Must-visit attractions in Fukuoka

Which places are must-visit in Fukuoka? This list will help you plan your itinerary!

A park symbolized by the ruins of Fukuoka Castle, where you can see people taking a short rest after visiting the art museum throughout the year. The natural scenery here is beautiful in all four seasons, but it is most famous for its cherry blossoms in spring. If you want to enjoy cherry blossoms in Fukuoka, don't miss this place!

Hakata Port Tower

Hakata Port Tower is a famous symbol of Hakata Bay. Here, you can enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view from the observation deck over 70 meters above the ground while watching the ships come and go. Isn't it delightful!
Fukuoka Tower, standing at 234 meters, is the tallest seaside tower in Japan and a symbol of the western sub-center of Fukuoka City. How could you miss the landmark for a photo op? The first floor features shops selling Hakata specialties and souvenirs, a café, and a European-style restaurant.

Yatai Ramen Street

How can you visit Japan without eating ramen! The yatai food stalls in Fukuoka are extremely famous in Japan and have become an essential part of Fukuoka tourism. These 'yatai' are set up along the river, forming a long street of snacks. Not only ramen, but also various dishes such as hot pot and barbecue are available, making it a great place for late-night snacks.
Fukuoka City Zoological and Botanical Garden has a history of more than half a century. In the zoo, you can see about 130 species of animals, including endangered gorillas, Arabian oryx, and rare domestic animals like the bird of paradise. In the botanical garden, you can admire about 2,600 species of plants, including the dove tree. Highly recommended is the park's pride, the Ferris wheel, which is said to offer a panoramic view of the entire Fukuoka city!