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Seaside Momochi (シーサイドももち, Shīsaido Momochi) is Fukuoka's modern waterfront located on reclaimed land along Hakata Bay. The area was originally developed as the site of the 1989 Asia Pacific Expo and was designed with attractive, modern features such as wide, tree lined streets, futuristic buildings, public parks and no phone or electricity lines above ground.

Seaside Momochi is home to several attractive amusements including beaches, museums and a variety of shopping and dining options. The main attractions are centered around Fukuoka Tower and the MARK IS shopping complex, which are located about one kilometer apart:

Fukuoka Tower

Hours: 9:30 to 22:00
Closed: The last Monday and Tuesday of June
Admission: 800 yen

Momochihama Beach

Hours: Beach always open, shops 10:00 to 20:00, restaurants 11:30 to 23:00
Closed: No closing days
Admission: Free

Fukuoka City Museum

Hours: 9:30 to 17:30 (entry until 17:00)
Closed: Mondays (or next day if Monday is a holiday), Dec 28 to Jan 4
Admission: 200 yen (permanent exhibition)

Fukuoka Paypay Dome

Getting there and around

The waterfront area can be reached in a 10-20 minute bus ride from Tenjin Station (240 yen one way), in a 20-30 minute bus ride from Hakata Station (240 yen one way) or in a 15-20 minute walk from Nishijin or Tojinmachi Subway Stations.

In addition, Seaside Momochi is a 20 minute, 1100 yen ferry ride from Uminonakamichi Seaside Park across Hakata Bay. Ferries depart approximately every two hours (more frequent during busy seasons).

