What to see & do in Fukuoka

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    Things to Do in Fukuoka include exploring ancient temples, relaxing on endless stretches of sandy beach, shopping in modern shopping complexes and discovering historic ruins. In the heart of Maizuru Park, you can explore the ruins of Fukuoka Castle, dating back to the 17th century. In the Hakata district, visit Tōchō-ji Temple with its wooden Buddha that stands 10 metres tall. Also is the Hakata Machiya Folk Museum, which... Read more

    Where & what to eat in Fukuoka

    Food and dining in Fukuoka is the gateway to one of Japan's great gourmet cities, with a vibrant, ever-evolving foodie scene with local delicacies and international flavours galore. Some of the more iconic local dishes you must try while in this city include Hakata ramen, made with pork bone broth and egg noodles; Mentaiko, a spicy, salted sort of fish sausage that is eaten over rice or as a... Read more

    Where to shop & what to buy in Fukuoka

    • 5 Best Markets in Fukuoka

      The best markets in Fukuoka are great for those looking to go shopping like a local. These venues include the city’s bustling fish markets, charming flea markets, and off-the-tourist-path farmer’s markets. Located right on the Genkai Sea, it’s no surprise that the seafood sold at markets here is fresh and abundant. While exploring these traditional marketplaces, you...

    Where to go & what to do at night in Fukuoka

    • 10 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Fukuoka

      Hakata, Nakasu, Tenjin and Fukuoka are packed full of varied nightlife spots. The city of Fukuoka is popular with tourists from all over the world, and here you'll find convenient options such as tickets for food stall tours and taxis that provide Hakata ramen tours. There are lots of great clubs too, making Fukuoka an ideal destination if you want...

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