スポンサーリンク

[Animal Tourism: Cat Island] Genkai Island, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Animal Attraction

Genkai Island is a small island in Fukuoka City. A total of about 80 cats live on this island. You can meet cats just by walking around the island. The cats here are used to people and will play with them if they feel like it. In Fukuoka Prefecture, Ainoshima and Ainoshima are also known as cat islands, and there are many cat islands. Genkai Island is also known as one of the leading fishing spots in Fukuoka City, and it is also a land with a thriving fishing industry.

スポンサーリンク
Cheap Last Minute Flights! Save up to C off our Fees on Flights with code LM16
Thetravelmakers

Location

Genkai Island is a small island located in the northern part of Fukuoka Prefecture.

AddressGenkaijima, Nishi Ward, Fukuoka, 819-0205
Population700
Number of cats80

History

Genkai Island is the island that the Mongolian army visited when it invaded Japan in the Middle Ages. After that, it functioned as a place to monitor foreign ships, and in the Edo period, it set up a Tomi Bandokoro. After the war, it was incorporated into Fukuoka City and became recognized as an island where many cats live, making it a place visited by more than 10,000 tourists annually.

Climate

Genkai Island is very hot and humid in the summer, but it is also very cold in the winter, so there is a big difference in temperature. Temperatures range from 3 ° C to 32 ° C throughout the year.

Language

Japanese is used in Japan.

Security

Genkai Island has very few inhabitants and feels almost no danger. Natural disasters are more threatening than man-made disasters. Typhoons may come in the fall.

Race

Most of them are Japanese in Japan.

industry

The main industry of Genkai Island is fishing. It is a place that many tourists visit for fishing with cats. This island is also known as Nekojima, and the tourism industry is flourishing. There are accommodations on the island, and there is only one supermarket called Island Boat. Food and beverages can be procured on the island.

religion

There are many atheists in Japan.

currency

Japanese yen is used in Japan.

airport

The nearest airport is Fukuoka Airport.

NameFukuoka Airport
Address778-1 Shimousui, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, 812-0003
URLHome Page

access

From Fukuoka Airport, you need to travel by train to Bayside Place Hakata Pier. After that, you can take a ferry to the island. You can check the train and ferry operation status, timetables, maps, etc. from the URL below. JR Railway has an IC card called Suica, which is very convenient because it allows you to make automatic payments. Cards can be purchased on the premises of the station.

RoutePlaceVehicleTimeDepart AddressURL
1Fukuoka Airport

Fukuokakuko Station
Walk5min778-1 Shimousui, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, 812-0003
2Fukuokakuko Station(Fukuoka City Subway Airport Line bound for Chikuzen-Maebaru)

Nakasukawabata Station
Train15minShimousui, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, 812-0003Map
3Nakasukawabata Station(Fukuoka City Subway Hakozaki Line bound for Kaizuka)

Gofukumachi Station
Train2min11 Kamikawabatamachi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, 812-0026Map
4Gofukumachi Station

Bayside Place Hakata Pier
Walk15min10 Kamigofukumachi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, 812-0036
5Bayside Place Hakata Pier

Genkai Island
Ferry40min13-6 Chikkohonmachi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, 812-0021Map

Sightseeing Spot 1: Fukuoka City Genkai Elementary and Junior High School

Elementary and junior high schools on Genkai Island. The elementary school opened in 1882 and the junior high school in 1947, and later the school building became the same.

Address239 Genkaijima, Nishi Ward, Fukuoka, 819-0205
URLHome Page
Open Time

Sightseeing spot 2: Lighthouse

It is a lighthouse on Genkai Island. It is located in the northern part of the island. It has a long history and was built in 1934.

Address430-2 Genkaijima, Nishi Ward, Fukuoka, 819-0205
URL
Open Time

Hotel

Genkai Island has no accommodation and there are several on the mainland. Please make a reservation in advance before you go.

TOHO Hotel Hakata Bayside

Address11-3 Chikkohonmachi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, 812-0021
URLHome Page
Open TImeCheck-in time: 15:00
Check-out time: 11:00

Fukuoka Sun Palace Hotel & Hall

Address2-1 Chikkohonmachi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, 812-0021
URLHome Page
Open TimeCheck-in time: 15:00
Check-out time: 10:30

Hotel Hakata Place

Address3-16 Chikkohonmachi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, 812-0021
URLHome Page
TimeCheck-in time: 15:00
Check-out time: 11:00

コメント

タイトルとURLをコピーしました