Whether it is an intriguing museum or a beautiful piece of architecture, Fukuoka will be a place on everyone’s bucket list at Rugby World Cup 2019™.
If you love exploring and getting away from it all, as well as great rugby, you have come to the right place and we have picked 10 fantastic things to experience when you are in Fukuoka.
One of the most beautiful parts of the world, these breath-taking views are not to be missed!
Once inside the building, the observation deck on the 5th floor offers up a beautiful view of the surrounding area. Moreover, if you get a bit peckish during your time in the tower, then there is a cute eat-in café along with a fully formed restaurant inside the building.
The island is only a 10 minute ferry ride from Meinohama port and about a 20 minute journey from the east of Hakata port.
Tenjin Underground Shopping Centre
Kyūshū National Museum
The museum hosts all kinds of different artefacts and artistic pieces, ranging from important national treasures to 15th Century art pieces by leading Japanese artists. For when you are done looking at all the marvellous pieces that are on offer in this spectacular galley, there is a café and restaurant for refreshments, along with a great gift shop if you want to get a souvenir for a family member or a friend back home.
Nanzoin Temple and the Reclining Buddha
However, this isn’t the only draw to this wonderful location. The surrounding area also hosts a beautiful walk up to the site, meandering through the glorious countryside from a small but beautiful village with scenic views of bridges, gardens and streams.
The ACROS Building
This is one that can’t be missed for someone who wants to experience something a little bit different.
The Daihonzan Naritasan Kurume Temple
The temple is also accompanied by the 38-meter high Heiwa Daibutsu Tower and Hall. The tower is only the second of its kind in the world, and the first in Japan!