The buzzing city of Fukuoka boasts the highest population of Japan's southern Kyushu island. Known as the "gateway to Asia", the city enjoys close proximity to the Asian mainland and the high number of international flights and high speed ferries that come with it. The city is highly compact and convenient - the main Hakata station is situatated just five minutes away from Fukuoka airport, and there are plenty of bus and train connections that make it easy to explore the rest of Kyushu from the city. The trendy Tenjin district of Fukuoka is currently undergoing redevelopment, with many exciting projects underway. Read on to get up to speed with the hottest popular sightseeing trains, souvenirs, restaurants, and hotels available in Fukuoka right now!