Japan is one of my favorite places to travel. Even short trip to places to non touristic places seems to end up as being very enjoyable, and me generally being very impressed and delighted with the Japanese.

Even my trip to Fukuoka, that didn’t have any specific highlight in min, ended up being quite nice. Even an industrial city offers plenty of shrines to explore, a lively down town, impeccable public transport and clean streets, and then ofcourse – you have the Japanese, polite, respectful, with an endless array of amazing restaurants and food/drink options, and various wonderful Japanese wonders, like hotsprings, coupled with just plain odd things. I’ve had a bit of all that in Fukuoka, and even when I had very little time, any time I would decide to go out and explore – I would find something fun.

 

To give you a taste of my visit, here are my visions photowalk tour of Fukuoka…

 

Temples…

 

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

 

The main JR train station…

 

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

 

Panoramic views from old castle ruins from Maizuru Park…

 

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

 

Fukuokakengokoku Shrine…

 

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

 

Ohori Park and lake…

 

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

 

Terumo Shrine, and views from hill top over the harbor…

 

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

 

The wonderful Uminonakamichi Seaside Park on Saitozaki island…

 

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

 

Downtown, near the canal…

 

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

 

Tenjin Central Park…

 

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

 

Where you can climb the opera house to catch views of the city from above…

 

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

 

And take a boatride nearby…

 

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

 

More lovely alleys and shrines…

 

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

 

Random funky festivals and music shows…

 

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

 

Love the atmosphere in Japanese local restaurants…

 

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

 

Even in fancy shopping malls, like Canal City…

 

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

 

And their “ramen streets”…

 

Visions of Fukuoka : Japan

 

 

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