8 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 8 sights are available in Fukuoka, Japan.

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1. Kushida Shrine

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Kushida Shrine Pontafon / CC BY-SA 3.0

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.

Wikipedia: Kushida Shrine (EN)

2. Maizuru Park

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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 it is crowded with many cherry blossom viewers.

Wikipedia: 舞鶴公園 (JA)

3. 東公園

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East Park (East Park) is an urban park (comprehensive park) operated by Fukuoka Prefecture, located in Hakata District, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, and it is also an administrative place name containing the park (there is no separate town name set by Ding Mu). Residential signs have been implemented in all areas. It covers an area of 25.05 hectares. At the end of September 2022, the population stood at 332. The ZIP code is 812-0045.

Wikipedia: 東公園 (福岡市) (JA)

4. Shoryuji Temple

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Shoryuji Temple wonderstory / CC BY-SA 2.0

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.

Wikipedia: 勝立寺 (福岡市) (JA)

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.

Wikipedia: Sōfuku-ji (Fukuoka) (EN)

6. Shōfuku-ji Temple

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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.

Wikipedia: Shōfuku-ji (Fukuoka) (EN)

7. Fukuoka City Art Museum

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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.

Wikipedia: Fukuoka Art Museum (EN)

8. Tōchō-ji Temple

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Tōchō-ji Temple Pontafon / CC BY-SA 3.0

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.

Wikipedia: Tōchō-ji (EN)

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