About Fukuoka


Let's have a look around into background of Fukuoka

Let’s have a look around into background of Fukuoka.

  • Region/State: Kyushu
  • Country:  Japan
  • Latitude: 33.5833333
  • Longitude: 130.4
  • Time zone: Asia/Tokyo
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +9 hours

Weather in Fukuoka

  • Climate:   humid subtropical climate
  • Best Time to Visit: October - February

Location

Fukuoka is the capital city of Fukuoka Prefecture, which is situated on the northern shore of Kyushu.

Distance from Fukuoka center to Airport

Fukuoka Airport is an international and domestic airport which is located 3 km, east of Hakata Station.

  • Driving Distance: 5 miles / 8 km
  • Driving Time: 10 minutes
  • Languages: Japanese

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Fukuoka Airport
  • Rail: Hakata Station
  • Buses: Fukuoka Airport Domestic Terminal South(bus)
  • Taxis: Fukuoka Panda Tax

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Don’t tip

For Hotels:

  • Don’t tip 

For Taxi Driver:

  • Don’t tip

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Kasuga,
  • Umi,
  • Sasaguri

Emergency Contact Numbers in Fukuoka city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 119
  • Railroad:+81 92-431-0202(Hakata Station)
  • Taxi: +81 92-716-2170 (Fukuoka Panda Taxi)
  • Airport: +81 92-621-6059 (Fukuoka Airport)
  • Hospital: +81 92-521-1211 (Fukuoka Red Cross Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Fukuoka:

  • Tamaseseri,January 3 at Hakozaki Shrine
  • Toka Ebisu Festival, January 8-11 at Toka Ebisu Shrine 
  • Setsubun Festival, February 3 at Kushida Shrine

Tourist Attractions

  • Canal City Hakata
  • Fukuoka Castle
  • Kushida-jinja

Theatre & Concerts

  • United Cinema Canal City 13
  • KBC Cinema 1 and 2
  • United Cinemas Fukuoka

Visit Top Restaurants in Fukuoka

  • Yoshizuka Unagiya
  • Chikae Fukuoka
  • Ichiran Tenjin Nishidori

Top Shopping Centers in Fukuoka

  • Canal City Hakata
  • Solaria Plaza
  • Hakata Riverain

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Fukuoka City Museum
  • Takumi Gallery
  • Yusentei Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Kamiyaki,Yoshizuka Unagiya
  • Rich Ramen Soup, Ichiran Tenjin Nishidori

Sports Club

  • Konami Sports Club Fukuoka Tenjin
  • Fukuoka Swimming Club
  • Hisayama Country Club

Shelling Out Dollars

Cost Of Living:

Restaurants:

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant- 610.71 Yen
  • McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) - 680.00 Yen
  • Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle)- 500.00 Yen

Transportation:

  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)- 510.00 Yen
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