Summary of New Commercial Facilities, Tourist Spots, and Hotels in Fukuoka Prefecture that You Would Want to Visit on Your Kyushu Trip in 2024

Fukuoka Airport (FUK) is just a 5-10 minute subway ride from the city center, and the convenience of transportation, along with local gourmet food centered around Tonkotsu Ramen, attracts tourists to Kyushu region's Fukuoka Prefecture.

This time, we're featuring new commercial facilities, tourist spots, and hotels that opened in the downtown area of Fukuoka city in the first half of 2024. If you read this article, you're sure to find a place you'll want to visit on your next Fukuoka trip.

※The information featured in this article is as of May 2024. Please check the official website or other sources for the latest information.
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Fukuoka City, where new tourist spots and commercial facilities are opening one after another, is hot right now!

Fukuoka City, where new tourist spots and commercial facilities are opening one after another

The gateway to Kyushu tourism, Fukuoka Prefecture, Fukuoka City. Especially around Hakata Station and Tenjin area, urban redevelopment projects such as "Tenjin Big Bang" and "Hakata Connected" have been progressing in recent years, and many outing spots and commercial facilities are being newly opened or renewed one after another.

As a major tourism topic in 2023, the opening of "Fukuoka Daimyo Garden City", which houses retail and food and beverage stores and hotels, and "Meena Tenjin", which has a total sales floor area of over 6,700 tsubo, can be mentioned. In addition, several new stores have been added to the light-up of the three major yatai streets of Tenjin, Nakasu, and Nagahama, and the attractiveness as a travel destination is only increasing.

With a slew of new openings to look forward to in 2024, we will deliver the latest tourism information of Fukuoka City from here.

【Opening in April 2024】Fukuoka City|MEINOHAMA STEPS


Close to the sea, Meinohama is a popular bedroom town in Fukuoka City, where urban atmosphere and nature harmonize. It is a conveniently located town where you can access from Tenjin Station to Meinohama Station in about 13 minutes by subway, and JR also enters.

In such Meinohama, the lifestyle proposal type complex commercial facility "MEINOHAMA STEPS" will be born in 2024. The stores that will open include restaurants and cafes, as well as interior shops and fully private room hair salons. Furthermore, there is a rooftop terrace surrounded by greenery on the 5th floor. It is a facility that both locals and people visiting Fukuoka can enjoy.

【1F】Restaurant "kubelto" & Cafe "stong coffee lab"


At the restaurant "kubelto", you can enjoy dishes cooked on a wood fire grill using local ingredients from places like Nomiya and Itoshima. The restaurant also has its own brewery, so you can enjoy homemade craft beer.


At "stong coffee lab", where you can enjoy specialty coffee roasted in-house, they will hear your preferred taste, select beans, and roast them from a small amount. You can taste a coffee that is custom-made and unique in the world.

【2F~3F】Interior shop "fremtiden"


"fremtiden" offers a variety of items, including Nordic furniture manufacturers, lighting, famous furniture and goods from both domestic and overseas. The sales floor space is over 800 square meters. It's a new type of interior shop where you can enjoy not only shopping but also new discoveries and experiences related to living.

  • Address: 1-10-20, Nishikoen, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka City
  • Business hours: Varies by store
  • Access: About 4 minutes on foot from JR & Fukuoka City Subway "Meinohama Station"
  • Official website:

【Opening in March 2024】Fukuoka City|seven x seven Itoshima

【Opening in March 2024】Fukuoka City|seven x seven Itoshima

Located at the western edge of Fukuoka City, Itoshima exudes a tropical resort atmosphere. Taking advantage of its blessed location with sea and natural scenery, the hotel 'seven x seven Itoshima' opened in March 2024.

