Former Fukuoka Prefecture Public Hall Distinguished Guest House

Historical Monument
This was constructed in 1910 for the 13th Kyushu-Okinawa Association Exhibition and served as a place to entertain guests during the exhibition. The guest house is a two-story Western style wooden building based on the Meiji period’s French Renaissance style, and the main rooms such as the reception rooms have marble fireplaces and feature elegant interior designs with lavish reliefs. It was designated as a National Important Cultural Pin 1984. A portion of the building is open to the public and available to tour. (Admission required)

Spot details

Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashichuouku Nishinakasu 6-29
9:00-18:00(Last entry17:50)
Monday(The day following if it falls on a public holiday)
[Admission fee] Adults200yen, Children 100yen, Under 6 years old, 65 and over Free
Parking Lot
Not available
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX)
Not available
Available(kihinkan Wi-Fi)
English Menu
Temporary closure:Currently closed (information as of May 7, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Yes (only stairs, so you can't go up to the 2nd floor)
Infant friendly

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


  • Nice colonial styled building~
    3.0 Reviewed:2019.01.01
    The Kihinkan Hall is an old municipal guest palace of Fukuoka. It was built in 1910 as a guest palace for those visiting the 13th Kyushu and Okinawa Product Exhibition. Its distinctive among other...
  • Not exactly a stately home ...
    3.0 Reviewed:2018.06.17
    We looked at Kihinkan as we had some time to spare before catching a bus nearby. We really just wanted to use the café but you werent able to do that without touring the house. We paid 200Y which...
  • A lovely corner of Nakasu
    4.0 Reviewed:2016.06.08
    An area around Tenjin Central Park, where the former Fukuoka Prefecture Public and VIP Hall with an western style architecture is located. The short Love Bridge across the Naka River offers a good...

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