Maidashi Ryokuchi is a public park in Higashi ward, Fukuoka, Japan .Set in Fukuoka's greenbelt the park is an example of the re-use of abandoned railway land in an urban setting. Nishi-Nippon Railroad sold the property to the city in 1980; and its previous use is reflected in the park's narrow, linear shape.
Maidashi Ryokuchi is designed as a greenbelt and children's playground, with a public water fountain, play equipment and a nature trail.During daytime, mothers and their children from the nearby high-rise apartment buildings have a chance to meet in the park - an encounter called Kouen debyu. The barrier-free nature trails also provide a recreation area for older people. Pupils from the nearby Fukuoka junior high school often play there after school. Near the Yume Town Hakata, and overlooked by the intermediate school, the park is a safe place for children to play. It is the biggest of the 10 parks in the Maidashi school district.The park provides a meeting place for citizens of all ages to enjoy and is an example of a Kessetsu kikan in Japan.
Maidashi 1st Park
Maidashi 1st park is a little garden which lying side-by-side Maidashi ryokuchi. The 8th Maidashi Ryokuchi is placed for children's playground, on the other hand, this is located sandpit and scuttlebutt only and it is tightly targeted to the people of advanced age. There are benches at the tree cover, in the summer months the people could shield from the sun, for the user at evening and night, street lamps are put in, and it is important for crime prevation.