11 days in Fukuoka & Osaka Itinerary

11 days in Fukuoka & Osaka Itinerary

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Fukuoka
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Osaka
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Fukuoka

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fukuoka City Museum and Hakozaki Shrine. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kushida Shrine and Tsutsukihama Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fukuoka: Tosu Premium Outlets (in Tosu), Yoshinogari Historical Park (in Yoshinogari-cho) and Dazaifu Tenman-gu (in Dazaifu). And it doesn't end there: stop by Kawabatadori Shopping Street, see the interesting displays at Iki City Ikikoku Museum, explore the galleries of Saga Castle Hommaru History Museum, and get outside with Nijino Matsubara.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Fukuoka trip planner.

Manila, Philippines to Fukuoka is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippine Standard Time (PST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Manila in October, with highs in Fukuoka at 27°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Fukuoka City Museum
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Saga Castle Hommaru History Museum ©
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Saga Castle Hommaru History Museum
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Osaka

Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda and Kyoto National Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Dotombori District are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Osaka: Kyoto (Gion, Nijo Castle, &more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, take an in-depth tour of Osaka Museum of History, and examine the collection at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Osaka attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Fukuoka to Osaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Side Trips

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Dotombori District ©
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Dotombori District
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