Kyushu National Museum is major museum just outside Fukuoka city in Dazaifu. Kyushu National Museum focuses on the historical interaction of the region with Asia.
Komyozenji Temple is a Buddhist temple in Dazaifu near Fukuoka, features two styles of Japanese garden; a stone zen garden plus a stone and moss garden. Komyozenji Temple was established in 1273 by a Buddhist priest called Tetsugyu Enshin, a former nobleman of Sugawara clan. Komyozenji Temple is known for alpine roses and autumn leaves and its garden is the only Japanese garden of genuine Karesansui style in Kyushu. In the garden are the lands of moss and the sea of white tiny rocks. At the front of the garden are set out the rocks presenting the Chinese character meaning light.