10 Sights in Fukuoka, Japan (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Fukuoka, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Fukuoka, Japan.

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1. 福岡タワー

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Fukuoka Tower is a 234-metre (768 ft) tall tower located in the Momochihama area of Fukuoka, Japan. It is the tallest seaside tower in Japan. The highest observation deck at 123m has a 360degree view of the surrounding area, the most popular time to visit is at sunset. Fukuoka Tower was finished in 1989, taking a total of 14 months to build at a cost of ¥6,000,000,000. It was designed by Nikken Sekkei. It was built on reclaimed land out of Hakata Bay.

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2. 勝立寺

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Shoryuji is a temple of Nichiren sect in Tenjin, Chuo -ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture. The mountain name is Masakoyama. Former Motoyama is Kyoto Myokaku -ji Temple, the parent and teacher law. On the precincts, there is a graveyard of the Army General Akashi Motojiro (near the nearby daimyo -cho), and a monument of the Headquarters of the Southwest War.

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3. 福岡県立美術館

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Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art opened in Fukuoka, Japan, in 1985. The collection focuses upon artists from Fukuoka Prefecture and Kyūshū more generally, and includes works by Koga Harue. The Museum's precursor, the Fukuoka Prefectural Cultural Hall (福岡県文化会館), which combined art museum with library, opened on 3 November 1964.

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4. 舞鶴公園

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Maizuru Park is located in the central district of Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, centered on the main pill site of Fukuoka City. Adjacent to the east of Fukuoka Central Park, it is a place for citizens to rest. About 500 cherry blossoms are planted in the city site, and a large number of flower visitors are welcomed every spring.

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5. 崇福寺

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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.

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6. 聖福寺

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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.

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7. 櫛田神社

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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.

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8. 龍宮寺

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Longgong Temple (Longgong Temple) is a western temple in Jingtuzong Town, Lengquan Town, Hakata District, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture. The mountain number is Cold Spring Mountain. This deity is Holy Goddess of Mercy.

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9. 福岡市美術館

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Fukuoka Art Museum is an art museum in Fukuoka, Japan. It contains a notable collection of Asian art and exhibits various temporary exhibitions. In November 2010 it hosted a large exhibition of Marc Chagall's work.

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10. 東長寺

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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 in Kyushu.

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