Entries tagged as museum
Apple Store A1522 A1524 A1549 A1586 Apple Watch boat Busan butadon Canal City Hakata Celine Chung Fukuoka Fukuoka Airport Hakata Shinpu hydrofoil Incheon International Airport iPhone 6 iPhone 6 Plus iPhone 6S Plus iPhone 7 Japan Japanese food Korea KT LGU+ Osaka park ramen Ramen Stadium restaurant Seoul SK Telecom subway tower travel Wesley Woo-Duk Hwang-Chung zoo adapter app band barcode baseball battery belt case Bitgaram City Bluetooth box cable camera charger GPS Hayun Chung iOS iOS 10 iOS 9 iPhone 7 Plus iPhone X Lego lightning Micro-USB Naju Nintendo Wii Oband T2 Oxford Block pen performance remote control advertisement agriculture Ahn Cheol-soo air pump airplane airport Apple Maps apple tree arcade astronomy bagel ball beverage BHC bicycle Blade Runner 2049 blizzard Bolt EV book bread building Burger King bus Cajun Fries cake candy Canon SX50 HS car car wash cat cellphone CGV Chappie Chefs Pomo cherry blossom chicken chip chocolate cloud coffee bear BRT cathedral construction curling Dazaifu double decker eagle electric Everland flower fog Gangneung garden government complex Gwangju Gwangju Songjeong Station Hakata hard tack hockey ice ice rink lake London movie theatre Olympic and Paralympic Games Osong Station Pyeongchang repair road safari bed BEXCO desk exposition house laser pointer porcelains pork cutlet seaport skating temple train udon 3D printing A1530 A1533 A1779 barometer binoculars Bode’s Galaxy Celestron NexStar 6SE China Chuseok Cigar Galaxy cleaning convenience store corn dog Cortex Camera earphone eclipse electric fan flare FLIR One Focus Pixels galaxy Galaxy S4 Zoom hot-bed hot-end infrared thermal imaging A1687 air cushion alligator almond Alvin and the Chipmunks Amazon.com Angry Birds animation aquarium arancini arboretum arrow Asia Culture Center assembly kit Australia bacon badminton baguette Balance Board balloon Barbie BASF Baskin Robbins 31 Batman BB-8 Beauty and the Beast bell Bernoulli coffee shop elementary fire ger golf KPX Mongolia monsoon Noryangjin oil drilling rig pizza rain school snow station sushi toy tree capsule hotel Shinto shrine doctor fish burrito drill hamburger lights middle Mom's Touch observatory police post office potato rescue snack taco Taco Bell Thigh Burger betta bowl clock emart goldfish hamster Hitokuchi Sauce-Katsu Homeplus magnet parrot playground squirrel water pump cosmetics Duty-Free Hiyoko Bread Royce Chocolate Golden Gobi 2015 Summer Universiade Allegiant Anna Antman Apocalypse Avengers Batman vs Superman Black Panther Boss Baby cafeteria Captain America: Civil War car inspection carbonated water champon cheese stick Chungjang-ro claw crane coaxial cable Coco Cocoming tonkotsu bingsu birthday Blu-Ray Player broiled eels bulgogi cabinet candy dispenser National Jeonbuk Meteorological Science castle concert Ferris wheel fountain spider takoyaki AZ Burger beer Captain Spicy cheese chicken nugget chicken tender chopped noodles COEX Colonel Sanders Course crab cup Daejeon diavola dog Dongshin University dumpling eel English muffin fries KFC Skytree Tokyo 123D Design Autodesk Booto bracelet bunny Christmas Christmas tree church coin daycare dinosaur Disney drone Easter egg Electric Love Marathon electronics kit Elsa Financial Museum bakery bookstore entertainment system gift Honam Line KTX KTX-Sancheon mall McDonald’s Mugunghwa Parnas pigeon power plug Samseong Sejong shopping Gochunaengi instant noodles Lotte Outlet microwave oven ramyeon soy tonkatsu tsuyu
Considering the check-in time at the Hakata Port, I now had less than three hours' time for sightseeing, including transit time. It was still more than enough for me to visit a museum, take a train back to Fukuoka, have lunch, and walk back to the port.Continue reading "Fukuoka on foot (4/4): Museum, udon, and the way home"
Kyushu National Museum, opened in 2005 as the first of its kind in Japan in more than a century, is spacious, modern, and easy to get around
The 4th floor of the museum houses the permanent exhibits, which has an extensive collection of historical items in the Kyushu region with the focus in the cultural exchanges with nearby countries like Korea and China
Having gone through the wharves and big parks, I headed northwest, walking about 20 minutes more towards Fukuoka Tower. More big things were ahead, including the very reason I was in this city in the first place.Continue reading "Fukuoka on foot (2/4): Museums, sights, and Apple Store"
On my way towards Fukuoka Tower, I saw the Fukuoka Yafuoku! Dome (Yafuoku = Yahoo Auctions), the home stadium of the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks baseball team and a venue for large-scale concerts that can accommodate about 42,000 people
Near the Yafuoku! Dome was the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Fukuoka, displaying the information about expatriate voting for the 19th Presidential Election