Tenjin Central Park

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The gathering event of Lomographers in Fukuoka was held at couple of places, and Tejin Cental Park was the last stop for us!

Tenjin Central Park is located in Fukuoka Perfecture in Kyushu area, the western side of Japan. The park serves as an oasis of Fukuoka City, and many people enjoy their time and get relaxed there on holidays. There are two major spots to visit in the park.

One is the fountain and the other is “Kihinkan”. The fountain is made of building stone taken from the Fukuoka prefecture’s old government office building. People kept columns of the building when the government office was moved to the other area and made a fountain from it. “Kihinkan” is one of the oldest wooden structures in Japan and designated as a nationally important cultural property. You need to pay entrance fee to visit the Kihinkan unless you are 65 years old and up!

There are so many good foods in Kyushu! In Fukuoka area. “Motsu-nabe” & “Tonkotsu noodle” are very well-known, so if you have a chance to visit there, you have to try at least one of them. YUMMY!!

written by takuji on 2009-05-31 in #world #locations #japan #kyushu #lomography-journey #blogge-s-gathering #fukuoka

4 Comments

  1. breakphreak
    breakphreak ·

    ... and shochu :) what kind of shochu Fukuoka people drink? Sweet potato with half glass of a hot water?

  2. stouf
    stouf ·

    Nice contrast between the buildings and the columns ! Lovely gallery !

  3. takuji
    takuji ·

    @breakphreak
    I just drunk "soba Shochu". I am not sure what people in Fukuoka prefer to. maybe "imo shochu" with hot water!

    @stouf
    thanks for you comments as always!

  4. takuji
    takuji ·

    @breakphreak
    I just drunk "soba Shochu". I am not sure what people in Fukuoka prefer to. maybe "imo shochu" with hot water!

    @stouf
    thanks for you comments as always!

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