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Fukuoka's top attractions
- Start with a climb up Mount Atago to see the Atago Shrine and panoramic city views.
- Stroll the Yanagibashi Market, also known as Hakata's kitchen, and purchase local produce, teas and hot food.
- Explore the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, the only museum in Asia that is dedicated to contemporary Asian art.
- Sample traditional ramen at the popular yatai (food stalls) in Nakasu Island and across the city.
Best time to travel to Fukuoka
Spring is the perfect time to visit Fukuoka, with mild weather and blooming cherry blossoms. During summer, you can take part in many local festivals, including the Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival, when participants race through the city carrying heavy floats, and the Mitama Festival at Gokoku Shrine. Visit during fall to experience Kyushu Basho, one of six sumo national tournaments.