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Jobs, Internships and Contributors at Fukuoka Now

Fukuoka Now is always on the lookout for talented and motivated people to join our team. Can you help us create more and better contents to share with people interested in Fukuoka ...

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Fukuoka Sakura and Ohanami Guide 2017

The blossoming of sakura (cherry blossoms) is an occasion for celebration all over Japan. Between late March and early April, families, friends and colleagues come together for han...

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World Hobby Festival 2017 Report

The World Hobby Festival, WHF for short, brought the excitement of the hobby and game worlds to Fukuoka last Sunday (Feb. 12). The event, held in the monstrously large Yahuoku! Dom...

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AREA GUIDE

Kawabata

The Kawabata area is centered around Hakata’s oldest shopping arcade, which has been running since the mid-1950s. This 400m long street connects the Hakata-za Theater and Hakata Ri...

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Bayside Hakata

27 years ago the warehouses of this port area were torn down, and from the dust arose Bayside Place. Bayside is a complex of shops, restaurants and attractions next to Hakata Port,...

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FOOD & DRINK

Karinto

Named after the tower which appears in the popular manga, Dragonball, Karinto, located on the third floor of a modern building near the Kego four-way intersection is an unique smal...

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FOOD & DRINK

Raan Gan Een

Owner-chef Gan and his wife Yuka run this restaurant together with their 62-years-old veteran chef...

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FOOD & DRINK

Hamburg Onion

With several fast-food chains offering mega-sized beef hamburgers on their menus, it's clear that beef burgers are back! If you fancy a fat paddy but you also want your veggies, co...

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