Family and Kids in Fukuoka-shi

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Fukuoka-shi? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Fukuoka-shi, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Fukuoka-shi.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Fukuoka-shi for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Ohori Park

    Garden, Park

    When a city is as urbanised as Fukuoka is, lush green spaces are a welcome and rare retreat. This makes the landscaped fields of Ohori Park the city's most precious attraction. Beautiful and welcoming in every season, the tranquil park is built around the lake-moat of the old Fukuoka Castle, the remnants of which are on the grounds. There's a lot to do. Visit the Art Museum there. The Japanese ...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Tenjin Underground Shopping Center

    Family and Kids

    Running under Watanabe street, this is the most popular shopping mall in the city. The 150 shops and a handful of restaurants are arranged around a cobblestoned street with soft, cool lighting. It's also famous for being well connected - twenty nearby buildings can be accessed from here, as well as two major subway stations (Tenjin and Tenjinminami). Most of the shops are fashion stores, with t...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Kushida Shrine

    Family and Kids

    This shrine, dedicated to the goddess Amaterasu, is the city's oldest. It was built in 757. Locals are much more enamored with it than tourists, as it is thought to be the guardian temple of the city. The first item of interest, after you pass the elegant red torii gates, is the ancient gingko tree in the yard, said to be one thousand years old. Surround it are monument stones, including the Et...Read more
  4. Amazing Fukuoka-shi attraction for kids
    Fukuoka Tower

    Family and Kids

    The 234-metre tower is the tallest seaside tower in Japan.  The 8000 half-mirrors that cover the tower gave it the name of 'Mirror-Sail'. Visitors actually have three different observation decks from which to take in the views - at 116 metres, a cafe-lounge at 120 metres, and another deck at 123 metres. Inside, there's also a lover's area, where a couple can purchase a lock to be set on to...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Nakasu

    Family and Kids

    Leave the kids behind when visiting this entertainment district. Located on an island on the Naka River, and founded as a recreational area for local samurai and merchants a few centuries ago, the neighborhood has now become the city's most popular nightspot. It's easy to know when you've arrived - the whole place is lit up by vivid neon lights. Now, there are two reasons to come here.  Th...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Fukuoka-shi
    Nokonoshima Island

    Family and Kids

    Out in the middle of the Hakata Bay is the city of Fukuoka's second most favourite natural space - the Nokonoshima Island. The main attraction on the island is the park in the hills, a beautiful area that is bright with flowering blooms throughout the year - cherry blossoms, poppies, field mustard, sunflowers, bright red scarlet sage, cosmos and daffodils - and that's just to name a few. There ...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Tochoji

    Family and Kids

    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 propagation of Tantrik Buddhism in Japan, who is interred here. The temple's main hall, gate and inner walls surround a large pond in the central courtyard. There are two major statues here. One is...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Uminonakamichi Seaside Park

    Garden, Theme Park

    This theme park is great, if a little strange. It's so large at 540 hectares, that half the times it feels totally deserted. The size also makes walking from one attraction to the other highly impractical, so rent a bicycle or take the train. That said, there's plenty of fun to be had. The Flower Museum and Rose Garden have blooms throughout the year. There's a small zoo with about 40 species o...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Marine World Umino-nakamichi

    Aquarium

    Some quick facts about this aquarium that focuses on the marine life in the warm waters of Tsushima.70 tanks, with three massive ones from 720 to 2000 cubic metres of water. The smallest of the large tanks is to house dolphins, the middle one for sharks, and the largest for the dolphin shows. There are 150 sharks in the shark tank, which covers about 10000 fish in 80 species. If you're sixteen,...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Maizuru Park And Fukuoka Castle Remains

    Park

    During the Edo Period, this park was part of the grounds of the Fukuoka Castle, of which only a few scattered ruins remain, walls and turrets, and the remnant of the castle moat has become the lake of the neighboring Ohori Park. The castle was torn down during the Meiji Restoration in the 19th century, during a time of fervent rejection of Japan's feudal past. The park itself is now a lovely ar...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Hakozaki Shrine

    Family and Kids

    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 structure you see today dates from the late 16th and early 17th century. It is famous for being the place where defeater of the Russian Navy, Admiral Heihachiro Togo, prayed. Two festivals are annually cel...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Fukuoka City Museum

    Family and Kids

    This is quite likely the best place to first visit during our trip of the city. The museum tells the history of the city in 11 separate galleries - these are the permanent exhibitions rooms, which mostly focus on trade and cultural relationships between the city and foreign nations. The most important relic in the permanent exhibits are the Gold Seal, given to Japan by the Han Emperor of China ...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Hakata Hankyu

    Family and Kids

    Cosmetics, apparel for both men and women, a supermarket, an excellent cafe, a delicious food hall - these are all packed into one location at this shopping mall. The mall is connected to the Hakata Station. Foreigners ought to remember that at some stores they can availe a 5% discount by showing their passports. Some of the shopping here is duty free, so ask at the information desk about the d...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Sumiyoshi Shrine

    Family and Kids

    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 pilgrimage. It also happiness to be dedicated to the spirit of poetry. So not only is this most spiritually important, the shrine you see today is actually a restored version from 1623. The architectural...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Nishijin Shopping Street

    Family and Kids

    Going to the mall is still relatively new in Japan. Before sleek shopping complexes were a things, people in Fukuoka went to shopping streets like this one. You may want to visit it before it dies out. The economy of the street can't hold up against competition from the internet and the malls, even though once upon a time, such streets used to be neighborhood landmarks, supplying people with go...Read more