Vegetarian's Japan Guide

Kyūshū Region

Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Ōita, Miyazaki, Kagoshima, Okinawa


The Most Interesting Shrines and Temples in Fukuoka City

Heading to Fukuoka City and looking for some interesting shrines and temples to visit? If so, you are in luck! Fukuoka has quite a few unique shrines and temples, some of which you can participate in traditional rituals. Here is a list of our favorites!


Fukuoka City’s Best Cherry Blossom Spots, Famous and Hidden

Fukuoka City, the main transportation hub of Kyūshū, is best known for its Yatai stalls. But what many aren’t aware of is the city has a couple of great spots perfect for cherry blossom hunting. And the good news is some of them are just in the city center!

Shōfuku-ji – The First Zen Temple in Japan

If you practice zen or meditate regularly, you might be interested in Shōfuku-ji, the first Zen temple in Japan. The temple is also a spot in Hakata that will excite all cat lovers!