35 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

35 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Fukuoka Prefecture journey planner

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Fly to Fukuoka Airport, Drive to Itoshima
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Itoshima
— 13 nights
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Kurume
— 9 nights
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Munakata
— 11 nights
Drive to Fukuoka Airport, Fly to Toronto

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Itoshima

— 13 nights
Visiting Keya Beach and Shika Island will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Hakozaki Shrine and Sumiyoshi Shrine. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Itoshima: Tenjin (Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, Solaria Plaza, &more), Fukuoka (Marinoa City Fukuoka, Nishijin Shopping District, &more) and Jotenji Temple (in Hakataekimae).

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, read Itoshima trip builder app.

Toronto, Canada to Itoshima is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Itoshima is 14 hours. Traveling from Toronto in September, expect Itoshima to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kurume.

Things to do in Itoshima

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Kurume

— 9 nights
Admire the temples and shrines of Kurume, a small, compact town situated on the Chikushi Plain, known for its local products, such as an indigo woven fabric, bamboo lacquerware, and pork ramen.
Popular historic sites such as Dazaifu Tenman-gu and Dazaifu Government Remains are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ishibashi Cultural Center and Mt. Hiko. Explore Kurume's surroundings by going to Akizuki Castle Remains (in Asakura), Yasu Kogen Kinen no Mori (in Chikuzen-machi) and Dazaifu (Komyozen-ji Temple, Kamado Shrine, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kora Taisha Shrine, steep yourself in history at Yanagawa Ohana, take in nature's colorful creations at Kurume Tsubaki Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Aeon Mall Omuta.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kurume trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Itoshima to Kurume takes 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kurume when traveling from Itoshima in September, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Munakata.

Things to do in Kurume

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Munakata

— 11 nights
Munakata Shrine and Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History & Human History will appeal to museum buffs. Nanzoin and Old Ito Denemon House will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Munakata: Kitakyushu (Itozu no Mori Zoological Park, Sarakurayama Cable Car Parking Lot, &more), Old Kurauchi Residence (in Chikujo-gun) and AEON MALL Fukuoka (in Kasuya-machi).

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Drive from Kurume to Munakata in 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kurume in September since evenings lows in Munakata dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munakata

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

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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