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    • A.T. Hotel Hakata
      Mid-range
      Conveniently situated in the Hakata Ward district of Fukuoka, A.T. Hotel Hakata is located 1.2 km from Higashisumiyoshi Park, 1.8 km from Otowa Park and 1.6 km from Mizuho Park. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. Free WiFi is available and private parking can be arranged at an extra charge. Certain rooms include a kitchen with a microwave, a fridge and a stovetop. At the hotel guests are welcome to take advantage of a hot tub. Popular points of interest near A.T. Hotel Hakata include Ninjin Park, Hie Park and Konko Church - Minami Ward. The nearest airport is Fukuoka Airport, 6 km from the accommodation.
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    • Hotel Marinoa Resort Fukuoka
      Luxury
      Looking over Hakata Bay and a yacht harbor, Hotel Marinoa Resort Fukuoka features spacious guest rooms with an ocean view, a relaxation spa and a stylish French restaurant. This hotel is located right next to Marinoa City Fukuoka outlet shopping mall. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. Each room is fitted with a comfortable sofa and a balcony, and in-room facilities include a flat-screen TV, a fridge and an electric kettle. Some rooms feature a DVD player or a coffee machine. Guests can enjoy an ocean view from the balcony or while soaking in a bath. Two complimentary bottles of mineral water are provided daily. Fukuoka Marinoa Resort Hotel offers a 24-hour front desk, car rentals and laundry services. Drinks and snacks vending machines are available on site. Free parking is available. The hotel is a 40-minute bus ride from JR Hakata Shinkansen (bullet train) Station. Fukuoka Tower and Momochi Bayside Park can both be reached within a 15-minute bus ride. On-site Bleu Ciel restaurant serves original French dishes prepared with local seafood and other seasonal ingredients.
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    • Yagura Hostel
      Budget-friendly
      Yagura Hostel is set in Fukuoka, 1 km from Ohori Park and 1.6 km from Nagahama Park. Featuring a shared lounge, the 1-star guest house has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a shared bathroom. The accommodation offers a shared kitchen, and luggage storage for guests. All rooms in the guest house are fitted with a kettle. All rooms include a safety deposit box, while selected rooms also offer a balcony. All guest rooms will provide guests with a microwave. Yagura Hostel offers a sun terrace. The accommodation provides a laundry service, as well as business facilities like fax and photocopying. Popular points of interest near Yagura Hostel include Maizuru Park, Terumo Jinja Shrine and Fukuoka Castle. The nearest airport is Fukuoka Airport, 14 km from the guest house.
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    • Miyako Hotel Hakata
      Luxury
      Open from September 2019, only 150 metres from JR Hakata Train Station, Miyako Hotel Hakata offers stylish rooms with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. The famous Nanzoin Temple is a 30-minute train ride away. The air-conditioned rooms at Miyako Hotel Hakata come with pyjamas and slippers. Guests can relax in the bathtub or watch a pay TV programme. Miyako Hotel Hakata is a 3-minute walk from the popular electronic megastore Yodobashi Hakata, and it is a 15-minute walk from Tocho-ji Temple. The Tenjin area is a 5-minute subway ride from nearby Hakata Station, and Fukuoka Airport is just a 5-minute subway ride away. Fukuoka Castle is 5.5 km away, and the lively Nakasu area is 2.5 km from the property. A bar and cafe lounge are also on site.
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    • THE BLOSSOM HAKATA Premier
      Luxury
      Ideally set in the Hakata Ward district of Fukuoka, THE BLOSSOM HAKATA Premier is situated 100 metres from Fujita Park, 700 metres from Kushida Shrine and 700 metres from Hakata Gion Yamakasa. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage space, along with free WiFi throughout the property. Private parking is available on site. All units in the hotel are fitted with a kettle. All rooms will provide guests with air conditioning, a safety deposit box and a flat-screen TV. A buffet breakfast is available each morning at THE BLOSSOM HAKATA Premier. The accommodation offers 4-star accommodation with a sauna. Popular points of interest near THE BLOSSOM HAKATA Premier include Sugawara Shrine, Meiji Park and Mangyoji Temple. The nearest airport is Fukuoka Airport, 8 km from the hotel.
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    • GRAND BASE Hakata Sumiyoshi
      Mid-range
      Situated in Fukuoka, near Fujifilm Photo Salon Fukuoka, Ninjin Park and Sugawara Shrine, GRAND BASE Hakata Sumiyoshi features free WiFi. Accommodation is fitted with air conditioning, a fully equipped kitchenette, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with shower, slippers and a hairdryer. A microwave and fridge are also available, as well as a kettle. Popular points of interest near the aparthotel include Higashisumiyoshi Park, Sumiyoshi Shrine and Otowa Park. The nearest airport is Fukuoka Airport, 8 km from GRAND BASE Hakata Sumiyoshi.
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    • Hostel TOKI
      Budget-friendly
      Featuring a shared lounge, Hostel TOKI is located in Fukuoka, 1.2 km from Shofuku-ji Temple. The property is situated 1.6 km from Tocho-ji Temple. Guests can make use of a bar. Rooms at the hostel also have free WiFi. Shower and toilet facilities are shared with other guests. All guest rooms will provide guests with a fridge. Kego Shrine is 2 km from Hostel TOKI. Fukuoka Airport is 3 km away.
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    • LAMP LIGHT BOOKS HOTEL fukuoka
      Mid-range
      Conveniently located in the Tenjin district of Fukuoka, LAMP LIGHT BOOKS HOTEL fukuoka is set 400 metres from The Shops, 500 metres from Kego Park and 400 metres from Iwataya. Among the facilities at this property are a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage space, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The property is close to popular attractions like Kego Shrine, Imaizumi Park and Tenjin Station. All rooms in the hotel are equipped with a kettle. Complete with a private bathroom fitted with a shower and slippers, all guest rooms at LAMP LIGHT BOOKS HOTEL fukuoka have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and some rooms also offer a balcony. The rooms will provide guests with a fridge. Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Solaria Plaza, Nishitetsu Fukuoka station and Solaria Stage. The nearest airport is Fukuoka Airport, 10 km from LAMP LIGHT BOOKS HOTEL fukuoka.
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    • GRAND BASE Hakata Gofuku
      Mid-range
      Located in Fukuoka, near Saiko-ji Temple, Genjuan Temple and Junshin-ji Temple, GRAND BASE Hakata Gofuku features free WiFi. Accommodation is fitted with air conditioning, a fully equipped kitchen with a dining area, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with hot tub, slippers and a hairdryer. A microwave and fridge are also provided, as well as a kettle. Popular points of interest near the aparthotel include Shofuku-ji Temple, Sesshin-in Temple and Zendo-ji Temple. The nearest airport is Fukuoka Airport, 9 km from GRAND BASE Hakata Gofuku.
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    • GRAND BASE Hakata Haruyoshi
      Mid-range
      Set in Fukuoka, near Sumiyoshi Shrine, Sugawara Shrine and Hakatamachiyakishintakatoro, GRAND BASE Hakata Haruyoshi features free WiFi. Accommodation is fitted with air conditioning, a fully equipped kitchen, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with bidet, slippers and a hairdryer. A microwave, a fridge and stovetop are also featured, as well as a kettle. Popular points of interest near the aparthotel include Seiryu Park, Tenjin Central Park and Fujifilm Photo Salon Fukuoka. The nearest airport is Fukuoka Airport, 9 km from GRAND BASE Hakata Haruyoshi.
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