8 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

8 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Fukuoka Prefecture itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Fukuoka Airport, Drive to Yame
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Yame
— 1 day
Drive
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Soeda-machi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Fukuoka
— 3 nights
Fly

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Yame

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kiyomizu Temple, stop by Greenpia Yame, then don't miss a visit to Japanese Wisteria of Kurogi, then get great views at Ishizumi Rice Terraces, and finally take some stellar pictures from Yame Chuo Tea Garden.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Yame road trip website.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Yame is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Yame is 1 hour. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May, plan for colder days in Yame, with highs around 25°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Soeda-machi.

Things to do in Yame

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Soeda-machi

— 3 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Soeda-machi side-trips: Hoshuyama Station (in Toho-mura), Chikuzen-machi (Itsutama Shrine & Yasu Kogen Kinen no Mori) and Ozuka Ancient Burial Mound Museum (in Keisen-machi).

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Soeda-machi trip site.

Getting from Yame to Soeda-machi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yame in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 19°C in Soeda-machi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Soeda-machi

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Fukuoka

— 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Ohori Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Fukuoka Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tochoji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dazaifu Tenman-gu, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kushida Shrine, and finally browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see where the action happens at Fukuoka Yahuoku! Dome, then admire the striking features of Hakata Station, then get engrossed in the history at Hakatamachiya Furusatokan, and finally explore the world behind art at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Fukuoka trip builder app.

Drive from Soeda-machi to Fukuoka in 1.5 hours. May in Fukuoka sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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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