Fukuoka Tourist Attractions and Sightseeing

(Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan)

Distant view of the ACROS Fukuoka BuildingFukuoka is an exceptionally modern city boasting innovative and ultra-modern tourist attractions. People of all ages will enjoy the buzz and allure of the city.

Around the city of Fukuoka, top tourist attractions include beaches for those wanting to take it easy, ski slopes for adventure seekers, cinemas, theatres and shops, as well as stunning architecture and parks.

Fukuoka's leading tourist attractions are detailed below.

Picture of the ACROS Fukuoka Building

ACROS Fukuoka Building

Address: 1-1-1 Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City, 810-0001, Japan, JP
Tel: +81 092 725 9113
The ACROS Fukuoka Building is of great architectural importance to the city, due to its unique design. People visit the site just to catch a glimpse of the stunning building, although once inside, you will find eateries, shopping opportunities, the Fukuoka Symphony Hall and many government offices. This is the ideal place to come for a spot of lunch.
Open hours: daily
Admission: free

Picture showing Iwaya Beach


Address: Fukuoka City, Japan, JP
Fukuoka boasts a number of excellent beaches, ideal for families, water sports enthusiasts and those looking to relax and soak up some serious sun. The most popular beaches include Kyuka-mura Beach, Shikanoshima Beach and Keya Beach. There are many beachside attractions and restaurants to be found here, as well as hotels, bars and other popular entertainment venues.
Open hours: daily - 24 hours
Admission: no charge


Address: Bayside Place Hakata, 13-2 Chikko Honmachi, Fukuoka City, 812-0021, Japan, JP
Tel: +81 092 263 5755
This is a huge skiing and snowboarding park, which is open 12 months of the year. The Fukuoka BigAir attraction boasts a 60-meter / 197-foot slope, complete with jumps and a quarter-pipe. Snow is generated everyday and whilst it is not real snow, it is completely free from chemicals. Once you've had fun on the slopes, treat yourself to a drink and some food in the sports bar. All equipment can be rented and people of all levels of experience are welcome.
Open hours: daily - 10:00 to 12:30
Admission: charge

Photo of Canal City

Canal City

Address: Sumiyoshi1-2, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City, 812-0018, Japan, JP
Tel: +81 092 282 2525
This enormous and popular attraction calls itself a 'city-within-a-city' and is a large entertainment and shopping development. Canal City boasts a variety of attractions for people of all ages, including Fukuoka City Theatre, 13 full-size cinemas and Fukuoka Joypolis, an innovative amusement park. Comprising six buildings and a central amphitheatre, further highlights include shops, restaurants, bars and two major hotels.
Open hours: daily - 10:00 to 21:00
Admission: no charge

Keiyaki-dori Akasaka

Address: Akasaka, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City, 810-0042, Japan, JP
Many people consider this to be one of the most beautiful streets on the island. Keiyaki-dori Akasaka is a 2-km / 1.5-mile stretch lined with large Zelkova trees, which tower high above pedestrians. You will find designer boutiques, top-class restaurants, stunning apartments and a beautiful park in this area.
Open hours: daily - 24 hours
Admission: no charge