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!!
Check out what we are going to do.
Feel free to personalize this offer.
At your hotel in Fukuoka
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
Tenjin or the final spot of the tour
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.
hotel pick-up in Fukuoka city
transportation fee ( you and guide)
entrance fee (Fukuoka tower & Japanese garden in Ohori park)
・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
Yoko was great. She was very receptive to accommodating our last minute change of itinerary. We had a memorable day and learned a lot about the interesting facets of Fukuoka. And she is a lot of fun.
Jerry and Nicole, thank you very much for your excellent review. It was a great pleasure to show you around my city. Both of you are so attentive and knowledgeable that I learnt a lot too. I’ve started to read the book about Dejima fiction you recommended. Thank you very much again for the time you spend with me. And I hope you enjoy the rest of your trip!!
If you're planning to visit Fukuoka then booking a day or part of a day with Yoko should be top of your to-do list. She is knowledgable, interesting and a lot of fun to spend time with. Temples, shrines, museums and the castle were the order of the day. My wife and I learned so much and enjoyed seeing this lovely city through the eyes of a local. We would definitely rebook with Yoko on our next trip to Fukuoka.
Hello John and Nicole, thank you very much for the kind review!! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the places we visited on the day. It was a pleasure to share lots of things in Fukuoka with both of you who showed great interest on history and culture of my city. Plus, I've got excited about Rugby World Cup thanks to your story !! I hope you enjoy your stay to the fullest in Tokyo and Japan.
Yoko was very professional and terrific engaging with our teenage boys. Her English was very good and we found her to be extremely knowledgable. I highly recommend.
Hi Rechard, Thank you very much for the high rating and nice comment. It was a big pleasure to guide your family on the day. I really admire the strong bond of your family, which I want my family to be !! The tour with you guys gave me a lot of lessons and memores. Thank you again and I hope you visit Japan again in the near future.
Yoko accompanied us to the Kawachi Wisteria Garden. She planned everything very well so we could enjoy our day. We have a baby in the group and Yoko was very patient. Overall we had a great day with her.
Hello Desy, thank you very much for your nice review. It was a pleasure to accompany your group because all members were so kind and friendly. Thanks to your cooperation, everything went smoothly even though it was crowded during a golden week. You arrived in Fukuoka at the right timing for wisteria flowers. I myself enjoyed the romantic view of wisteria in full bloom! I hope your family will visit Japan again.