Fukutsu, City in Japan
General Information about Fukutsu
Fukutsu (Fukutsu) is a middle town within Fukuoka prefecture in the Kyūshū region.
There is a fishing port in the city. You can easily reach the suburbs of Fukutsu by local rail services in 2 stations.
Famous persons connected with Fukutsu are Tochi Ueyama (born 1954), Shizuka Ooya (born 1991) and Yutaka Matsushige (born 1963).
Travel tips for Fukutsu
Top Fukutsu destinations for your sightseeing are the Miyajidake-shrine (宮地嶽神社) throughout the year, the Shinbaru-Nuyama burial mounds group (新原・奴山古墳群) throughout the year and Tsuyasaki-sengen (津屋崎千軒) throughout the year.
Do you want to see fireworks in Fukutsu? The Summer night festival (納涼花火大会) with 3.000 rockets is popular. You can best watch from the Fukutsu coast. Another fireworks is the Miyaji-shrine autumn grand festival (宮地嶽神社秋季大祭). Have a good view from the Miyajidake-Shrine.
You want to eat well and enjoy a drink in Fukutsu? The Sea bream rice with green tea (鯛茶づけ) is recommended by locals. Another recommendation for gourmets: Native chicken sukiyaki (地鶏すき焼き). The Jidori-ya Eto (ぢどり屋江藤) offers this. Where? In the Chuo 1-14-8 (中央1-14-8).
Do you already own a souvenir from Fukutsu? You could buy for example the Matsugae rice cake, available in Miyajidake-jinja Monzen-machi 8 tenpo.
Flowers and Foliage
The plum flowers from 02/01 to 02/28 and is the most beautiful in Hotaru-no-sato (ほたるの里). Discover the cherry blossom in Fukutsu from 04/01 to 04/30, best in the Miyajidake-shrine (宮地嶽神社). The maple trees changing colour in Fukutsu is the highlight in the romantic autumn. Discover in the Hiyoshi-shrine (日吉神社), how the leaves turn from golden yellow to shining red. Start is around the 11/01 and the foliage lasts until 11/30. To mention in Fukutsu is the Hoki-plum in flower, which you can see in the Miyajidake-shrine (宮地嶽神社) from 04/01 to 04/30.