NOW BLOG

Fukuoka Now Beer Garden Guide 2017

There's no better way to combat the summer heat than knocking back a few icy cold beers with friends at one of Fukuoka’s beer gardens. We’ve made your summer easy, compiling a list...

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Fukuoka Firefly Watching Guide 2017

It’s the start of firefly viewing season in Kyushu, so we’ve rounded up some of the best local hotaru festivals! Fireflies (hotaru in Japanese) are a symbol of the start of summer ...

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NOW BLOG

Fukubiru Shibafu Beer Garden – 2017 Report

There’s no better way to combat the summer heat than knocking back a few icy cold beers with friends at one of Fukuoka’s beer gardens. We’ve made your summer smooth and easy,...

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AREA GUIDE

Taihaku-dori

Taihaku-dori, which roughly translates to “Hakata’s Main Street”, stretches 1.8 km from Hakata Station to Fukuoka Sun Palace and is a great starting point for any Hakata adventure.

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AREA GUIDE

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

Fructus GS – Ginger Stand

This ginger drink specialty shop opened on Kegohon-dori in late March. The ginger cordial made from Kyushu-grown ginger, brown sugar, honey, and kabosu citrus fruit comes in three ...

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FOOD & DRINK

Hyakushiki

“It’s fun and delicious”, rave the locals, and since Hyakushiki opened, some say the flow of people along Kokutai-doro has changed. From the counter, you can watch the chefs cookin...

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FOOD & DRINK

Udon Wasuke

Fukuoka’s claim to be the birthplace of Japanese udon noodles is subject to debate, but when it comes to goboten udon (udon noodles with burdock tempura), there’s no question: Fuku...

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