

Fukuoka Tower

Light Illumination

Please check the website for further information.

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Fukuoka Tower
Address: 2-3-26, Momochi-hama, Sawara-ku, Fukuoka
Tel: 092-823-0234

Fukuoka Castle Ruins

【Find the heart shaped stones!】at Fukuoka Castle Ruins
Would you like to find hearts at at Fukuoka Castle Ruins? How many of them will you be able to find? Let's take a walk

Please check the website for further information.

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Fukuoka Castle Ruins Visitor Center
Address: 1-4, Jonai, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City
Tel: 092-732-4801

Korokan Historical Museum

“Korokan” was one of the ancient guest houses for foreign diplomats, built in Heian period (794-1185). The guest houses of the time were set up in three locations; Heiankyo (Kyoto), Namba (Osaka) and Chikushi (Fukuoka). Among them, “Korokan” of Chikushi, whose ruins today remain in in Chuo-ward, Fukuoka City, is the only one whose original location has been identified. The museum exhibits remains of the building and trading items of the time. There is also a panel display of the ancient history of diplomacy.

Please check the Fukuoka Castle and Korokan Information Facility “Sannomaru Square” for further information.

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Korokan Historical Museum
Address: 1, Jonai, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka
Tel: 092-721-0282

Hakata Old Town

Routes of Hakata Old Town
Hakata's Old Town prospered as the hub of Hakata, which was the largest trade port city in Japan during its Middle Ages (roughly the early 12th to late 16th centuries). As a testament of this past, this area exudes the history, tradition, and culture of the era.

Visiting this area will make your travel experiences in Fukuoka more profound; stroll down peaceful streets lined with historic temples and shrines, visit the lively shopping arcade, appreciate the traditional craft and performing arts of Hakata, and experience the lifestyle and culture of Hakatakko, the people of Hakata, known for their love of festivals.

Please check the website for further information.

Ohori Park・Maizuru Park

Ohori Park, located in the center of Fukuoka City, is one of the places that the local citiens has visited at least once. It's a popular relaxation spot that can be easily reached by subway or bus from the central areas of Hakata and Tenjin.
Closest to Fukuoka Castle Ruins, Maizuru Park, Korokan Historical Museum, Fukuoka Art Museum and many more.

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Ohori Park
Address: Ohori Koen, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka

NOBOLT

One of Japan's largest indoor experience facilities that combines sports, athletic equipment and entertainment.
With an area of approximately 4,000 square meters and a height of approximately 20 meters, the facility is equipped with 16 different kinds of attractions. All ages could having fun easily here!

Please reserve and purchase tickets from the ticket page on the website.

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NOBOLT
Address: 2-10-76 Odo Nishi-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka-ken, Japan
Tel: 092-884-0810

BOSS E・ZO FUKUOKA

BOSS E・ZO FUKUOKA, the newest attraction next to the Fukuoka PayPay Dome, where you can enjoy a variety of facilities like The latest art gallery “teamLab Forest” by teamLab, Oh Sadaharu Baseball Museum, and 3 kinds of attraction with magnificent view etc. It’s great fun for both children and adults!

Please reserve and purchase tickets from the ticket page on the website.

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BOSS E・ZO FUKUOKA
Address: 2-2-6, Jigyohama, Fukuoka Shi Chuo Ku, Fukuoka

Tel: 092-400-0515
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