Island Spots in Fukuoka Area

  • Nokonoshima Island
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    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashinishiku Noko island
    Located in the middle of Hakata Bay, Nokonoshima is an island that can be reached in about 10 minutes by ferry from Fukuoka City Meinohama’s Noko ferry landing. It is a picturesque island where visitors are able to enjoy flowers from all four seasons, and is full of fascinating historical structures such as the “Sota Kofun-gun” tombs built around the seventh century, and the “Shishigaki” which is a relic of the Edo period deer-hunting grounds. The island’s circumference is approximately 12 kilometers. Nokoshima Island Park is great for cycling, offering beautiful views of the ocean as well as various flowers blooming in profusion such as rapeseed, sunflowers, cosmos and daffodils.
  • Shika Island
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    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashihigashiku Shikashima
    An island joined to the mainland by a strip of land piercing the middle of the sea on the northern side of Hakata Bay in Higashi Ward, Fukuoka City. The island can be reached via the Uminonakamichi Bridge or by municipal ferry leaving from Hakata Wharf. Island highlights include Shikaumi Shrine, dedicated to an ocean god. The island is also famous for the Kin-in (Gold seal) discovered in 1784 and now designated a National Treasure.
  • Himejima Island
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    Fukuoka Itoshima-shi Shima Himeshima
  • Turi spot : Munakata Oshima
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    Fukuoka Pref. Munakatashi Oshima
  • Hashirajima
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Nishi-ku
  • Otsukuejima Island
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Nishi-ku
  • Genkaijima Island
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Nishi-ku
  • Ainoshima Island
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    Fukuoka Kasuya-gun Shingumachi
  • Kenashijima Island
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    Fukuoka Miyako-gun Kandamachi Kanda
  • Oronoshima Island
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Nishi-ku
  • Oshima Island
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Munakata-shi
  • Katsushima Island
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Munakata-shi
  • Jinoshima Island
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Munakata-shi
  • Tsumurajima Island
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Kitakyushu-shi Moji-ku Shinmojikita 3-chome
  • Mesima
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    Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture Wakamatsu-ku,
  • Ainoshima Island
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    Fukuoka Kitakyushu-shi Kokurakita-ku Ainoshima
  • Umashima Island
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    Fukuoka Kitakyushu-shi Kokurakita-ku Umashima
  • Wagorajima Island
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    Fukuoka Kitakyushu-shi Kokurakita-ku Umashima
  • Otokojima
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    Fukuoka Kitakyushu-shi Wakamatsu-ku
  • Okinoshima Island
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Munakata-shi

Fukuoka Areas

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The most northerly of Kyushu island's prefectures, Fukuoka comprises castle towns, seaside parks, and Hakata ramen, one of Japan's most famous noodle dishes. Whether due to its good location or its unique charm, the prefecture's capital, Fukuoka city, has been voted one of the most desirable places to live in the country - a close-knit community, a thriving food scene, and accessible nature combine for irresistibly laid-back city vibes.

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