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Half-day customized tour in Fukuoka

by Yoko
(10) Reviews
3h $ 106 Price up to 6 people

Highlights

  • Jotenji temple, a zen temple with a sand garden
  • Tochoji temple famous for Buddha statue
  • Kushida shrine well-known for merchant god and Yamakasa festival
  • Yanagibashi market where you can see a wide variety of local food
  • Dazaifu shrine famous for the god of education
  • Komyozenji temple next to Dazaifu shrine, an old temple with a rock garden
  • Fukuoka tower, the landmark of Fukuoka, one of the highest tower located along the shore
  • Ohori park, a spacious and peaceful park with a Japanese garden
  • Fukuoka castle ruins, where you can learn the history of Fukuoka
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Price up to 6 people
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Overview

This tour is a three-hour tour only for you! You can pick up what you want to visit from a wide variety of attractions, such as traditional temples and shrines, shopping arcade, peaceful walking in a beautiful park. The tour is available both in the morning and afternoon. Let's customize your own tour!!

What to Expect

This tour is three hours long, and good for the first day of your trip. I'll show you around my favorite places based on your needs and requests.

I'll recommend you to choose from the following areas.
1. Gokusho areas including Jotenji temple, Tochoji temple, Kushida shrine, Kawabata shopping arcade.
All of them are within walking distance, and you can feel the traditional atmosphere in old temples and shrines near Hakata station.

2.Dazaifu shrine and Komyozenji temple.
It's a nice short trip to suburban area Dazaifu city. We'll visit Dazaifu shrine famous for the god of education and Komyozenji temple with a beautiful rock garden.

3.Fukuoka tower and Ohori park
Fukuoka tower is located along the shore of Hakata bay. It boasts the panoramic view of Fukuoka city and Hakata bay.
Only two stations away from Fukuoka tower, Ohori park is the best place to enjoy strolling like local people. There is a Japanese garden where you can enjoy seasonal flowers and plants.

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Highlights

  • Jotenji temple, a zen temple with a sand garden
  • Tochoji temple famous for Buddha statue
  • Kushida shrine well-known for merchant god and Yamakasa festival
  • Yanagibashi market where you can see a wide variety of local food
  • Dazaifu shrine famous for the god of education
  • Komyozenji temple next to Dazaifu shrine, an old temple with a rock garden
  • Fukuoka tower, the landmark of Fukuoka, one of the highest tower located along the shore
  • Ohori park, a spacious and peaceful park with a Japanese garden
  • Fukuoka castle ruins, where you can learn the history of Fukuoka

Important

・a Japanese garden in Ohori park 240 JPY for adult, 120 JPY for child * Ohori park is fee.
・Fukuoka tower 800 JPY for adult, 500 JPY for elementary and junior high students, 200 JPY for child under 4

What‘s included
guide fee
hotel pick-up in Fukuoka city
What‘s not included
transportation fee ( you and guide)
lunch
entrance fee (Fukuoka tower & Japanese garden in Ohori park)

Meeting Point
At your hotel in Fukuoka
Ending Point
Tenjin or the final spot of the tour
Duration
3 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 6 people

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

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

Starting and ending points of the tour.

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.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

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.

Can I add more people to my booking?

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.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

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.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

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.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 10 )
Guy Guy Luxembourg ( Solo )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Half day tour ”

Yoko is a very professionnal an well organized tour guide and a very kind and pleasant person. I can highly recommend her as a tour guide. Thanks again Yoko for the pleasant tour. Guy

Yoko:

Dear Guy, thank you very much for your nice comment! It was such a fun to look around the places. You made me feel like traveling to your country because your story was so interesting. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Fukuoka and will visit Japan some day in future. Thank you. Yoko

MARIA MARIA United States ( Family )
Excellent
3 weeks ago

“ Amazing wonderful Best Guide At Hakata ”

Our guide Yoko is amazing. From the time I inquired, customized my tour to the day of the tour, she was well prepared organized and very informative. I highly recommend Yoko. Thank you Yoko for a fun excellent tour plus helping me shop for my daughter. She loved the sweaters we bought.

Yoko:

Dear Maria, thank you very much for your warm comment! I’m so glad to know you and your family enjoyed the tour. Yes, I can imagine your daughter looks great with those sweaters. I’m very impressed by how strong your family bond is. You told me a lot of things during the tour. Thank you again and I hope you will visit Japan some time in the future!

Nicoletta Nicoletta Indonesia ( Family )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ A meangful halfday in Fukuoka ”

Yoko is really energetic and really kind! Her knowledge was amazing! She told us about Fukuoka and temple history also about the local festivals! In just 3 hours we able to know more about Fukuoka. She is so lovely and gave us Fukuoka postcards as a gift. We really had a grat time with her!

Yoko:

Dear Nicoletta, thank you very much for your nice comment!! You and your parents were very friendly to me and made me very relaxed. I'm very glad to hear you enjoyed a walking tour in Hakata district. And your Japanese is superb!! I'm very impressed and it inspires me to learn English more. I hope you will come back to Fukuoka again in future and then, explore another places together!

Tauno Jussi Tauno Estonia ( Family )
Very Good
2 months ago

“ Nice day with Yoko in Fukuoka ”

My family and I enjoyed our time in Fukuoka and Dazaifu with Yoko. She was very friendly and knowledgeable. We would highly recommend Yoko as a guide for anyone visiting Fukuoka.

Yoko:

Hello Tauno, thank you very much for your kind comment! It was such a hot day though, you and your family were so energetic that we could complete the itinerary! Your insightful questions about Japan gave me a lot of hints in terms of guiding. I hope you come back to Japan again ! Thank you.

Corinna Corinna Singapore ( Solo )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Great evening with Yoko ”

Yoko was informative and knowledgeable. Her friendly disposition made me very comfortable and I had a great time with her! Thank you Yoko, for everything.

Yoko:

Dear Corinna, thank you very much for your kind comment! I really enjoyed the evening spending time with you. Your story was so inspiring and made me felt like traveling like you in future! I hope you have a great time traveling around Kyushu. See you again!!

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