8 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

8 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Fukuoka Prefecture journey planner

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Make it your trip
Drive to Legazpi City International Airport, Fly to Fukuoka Airport
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Fukuoka
— 3 nights
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Kitakyushu
— 2 nights
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Yanagawa
— 2 nights
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Drive to Fukuoka Airport, Fly to Legazpi City International Airport, Drive to Ligao

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Fukuoka

— 3 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fukuoka: Dazaifu (Dazaifu Tenman-gu, Tenkai Inari Shrine, &more). There's much more to do: stroll through Ohori Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kushida Shrine, relax and rejuvenate at Organic Esthe Salon Fuu, and walk around Maizuru Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Fukuoka tour site.

Ligao, Philippines to Fukuoka is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ligao to Fukuoka. Traveling from Ligao in April, expect Fukuoka to be much colder, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Kitakyushu.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 7:

Kitakyushu

— 2 nights
An important gateway for trade and travel between Honshu and Kyushu, the city of Kitakyushu has an old industrial waterfront and provides access to a number of natural sites across the wider region.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): engage your brain at Kanmon Strait Live Hall, wander the streets of Mojiko Retro, enjoy breathtaking views from Mojiko Retro Tenbowsitsu, see the interesting displays at Kyushu Railway History Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kanmon Kaikyo, and finally don't miss a visit to Kanmon Tunnel for Humans (Moji Side). On the next day, don't miss a visit to Sarakurayama Cable Car Parking Lot, boost your wellbeing at Hojo Onsen Fujiyuno Sato, then explore the striking landscape at Hiraodai, then see the interesting displays at TOTO Museum, and finally make a trip to Kokura Castle.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kitakyushu visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Fukuoka in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kitakyushu: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Yanagawa.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Museums · Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:

Yanagawa

— 2 nights
Yanagawa is a city located in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.As of April 30, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 71,848, with 24,507 households and a population density of 934.55 persons per km². On the 10th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Yanagawa Castle Moat Water Gate, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at Yanagawa Onsen MInamikaze, then go for a walk through Shoto Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Furogu, and finally make a trip to Nagata Kosenjo.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yanagawa travel app.

Getting from Kitakyushu to Yanagawa by car takes about 2 hours. April in Yanagawa sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yanagawa

Historic Sites · Spas · Baths · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 11:

Fukuoka Prefecture travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Shopping Malls · Landmarks
Fukuoka Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan on Kyūshū Island. The capital is the city of Fukuoka.HistoryFukuoka Prefecture includes the former provinces of Chikugo, Chikuzen, and Buzen.Shrines and templesKōra taisha, Sumiyoshi-jinja, and Hakosagi-gū are the chief Shinto shrines in the prefecture.GeographyFukuoka Prefecture faces the sea on three sides, bordering Saga, Ōita, and Kumamoto prefectures and facing Yamaguchi Prefecture across the Kanmon Straits.As of 1 April 2012, 18% of the land area of the prefecture was designated as natural parks: Setonaikai National Park, Genkai, Kitakyūshū, and Yaba-Hita-Hikosan quasi-national parks, and Chikugogawa, Chikuhō, Dazaifu, Sefuri Raizan, and Yabegawa Prefectural Natural Parks.

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