4 days in Fukuoka, Nagasaki & Kumamoto Itinerary

4 days in Fukuoka, Nagasaki & Kumamoto Itinerary

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Fukuoka
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Nagasaki
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Kumamoto
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Fukuoka

— 1 night

City of Yatai

The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
You've now added Uminonakamichi Seaside Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Uminonakamichi Seaside Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kushida Shrine, then take in the pleasant sights at Fukuoka Tower, and finally go for a walk through Ohori Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Fukuoka trip builder site.

Tokyo to Fukuoka is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Fukuoka are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks · Historic Sites
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Nagasaki

— 1 night

City of Peace

The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II. This history, of course, remains important to the city, its inhabitants, and to the wider world, and should not be forgotten.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Huis Ten Bosch. On the 15th (Fri), walk around Nagasaki Peace Park, get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, snap pictures at Megane Bridge, then take in nature's colorful creations at Glover Garden, and finally find something for the whole family at Huis Ten Bosch.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nagasaki route planning website.

Getting from Fukuoka to Nagasaki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Kumamoto

— 1 night
Centered around its castle, Kumamoto stands as a historic city with plenty of modern-day appeal to add to the mix.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto as well as Sakuranobaba Johsaien. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Sakuranobaba Johsaien, explore the historical opulence of Kumamoto Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Suizenji Jojuen Garden, then don't miss a visit to Kumamon Square, and finally explore the world behind art at Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kumamoto online attractions planner.

Take a train from Nagasaki to Kumamoto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Fukuoka

City of Yatai

You've now added Hakata Station to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): admire the striking features of Hakata Station.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Fukuoka trip builder site.

You can take a train from Kumamoto to Fukuoka in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.
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