Fukuoka is a popular tourism destination. To find out why rent a vehicle and discover the places around Kurume. If you're keen to explore more of the area, head 13 miles (21 kilometers) where you'll find Dazaifu. Here you can pay a visit to the Kanzeonji Temple and Dazaifu Tenmangu.
When you are ready to head further afield beyond Kurume, why not visit the nearest regional city. Fukuoka is approximately 20 miles (32 kilometers) away and is home to visitor attractions like Hakata Riverain, Kyushu University and Higashi Koen. Fukuoka has much of interest for those happy to hang around here a little longer. Fukuoka Mitsukoshi Department Store, Genko Historical Museum and Fukuoka Castle are just a sample of the other interesting attractions worth a visit.
Immerse yourself in Kurume's religious side by visiting the area's temples and other places of worship. A good way to truly understand a spot is by discovering its earlier days. Make the time to visit the castles while you are in the area.
Get outdoors and get amongst the adventures in the Kurume area. Try your hand at mountain climbing or give mountain biking a try. No break is complete without a little rest and recuperation. Picnicking is one way to relax in this region and camping is another.
When it is time to depart Fukuoka, you'll be sure to bid this place a fond "Sayōnara" Rest assured, however, you'll be leaving with once-in-a-lifetime memories that you'll be able to enjoy for years to come.