Fukuoka Kyushu Japan Itinerary Day 4

Fukuoka Kyushu Japan Itinerary

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Day 4  – Fukuoka





Wake up and refresh.  Breakfast


Proceed to Sumiyoshi-jinja Shrine (C) 


Proceed to Nanzoin (27mins)


Lunch at nearby


Proceed to Dazaifu Tenmanggu


Dinner at Yatai & Shopping at Kawabata Shopping Arcade


1.   Proceed to Nanzoin - Around 27 mins

It is one of the largest bronze pieces in the world.
Total length 41 meters
Height 11 meters
Weight about 300 tons

Opening Hour

09:00am - 5:00pm 


200 yen

How to go

How to go  (27mins journey)


Take Fukuhokuyutaka  Line from Hakata Station to Kidonanzoin-Mae Station

We can use JR Pass 


Walk 3mins 220m to Nanzoin



2.   Find lunch nearby

3.   Dazaifu Tenmangu

Enshrining Sugawara Michizane, or Tenjin, the deity of learning, culture, and the arts, Dazaifu Tenmangu welcomes more than 10 million visitors a year. It is one of Japan’s most important Shinto shrines, the head of 12,000 Tenjin shrines nationwide, and one of the top places to visit in Fukuoka. The shrine and its surrounds are ancient, but its approach to art is timeless, working with international artists to create a rich program of cutting-edge art events and blending the spiritual and creative in a unique environment, open to all. Welcome to Dazaifu Tenmangu—the shrine of learning, culture, and the arts for more than a millennium.

Opening Hour

6:30am - 07:00pm


Main Hall Free

500 yen (Dazaifu Tenmangu Museum only)
1000 yen (also including Kanko Historical Museum and 
Kyushu National Museum)

200 yen (Kanko Historical Museum only)
1000 yen (also including Dazaifu Tenmangu Museum and National Museum)

How to go

How to go from Nanzoin (1 hour 30mins)

How to go from Hakata (37 mins)

The train will go back Hakata then change again to Dazaifu


3 ways to go Nanzoin from Hakata

- There is direct bus from hakata using Fukuoka Airport Limousine Bus - Estimate 610 yen

- Take non Jr Train - change 3 train - estimate 580yen

- Take JR train but have to walk 14 mins and change to another train 



*Price based on google map on one way trip




4.   Dinner at Yatai and shopping at Kawabata Shopping Arcade

Cuisine : Yatai Food Stall

Yatai are located throughout the city center, and visitors will likely come across some while walking through busy tourist areas in the evening.

Opening Hour

6:00pm - 12:30am



How to go

Walk 1km 13mins from hotel


How to go from Hotel


The row of stalls on Nakasu Island is a short walk from Kushida Shrine Station along the Nanakuma Subway Line (1 minute, 210 yen from Hakata Station).



The food at the yatai stalls can be a bit on the expensive side. Some of the yatai require customers to order a drink. Dining in these cozy spaces with chefs cooking right in front of you offers a unique experience. The service is exceptionally quick!

5. Kawabata Shopping Arcade 

It is a nice shopping place. Things there are cheaper and a lot local stuffs can get from there. I can’t even finish the whole street as it is very long.

"130 Years of Rich History: Discovering Kawabata Shopping Arcade, Hakata's Timeless Commercial Jewel! A Journey Back in Time: Kawabata Chuo and Kami-Kawabata Shopping Arcades Unite for a 400-Meter Extravaganza Featuring 130+ Stores! Explore the Bustling Commercial Oasis Brimming with Fashion, Culinary Delights, and One-of-a-Kind Treasures. With Over 10,000 Daily Visitors and Conveniently Encircled by Tourist Attractions."

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