Things to do On a Short Trip in Fukuoka

Japan is more than just Tokyo.
by | June 13, 2019


Fukuoka is a bustling modern city, but just a short half day trip away you’ll see its ancient roots. Dazaifu was the administrative hub of Kyushu for centuries, dating back to the 7th century. It no longer has the prominence it once had, but it is a place to relive history. Here you’ll see many shrines, temples and ruins from a different epoch. The most famous attraction is the Tenmangu Shrine. It was built to honor the spirit of Sugawara Michizane, a renowned politician and notable scholar from the Heian Period.

 

Fukuoka Castle Ruins or Maizuru Park


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Joshua Berida is a writer by profession and traveler by passion. He writes and posts about his adventures on TheWanderingJuan.net. He likes the outdoors and prefers mountains and hiking to beach bumming, but he wouldn't mind lazing on a white sand beach and swimming in its clear, blue waters.

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