Fukuoka has had close relationship with China and Korea from ancient time because of its location.
Many things were brought from the continent and incorporated into our distinctive culture and life style.
Fukuoka is the largest city on Kyushu Island, so that is the reason traditional and modern one is coexisting.
Please witness that with me!
Feel free to personalize this offer with Masa.
Using one day subway pass, you can travel without stress of traffic jam.
We will stop by following places according to your preference(choice).
1.Ohori Park Japanese Garden:
Feel the tranquility and Japanese beauty of stroll landscape garden centered pond and surrounded small hill with tea house.
First of all, you are astonished by magnificent stone toriigate, tower gate with cypress roof and 6m height statue of Kameyama ex-emperor.
Secondly, you can know the history of Mongolian invasion in the end of 13th century.
3.Nagahama Fish Market&plaza :You can see the inside of fish market from visiters passage.
You can enjoy panoramic view of Fukuoka including Hakata bay at observation room on13th floor.
You can enjoy fresh see food and chinese cuisine(8restaurants).Also,thereis a suvenior shop.
4.Kawabata Shopping Arcade
More than 130 shops line up.
You can enjoy shopping and eating including owl cafe.
Guardian god of Hakata is enshrined here.
You can see the dynamic decorative float and Hakata-bei Wall.
6. Hakata Machiya Folk Museum:
You can touch the early modern time’s culture and living of Hakata.
You can experience Hakataori weaving.
7.Hakata Traditional Craft Center (Except Wednesdays)
8. Tochoji Temple:
You can go inside the great Buddha statue where is nothing but darkness.
If you could touch the key to heaven, you would be happy.
Here is a original place of Udon, Soba, Yokan, Mushimanju(steamed bun),Hakata-ori fabric.
Enni, the founder of this temple and his follower brought these original techniques from China and incorporated into Japanese style production.
10. Hakata City (Station)
It is one of the largest station building and shopping complex in Japan.
It is proud of 113 billion JPY sales per year.
There are Shops, restaurants, cinema complex, roof top garden, department store and so on.
So many facilities make you excited and never get tired!
Kimono Dress Up
Matcha(Powdered Green Tea)Whisking
★My(guide)Transportation Fee 2260 yen( round :to Hakata station and back),
★In case of picking you up at your hotel, cruise terminal, airport, or another station further transportation fee is required.
★Your Transportation Fee.
★One Day Pass:620 JPY
★Ohori Park Japanese Garden 240JPY
★Hakata Machiya Folk Museum 200JPY
★Owl Café 1500JPY/Per Person for an Hour with Soft Drink
★Kimono Dress up Experience 3800JPY per Person
★Matcha Whisking Experience 450JPY
Some shops and facilities are only available cash,
so please bring cash (Japanese Yen).
In addition to transportation fare during tour, my round transportation fare from my house to meeting place is required. As for Yamaguchi, I can only guide you western part of it, including Tunosima Bridge, Motonosumi Inari Shrine, Omishima Island, and Akiyosidai limestone Cave.In that case, East -end of meeting point is JR Shin Yamagchi station. I can't come to Hiroshima,because it is so far away from my house(240km).
I'm willing to make your own itinerary based on your request.
I'm willing to pick you up at your hotel, cruise terminal or airport.
We stroll around Ohori park (about 2km).
From shopping arcade through historic area to Hakata station（about 2.5km),we will go on foot.
Some subway station exits don’t have elevator.
In that case we have to up and down the stairs.
Make sure you wear comfortable walking shoes.
Through the tour we use” one day pass”,
Please make sure that you always keep it.
At some shops and facilities, only cash is available.
So please bring cash (Japanese Yen). read more
Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email
After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.
After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.
The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.
Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.
No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.
Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
She was lovely and very enjoyable.
WoW! Michael! I’m very happy with your so concise and extremely impressive review. Thank you for your kindness and consideration. I really enjoyed very precious time with you all. Please keep in your mind to apply sunscreen on your ears!(laugh) Your friend, Dr. Einstein is eagerly looking forward to seeing you all again. May your family always be happy and keep smiling.
Masa was very attentive and extra caring of us as a family,i highly recommend her to anyone.when you want a tour of Fukuoka,Nokonoshima Island and Yanagawa,pls.do contact her
Wow! Winston! I am greatly honored by your heart-warming comment and 5 star. And thank you for sharing your precious time staying Fukuoka with me! Thanks to your corporation and consideration, I really enjoyed our tour with you all. I look forward to meeting you all again. Hopefully, you explore and enjoy Fukuoka!
Masa says she just recently started work as a guide but her service mind and determination to excel will definitely take her far in this field. Best of luck on your new professional role.
Wow! Amazing! Mr. Vicharat! You gave me five stars and a heartwarming comment. It encourages me for the next stage. Thank you very much. I really enjoyed very precious time with you all. And through the tour, I learned many things from your gentle attitude to the importance of judging priority. Your family looks so happy with you. You might be a beloved grandpa, dad, and husband. Oysters are waiting for you! I’m looking forward to seeing you in the near future. May a lot of happiness and smiles always be with your family.
Masayo is a great guide, making sure I was comfortable in the blistering heat. She planned a great itinerary right to the end! She spoke English well and was very informative about Mojiko and Shimonoseki. Thank you Masayo!
Wow! Corinna! I very thank you for such a heartwarming review and 5 stars on me. I feel like frying into the sky with your comment. You were always polite and tender. Chatting with you was so interesting and inspired me. I’m looking forward to seeing you again. Let’s try tasting blowfish next time although you and fishes have already become friends.