HISTORY AND NATURE OF FUKUOKA HIGHLIGHT
Culture, Shopping, Lunch not included
This trip takes you to 1 Duty Free Shop and popular sites in Fukuoka city. Firstly you visit Dazaifu Temman-gu. The shrine is housed in extensive grounds covering an area of 3,000 acres. The tranquil garden is planted with 6,000 plum trees and the shrine itself is built on the grave of Sugawara no Michizane who was deified and worshipped as a god. Then, you go to DFS for shopping and after that the bus ride you to a large tourist facilities & restaurant have lunch. After that, you go to Ohori park which is a place of relax for people in Fukuoka. Ohori is Japanese for moat, and the pond at the center of the park once served as part of the moat system of the neighboring Fukuoka Castle. The park was constructed and designed after the classical garden style of the West Lake in China. There are three islands in the middle of the pond that are connected to the mainland and each other by elegant stone bridges. After relax walk in the park, go to Kushida-Shrine which is the most important shrine in the area. Lastly, enjoy shopping at Kawabata-Shopping Street where you can buy a souvenir of Japanese traditional items.
What you need to know
Japanese new year holiday(1/1 to 1/7), shrine's religious activities event day. The shrine couldn’t accept foreign tourist, another candidate tour site should be available to arrange for this tour.?