Tōchō-ji has impressively carved Kannon statues and, upstairs, the largest wooden Buddha in Japan.
Hakata Machiya Furusato-kan
Spread over three machiya (traditional townhouses), this folk museum re-creates a Hakata nagare (neighbourhood unit) from the late...
Kushida-jinja has displays of Hakata festival floats on the grounds, and a local history museum .
Fans of classical kabuki (stylised Japanese theatre) will swoon over this 1500-seat state-of-the-art theatre, above Nakasu-Kawabata...
Down the street from the Hakata Machiya Furusato-kan, this lovely eatery makes homemade soba (buckwheat noodles) from the Shinshū area...
6-1 Gokushō-machi · interesting places nearby
Shōfuku-ji is an historic Zen temple founded in 1195 AD by Eisai Zenji, who introduced Zen and tea to Japan. The site on which it stands has proved to be archaeologically rich, with recent excavations revealing remnants of a culture dating back 4000 years.