This Fukuoka shore excursion includes a visit to various attractions: Kushida-jinja Shrine, Machiya Folk Museum, Fukuoka Castle, and Fukuoka Tower. Gently explore Japan from the old to the modern time, learn about the folk culture, and soak in the peaceful atmosphere under cherry blossom trees.

 

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Duration: 6 hours
Start/End: Fukuoka port/ Fukuoka port
Highlights: Kushida-jinja Shrine, Machiya Folk Museum, Fukuoka Castle, Fukuoka Tower
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Category: Fukuoka shore excursions & day tours

 
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Upon pick up by private guide and driver, you will head to the first place on your shore trip to Fukuoka. Was founded in 757 in Hakata – the key point of trade between the three countries of Japan, Korea, and China, Kushida-jinja Shrine is an urban shrine that is the most important one in the area. Through many years, the grounds are not extended, but every corner of the shrine is located something interesting and unique.

Kushida-jinja-Shrine-Fukuoka-shore-excursionsThe next place is Machiya Folk Museum where holding the unique identity of the area of Hakata. The museum displays the two magnificent festivals including New Year’s Festival and Summer Festival. Moreover, the museum exhibits various artwork and craft dated back to the Meiji and Taisho periods, especially ancient pictures about samurai. The next place is Machiya Folk Museum where holding the unique identity of the area of Hakata. The museum displays the two magnificent festivals including New Year’s Festival and Summer Festival. Moreover, the museum exhibits various artwork and craft dated back to the Meiji and Taisho periods, especially ancient pictures about samurai.

Machiya Folk Museum

After that, head to Fukuoka Castle – one of the well remain castle in Japan. The castle of Fukuoka is taken place in Maizuru Park in Fukuoka city. The castle was built by the lord of Chikuzen feudal, Kuroda Nagamasa. It is now used to be one of the best castles, and only ruined walls and a few turrets remain.

Fukuoka Castle surround

The last spot in this Fukuoka shore trip is Fukuoka Tower – the highest tower with a height of 234 meters that you can see in everywhere in the city. Reaching the tower, you can catch the wonderful 360-degree panoramic view throughout the city and Hakata Bay. Trip ends when you return back to port.

Fukuoka Tower

What’s Included?

  • English-Speaking-Guide (licensed)
  • Chartered car/coach including high-way and parking fee
  • Entrance fee: Machiya Museum, Ohori Koen, Fukuoka Tower

What’s Excluded?

  • Meals & Drinks
  • Tips for Guide and Driver