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 is a local magazine highlighting the best of Fukuoka.
- Link: Fukuoka now!
Fukuoka Yahoo! Japan Dome
The Fukuoka Dome is a big baseball stadium.