Rainy Day in Fukuoka? The top 8 places to enjoy it!
Rainy days can also occur while you are travelling. But this shouldn’t matter, because you can find many interesting places in Fukuoka which you can enjoy also on bad weather days. Here are the best places and I’m sure everyone will find a favorite one.
Canal City – everything in one place
Canal City is like a small city in which you can find many shops, restaurants and cafes and amusement in the cinema, the theater or the game center. So you can find something for everyone. There is also a fountain show every 30 min from 10:00 to 22:00.
Opening hours and fees: 10:00-21:00 (shops), 11:00-23:00 (restaurants), no holydays
Address: 1-2, Sumiyoshi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka Prefecture 812-0018
Access: 12 min walk from Hakata Station, 9 min walk from Gion Station
Hakata-za – an entertaining day in the Theater
Hakata-za is a wonderful theater which runs a different show every month, like musicals, kabuki plays and other shows. You can also get something delicious to eat in one of the restaurants or cafes, or buy nice souvenirs in the shop.
Opening hours and fees: depending on show
Address: 2-1 Shimokawabatamachi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture 812-0027
Access: 25 min walk from Hakata Station, 2 min walk from Nakasukawabata Station
Tenjin Chikagai – the underground shopping mall
Tenjin Chikagai underground shopping mall is the ideal place for shopping on rainy days. It provides a lot of different shops and restaurants. You have also access to other department stores from there.
Opening hours and fees: 10:00-20:00 (shops), 10:00-21:00 (restaurants, may vary)
Address: 2 Chome Tenjin, Chūō-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka-ken 810-0001
Access: 1 min walk from Tenjin Station (Nishitestu Line), 1 min walk from Kuko subway
line Tenjin Station
Round One Tenjin – a paradise for indoor activities
At Round One you can find many activities for rainy days like bowling, table tennis, darts, billiard and many more. Or maybe you prefer karaoke? You can find it there too.
Opening hours and fees: 24h, no holyday, depending on activity and time
Address: 2 Chome-6-12 Tenjin Chuo, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture 810-0001
Access: 5 min walk from Tenjin Station (Nishitestu Line), 6 min walk from Tenjin subway
Ohori Park Noh Theater – wonderful place to meet Japanese traditional theater
If you are interested in Japanese traditional theater Ohori Park Noh Theater is a must to go place. There you can see noh plays and there are also frequently events for free.
Opening hours and fees: depending on show
Address: 1-5 Ohori Park,Chuo-ku,Fukuoka City,Fukuoka Prefecture
Access: 8 min walk from Ohorikoen subway Station
Nakagawaseiryu Onsen – a relaxing spa day
Why not relaxing in a hot tub, while watching the rain outside? A rainy day is perfect for visiting an onsen and in Nakagawaseiryu Onsen you will not just have a bath, you can also have a delicious meal or find relaxation through a massage.
Opening hours and fees: Mon-Fri: 10:00-24:00, Sat, Sun, holyday: 11:00-24:00; Mon-Fri:
1400 yen, Sat, Sun, holyday: 1600 (Onsen); Mon-Fri: 11:00-23:00, Sat, Sun, holyday: 11:00-24:00 (restaurant)
Address: 811-1236 Fukuoka Prefecture, Chikushi District, Nakagawa, Nameri, 326
Access: take the free bus from Ohashi Station (about 30 min ride) or Hakata Station (about
50 min ride)
Fukuoka Yahuoku Dome – a day with baseball enthusiasts
Japanese are very passionate when it comes to baseball. So it is a great experience to visit a baseball match and feel the incredible atmosphere in the stadium. You can also take a tour through the stadium or visit its museum. And of course you will find there a lot of delicious food.
Opening hours and fees: depending on match schedule, ticket prices are depending on seat
category and day; Tour: 10:00-16:00 every hour, 1500 yen; museum: 10:00-17:00
(may change due to events or matches), 1000 yen
Address: 2 Chome-2-2 Jigyohama, Chuo, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture 810-8660
Access: 18 min walk from Tojinmachi subway Station
Cafe Yuu – taking home a handmade piece of Japan
What about enjoying a cup of coffee and making your own pottery? So Café Yuu is the address for you. They have a Café on the first floor and a pottery room on the second, where you can make your own Japanese pottery.
Opening hours and fees: Tue-Fri 10:30-21:30; Mon, Sat, Sun, holyday 11:00-20:30;
starts from 3500 yen ~ (reservation needed)
Address: 1 Chome-2-38 Daimyō, Chūō-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka-ken 810-0041
Access: 13 min walk from Tenjin Station, 8 min walk from Akasaka subway Station
As you see there is no need to be desperate when it rains because these won’t be lost days. There are so many interesting things to do and to see in Fukuoka, that these ones will be like sunny days. So check these places out!