This quarter of the city, whose subway stop takes the same name, is one of the corporate centers of Fukuoka City, and is ... More
This quarter of the city, whose subway stop takes the same name, is one of the corporate centers of Fukuoka City, and is located a few blocks west of Tenjin. Large, new office buildings crowd most of the area, but to the far west, in 3-chome, there lies Maizuru Park. Also in the area are numerous government satellites and outfits, like Hello Work Fukuoka and the Legal Affairs Bureau, not to mention the Fukuoka High Court. In the heart of all the bureaucracy, you may be surprised to find the Chuo-ku Sports Complex. Visitors to the region are more than likely to find themselves in the bordering Daimyo, Keiyaki-dori and Tenjin areas, unless they are on here on business. If this is the case, then they should be aware that there are some decent hotels in the area.
Kyuka mura (which means rest village) is a semi resort area used mainly by area residents with cars (you can't
really get there any other way). It is located on the northside of Shikanoshima, meaning the ocean side. The ...
This traditional Japanese garden was created in 1984 on the 50th anniversary of Ohori koen's completion. Sand, rock and sculpted
pine trees combine to produce an "Old Japan" feel in this, the Centre of modern Fukuoka City. Admission is ...
In the ancient Chinese chronicles of Wa, which contain the oldest records of ancient Japan, there is mention of a
kingdom called Ito. In Kojiki (the Records of Ancient Matters of the Japanese), Japan's oldest chronicles of itself, there ...