9 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

9 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

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9 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11 h
1
Kitakyushu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Yanagawa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Fukuoka
— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): examine the collection at Kyushu Railway History Museum, take a stroll through Mojiko Retro, make a trip to Kokura Station Building, then make a trip to Kokura Castle, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History & Human History. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Old Kurauchi Residence, get great views at Hiraodai, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fukujuji Temple, then take a memorable drive along Kanmon Kaikyo, and finally make a trip to Mojiko Retro Tenbowsitsu.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kitakyushu day trip website .

Singapore, Singapore to Kitakyushu is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, Kitakyushu is colder than Singapore - with highs of 13°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yanagawa.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Old Kurauchi Residence
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Kyushu Railway History Museum ©
Kyushu Railway History Museum
Mojiko Retro ©
Mojiko Retro
Kokura Castle ©
Kokura Castle

3
nights
Yanagawa

Yanagawa ©
Yanagawa is a city located in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.As of April 30, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 71,848, with 24,507 households and a population density of 934.55 persons per kmĀ². Change things up with these side-trips from Yanagawa: Kurume (Cosmos Park Kitano, Kyoho Winery, & more), Ukiha (Tsuzura Tanada & Kagamida Yashiki Structures) and Yame (Greenpia Yame, Japanese Wisteria of Kurogi, & more). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Furogu.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yanagawa trip planner .

You can drive from Kitakyushu to Yanagawa in 2 hours. Traveling from Kitakyushu in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yanagawa, with lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Yanagawa

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Kurume, Yame, Ukiha, Kiyomizu Temple, Furogu
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Furogu ©
Furogu
Ishibashi Museum ©
Ishibashi Museum
Cosmos Park Kitano ©
Cosmos Park Kitano

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Fukuoka side-trips: Dazaifu (Komyozen-ji Temple, Dazaifu Tenman-gu, & more) and Komenoyama Obsevatory (in Sasaguri-machi). There's lots more to do: let the kids burn off some steam at Ohori Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hakozaki Shrine, explore the world behind art at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, and don't miss a visit to Fukuoka Tower.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Fukuoka day trip planning app .

Getting from Yanagawa to Fukuoka by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Fukuoka can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Dazaifu, Komenoyama Obsevatory
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Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine

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