1-Day Hakata Walking Tour

Enjoy a 7-hour tour of Hakata, the largest city in Kyushu, with a local guide. Visit top recommended spots in Hakata via public transport and on foot. Hakata is famous for its gourmet food and shopping, but there are also many places where you can feel the city’s deep rooted history including culture from mainland China, in temples and shrines. This tour is designed so that guests can enjoy all sides of Hakata. We also offer pick-up and drop-off at Hakata Port, so it is a great choice for visitors coming on cruise ships such as “COSTA SERENA” and “Celebrity Millennium”.

per adult from

$191

NZD

Duration

7 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • English Guide
    • Train Tickets
    • Hotel pick up
    • Sake Tasting
    • Entry/Admission - Hakatamachiya Furusatokan
    • Entry/Admission - Ohori Park
    What's excluded :
    • Food & Drink
    • Hotel drop off
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Tochoji Temple, 2-4 Gokushomachi, Hakata, Fukuoka 812-0037 Fukuoka Prefecture

    The vibrant, vermilion five-storied pagoda stands out within the green trees as a symbol of Tochoji Temple. It was built in 806 by Kukai, the founder of Shingon sect. The Great Buddha towers over 10 meters tall, enveloping you in its presence. On the temple grounds, there is also a building called Rokkakudo, a registered cultural property of Fukuoka City. Complete with a weeping cherry tree that blooms majestically in the spring, you can experience the colors of nature. Your guide will tell you all the highlights.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Kushida Shrine, 1-41 Kamikawabatamachi, Hakata, Fukuoka 812-0026 Fukuoka Prefecture

    Kushida Shrine is said to be the oldest shrine in Fukuoka. The god of prosperous business and longevity guards over Hakata from here, and has been loved by locals since ancient times. The water of the spirit spring that wells up from under the main shrine is believed to grant longevity. In addition, there is a lifting stone called the “Chikaraishi” that famous sumo champions have lifted as well as festival floats that are on display all year giving an extra boost of Japanese charm. If you are confident in your power, you can try and lift the stone yourself.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Hakatamachiya Furusatokan, 6-10 Reisemmachi, Hakata, Fukuoka 812-0039 Fukuoka Prefecture

    Step into the 19th and early 20th century Hakata living. Get introduced to the old way of life, and even participate in and get introduced to some Hakata traditional crafts like Hakata Dolls, Hakata Bariko, Hakata Yoyo, and Hakata Music. In the souvenir corner, you can find Hakata crafts and specialties, as well as famous confectionery and festival goods.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Kawabatadori Shopping Street, Kamikawabatamachi, Hakata, Fukuoka 812-0026 Fukuoka Prefecture

    Taking lunch time in this local shopping street.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Pass By: Canal City Hakata, 1-2 Sumiyoshi, Hakata, Fukuoka 812-0018 Fukuoka Prefecture

    Canal City Hakata is a large shopping and entertainment complex, calling itself a "city within the city". Attractions include about 250 shops, cafes and restaurants, a theater, game center, cinemas, two hotels and a canal running through the complex.

    Stop At: Ohori Park, 1-2 Ohorikoen, Chuo, Fukuoka 810-0051 Fukuoka Prefecture

    Ohori Park is a historical park that originally functioned as a moat for Fukuoka Castle. Today, it is loved by locals as an oasis in the city center where many water birds and turtles live.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Hakata Hyakunenkura, 1-30-1 Katakasu, Hakata, Fukuoka 812-0043 Fukuoka Prefecture

    This is Hakata's only brewery with a history of over 140 years, and is registered as an important cultural property. Sake here is characterized by its fruity freshness, and some use the local specialty of strawberries.You can also taste local sake that you can only taste here, such as freshly pressed “new” sake, so why not give the sake a shot?

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Hakata Station, Hakataeki Chuogai, Hakata, Fukuoka 812-0012 Fukuoka Prefecture

    The ending point of this tour. Hakata Station is a major railway station in southern Japan and the largest on Kyushu Island. It serves as a gateway to Kyushu as it’s the terminus of both the Sanyo Shinkansen bullet train line to Osaka, and by extension the Tokaido Shinkansen to Tokyo.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Hakata Station, 中央街-1-1 博多駅 Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, 812-0012, Japan
    Traveler pickup is offered
    A guide will pick you up at the hotel reception.Ports
    • Hakata Port
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Trip Designer Inc.

Activity ID: V-22178P57

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