Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Fukuoka, Japan

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Number of sights 18 sights
Distance 10.6 km
Ascend 254 m
Descend 259 m

Explore Fukuoka in Japan with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in FukuokaIndividual Sights in Fukuoka

Sight 1: 東公園

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Higashi Park is a Fukuoka Prefectural Urban Park (general park) located in Hakata Ward, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Fukuoka Prefecture, and is also an administrative place name (a single town name without a chome setting) that includes the park. Housing labeling has been implemented in all areas. It covers an area of 25.05 hectares. The population as of the end of September 2022 is 332. The postal code is 812-0045.

Wikipedia: 東公園 (福岡市) (JA)

1528 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 2: Wakahachimangu

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Wakahachimangu is a shrine located at 1-29-47 Hakata Station, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, and is also known as "Hachiman" and is known nationwide as the god of evil and calamity.

Wikipedia: 若八幡宮 (福岡市) (JA)

182 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Hakata Sennen-no-Mon Gate

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Hakata Sennen Gate is a gate located on Jotenji Street in front of Hakata Station, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture.

Wikipedia: 博多千年門 (JA)

703 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 4: Shōfuku-ji Temple

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Shōfuku-ji Temple Pontafon / CC BY-SA 3.0

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)

480 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 5: Ryuguji Temple

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Ryugu-ji Temple is a temple of the Chinzei school of the Jodo sect located in Reizei-cho, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture. Its sango (literally, "mountain name"), which is the title prefixed to the name of a Buddhist temple, is Reizei-san. Its principal image is Sho Kannon.

Wikipedia: 龍宮寺 (JA)

221 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: 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 on the island of Kyushu.

Wikipedia: Tōchō-ji (EN)

446 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 7: Mangyoji Temple

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Mangyoji Temple is a temple of the Jodo Shinshu Honganji sect located in Hakata Ward, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

Wikipedia: 萬行寺 (JA)

341 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 8: Hakata Machiya Folk Museum

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"Hakata Machiya" Furusato Kan is an experiential learning facility located in Reizumi-cho, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture.

Wikipedia: 「博多町家」ふるさと館 (JA), Website

319 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: 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)

517 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 10: 川上音次郎像

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川上音次郎像

Kawakami Otojirō was a Japanese actor and comedian.

Wikipedia: Kawakami Otojirō (EN)

459 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 11: Former Prefectural Hall & Official Guest House

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Former Prefectural Hall & Official Guest House Pontafon / CC BY-SA 3.0

The former Fukuoka Prefectural Public Hall Guest House is a nationally important cultural property building located in Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture. It is located in Tenjin Central Park.

Wikipedia: 福岡県公会堂貴賓館 (JA)

317 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 12: Suikyōtenmangū

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Suikyōtenmangū Pontafon / CC BY-SA 3.0

Suikyō Tenmangu is one of the Tenmangu shrines located in Tenjin 1-chome, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. The company is a village company.

Wikipedia: 水鏡天満宮 (JA)

196 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 13: Fukuoka City Akarenga Cultural Center

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The Fukuoka City Museum of Literature is a literary museum project conducted by the Fukuoka City Public Library.

Wikipedia: 福岡市文学館 (JA)

163 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 14: Shoryuji Temple

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Shoryuji Temple wonderstory / CC BY-SA 2.0

Shoryuji Temple is a temple of Nichiren Buddhism located in Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. The name of the mountain is Mt. Zhengxing. The former main temple is Kyoto Myokakuji Temple, Shinshi Hoen. In the precincts, there is the grave of Army General Genjiro Akashi (from the nearby daimyo town) and the monument of the headquarters of the Conquering Army of the Southwest War.

Wikipedia: 勝立寺 (福岡市) (JA)

598 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 15: Suzaki Park

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須崎公園 (すさきこうえん)は、Fukuoka CityChuo-ku Tenjin 5-2にある Park。

Wikipedia: 須崎公園 (JA)

873 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 16: 少林寺

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少林寺 [[User:Hiroshi764 / CC BY-SA 4.0

Shorinji Temple is a temple of the Pure Land sect located in Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. The name of the mountain is Dairyozan. The honzon is Amitabha.

Wikipedia: 少林寺 (福岡市) (JA)

1941 meters / 23 minutes

Sight 17: Fukuoka Castle

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Fukuoka Castle Pontafon / CC BY-SA 3.0

Fukuoka Castle is a Japanese castle located in Chūō-ku, Fukuoka, Japan. It is also known as Maizuru Castle or Seki Castle. Completed in the early Edo period for tozama daimyō Kuroda Nagamasa, it has been decreed a historic site by the Japanese government.

Wikipedia: Fukuoka Castle (EN)

1271 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 18: Ōhori Park

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Ōhori ParkTzuhsun Hsu from Taipei, Taiwan / CC BY-SA 2.0

Ōhori Park is a park in Chūō-ku, Fukuoka, Japan and a registered Place of Scenic Beauty.

Wikipedia: Ōhori Park (EN), Website

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