Fukuoka Private Tour

Combining Gourmet and Japanese Culture

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Fukuoka with a Local Guide

Fukuoka (福岡), city and port, is located on the southern coast of Hakata Bay, which was the site of a storm—what the Japanese called a kamikaze (“divine wind”)—in 1281 that scattered and sank a large fleet of invading Mongols in the 13th century and thus saved Japan from foreign occupation.

An ancient port, Fukuoka is now a regional commercial, industrial, administrative, and cultural centre.

The atmosphere is very peaceful and is different than other cities like Tokyo, Osaka or Kyoto.

Fukuoka was rated one of the most livable cities in the world for several years in a row.

Finding tasty food in Fukuoka is easier than finding a croissant in Paris.

As dusk falls, over 100 open air food stalls or yatai, donned with colorful drapes open for business around the city.

Yatai began as simple, portable eateries that appeared one after another in devastated cities throughout the country after World War II.

Many offer ramen of course, but you can enjoy plenty of original offerings too, from oden winter soup to gyoza dumplings, yakitori grilled chicken skewers and tempura.

The tour will take you to

  • Fukuoka Tower
  • Hakata Old Town
  • Tenjin
  • Nakasu
  • Nagahama
  • Unique Yatai

Custom Tour

Depending on what you want to visit (temples, shops, museums, monuments, etc.) or participate in a cultural experience, we will build a personal tour plan just for you, in line with your interests, travel styles, schedule and other requirements, to ensure that your visit will be an unforgettable experience.

Contact us for a tailor-made visit.

Fukuoka Private Tour

Rates (group of up to six (6) guests)

- 1 day 8 hours Private Tour: JPY45,000

- + 6 guests, contact us for an estimate

Please be sure to read our FAQ to see what is included in the tour fee and other details.

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