Fukuoka prefecture is in the northern Kyushu. It is the gateway of Kyushu and Asia, and a domestic and international transport node.
Fukuoka is in rich natural surroundings, so you can enjoy fresh food from the sea and mountains. It is “treasure trove of food” including tonkotsu ramen (ramen noodle with pork bone broth), udon noodle, mizutaki (chicken hot pot) and motsunabe (stew made with giblets).
Traditional festivals such as “Hakata Dontaku,” “Hakata Gion Yamakasa,” “Kokura Gion Daiko,” “Tobata Gion Oyamagasa,” “Kawawatari Jinkosai” and “Daizenji Tamadaregu no Oniyo” are held in Fukuoka prefecture, and many tourists visit these festivals.