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Tochoji Temple in Hakata 14

Tochoji Temple in Hakata

Tony Mariani

It is said that Tocho-ji temple in Hakata was dedicated to the Buddhist saint Kukai who built it in 806. The feudal lords of Fukuoka..

Fukuoka
Hanami at the Fukuoka Castle Ruins

Hanami at the Fukuoka Castle Ruins

Late Mar - Early Apr

Maizuru Park in downtown Fukuoka has the best cherry blossom displays at the castle ruins. Have a hanami picnic under the flow..

Fukuoka, Maizuru Park 4 Free
Kyushu Superlatives

Kyushu Superlatives

Lisa Wallin

Although Kyushu is often overlooked by tourists visiting Honshu, it has a lot to offer with its abundant natural sights and deep..

Fukuoka
Nanzō-in Temple 11

Nanzō-in Temple

Bradford Pomeroy

Nanzō-in Temple in Fukuoka is home to Japan's largest Nehanzo (reclining Buddha) as well as the center to the Sasaguri 88 ..

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