Fukuoka

Fukuoka
Fukuoka
Fukuoka
Fukuoka
Fukuoka
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Timezone: GMT + 9
International Airport
Venue Capacity: 14,505
Accommodation capacity: 31,627

CONTACT

FUKUOKA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

Tel.
+81-92-733-5050
Fax.
+81-92-733-5055
URL
http://www.welcome-fukuoka.or.jp/english/ 
E-mail
fcvb@welcome-fukuoka.or.jp 
∨ ∧ Overview

Japan’s thriving gateway to Asia

Located on the Genkai Sea facing China and the Korean Peninsula, Fukuoka has been a gateway for international cultural exchange for over 2,000 years, and the city has a deep tradition of hospitality. The 3,000 capacity Fukuoka International Congress Center, comprising Fukuoka Sunpalace, Fukuoka Kokusai Center and Marine Messe Fukuoka, is the largest convention facility complex in Kyushu. Over 20,000 hotel rooms around the city are available for use in conjunction with the center. Fukuoka is also renowned for its culinary delicacies such as motsu-nabe, mizu-taki, Hakata ramen and fresh seafood, and for its famous food stalls. The Fukuoka City Visitor's Guide with WELCOME Coupon gains discounts at hotels and sightseeing facilities.

Warm hospitality and a love of festivals

Fukuoka’s many annual festivals and events include Japan’s liveliest festival, the Hakata Dontaku Port Festival, the 700-year old Hakata Gion Yamagasa, and Asian Month, a month-long introduction to the art and cultures of various Asian countries. Visitors are sure to be greeted with warm hospitality by the festival-loving people of Fukuoka.

10 minutes from airport to city center

With world-class access to the city center, Fukuoka Airport handles flights from the main cities of Asia. The 10-minute ride by underground railway is a safe and comfortable way to reach the city center.

Key Facts
  • Region:
    Kyushu & Okinawa
    Population:
    1.5 million (City)
  • Access:

    From Fukuoka Airport > destinations in central Fukuoka: Between 5-10 minutes by subway

  • Local Speciality:

    Dining in Fukuoka allows visitors to try local specialities such as Mizutaki (a type of hotpot), motsu name (offal hotpot), Hakata ramen, and many other types of food. Fukuoka is famous for its outdoor food stalls, which add to a very lively street culture.

    Fukuoka is also famous for handicrats including cloth production and dolls.

    Place to visit:

    Fukuoka has cultural sites such as the Kushida-jinja shrine, Tochoji Temple, Hakata Machiya Furusato-kan, and Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine. For those looking for modern attractions, the city draws visitors to Canal City and JR Hakata City for shopping, dining and drinking.

Number of Rooms Hotel 21,634
Japanese Inn 2,192
Max. Capacity of Hotel Hotel 31,627
Japanese Inn 4,200
Average Temperature and Average Precipitation
Month JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Average Temperature 6℃ 7℃ 10℃ 15℃ 19℃ 23℃ 27℃ 28℃ 24℃ 19℃ 13℃ 8℃
Average Precipitation 68mm 71mm 112mm 116mm 142mm 254mm 277mm 172mm 178mm 73mm 84mm 59mm
∨ ∧ Venues
  • ACROS FUKUOKA
    Convention Facility

    Only 11 minutes away by subway from Fukuoka Airport and standing adjacent to ...

    Number
    of Beds
    Number of
    Guest Rooms
    Seating Capacity Amount of
    Exhibition
    Space (m²)
    Theater Classroom Reception Banquets
    900 350 300 200 1071
  • FUKUOKA INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS CENTER
    Convention Facility
    Located just 15 minutes from the airport, next to Marine Messe Fukuoka. It is eq...
    Number
    of Beds
    Number of
    Guest Rooms
    Seating Capacity Amount of
    Exhibition
    Space (m²)
    Theater Classroom Reception Banquets
    1536 882 1000 500 1320
  • MARINE MESSE FUKUOKA
    Convention Facility
    Standing close to Fukuoka International Congress Center, its glass-walled deck p...
    Number
    of Beds
    Number of
    Guest Rooms
    Seating Capacity Amount of
    Exhibition
    Space (m²)
    Theater Classroom Reception Banquets
    11000 5000 3000 9100
  • HILTON FUKUOKA SEA HAWK
    Hotel

    Featuring Japan’s largest convention hall, creatively designed medium-s...

    Number
    of Beds
    Number of
    Guest Rooms
    Seating Capacity Amount of
    Exhibition
    Space (m²)
    Theater Classroom Reception Banquets
    2373 1052 3200 1800 2000 1200
  • HOTEL NIKKO FUKUOKA
    Hotel

    Priding itself on quality service and hospitality with customer satisfaction ...

    Number
    of Beds
    Number of
    Guest Rooms
    Seating Capacity Amount of
    Exhibition
    Space (m²)
    Theater Classroom Reception Banquets
    606 360 1500 900 2000 800
  • HOTEL OKURA FUKUOKA
    Hotel

    Offering the warm hospitality typical of this international city, the hotel i...

    Number
    of Beds
    Number of
    Guest Rooms
    Seating Capacity Amount of
    Exhibition
    Space (m²)
    Theater Classroom Reception Banquets
    456 264 1500 850 2000 800
∨ ∧ Attractions

-Traditional performing arts such as Hakata Koma, Kinjishi Taiko, folk songs and dances -Demonstrations by artisans of traditional handicrafts (Hakata-Ori, Hakata dolls, etc.) -Robosquare - the world’s first robot exhibition with over 100 types of robots


4 hours in Fukuoka

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