A full-scale commercial complex opened in 1996 under the concept of “city theater”. There are many hotels, theaters, shops, restaurants, specialty stores, showrooms, etc., centering on the canal that flows from north to south. In addition to the daily fountain shows and events, there is also a cinema complex, which is a popular date spot for Hakata kids.
Shop 10: 00-21: 00 Restaurant 11: 00-23: 00 (depending on the store), open daily
Train] About 10 minutes on foot from JR "Hakata" station [Car] About 5 minutes from the exit of "Kuretocho" on the Fukuoka City Expressway
Nakasu Food Street
Hakata Nakasu is Kyushu's largest entertainment district. Along with the dusk, the Hakata specialty Nakasu Yatai Street appears along the Nakagawa River. Fukuoka's food stalls with their own food culture are not fixed sales, but are fixed in place. The menu is abundant, and Oden, Motsunabe, Yakitori and other restaurants in Hakata Ramen are also popular. It is used not only for tourists but also for resting locals after work.
18:30-around 2:00 next day, irregular holidays * Varies by store
Train] A short walk from "Nakasu Kawabata" subway station
[Car] About 5 minutes from the exit of the Fukuoka City Expressway “Ketsufucho” and “Tsukiko”
Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine is a shrine that has built a shrine on top of the grave of Michizane Sugawara and worshiped the spirit of it forever. As a “god of learning, sincerity and exorcism,” the world ’s reverence has been gathered not only throughout Japan, but about 10 million worshipers visit every year.
The day before Equinox Day to Equinox Day: 6:00
Period other than the above: 6:30
[Closed time] April to May, September to November: 19:00
June to August: 19:30
December to March: 18:30
Every Friday and Saturday: 20:30
* Opens 24 hours on New Year's 3rd. The night of January 4th will be closed depending on the worship situation.
7 minutes on foot from Dazaifu Station
24 minute walk from Nishitetsu Gojo Station
Hakata Forest Park
Higashihirao Park, nicknamed “Hakata no Mori”. This park has been developed by taking advantage of natural terrain, ponds and natural forests, and is widely loved by citizens as a park for sports and recreation.
There are a variety of sports facilities on the vast site that covers about 90 hectares so that everyone can easily get involved in sports. Above all, Hakata's Mori Stadium is known as the home of the soccer Avispa Fukuoka.
Varies by facility.
Get off at subway "Fukuoka Airport Station" (Exit 4)
5 minutes on foot from Nishitetsu Bus (No. 39B) “Higashihirao Park Entrance”
Various events such as watching baseball games and live artists are held at the base of Fukuoka Softbank Hawks. Even on days when there are no events, there is a souvenir shop “Dagout” where you can purchase the official goods of Fukuoka Softbank Hawks, and you can see “Warming Square” with a handprint of celebrities by sightseeing.
Varies by facility, shop, and event.
Train] About 12 minutes on foot from Fukuoka City Subway "Tarojincho" Station
Marine World Uminonakamichi
Reopened in April 2017. An aquarium displaying about 450 species of 30,000 sea creatures, with the theme of “Kyushu no Umi”. The show pool with Hakata Bay in the background has a new stage on the spectator side, where you can enjoy more powerful sea lion and dolphin shows. Facilities such as a panoramic large aquarium where white crocodiles will swim for the first time in Japan and a fun science room at the sea for play and study are also available.
9: 30-17: 30 (December-February 10: 00-17: 00, GW 9: 30-21: 30, Summer vacation 9: 00-21: 30, December 23-25 December 10: 00-21: 00 ), The first Monday of February and the next day off
[Train] About 5 minutes on foot from JR “Uminonakamichi” station
[Car] About 15 minutes from Fukuoka City Expressway "Kashiihama" exit