Fukuoka (福岡) is a historical city in Japan, serving as an important harbor city for many centuries. It is also the largest city in Kyushu (九州) and is considered part of the country’s top 10 most populated cities. People visit the place because of its beautiful attractions and sightseeing destinations. But aside from those, it is also family-friendly. If you ever visit the place, you can bring your small children along. There are family spots that you can add to your itinerary which children will truly enjoy. Here are three of them!
Sylvanian Families are collectible items created by Japanese gaming company, Epoch. They are popular around the world, especially among little girls. If you visit Fukuoka, you may check out a garden full of life-sized Sylvanian characters. The park has a traditional charm which makes it interesting.
The entrance fee is 900 yen for adults and 600 yen for children, while the fee for rides ranges from 100 to 400 yen. A staff is in charge per ride so you will be assisted if you need anything. Do remember, however, that they speak in Japanese so you have to figure other things out.
What’s great about this park is that it is not crowded during most days so it is easy to enjoy the rides with young children. There are many animal statues around and it is also a nice place to take photos as the buildings are cute.
Mollyfantasy is a fun-filled spot for families. It is a large indoor theme park consisting of several amusement facilities for children to enjoy. It primarily caters to children who are younger than 12 years old. The place has tons of attractions such as merry-go-rounds, interactive games, card games, medal games, and so on. This is a place for children to socialize and have fun with other kids. Adults can also get excited here as there are shops to visit.
Entrance fee is 600 yen for the first 30 minutes. After that, you’ll be paying 400 yen per 30 minutes. If your kid loves interactive games, you should drop them off here while you go shopping.
Fantasy Kids Resort Fukuoka is a playground for children and their families, providing several surprising activities for kids. This Easter 2017, they had an event wherein kids were allowed to participate and make their own eggs.
Some of the popular kid areas are Toy Town, Fun Fun Factory, and Racing Area. There are unlimited arcade games and dress-up areas for girls. Your kids will surely enjoy these activities all day without complaining or getting fussy.
The place is open from 10 AM to 7 PM on weekdays and from 10 AM to 8 PM on weekends, all throughout the year. Entrance fee for children is 990 yen for the Fantasy Pack or 660 yen for the Twilight Pack. If you’d like to keep coming back to the place, it is best to purchase a one-year membership card for 400 yen. This will give you discounts on several activities and facilities.
Traveling with kids should be fun and worry-free. Good thing there are many attractions in Fukuoka suitable for children of different ages. It can be a fun and memorable experience for the whole family, especially for the kids! Do take the chance to visit these places if you come to the area.