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4.5/5.0 (34 reviews)
Genki Japanese and Culture School, Fukuoka

The school is located in the heart of Fukuoka City, one of Japan's biggest cities, within walking distance of all amenities. Fukuoka is regularly chosen as one of the best cities in Asia, with... More

Quality of teaching:4.4/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:4.0/5.0
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Fukuoka: The busy city of Fukuoka is the biggest city on the Japanese island of Kyushu. In this waterfront city beaches and resorts are never more than a few metro stops away. The Fukuoka area is famous for fresh seafood and its local annual festivals, which are some of Japan's oldest and draw huge crowds. Don´t miss the Fukuoka tower, the tallest coastal tower in Japan which offer breathtaking views. For carousel-lovers, Fukuoka has Asia´s largest Ferris wheel - 120 meters high!

Key Facts about Fukuoka

Population: 1,393,000

Time zone: +19h. (GMT +9)

Region: Fukuoka,

Currency: JPY (1 JPY = 0.0088 USD)

Name of city in Japanese: 福岡

Fukuoka quality of life rating:

4.6/5.0 (34 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

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Cost of Living:

  • Big Mac price (Japan average):369.82 ¥ (36% cheaper than in USA)

    Mains electricity:

    • Plug Type A
    • Plug Type B
    • Residential voltage: 100 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz / 50 Hz

    Arrival Airport

    Fukuoka (FUK) - 3 km. from Fukuoka city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Every 15 minutes, 270,00 JPY, 6 minutes.

    Main stops: Fukuoka Airport, Hakata

    Taxi: 1.934 ¥, 6 minutes drive to city center of Fukuoka

    Direct international flights from:
    • Singapore: Singapore Changi

    Weather in Fukuoka

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    57.2 °F55.4 °F55.4 °F60.8 °F64.4 °F69.8 °F75.2 °F80.6 °F77 °F71.6 °F66.2 °F62.6 °F

    Events in FukuokaBest time to take a language course in Fukuoka


    Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival
    Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival

    Jul. 2019The Hakata Gion Yamakasa is a folk festival that is thought to be almost 800 years old and features elaborate, colourful floats, some over 13 metres high. It is famous for its float races, where teams of scantily dressed men carry large floats through the streets of the city.


    Ohori Fireworks Show
    Ohori Fireworks Show

    Aug. 2019The largest fireworks display of the year is set off from an island in the middle of Ohori park pond. It is easy to find a good place to sit back and enjoy the spectacle of this traditional summer event.


    Kyushu Sumo tournament
    Kyushu Sumo tournament

    Nov. 2019The Kyushu Grand Tournament is the last major sumo event of the season and Fukuoka is a great city to host it. Residents get very excited about the tournament and wrestlers can often be found at local restaurants.

    What to do in Fukuoka

    Hakata Machiya Furusato-kan
    Hakata Machiya Furusato-kan
    Shrines & Temples
    Shrines & Temples
    Fukuoka Tower
    Fukuoka Tower
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