6 days in Fukuoka, Inuyama & Osaka Itinerary

6 days in Fukuoka, Inuyama & Osaka Itinerary

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6 days in Fukuoka, Inuyama & Osaka Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  9 h
1
Fukuoka
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Inuyama
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Osaka
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  10 h
End: Singapore

1
night
Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Shofuen, let the kids burn off some steam at Ohori Park, admire the masterpieces at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kushida Shrine, and finally browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Fukuoka online day trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Fukuoka is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. In January, Fukuoka is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Inuyama.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum ©
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine

1
night
Inuyama

Inuyama ©
Located on the banks of an important regional river, the inland castle town of Inuyama has long been an important waypoint for merchants and travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Urakuen Garden, then don't miss a visit to Old Sapporo Telephone Exchange, then admire the landmark architecture of The Museum Meiji-mura, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Japan Monkey Centre: Museum and Zoo for Nonhuman Primates.

For where to stay, traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, use the Inuyama journey planning app .

Getting from Fukuoka to Inuyama by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Fukuoka in January, you will find days in Inuyama are little chillier (7°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Inuyama

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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The Museum Meijimura ©
The Museum Meijimura
Urakuen Garden ©
Urakuen Garden

3
nights
Osaka

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Osaka: Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine (in Fushimi) and Kiyomizu-dera Temple (in Higashiyama). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, have some family-friendly fun at Sunset Owl Cafe, wander the streets of Dotonbori, and explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Osaka trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Inuyama to Osaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Osaka are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kyoto
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

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