From Asakura, the major city of Hiroshima is 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the northeast.
Traveling in this popular part of the country is about discovering new things, so set aside some time to take to the road and tour a few of the other cool natural and man-made attractions in the vicinity of Asakura. Dazaifu, lies approximately 10 miles (16 kilometers) to the southeast. Here you can experience the Kanzeonji Temple and Dazaifu Tenmangu.
Fukuoka is 19 miles (31 kilometers) from Asakura. This regional center features a some great tourist attractions, like Fukuoka City Museum, Kyushu University and Fukuoka Mitsukoshi Department Store. Hawks Town, Kego Shrine and Hakata-za are some of the other attractions in Fukuoka that should be high on everyone's to-do list.
If you are looking for indoor activities, head to Fukuoka 's excellent indoor markets, history museums and theaters. These are ideal places to learn a little about the local lore and culture and find a special gift or two. Travelers in Fukuoka should spend time exploring the area's gardens, open-air museums and open-air markets.
When the mercury rises, take the lead of the locals and head to the region's much-loved waterways for a spot of swimming or boating. Explore a side of Fukuoka most visitors don't see by spending time with a knowledgeable local on one of the culinary tours, guided nature walks and cycling tours.
As you finish your time in Fukuoka area, pack up your gear and wish Japan a fond Sayōnara (farewell).