Dazaifu and Komyoji Zen temple


Tour Number

Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, City


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.
I escort you getting on and off a vehicle.

Maximum travelers: 7



Japanese (fluent), English (advanced)

Ancient western capital

Welcome to Fukuoka, then go to Dazaifu. Dazaifu is the main tourist destination in Fukuoka. You will feel ancient capital atomosphere as well as quiet sophistcated Zen meditation in this tour.
Umegaemochi, traditional Japanese sweet cannot be missed. You can walk along the shrine street, munching the sweet just from the oven.
It is also nice cycling around the ancient capital ruins.
I cannot wait showing you around our pride, Dazaifu area.


9:00 Meet at your hotel lobby or cruise ship terminal
By train or bus
10:00 Komyoji Zen temple
11:00 Dazaifu Temmangu shrine
12:00 Lunch at a traditional Japanese restaurant
Bt train or bus
14:00 Return to your hotel or cruise ship terminal

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meet at your hotel lobby or cruise ship terminal

End location: See you off at your hotel or cruise ship terminal

Duration: 5 hours

Seasonal weather coditions such as typhoon and traffic congestion especially during new year holidays may affect the duration.


We basically use public transportation such as bus and train and walk for a short distance.

What’s Included

This tour includes any help with transportation to and from the cruise ship terminal around the city as well as guides's expense for transportation, food and admission fees.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2500 Japanese Yen - Train round trip fare:Around 1000 yen
Umegae mochi sweet: 120 yen
Coke:120 yen
Lunch: around 1000 yen
Adnission fee: 200 yen

What’s Extra

You are responsible for purchasing any items of personal nature related to transporting, shopping, souvenirs,snacks and restaurant meals.

A Recent Review of this tour

Wonderful tour! Mayumi was a lovely, friendly lady and gave a most enjoyable and informative tour. Nothing was rushed and she ensured we had plenty of time to buy souvenirs and take photos. Highly recommended!
Susan McCarthy

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