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Fukuoka Destination Guide

Explore Fukuoka in Japan.

Fukuoka in the region of Fukuoka with it's 1,392,289 inhabitants is a place in Japan - some 546 mi (or 879 km) West of Edo, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Fukuoka in Japan

Current time in Fukuoka is now 11:52 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tokyo" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Seoul, Busan, Gwangju, Incheon, Yamaguchi or Fu gang. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

30°C / 86 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 82%
Air Pressure 1015.1 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 20% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 25th of August 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 26°C (79 °F)
Saturday, 26th of August 2017
Sky is clear, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 27°C (80 °F)
Sunday, 27th of August 2017
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 28°C (83 °F)
Night: 27°C (81 °F)

Videos

Fukuoka Urban Expwy5 - The Ring Road : K...

06:39 min ( July 23, 2012 by yjr310)
Views: 527 - Rating: 5/5

The ring road which circles around Fukuoka City has been opened for traffic on July 21, 2012

One Day in FUKUOKA Japan #2 (of 2): Ku...

02:41 min ( May 28, 2012 by diogok)
Views: 425 - Rating: 5/5

After a very long Pacific Ocean crossing from Brazil to Japan on the Ocean Dream cruise ship that Pullmantur was delivering to Peace Boat at the Hakata port, we finally have a few hours to enjoy the c...


Illuminated Fukuoka : Kyushu Driving Sce...

08:09 min ( December 19, 2011 by yjr310)
Views: 549 - Rating: 5/5

Driving through downtown of Fukuoka at night, illuminated for Christmas and the new year. Despite the mood for saving electricity caused by refusal of nuclear power, the twinkle of innumerable LEDs la...

One Day in FUKUOKA Japan #1 (of 2): Ci...

02:11 min ( May 26, 2012 by diogok)
Views: 584 - Rating: 4.33333/5

After a very long Pacific Ocean crossing from Brazil to Japan on the Ocean Dream cruise ship that Pullmantur was delivering to Peace Boat at the Hakata port, we finally have a few hours to enjoy the c...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Fukuoka during the next days.

24
Aug
2017

LIVE MUSIC | THE MASTER BEATS

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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02
Sep
2017

Spitz

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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SPITZ Fukuoka

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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03
Sep
2017

Spitz

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Chara

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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SPITZ Fukuoka

Beginning: 05:30 pm (17:30).
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08
Sep
2017

A.B.C-Z

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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09
Sep
2017

Kanjani Eight

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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10
Sep
2017

Kanjani Eight

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Accept

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Interesting facts about this location

Maidashi-Kyūdai-byōin-mae Station

Maidashi-Kyūdai-byōin-mae Station is a subway station on the Fukuoka City Subway Hakozaki Line in Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan. The station's name, which is the longest for a Japan subway station, means "Front of Kyushu University Hospital in Maidashi". Chiyo-Kenchōguchi Station is, however, closer to the hospital. Maidashi-kyūdai byōin mae is the station closest to the Prefectural Government office.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.61, 130.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Hakozaki Line, Railway stations opened in 1984

Fukuoka Convention Center

The Fukuoka Convention Center in Fukuoka, Japan. is a collection of three separate buildings operated by the Fukuoka Convention Center Foundation.

More reading: Fukuoka Convention Center homepage
Located at 33.61, 130.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Boxing venues, Buildings and structures in Fukuoka (city), Convention centers in Japan, Indoor arenas in Japan, Kickboxing venues, Sumo venues in Japan, Visitor attractions in Fukuoka (city)

Hakata Port Tower

Hakata Port Tower is a 59437 metre high lattice tower with an observation deck in a height of 973.5 metres in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Japan. Hakata Port Tower was built in 1764.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.61, 130.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Fukuoka (city), Observation towers in Japan, Towers completed in 1964

Hakata Station

Hakata Station (博多駅, Hakata-eki), located in Hakata-ku, is the main railway terminal of the city of Fukuoka, Japan. It is the largest and busiest station on Kyushu, and is a gateway to other cities in Kyushu for travellers from Honshū. The Sanyō Shinkansen from Osaka ends at this station. The station was being rebuilt, with the main building being torn down and a new, larger station building—as well as office buildings and new platforms—under construction.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.61, 130.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Railway stations in Fukuoka Prefecture, Railway stations opened in 1889, Sanyō Shinkansen

Kyushu University

, abbreviated to Kyudai, is a Japanese public university located in Fukuoka, west side of Japan. It is located in Fukuoka, and is one of Japan's National Seven Universities. The history of Kyushu University can be traced by medical schools of the feudal domains built in 1867, and now it is the largest public university in the Kyushu island. In 2011 QS World University Rankings[18 18] ranked Kyushu University 122nd in the world.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.61, 130.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1911 establishments in Japan, Educational institutions established in 1911, Forestry education, Japanese national universities, Kyushu University, National Seven Universities, Universities and colleges in Fukuoka Prefecture

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