Fukuoka Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located on Kyushu Island. The capital is the city of Fukuoka, the largest city in Kyushu.
It’s made up of two former towns, the Fukuoka castle town on the west bank of the Nakagawa and Hakata on the east. If you visit there, you can feel Fukuoka’s warmth and friendliness.
In Dazaifu-shi , there is a famous Shinto shrine, Dazaifu Tenman-gu . It was built over the grave of Sugawara no Michizane and is one of the main shrines dedicated to Tenjin, the deified form of Michizane.
Dazaifu City is located about 15km south-east from the center of Fukuoka City. Dazaifu Tenmangu is a Shinto shrine and the most important place in this city.
Kitakyushu City is in Kyushu facing to Kanmon Strait. The major cities are Kokura with Kokura Castle and Moji with Moji Port where you can find retro buildings.
Fukuoka City's best feature is its blend of a typical cityscape with green natural spaces. For tourists, there is a thriving nightlife and many shopping opportunities, traditional shrines and historical sights, Japanese festivals, and other special events to amaze you. Fukuoka always has something to offer in all seasons.