Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Fukuoka-shi

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Fukuoka-shi is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Fukuoka-shi a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Fukuoka-shi.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Fukuoka-shi:

  1. Tochoji

    #1 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Fukuoka-shi
    Tochoji

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: 2-4 Gokushomachi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture 812-0037, Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Though the building you see today is a modern granite construct, the original temple in this location was built in the early 9th century. It is dedicated to the monk Kukai, an important figure in the ...Read more

  2. Hakozaki Shrine

    #2 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Fukuoka-shi
    Hakozaki Shrine

    Tags: Religious Site

    Address: 1-22-1 Hakozaki, Higashi Ward, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture 812-0053, Japan

    Timings: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    The shrine, dedicated to the kami Hachiman and also the Emperor Ojin and Empress Jingu, is considered to be a national cultural property. The first Prime in the location was built in 923; The structur...Read more

  3. Sumiyoshi Shrine

    #3 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Fukuoka-shi
    Sumiyoshi Shrine

    Tags: Religious Site

    Address: 3 Chome-1-51 Sumiyoshi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture 812-0018, Japan

    Timings: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    During ancient times, those hoping to travel by sea to Japan and China would sometimes take a pilgrimage first, to the three main Sumiyoshi shrines around Japan. This was the last shrine of the pilgri...Read more

  4. Fukuoka Asian Art Museum

    #4 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Fukuoka-shi
    Fukuoka Asian Art Museum

    Tags: Art Museum

    Address: 3-1 Shimokawabatamachi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture 812-0027, Japan

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Fukuoka Asian Art Museum advertises a catchy USP - they claim to be the world's only art establishment that progressively helps develop and exhibit modern and contemporary Asian art in all the way...Read more

  5. Kego Shrine

    #5 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Fukuoka-shi
    Kego Shrine

    Tags: Religious Site

    Address: 2-2-20 Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka 810-0001, Fukuoka Prefecture

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    This shrine, though pretty seems to receive a lot of attention purely as a virtue of being close to the Tenjin shopping area. This incidental traffic keep's the shrine's charms active in attention of ...Read more

  6. Joten-ji

    #6 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Fukuoka-shi
    Joten-ji

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: 1 Chome-29-9 Hakata Ekimae, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture 812-0011, Japan

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    One of the more remarkable facts about how the city of Fukuoka is laid out is this: even in the busiest and most bustling shopping and business areas, a nearby temple nearby will almost always have a ...Read more

  7. Atago Shrine

    #7 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Fukuoka-shi
    Atago Shrine

    Tags: Religious Site

    Address: 2 Chome-7-1 Atago, Nishi Ward, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture 819-0015, Japan

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    It's funny that this shrine is not more famous because it is an absolute treasure in every conceivable way. Let's count the ways. Firstly, it was built in 72AD which makes this the oldest shrine in th...Read more

  8. Shofuku-ji

    #8 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Fukuoka-shi
    Shofuku-ji

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Japan, Yubinbango 812- 0037 Fukuoka, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City Gogosho-cho, 6

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Built-in 1195, this was Japan's first Zen Buddhism Temple, focused on the Rinzai sect, introduced by the priest Eisai who brought it over from China. Though you cannot enter the temple building itself...Read more

  9. Acros Fukuoka Foundation

    #9 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Fukuoka-shi
    Acros Fukuoka Foundation

    Tags: Park, Leisure, Architecture

    Address: 1-1-1 Tenjin, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture 810-0001, Japan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Tourist can be occasionally confused when this park is recommended to them. It looks nothing more than an absolutely normal field where locals come to hang out, kids come to play and occasionally you ...Read more

  10. Suikyo Shrine

    #10 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Fukuoka-shi
    Suikyo Shrine

    Tags: Religious Site

    Address: Japan, Yubinbango 810-0001 Fukuoka Prefecture, Fukuoka, Tenjin, Chuo-ku 1 -chome, 15-4

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Originally located in Imaizumi, this shrine was moved to its current location by Nagamasa Kuroda, first feudal lord of Fukuoka clan, in 1612, as he believed it would protect the city from evil. The sh...Read more

  11. Hakata Traditional Craft Center

    #11 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Fukuoka-shi
    Hakata Traditional Craft Center

    Tags: Arts And Crafts

    Address: Japan, Yubinbango 812-0026 Fukuoka Prefecture, Fukuoka, Hakata-ku, Kamikawabata-cho,6-1

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    How color has two types of handicraft that is more renowned than anything else in the city, these are Hakata Ori (weaving) and Hakata Ningyo (dolls). The museum also focuses on Hakata magemono (wooden...Read more

  12. Kashii-gu

    #12 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Fukuoka-shi
    Kashii-gu

    Tags: Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Japan, Yubinbango813-0011 Fukuoka Prefecture , Higashi-ku, Fukuoka Kashii 4 -chome, 16-1

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Even though this shrine is not quite as important as some of the others for the city of Fukuoka, it has great national importance. Its ties to the Imperial Court means that once in every ten years, th...Read more

  13. Fukuoka Prefectural Museum Of Art

    #13 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Fukuoka-shi
    Fukuoka Prefectural Museum Of Art

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum

    Address: 5 Chome-2-1 Tenjin, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture 810-0001, Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This obligatory museum focusing on the works of local artists isn't bad, but it definitely isn't up to the standards of other sites around the city. Visitors to this attraction usually have an excepti...Read more

  14. Agape House-fukuoka

    #14 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Fukuoka-shi
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    Tags: Church

    Address: 1 Chome-35-15 Chihaya, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka-ken 813-0044, Japan

    Timings: 10:15 am - 01:30 pm Details
  15. Xing Fu Noke Xue Fu Gang Zheng Xin Guan (zong Jiao Fa Ren )

    #15 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Fukuoka-shi
    Xing Fu Noke Xue Fu Gang Zheng Xin Guan (zong Jiao Fa Ren ) Image
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    Tags: Church

    Address: Japan, 〒810-0041 Fukuoka-ken, Fukuoka-shi, Chūō-ku, Daimyō, 2 Chome−10, 福岡県福岡市中央区大名2丁目10−26

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