Chūō-ku, Fukuoka

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Chūō Ward
Location of Chūō Ward in Fukuoka
Location of Chūō Ward in Fukuoka
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Fukuoka
City Fukuoka
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Aerial view of Ōhori Park area, including the remains of Fukuoka Castle

Chūō-ku (中央区?) is one of the seven wards of Fukuoka city in Japan. The ward is located in the center of the city.

It includes Tenjin and Daimyō which are among the largest downtown areas in Kyūshū, Nagahama, which is known for its fish market, and Ōhori Park.

Main facilities[edit]

Japan Airlines at one time operated a ticketing facility on the second floor of the Ayasugi Building in Chūō-ku. On March 31, 2009 the facility closed.[1]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "JAL Group Offices Information." Japan Airlines. March 28, 2009. Retrieved on July 21, 2011. "2st [sic] floor, Ayasugi Bldg., 1-15-6 Tenjin Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City, 810-0001"

External links[edit]

Media related to Chūō-ku, Fukuoka at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 33°35′21″N 130°23′35″E / 33.58917°N 130.39306°E / 33.58917; 130.39306