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Korokan Historical Museum (鴻臚館跡展示館)

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Museum / Science Museum

A historical site and museum located in Maizuru Park in Jonai, Chuo, Fukuoka. The ruins are of the Korokan guest house built during the Heian period and used for nearly 400 years to receive diplomatic visitors from China and Korea. In the museum exhibits cover materials excavated from the site and show the history of continental diplomacy.

place

Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Chuo-ku Jonai 1 (Fukuoka / DazaifuArea)

phone 0927210282
place

9:00-17:00 (admission until 16:30)

Review of Korokanatotenjikan

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/10/05 A view into Fukuoka`s long and rich History.
The Korokan Building was built in the 7th Century along the Hakata Bay and was primarily used as a Guest House for Foreign Diplomats. It was this building that was the stepping stone to promote...
Reviewed:2017/08/06 Sort of interesting but
we struggled as there was little in the way of English explanation which we would have liked. Great that its free though! YMMV
Reviewed:2020/04/25 古代の迎賓館の跡
旧平和台球場の跡地で古代の迎賓館がありました。その遺跡を発掘調査している場所が、見学できる施設が整備されています。

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Details

Address
Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Chuo-ku Jonai 1 [map]
Area
Fukuoka / DazaifuArea
Phone
0927210282
Hours
9:00-17:00 (admission until 16:30)
Closed
12/29-1/3
Fees
[Admission fee]Free
Parking Lot
Available(68spaces)
Credit Card
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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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.