Fukuoka is the biggest city in Kyushu and a hub for travellers wanting to go to South Korea. Overnight ferries can be had as cheap as 5000 yen. The city has 1.6 million inhabitants. Since it’s a coastal city it has many beaches.

The main JR station is called Hakata which can be a bit confusing.


Paddle board - becoming a popular sport - easier than surfing.

Fukuoka has 15 beaches.

Fukuoka Now!

Fukuoka Now is a local magazine highlighting the best of Fukuoka.

Fukuoka Yahoo! Japan Dome

The Fukuoka Dome is a big baseball stadium.