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Discover the culture of Kyushu Island
Discover the culture of Kyushu Island
Discover the culture of Kyushu Island
Discover the culture of Kyushu Island
Cultural 5 hours

Discover the culture of Kyushu Island

Ancient shrines, a kimono dressing ceremony and a yatai food stand.

  • From 48.81 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 5 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish)

Discover the culture of Kyushu Island
Discover the culture of Kyushu Island
Discover the culture of Kyushu Island
Discover the culture of Kyushu Island
Discover the culture of Kyushu Island
Discover the culture of Kyushu Island

Fukuoka is known as the gateway to Asia, so it’s not a huge surprise that you might find the culture here, and throughout Kyushu island, to be a little different from the rest of Japan.

You’ll join one of our friendly local Fukuoka hosts (that’s a given, everyone here is friendly) and experience the diverse history, culture and art of this region.

You’ll follow your host to sacred shrines, like Kushida-jinja or Dazaifu Tenman-gu, and get a feeling for the ancient spirituality that resides there.

You could fill in a wooden plaque of your own and dedicate a prayer to the deities of the temples, or if you’re feeling creative why not paint a Hakata doll to take home with you?

If that doesn’t sound like your idea of a good time fear not, you could don a traditional kimono instead in a traditional dressing ceremony.

Kyushu is also home to Japan’s most famous pottery, so there’s plenty to see as you wander through walkways of the old districts (or hop on a boat to save those legs).

Of course, no cultural experience is complete without a tasty traditional meal - we’re talking a yatai food stand for some Hakata ramen.

    • Join a host and discover the rich Kyushu culture of Fukuoka
    • Explore the iconic landmarks and discover places that play an important role in Kyushu culture
    • Visit ancient shrines and participate in traditional cultural activities
    • Indulge in Fukuoka's diverse food culture with a traditional meal
    • Immerse yourself in a culture that is different from your own, and learn about an alternative way of life
    • Chat to your host about their culture, gaining authentic insight into the city’s heritage
    • Get to know your host, who will give you tips about other places to visit during your stay
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • Private and personalized experience with a host
    • Scenic walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)
    • Flexible meeting point to be agreed upon with your host
    • The entire experience is tailored according to your interests
    • What’s not included
    • Any food and drinks
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 14 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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