Fukuoka city, located in the southwest of Japan as part of the island of Kyushu, is one of Japan's 4 main islands.
Fukuoka is Japan’s sixth-largest city.
Fukuoka is also one of the safest cities in Japan, which is already one of the safest countries in the world.
Its moderate climate, beautiful scenery and great location have made it popular with travellers from Japan and without.
As the prefecture borders the Korean Peninsula, Fukuoka was the first place in Japan to be exposed to the Asian main continent.
In 1997, 1999 and again in 2000, Fukuoka was ranked the best city in Asia by Asia Week Magazine.
In 2006, it was chosen by Newsweek as one of the world's top 10 boomtowns and had been ranked multiple times by Monocle Magazine as one of the most livable cities in the world and the best shopping city in the world!
Fukuoka's renowned cuisine, the city has more restaurants per person than anywhere else in Japan, will make your stay in Fukuoka a pleasure.
Foreigners are still not too common a sight in Fukuoka, so you will surely enjoy plenty of attention, and people are always happy to help you, even if your language is not good.
Fukuoka is bursting with culture: its many art galleries, museums, and theatres will give you your fill of the Japanese arts, while the nightlife is the best on the island.