3 days in Fukuoka & Kurume Itinerary

3 days in Fukuoka & Kurume Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tokyo
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Fukuoka
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Kurume
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5 h
End: Tokyo

1
night
Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©
The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tochoji Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kushida Shrine. On your second day here, make a trip to Hakata Station, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dazaifu Tenman-gu, then take in panoramic vistas at Fukuoka Tower, then stroll around Ohori Park, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center.

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Tokyo to Fukuoka is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Fukuoka can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kurume.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Dazaifu Tenman-gu
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Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine
Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Hakata Station ©
Hakata Station

1
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Kurume

Kurume ©
Admire the temples and shrines of Kurume, a small, compact town situated on the Chikushi Plain, known for its local products, such as an indigo woven fabric, bamboo lacquerware, and pork ramen.
On the 26th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Former Residence of Aoki Shigeru, admire the masterpieces at Ishibashi Cultural Center, take in nature's colorful creations at Kurume Tsubaki Park, then examine the collection at Kurume World Camellia Museum, then learn about winemaking at Kyoho Winery, and finally make a trip to Asai's Cherry Blossom Tree.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kurume journey planning app.

Drive from Fukuoka to Kurume in an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kurume

Museums Wineries Historic Sites
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Ishibashi Cultural Center ©
Ishibashi Cultural Center

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