Today, Hakata is just a part of Fukuoka city, but from 1200 to 400 years ago, it was Japan’s largest port town that flourished by trading with foreign countries. Nowadays, Hakata is a famous tourist spot where there are many places of historic interest, scenic beauty and skillful traditional handicraft production from those days.
Hakata Guide Association is a group of volunteer guides who have learned Hakata’s history, culture, and festivals, and have mastered hospitality in order to introduce Hakata’s attractiveness in detail.
Our guide will introduce Hakata to foreign visitors in English during the walking tour.
Please choose one of the following four tours. Each tour takes approximately 2 hours. It is possible to take two tours in a day. The meeting place for all tours is at the Information Center in the concourse on the first (ground) floor in Hakata Station.
Please read our conditions stated below and fill out the form. This application should be submitted to us one week prior to the tour date.
After receiving your application, we will reply within three working days through e-mail whether we can meet your request or not.
If you have any questions about our reply, please let us know by e-mail to:
Once the date and time for your tour are fixed, any late requests for changes in date or time may result in our being unable to meet your request.