- Fukuoka Topics
Jul 1, 2011 Now Reports
The new five-story pagoda at Tocho-ji
When Kobo Daishi (Kukai) returned from T’ang Dynasty China in 809, he built Tocho-ji, said to be the first Shingon Mikkyo Buddhist temple in Japan. The temple has a long and distin...
Jun 1, 2011 Now Reports
Board the water bus to experience waterfront Fukuoka
Fukuoka is a city with a long stretches of waterfront. It faces Hakata Bay to the north, and rivers wind their way through the central part of the city.
May 1, 2011 Now Reports
Azuchi Momoyama & Kyushu Shinkansen Rich Heritage
With the opening of JR Hakata City and the commencement of full service on the Kyushu Shinkansen in March, the Hakata district has come alive.