9 days in Fukuoka Prefecture & Sasebo Itinerary

9 days in Fukuoka Prefecture & Sasebo Itinerary

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9 days in Fukuoka Prefecture & Sasebo Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11 h
1
Kitakyushu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Sasebo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Fukuoka
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Kitakyushu

Kitakyushu ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): wander the streets of Mojiko Retro, then examine the collection at Kyushu Railway History Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Matsumoto Seicho Memorial Museum, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History & Human History. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Kitakyushu Culture and Science Museum for Youth, then visit Karato market, then see the interesting displays at TOTO Museum, and finally stop by Tanga Ichiba.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kitakyushu trip itinerary planning app.

Singapore, Singapore to Kitakyushu is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Kitakyushu. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in September: high temperatures in Kitakyushu hover around 30°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Sasebo.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Museums Neighborhoods Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Karato market
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Kyushu Railway History Museum ©
Kyushu Railway History Museum
Mojiko Retro ©
Mojiko Retro

2
nights
Sasebo

Sasebo ©
With its U.S.
You've now added Huis Ten Bosch to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Yumihari and then get in on the family fun at Huis Ten Bosch. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Arita Townscape and then look for gifts at Genemongama Aritakamamoto.

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Traveling by car from Kitakyushu to Sasebo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. September in Sasebo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Sasebo

Theme Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Arita-cho
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Huis Ten Bosch ©
Huis Ten Bosch

4
nights
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.
Visiting Ohori Park and Miyajihama Beach will get you outdoors. For shopping fun, head to Tenjin Underground Shopping Center or Mameya. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fukuoka: Koishiwarayaki Traditional Industry Plaza (in Toho-mura), Dazaifu (Dazaifu Temmangu & Kyushu National Museum) and Munakata Shrine (in Munakata). Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at JR Hakata City Amu Plaza Hakata, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kushida Shrine, get engrossed in the history at Fukuoka City Museum, and explore the world behind art at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Fukuoka day trip app .

Drive from Kitakyushu to Fukuoka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Dazaifu, Koishiwarayaki Traditional Industry Plaza, Miyajihama Beach, Munakata Shrine
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Fukuoka Asian Art Museum ©
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Tenjin Underground Shopping Center ©
Tenjin Underground Shopping Center
Kyushu National Museum ©
Kyushu National Museum

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