I traveled to Fukuoka, in mid December. While Fukuoka has an image of gourmet town, it has also tourist spots more than I expected. In this article, I will write Marinoa City Fukuoka as part of Day 2. It has more than 120 outlet shops and amusement facilities in its vast premises, so you can spend a whole day, particularly if you are a shopping lover.
[Visit Places (series of articles)]
* Day 1: Fly to Fukuoka with ANA
* Day 1: Ohori Park and Nakasu
* Day 1: Canal City Hakata (Illumination)
* Day 2: Marinoa City Fukuoka [This article]
* Day 2: Fukuoka City Museum and Momochi Seaside Park
* Day 2: Fukuoka Tower (Illumination)
* Day 3: Marine World Uminonakamichi
* Day 3: JR Hakata Station
* Day 3: JR Hakata Station (Illumination)
* Day 4: Dazaifu Tenmangu
* Day 4: Kyushu National Museum
* Day 4: Tenjin (Illumination)
* Day 5: Fukuoka Airport
Breakfast at ANA Crowne Plaza Fukuoka
It was the second day of my Fukuoka trip. To begin with, I will have breakfast at ANA Crowne Plaza Fukuoka where I have been staying.
It was a buffet-style breakfast and contained a proper balance of Japanese cuisine and Western one. In addition, several local foods were provided.
Here is what I had today.
Gold’s Gym Hakata Riverain
After breakfast, I moved from Hakata station to Nakasu-Kawabata station by subway and came to “Hakata Riverain”, a commercial mall.
I came here because I would like to do a workout at Gold’s Gym located on the first basement of the mall.
Today, I had a workout mainly for the chest.
Marinoa City Fukuoka
After the workout at Gold’s Gym, I moved to Meihama station by subway for the first destination of the second day.
I walked for a while and came to “Marinoa City Fukuoka”.
“Marinoa City Fukuoka” is a commercial complex opened in 2000. Its main facility is a big outlet mall with more than 120 shops.
In addition, in the “Marina Side area”, which faces the sea, there are a yacht harbor, a Ferris wheel, and a food court etc.
Anpanman (Red Bean Bread Man), a famous Japanese cartoon character.
The Ferris wheel matched with the background of the blue sky.
I will ride on the Ferris wheel.
View from the Ferris wheel.
Other snaps mainly including the Ferris wheel.
The facility included a hotel.
This is an athletic facility “NOVOLT”.
I felt as if I were in a foreign resort.
This building is “Notre Dame Marinoa”, a wedding hall.
A yacht facility operated by YAMAHA.
An island over there was “Nokonoshima Island”.
Now I will return.
I stopped by “Kisuimaru” for lunch.
In the restaurant.
I ordred “Kisuimaru-Don”.
Then, I will move to the next destination (around Fukuoka Tower) by bus.
That’s it for the article about Marinoa City Fukuoka as part of Day 2.
“Marinoa City Fukuoka” has more than 120 outlet shops and amusement facilities in its vast premises. So you can spend a whole day, particularly if you are a shopping lover 🙂
In the next article, I will write about Fukuoka City Museum and Momochi Seaside Park as part of Day 2.
1 ANA Crowne Plaza Fukuoka
2 Gold’s Gym Hakata Riverain
3 Marinoa City Fukuoka
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