Now Map – Best Free Multilingual Map for Fukuoka City
You’ve landed in Fukuoka, either at the airport, or just gotten off the Bullet Train at Hakata Station, or perhaps you arrived by ship at Hakata Port. Now where? That’s when you’ll find your first friend in Fukuoka, “Now Map”.
It’s a trilingual (English, Korean and Chinese) free map of Fukuoka City. Designed by non-Japanese longtime residents of Fukuoka and it presents Fukuoka in way that is easy and convenient to visitors from overseas.
The Big Picture
On one side and in one glance we show almost the entire city from Meinohama in the West to Hakozaki in the East, from Hakata Port in the North to Minami-koen in the South. It’s easy for visitors to plan their whole day including for example, visits to Shofukuji, Rakusuein, Asahi Beer Factory, Hirao Sanso, Imaizumi, Nagahama, Ohori Park, Momochi, Meinohama, Nokonoshima, Uminonakamichi and more.
The other side of Now Map gives an enlarged view of the central shopping and entertainment areas of Tenjin, Kawabata, and Hakata.
Convenient & Useful
When unfolded Now Map is huge! Be careful on windy days! But folded, it slides neatly into your jacket or back pocket.
And compared to a smartphones
• no batteries required
• wifi and the internet connection not required
• no roaming charges
• offers easy to read type and wide view
• make memos on it!
• and it makes a nice souvenir of your visit.
Pick up your copy now!
Now Map is published twice a year (early April and early September). It’s available for free at all major tourist information counters, most hotels and many large shopping centers – and of course, from our sponsors. If you can’t find one, send us an email.
Now Map by Numbers
• Published since 2009
• 300,000 copies/year
• Two editions each year: Spring/Summer Edition & Fall and Winter
• 250 distribution spots
• English, Korean & Chinese language in one edition
• Advertisements inquires welcome: sales ((@)) fukuoka-now.com or call: 092-762-2505