(Left) Standard Twin
Capacity: 4 people
Area: 40㎡
Price: From 38,000 yen (tax included)
*Prices vary depending on the season

(Right) Type: The Seventh Suite
Capacity: 4 people
Area: 87.2㎡
Price: From 120,000 yen (tax included)
*With jacuzzi / BBQ option available

The biggest attraction is that all rooms have an ocean view and a terrace. Not only the lobby, but you can also enjoy the turquoise blue sea from any room. In addition to offering 11 types of rooms with rooftop terraces, private jacuzzis, and BBQ grill facilities, there are also rooms that can accommodate up to 8 people, making it recommended for families and groups.

Offering dishes made with local ingredients from Fukuoka and Itoshima at its restaurant and cafe. The hotel also offers a variety of activities such as marine sports, beach yoga, and farm experiences. It is a recommended hotel for those who want to relax leisurely and those who want to have an active trip.

【New Area Opening in March 2024】Fukuoka City|Marine World Uminonakamichi

【Opening of New Area in March 2024】Fukuoka City|Marine World Uminonakamichi

The Kyushu-themed aquarium, "Marine World Uminonakamichi", recreates the charm of the sea from all seven prefectures. With exhibits such as sea lion and dolphin shows, and aquariums housing about 350 species and 30,000 marine creatures, it's a must-visit aquarium. In 2024, to commemorate its 35th anniversary, two new areas, "Penguin Beach" and "Island Stage", will open in Kaiju Island. Here, you can enjoy the sight of seals performing without any barriers like glass partitions, and penguins swimming and walking around.

Penguin Beach

Marine World Uminonakamichi Penguin Beach

Penguin Beach recreates the habitat of Cape Penguins, Boulder's Beach in South Africa. You can see them resting on the sandy ground and swimming in the pool up close. The "Goodnight Penguins" who return to their hut through the viewing area are held daily.

Island Stage

Marine World Uminonakamichi Island Stage

An island stage where you can view the stage from all 360 degrees. You can enjoy cute gestures of seals waving their hands or rolling around, and their movements to get rewards from all angles.

  • Address: 18-28, Oaza-Nishitozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka City
  • Business hours: 09:30~17:30
    *Golden Week and Summer 09:30~21:00, December to February 10:00~17:00
  • Access: About 5 minutes walk from JR "Uminonakamichi Station"
  • Official website:

👉【kkday】Marine World Uminonakamichi Aquarium Ticket | Fukuoka
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【Opening in January 2024】Fukuoka City|Forest Adventure・Aburayama Fukuoka

【Opening in January 2024】Fukuoka City|Forest Adventure・Aburayama Fukuoka

Located within a 30-minute drive from the center of Fukuoka City, "Forest Adventure Aburayama Fukuoka" offers a panoramic view from Uminonakamichi to the airport. This nature-friendly outdoor park, which opened within "ABURAYAMA FUKUOKA" equipped with camping facilities, restaurants, cafes, and shops, allows you to play to your heart's content by playing on the spread-out nets and taking a walk in the sky with a zip line.

Enjoy a skywalk in the forest with the "Zip Trip Course"

Forest Adventure Aburayama Fukuoka Zip Trip Course

The Zip Trip course allows you to experience activities such as moving from tree to tree while hanging on a wire, and taking a walk in the air for more than 100m in the forest. You can experience the thrill, view, and exhilaration of running through the forest with four zips.

The 'Net Course' where you can freely play in the trees

Forest Adventure Yuyama Fukuoka Net Course

A course where you can freely play on eight large nets stretched between trees 3 to 8 meters above the ground. You can play with balls, lie down, and bounce on the net without wearing safety equipment. You can also challenge various activities.

  • Address: 710-2, Kashiwabara, Minami-ku, Fukuoka City
  • Business hours: 09:30~15:30
    *Business hours may vary depending on the season
  • Price:
    【Zip Trip Course】2,750 yen
    【Net Course】2,200 yen
  • Access: About 30 minutes by car from Hakata/Tenjin area
  • Official website:

Keep an eye on the new openings and renovations in Fukuoka Prefecture

This time we introduced a facility scheduled to open in the first half of 2024, but new openings and renovations due to redevelopment projects are still ongoing. As soon as new information comes in about facilities scheduled to open in the future, we plan to update it from time to time. Please look forward to it!

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