Place to visit in Fukuoka, Japan

Fukuoka located in the island of Kyushu. Has a long history of foreign influence. Although it was originally targeted at foreign invaders in the 13th century, other imports were in a calm state. This is the first city in Japan. Later, captives from Korea pioneered the pottery industry here. At present, Fukuoka has a population of 1.2 million. It is a large province with Kita Kyushu. It is a major commercial hub of the region. The downtown area has many canals.

In the evening or at the weekend, there will be a snack bar with drinks along the canal. The International Exchange Center for Asia Famous for textile 6 hours from Tokyo by Shinkansen express train or 3 hours from Shin Osaka. It is a junction to Kyushu. Attractions in the city are Fukuoka Asian Arts Museum, which is visited as a window of Asia.

Where to go:

1. Dazaifu Tenmagu Shrine

This is a sacred shrine in Dazaifu. The shrine located in a small quiet town near Fukuoka. That is historically important for making popular to attract people come and pay for blessings. Many students who often come to wish for success in the exam. It is only 20 minutes from the Tenjin area, making it a great place for a day trip from Fukuoka.

2. Yufuin

A small rural town with a beautiful and famous resort like on-sen in the city of Kyushu. This located in the valley by the river. There are many beautiful scenery especially in the spring where there are cherry blossoms on the trees and rape on the ground below with rivers and mountains.

3. Beppu

Beppu is often accompanied by Yufuin. Both cities are known for their onsen. Beppu is famous for its hot springs and onsen. Beppu’s major tourist attractions are the 8 hell pond tours. Each pond has different water colors and temperatures such as red, blue, white. Mud, etc. 6 ponds will be all next to each other. Can easily walk to each other. The other 2 ponds are about 1.5 kilometers away, with a bus that runs to the front of these 2 ponds, which each pond will be different, will vary.

4. Tenjin

May be this area known as the heart of Fukuoka City or Kyushu Island because it is like a walking street with many large department stores come and shopping. This place you cannot use one day trip because it is not enough for shopping. There are many products, many restaurants and much more to walk and shop indefinitely in all directions.

5. Canal City Hakata

It’s a large center of shops and restaurants in the mall style with a lot of shops with large department store as well. This place located by the water. Inside the canal is digging to flow through the center in this mall. In the center of this canal will be a sound and light fountain from open to close store.

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