・About 15 minutes by car / taxi from Hakata Station.
・About a 2 minute walk from Tenjin subway station, exit 1.
From the airport
- From Fukuoka Airport
・About 30 minutes by car / taxi from Fukuoka Airport.
・Take the Airport Subway Line to Tenjin Station, and it is a 2 minute walk from exit 1.
- Proceed straight after coming off the city highway at Tenjin Kita, then turn right, just after passing Daiei, at Tenjin Bashiguchi intersection. The hotel is the cream colored building about 200m further down the street, on the left hand side. Total transportation time is about 10 minutes.
Dazaifu Tenman-gū Shrine
Tenman-gu is a shrine dedicated to great scholars and built on the grave of Michizane Sugawara, deified as the god of literature and calligraphy. Strolling around the power spots of the shrine grounds can help one to refresh and refocus. The approach walk to the shrine is also recommended. [About 30 minutes by train from Hotel Monterey La Soeur Fukuoka]
One of the city's most famous landmarks, at 234m in height, it is the tallest seaside tower in Japan. It was completed in the first year of the Heisei Period (1989) and its gleaming exterior is covered with 8,000 half-mirrors. From the observation decks you can enjoy a wonderful, panoramic night view of Fukuoka.[About 25 minutes by bus from Hotel Monterey La Soeur Fukuoka]
Fukuoka Yahuoku! Dome
The home stadium of the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks baseball team, its name is an abbreviated form of "Yahoo! Auctions", which currently owns the naming rights to the dome. Located by the sea, the dome hosts a variety of events and has facilities for people of all ages. The sheer scale of the dome makes it a venue not to be missed.[About 25 minutes by bus from Hotel Monterey La Soeur Fukuoka]
Kushida Shrine is said to have been built in the Nara Period (710 - 794), and is home to the chief deity of the Hakata region. It is famous as being the venue for the grand finale of the spectacular Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival, and as such is much revered by the people of Hakata.[About 15 minutes on foot from Hotel Monterey La Soeur Fukuoka]
Being Kyushu's most bustling and popular downtown shopping area, this is a must visit location for shopping enthusiasts. However, there is also plenty to enjoy in addition to the shopping. If you wander down some of the back alleys away from the main thoroughfare, you can find plenty of surprising photo opportunities, as well as quiet parks and European-style buildings.[About 8 minutes on foot from Hotel Monterey La Soeur Fukuoka]
'Yatai (Street Stalls)
The Tenjin area offers plenty of hospitable street stalls that are welcoming for both ladies and first time visitors, while the Nakasu area offers stalls with a richer local flavor and atmosphere. Both areas are within walking distance of the hotel, allowing you to enjoy a taste of authentic Fukuoka cuisine.[About 15 minutes on foot from Hotel Monterey La Soeur Fukuoka]