Explore interesting sights in Fukuoka, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 14 sights are available in Fukuoka, Japan.Sightseeing Tours in Fukuoka
1. Kushida ShrineBook Ticket*
Kushida-jinja (櫛田神社) is a Shinto shrine located in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Japan. Dedicated to Amaterasu and Susanoo, it is said to have been founded in 757. The Hakata Gion Yamakasa festival is centred on the shrine.
2. Nishi Park
Nishi-koen (西公園, Nishi-kōen) is a town in Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, and is also the name of an urban park (scenic park) operated by Fukuoka Prefecture in part of the town. Nishi Park as an administrative place name (a single town name without a chome) has already been marked as a residence in the entire area. The area of the town is about 27.39 hectares, of which the park area is about 17.0 hectares. The population is 1,182 as of the end of September 2022. The postal code is 810-0061.
3. Maizuru Park
Maizuru Park is a park (general park) centered on the Honmaru Ruins of Fukuoka Castle in Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. The current administrative place name, including the park, is the castle. Located adjacent to the eastern part of Ohori Park in the center of Fukuoka City, it is a place of relaxation for citizens. About 500 cherry trees are planted in the castle ruins, and every spring when the Fukuoka Castle Sakura Festival is held, it is crowded with many cherry blossom viewers.
Higashi Park (東公園, Higashi-kōen) is an urban park (general park) operated by Fukuoka Prefecture located in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, and is also the administrative place name (a single town name without a chome setting) that includes the park. Housing labeling has been implemented in all areas. The area is 25.05 hectares. The population is 332 as of the end of September 2022. The postal code is 812-0045.
5. Shoryuji Temple
Shōryū-ji (Shōryūji) is a Nichiren Buddhist temple located in Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Jeongheungshan. The former main mountain is Kyoto Myokakuji Temple, Oyashi Hōen. In the precincts is the grave of Army General Akashi Motojiro (from the nearby daimyō town) and a monument to the headquarters of the Expeditionary Army of the Seinan War.
Sōfuku-ji (崇福寺) is a Rinzai temple in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Japan. Its honorary sangō prefix is Yokodakezan (横岳山). The temple was founded by the monk Tan'e (湛慧) in Dazaifu in 1240, but was moved to its present location in 1600 after it became the Kuroda family temple.
Garuda Indonesia Flight 865 (GA865/GIA865) was a scheduled international flight from Fukuoka, Japan, to Jakarta, Indonesia via Bali, Indonesia. On 13 June 1996, Flight 865 crashed on its takeoff from runway 16 at Fukuoka Airport. Three of the 275 on board was killed in the accident.
Marukumayama Kofun (丸隈山古墳, Marukumayama Kofun) is a front and rear burial mound located at the foot of Mount Kōso in Shūfune-ji, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. It is designated as a national historic site as one of the "Imajuku Kofun Group".
9. Shōfuku-ji Temple
Shōfuku-ji (聖福寺) is a Rinzai temple in Hakata, Fukuoka, Japan. Its honorary sangō prefix is Ankokuzan (安国山). It was founded by Eisai with support from Minamoto no Yoritomo, and construction was completed in 1195, making it the oldest Zen temple in Japan.
Terumo Shrine (光雲神社) is a Shinto shrine in Fukuoka City. Latterly located in Nishi Park in the Chūō-ku ward of the city, the shrine and all contents were destroyed in 1945; a reconstruction in modern materials was erected in 1966.
11. Tōchō-ji Temple
Tōchō-ji (東長寺) is a Shingon temple in Hakata, Fukuoka, Japan. Its honorary sangō prefix is Nangakuzan (南岳山). It was founded by Kūkai in 806, making it the oldest Shingon temple on the island of Kyushu.
12. Najima Seaplane Airport Ruins
Najima Water Aerodrome (名島水airfield) was a seaplane airfield located near the mouth of the Tatara River in Tatara Village, Kasuya District, Fukuoka Prefecture (present-day Meijima 1-1, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka City).
13. Iwami Shigetaro Birth Place
Kanesō Usada was a warlord from the Sengoku period to the early Edo period. His nickname is Tadashi Hayato. Served Toyotomi Hideyori. The predecessor of Kanesō is said to be Iwami Jutarō, known for his lectures.
Jōfuku-ji (条福寺, Jōfuku-ji) is a temple of the Jodo Shinshu Honganji sect located in Minami-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Chiyoyama. The main statue is Amitabha Buddha.
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