Marine Messe Fukuoka

Marine Messe Fukuoka is a convention center located in Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture. In the past, it has hosted major events such as the World Swimming Championships in Fukuoka and the Grand Prix Final of Figurine Skating.
In addition to sporting events, this venue is often used as a concert venue.

Getting to the Stadium

Buses are more developed in Fukuoka, so buses are easier to use, and bus stations are located closer to the stadiums and venues at each venue. Marine Messe Fukuoka is also about a 15-minute bus ride from Hakata Station, so using the bus is convenient, but you may want to keep in mind the option of taking the train if the event is crowded.

If you take the train, it is a 15-minute walk from Gofukumachi Station or a 20-minute walk from Nakasu Kawabata Station.

About the Stadium

This stadium has both the main and back stands covered by roofs. There is no roof behind the goals on either side.

Location: 7-1 Okihama-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka
Capacity: 13,000
Opened: April 1995

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Travel Tips & Information

Here is brief information about this city. We hope it will help you in planning your trip.

Professional Sports Teams in Fukuoka prefecture

(1)"Getting There & Around" Hakata, Fukuoka

Fukuoka City is the largest city in Kyushu.
If you are coming from Tokyo, it takes 1 hour and 30 minutes to 2 hours by airplane, and if you are coming by Shinkansen, it takes about 5 hours from Tokyo to Hakata by Nozomi.
The Fukuoka/Hakata area has a well-developed bus system, so it's easy to get to the venue if you use the bus, but if you don't mind walking a bit, larger venues can be reached by train by going to the nearest station and walking.

(2)"Where to Stay" in Hakata, Fukuoka

Since Fukuoka is a large city, there are many choices from high class hotels to economy hotels where you can stay at a lower price.
High-class hotels include the Hilton, Grand Hyatt, and Hotel Okura.

(3)"What to Do & See" in Hakata, Fukuoka

The Fukuoka/Hakata area is a large metropolitan area with many shopping malls and other facilities, but it is not an area with many sightseeing spots unique to Kyushu.
It is better to think of this area as a compact place where you can enjoy watching games and eating.
Dazaifu, about 15 kilometers from Fukuoka City, is a tourist spot where Michizane Sugawara, the god of learning, is enshrined.

(4)"Where & What to Eat" in Hakata, Fukuoka

Tonkotsu (pork bone) ramen is the most famous ramen in Japan, and it is one of the staples that you cannot miss when you come to Fukuoka.
The city is also famous for its motsunabe (motsunabe hot pot) and mizutaki (rice porridge), making it a city where you can enjoy a culinary trip.


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