Street Spots in Fukuoka Area

  • Mojiko Retro Area
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    Fukuoka Pref. Kitakyushushimojiku Minatomachi
    Moji Port opened in 1889. As a base for trade with the continent, it is said that close to 200 foreign passenger boats entered the port every month in its golden age, and it was full of shops belonging to maritime companies, trading companies, and shops for overseas travelers. In addition to those buildings which evoke a nostalgic atmosphere, the Mojiko Retro Area has become an urban sight-seeing area with new art galleries and commercial facilities. Visitors can fully savor the romantic ambience of Japan’s old Taisho period with a mix of Japanese and Western influences.
  • Sugi no Baba Street
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    Fukuoka Pref. Asakurashi Akidukinotori
    A road in Asakura City, Fukuoka Prefecture. Known as the ''Little Kyoto of Fukuoka,'' this former castle town area is surrounded by mountains and pure streams. Extending out from the Akizuki Castle Ruins, the road is lined with some 200 cherry trees on either side which form a gorgeous 500-meter-long tunnel of blossoms in spring, making the area a top cherry blossom viewing destination. The Akizuki Spring Festival is also held here in April. At night, the area is lit up with electric lights, giving visitors the chance to enjoy a magical landscape quite different from that of the daytime.

    This street used to be the Main Street in Akizuki, which leads to Akizuki castle. Once Samurais walked on this road. Now it is a very pleasant promenade for tourists, especially in spring when cherry...

  • Tenjin Chikagai
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    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashichuouku Tenjin 2 underground 1-3
    This is an underground shopping area in Fukuoka City’s Tenjin District opened in 1976. Comprised of iron, brick and stone, it was constructed to give the impression of a 19th century European village townscape. The large underground area has a total length of 600 meters and is comprised of 12 avenues filled with 150 shops and restaurants. Locals have nicknamed it “Tenchika.” It offers convenient access as it is connected to trains and buses, the principal modes of public transport.
  • karatukaido Maebaru Yado
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Pref. Itoshimashi Maebaruchuou
  • Teramachi
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Kurume-shi Teramachi
  • Mizube no Promenade
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Yanagawa-shi
  • Sazae-san Dori
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Sawara-ku Momochi
  • Omohidedori
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashinishiku Noko Island
  • Higashi Nishi Jiku Transit Mall
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashichuouku Arato - Hakata-ku, East Park
  • Tsukida Aozora Dori
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    Fukuoka Kitakyushu-shi Yahatahigashi Chayamachi

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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