Known as one of the three major entertainment districts in Japan, together with Kabukicho (Shinjuku) and Susukino (Sapporo).
Plays host to a large number of festivals, such as the Hakata Dontaku Festival in May, Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival in July, and Nakasu Festival in October.
【Access】An approximately 15 minute walk from the hotel
The main shrine among roughly 12,000 Tenman-gu shrines throughout Japan, the shrine deifies Sugawara no Michizane, known as the "god of learning."
On the grounds is the sacred Tobiume plum tree and about 6,000 more plum trees, which makes it a popular spot for viewing plum blossoms in Japan.
【Access】Approximately 25 minutes by train and on foot from the hotel
A multi-purpose commercial complex that is a symbol of Fukuoka, featuring a shopping mall, cinema, theater, amusement facilities, hotel, and office space. Designed by the same architect who designed Roppongi Hills and Namba Parks, its exterior is especially distinctive.
【Access】An approximately 14 minute walk from the hotel
An artificial beach park that faces Hakata Bay and is made of white sand that stretches for approximately 2.5km.
Among the modern cityscape that stretches along the waterfront stands Fukuoka Tower, Japan's tallest seaside tower and a landmark of the city, and Marizon, a floating shopping mall with restaurants, marine shops, and other establishments. The park is very popular as an urban resort area.
【Access】Approximately 19 minutes by car from the hotel
3-6-7 Hakata Ekimae, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka, 812-0011