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People eating Yatai mobile food stall at night in Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan = Shutterstock

People eating Yatai mobile food stall at night in Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan = Shutterstock

Fukuoka Pefecture: Best Attractions and Things to do

There are many delicious foods in Fukuoka. Because the sea is near, the fish is fresh. That's why Sushi in Fukuoka is the best. Ramen and mentaiko (spicy cod roe) are also specialties. There is also a big shrine named Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine in Dazaifu City in the southeast of Fukuoka city.

Outline of Fukuoka

Map of Fukuoka

Map of Fukuoka

 

Kawachi Wisteria Garden (Kitakyushu city)

The wisteria flowers at the Kawachi Wisteria Garden. Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Kyushu = Shutterstock

The wisteria flowers at the Kawachi Wisteria Garden. Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Kyushu = Shutterstock

Kawachi Wisteria Garden in Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, is a garden park where wisteria flowers are extremely beautiful. From late April to mid May, every year, beautiful wisteria flowers bloom in the vast garden.

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Photos: Kawachi Wisteria Garden in Fukuoka Prefecture, Kyushu

If you visit Japan from late April to mid-May, why not go to a beautiful wisteria flower park? If you go around Tokyo, the Ashikaga Flower Park is the best.In western Japan, I recommend the Kawachi Wisteria Garden in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, as you can see on this page! Table of ...

 

Komyozen-ji Temple (Dazaifu City)

Komyozen-ji Temple in Dazaifu City, Fukuoka Prefecture = Shutterstock

Komyozen-ji Temple in Dazaifu City, Fukuoka Prefecture = Shutterstock

Komyozen-ji Temple has two Japanese gardens designed by Mirei Shigemori, a famous 20th century landscape architect. The Zen garden at this temple is one of the best in Kyushu. In late November, the autumn colors are wonderful. However, please note that this temple is closed irregularly.

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Photos: Komyozen-ji Temple in Fukuoka Prefecture

Dazaifu (Fukuoka Prefecture) in Kyushu is known for the Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine and the Kyushu National Museum. If you visit Dazaifu, I recommend stopping by Komyozen-ji Temple, which is right next to Tenmangu. Komyozen-ji Temple has two Japanese gardens designed by Mirei Shigemori, a famous 20th century landscape architect. The gardens ...

 

 

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Bon KUROSAWA  I have long worked as a senior editor for Nihon Keizai Shimbun (NIKKEI) and currently work as an independent web writer. At NIKKEI, I was the editor-in-chief of the media on Japanese culture. Let me introduce a lot of fun and interesting things about Japan. Please refer to this article for more details.

2020-05-14

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