Things to Do in Fukuoka include exploring ancient temples, relaxing on endless stretches of sandy beach, shopping in modern shopping complexes and discovering historic ruins. In the heart of Maizuru Park, you can explore the ruins of Fukuoka Castle, dating back to the 17th century. In the Hakata district, visit Tōchō-ji Temple with its wooden Buddha that stands 10 metres tall. Also is the Hakata Machiya Folk Museum, which traces daily life in the country's past.

For outdoor adventures, visit Ohori Park with walking paths on the shores of a scenic lake and the opportunity to do some boating. You can climb Fukuoka tower to capture astonishing panoramic views of the city for miles.

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