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3 Spiritual Destinations to visit on a day trip from Fukuoka

Serving as the capital of Fukuoka Prefecture, Fukuoka is a bustling city of around 1.5 million people and the most populous city on Kyushu Island. It’s packed with ancient temples, fine museums and modern shopping malls, as well as being home to the 17th-century Fukuoka Castle.

But if you’re needing an escape from the city, there are plenty of places you can visit as a day trip for a more rejuvenating experience. In this article, we’ll introduce three destinations that are easily accessible from Fukuoka where you can hit the coast, smell the flowers and take a step back in time.


  • Enjoy the coastal lifestyle of Itoshima

  • Admire the seasonal flowers of Nokonoshima Island

  • Experience the Taisho era at Mojiko