16 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

16 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Fukuoka Prefecture vacation planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Fukuoka Airport, Drive to Itoshima
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Itoshima
— 3 nights
Drive
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Asakura
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kitakyushu
— 8 nights
Fly

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Itoshima

— 3 nights
Explore hidden gems such as Ito Sai Sai and Shima Sunset Road. Get out of town with these interesting Itoshima side-trips: Fukutsu (Fukuma Beach, Miyajidake Shrine, &more).

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Itoshima day trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Itoshima is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May, with highs in Itoshima at 28°C and lows at 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Asakura.

Things to do in Itoshima

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Asakura

— 3 nights
Asakura is a city located in south central Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, on Kyūshū Island.The modern city of Asakura was established on March 20, 2006, from the merger of the former town of Asakura (from Asakura District), absorbing the city of Amagi, and the town of Haki (also from Asakura District).As of January 31, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 57,488 and a population density of 233 persons per km². Discover out-of-the-way places like Mt. Hiko and Nyoirinji Temple. Explore Asakura's surroundings by going to Nanzoin (in Sasaguri-machi), Kasuga Park (in Kasuga) and Dazaifu (Kamado Shrine, Dazaifu Tenman-gu, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Ishibashi Cultural Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takasumi Shrine, examine the collection at Kurume World Camellia Museum, and stroll around Yasu Kogen Kinen no Mori.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Asakura attractions tool.

You can drive from Itoshima to Asakura in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Itoshima in May, you will find days in Asakura are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are a bit warmer (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Kitakyushu.

Things to do in Asakura

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Kitakyushu

— 8 nights
An important gateway for trade and travel between Honshu and Kyushu, the city of Kitakyushu has an old industrial waterfront and provides access to a number of natural sites across the wider region.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hiraodai and Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History & Human History. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kitakyushu: Fukuoka (Fukuoka Tower, Fukuoka City Museum, &more), Munakata Shrine (in Munakata) and Tenjin Underground Shopping Center (in Tenjin). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Mt Sarakura, bet on a winner at Kokura Horse Tracks, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park, and don't miss a visit to Mojiko Retro Train Shiokaze.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kitakyushu trip builder site.

You can drive from Asakura to Kitakyushu in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Asakura in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Kitakyushu, with lows of 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fukuoka Prefecture travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Shopping Malls · Landmarks
Fukuoka Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan on Kyūshū Island. The capital is the city of Fukuoka.HistoryFukuoka Prefecture includes the former provinces of Chikugo, Chikuzen, and Buzen.Shrines and templesKōra taisha, Sumiyoshi-jinja, and Hakosagi-gū are the chief Shinto shrines in the prefecture.GeographyFukuoka Prefecture faces the sea on three sides, bordering Saga, Ōita, and Kumamoto prefectures and facing Yamaguchi Prefecture across the Kanmon Straits.As of 1 April 2012, 18% of the land area of the prefecture was designated as natural parks: Setonaikai National Park, Genkai, Kitakyūshū, and Yaba-Hita-Hikosan quasi-national parks, and Chikugogawa, Chikuhō, Dazaifu, Sefuri Raizan, and Yabegawa Prefectural Natural Parks.

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