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Fukuoka Travel: Fukuoka Tower, Hakata Port Tower, Momochi Seaside Park

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Okay this is the last post my trip in Fukuoka. You can also check Fukuoka Travel Guide: Fukuoka Castle Cherry Blossom Festival & Ohori Park and Fukuoka Travel: Uminonakamichi Seaside Park to get some of recommendation for Fukuoka Travel Itinerary and Fukuoka Trip Planner.

Visit Momochi Seaside Park on your trip to Fukuoka or Japan

1. Momochi Seaside Park
Seaside Momochi (シーサイドももち, Shīsaido Momochi) is Fukuoka's modern waterfront located on reclaimed land along Hakata Bay. The area was originally developed as the site of the 1989 Asia Pacific Expo and was designed with attractive, modern features such as wide, tree lined streets, futuristic buildings, public parks and no phone or electricity lines above ground.

Seaside Momochi is home to several attractive amusements including beaches, museums and a variety of shopping and dining options. The main attractions are centered around Fukuoka Tower and the Hawks Town entertainment complex, which are located about one kilometer apart: Fukuoka Tower, Fukuoka Yafuoku Dome, Fukuoka City Museum, Momochihama Beach

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The waterfront area can be reached in a 10-20 minute bus ride from Tenjin Station (230 yen one way), in a 20-30 minute bus ride from Hakata Station (230 yen one way) or in a 15-20 minute walk from Nishijin or Tojinmachi Subway Stations.

In addition, Seaside Momochi is a 20 minute, 1030 yen ferry ride from Uminonakamichi Seaside Park across Hakata Bay. Ferries depart approximately every two hours (more frequent during busy seasons).

Let's enjoy Water Front and Momochi Beach that represent Fukuoka

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2. Fukuoka Tower
Hours: 9:30 to 22:00 (until 21:00 from October to March)
Closed: The last Monday and Tuesday of June
Admission: 800 yen (20% off for foreigners who show passport identification)
Access : After visited Momochi Seaside Park you can walked to Fukuoka Tower. because the location is near and It can be reached in a 5 minutes.

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Built in 1989 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Tower stands 234 meters tall and is far and away the city's highest building and Japan's tallest seaside tower. The tower is adorned in over 8000 mirrors and sports a three-storied observation deck at 123 meters above ground with good views over the city.

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2. Hakata Port Tower
Hakata Port Tower is well known as a symbol of Hakata Bay. From the observatory floor of 70 meters above the ground, you can enjoy the great 360 degree panoramic view while overlooking the ships coming and going.

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The building was designed by Naito Tachu, who is known for building the Tokyo Tower and the second Tsutenkaku Tower. The Hakata Port Tower is the sixth tower in Naito Tachu “Six Tower Brothers” architectural design

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Hakata Port Tower Open Hours:10:00-22:00 (entry is permitted until 20 minutes before closing time) 
Hakata Port Bayside Museum: 10:00-17:00 (entry is permitted until 20 minutes before closing time) 
Fee/price: Admission is free.

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Access Hakata Port Tower :
On foot: 15 minutes from Tenjin area
By bus: take Nishitetsu bus bound for Hakata Futoh(no. 90) from Tenjin, and get off at the final stop. Or, take no. 99 from Hakata station (Hakata-eki bus center bldg. bus stop E) and get off at the final stop.

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