Fukuoka, Japan Overview
Fukuoka is bordered on three sides by mountains and opens, on the north, to the Sea of Genkai. It is located 1,100 km (684 mi) from Tokyo. It is the capital city of Fukuoka Prefecture and is situated on the northern shore of the island of Kyushu in Japan. Ranked 12th of the world’s most livable cities in the magazine Monocle in 2013, Fukuoka was praised for its green spaces in a metropolitan setting. It is the most populous city in Kyushu, followed by Kitakyushu. It is the largest city and metropolitan area west of Keihanshin.
Detailed Map of Fukuoka, Japan
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The name Ōhori means a large moat and it derives from the fact that Kuroda Nagamasa, the old lord of Fukuoka, reclaimed the northern half of a cove or an inlet called Kusagae which was facing Hakata Bay and made a moat for the Fukuoka Castle.
Nokonoshima Island may be just 10 minutes by ferry from Meinohama, but the tranquil atmosphere feels like another world. Only 12km in circumference, the island is easy to walk around and is a great place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
The Fukuoka Yafuoku! Dome is a baseball field, located in Chūō-ku, Fukuoka, Japan. Built in 1993, the stadium was originally named Fukuoka Dome and can accommodate 38,561 spectators. It was Japan's first stadium with a retractable roof. In 2005, Yahoo! JAPAN, one of SoftBank's subsidiaries, acquired the stadium's naming rights, and thus renamed it Fukuoka Yahoo!
Possibly the most famous underground cities are Montreal's RÉSO, used by more people than any other locale[citation needed ] and the largest underground city network in the world .[citation needed ], and Toronto's PATH, which according to Guinness World Records , is the largest underground shopping complex in the world with 371,600 square metres (3,999,869 sq ft) of retail space.
Marine World Uminonakamichi is a public aquarium in Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.
Fukuoka Art Museum is an art museum in Fukuoka, Japan. It contains a notable collection of Asian art and exhibits various temporary exhibitions. In November 2010 it hosted a large exhibition of Marc Chagall's work.
The castle lies in the centre of Fukuoka, on top of Fukusaki hill. The Naka River , Naka-gawa in Japanese, acts as a natural moat on the eastern side of the castle, while the western side uses a mudflat as a natural moat.
Nakasu is the red-light district which exists between the sandbank of the Naka River and the Hakata River in Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. It is named after a popular, but very short-lived, entertainment quarter of Edo, which existed in the late 18th century.
Fukuoka Tower has three observation decks: one at 116m, a café/lounge deck at 120m and the highest at 123 metres above the ground. The tower also has a triangular cross-section which is covered with 8000 half-mirrors. Because of this, it has been given the nickname "Mirror Sail".
Canal City Hakata is a large shopping and entertainment complex in Fukuoka, Japan. Called the "city within the city," it boasts numerous attractions including shops; cafes; restaurants; a theater; game center; cinemas; two hotels; and a canal, which runs through the complex.
The Fukuoka Municipal Zoo and Botanical Garden , also known as the Fukuoka City Zoological Garden, is a zoo and botanical garden established in 1953 and located within Minami-koen park at 1-1, Minami-Koen, Chūō-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan. The garden contains about 1,300 types of outdoor garden plants, mostly common.
Asia is not one place. The ideas and ideals that we call Asian are countless and diverse. Some of our artworks are ancient. Others are contemporary. Artistic and educational programs empower visitors to discover the relevance of great artworks in personal ways. Immersed in our galleries, visitors ponder the universal values found in human expression.
Level-5 Stadium (formerly Hakatanomori Football Stadium, renamed on March 1, 2008 for Naming rights), located in the Hakata ward of Fukuoka city is the home ground of Avispa Fukuoka football ( soccer) club.
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My Trip to Fukuoka, Japan
You might want to read my blog about this trip before watching the video so you understand what you're looking at. romanmoretti.blogspot.com
Fukuoka Hakata 福岡 博多 - Amazing Travel Vid! (HD)
Trip to Fukuoka city in Kyushu from Tokyo using Local trains. 2 days of footage in 1. Fukuoka (福岡市 Fukuoka-shi?) is the capital city of Fukuoka Prefecture and is situated on the northern shore of the island of Kyushu in Japan.
ET Vlog - This is Ohori Park Fukuoka, Japan
In this video I cruise around part of Ohori Park in Fukuoka City, Japan. I also visit my first apartment, which they call "mansions" in Japan. Ohori is one of the best places to live in Fukuoka City. It's centrally located and allows access to all the best spots.
FUKUOKA - CRUISE 2009
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Japanese Street Scene: Tenjin, Fukuoka City - 福岡市天神
A walk down the bustling heart of Fukuoka City, in Tenjin, on a clear Saturday afternoon.
Driving in Fukuoka, Japan - Toujinmachi to Tenjin
http://www.fukuokatalk.com Sorry for the "Jello Video" is some of the footage. I will run it through the stabilizer to see if it helps.
Hottest Fukuoka Japan Vol.1 "Fukuoka Airport"
fukuoka ramen yatai yamakasa dontaku Fukuoka's fabulous information database,"Hottest Fukuoka Japan". Please make use of sightseeing Fukuoka!
I hadn't been in Korea for more than 10 hours before I was on another plane to Japan! I had to go there to get my Visa. Japan is awesome! For more, read about my experience and how I got lost here: www.ballininbusan.com
FUKUOKA, Japan, 2013
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Fukuoka Japan LDS (Mormon) Temple - Mormonism
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