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Discover the cultural and culinary delights of Fukuoka.
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Kyushu Olle, To Munakata Oshima Island: A trip to the sea and mountains to experience a special world heritage site even before your walk.

Kyushu Olle, To Munakata Oshima Island: A trip to the sea and mountains to experience a special world heritage site even before your walk.

The Munakata Oshima Island Course is where you can enjoy a special journey even before you start walking. In addition to it’s being an isolated island, it is also a land of faith that constitutes the world heritage site“Sacred Island of Okinoshima and Associated Sites in the Munakata Region.” During your visit, you can pray the Sacred Island Okinoshima from afar, depending on the weather. As you follow the island's history to Nakatsu-miya, Okitsu-miya Yohaisho, and the remains of the Houdai Ato Battery, you will also be able to enjoy the sea and mountains.

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Featuring Tourist Attractions Throughout The Prefecture②

Featuring Tourist Attractions Throughout The Prefecture②

As the largest city in Kyushu and one of the oldest in Japan, Fukuoka abounds with outdoor activities, traditional handicrafts, and an exuberant food culture.

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Featuring Tourist Attractions Throughout The Prefecture①

Featuring Tourist Attractions Throughout The Prefecture①

Welcome to Fukuoka, a prefecture in northern Kyushu, abounding with outdoor activities, traditional handicrafts, and a food culture that’s entirely its own!

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Expand Your Sense of Wonder

Expand Your Sense of Wonder

Get your outdoor gear ready because we’re about to head deep into Fukuoka’s bountiful landscape for some unrestricted nature-loving fun and adventure! This edition of our Fukuoka visit is about appreciating the bounty of the region’s mountainous and coastal landscapes, as well as local community efforts to preserve them.

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A Mindful Moment

A Mindful Moment

Lace up your trekking shoes on this fine weather day and join us for a scenic hike around the island of Oshima, located 7 kilometers off the northwestern coast of Fukuoka prefecture.

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Admiring the Best Scenery that Nature Has to Offer in Itoshima

Admiring the Best Scenery that Nature Has to Offer in Itoshima

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Ukiha, The Charming Spell Of The Countryside

Ukiha, The Charming Spell Of The Countryside

Surrounded by the Mino Mountain range, Ukiha City is a prime destination for nature lovers. Its beautiful landscapes, a rich architectural heritage since the 17th century, a river promenade lined with 2 km of cherry blossoms, an interesting shrine with stunning views, and charming cafes offering the best traditional Japanese cuisine make Ukiha a true hidden gem of the southeastern part of Fukuoka Prefecture.

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Nature Lovers! A Guide To The Good Vibes Of Fukuoka’s Great Outdoors

Nature Lovers! A Guide To The Good Vibes Of Fukuoka's Great Outdoors

Go beyond the neon lights of Tokyo, step outside the hustle and bustle of Osaka, and venture past the traditional temples and geishas of Kyoto by adding Fukuoka to your adventure and experience the good vibes of Japan's great outdoors.

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Local Life in Kitakyushu:<br>Enter a World of Wild Adventure and Fascinating History

Local Life in Kitakyushu:
Enter a World of Wild Adventure and Fascinating History

The northern part of Fukuoka — and Kyushu as a whole — is, in many ways, a wild sprawling space.
If you’re hankering for some rugged mountains, breathtaking views and diverse historical sites,
then Kitakyushu is the place to be.

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