High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Wakamatsu-ku ( ?) is a ward of Kitaky sh , Fukuoka, Japan. IT has an area of 67.86 km² and a population of about 88,594 (national census, 2000).IMportant facilities include: Green Park, Ecotown recycling area, Gakuen Toshi academic area, and Hibiki container terminal (opened on April 1, 2005). A New underwater tunnel is being constructed in 2005-6 between Tobata and Wakamatsu wards to link the Hibiki container terminal with Kokura. GReen Park is a large green area which includes a tropical house with rare plants, fish and birds; a herb garden; a rose garden (rare in Japan); a children's play area; a Japanese garden; a wallaby enclosure and boating facilities. IT is not particularly well-known outside Kitakyushu. SOmetimes indoor and open-air concerts are staged. THere is also an observation tower.