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Munenori Kawasaki Interview in Fukuoka 2017

Munenori Kawasaki of the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks gave his first interview in English since returning to Japan on June 22nd at the Fukuoka Yahuoku! Dome. Kawasaki, who was born in Ka...

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Fukuoka Beach Guide 2017

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy in Fukuoka! It’s the perfect time to clear your schedule and hit the beach for some sun, sand and splashing in the waves. Fukuoka has great beach...

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Fukuoka Summer Bargain Guide 2017

It’s time for summer sales here in Fukuoka! Here’s a list of the best bargains for 14 Fukuoka’s major shopping centers. Don’t miss this chance to...

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AREA GUIDE

Yakuin

Jonansen (“South-of-the-castle line”) is one of Fukuoka’s more interestingly named streets, and is so-called because it was previously a streetcar route. Nowadays, Yakuin, the area...

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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

Aji no Masafuku

If you’re looking for a taste of local cuisine when you visit Fukuoka, look no further than Aji no Masafuku. Formerly a ramen shop, Aji no Masafuku switched to teishoku (set meals)...

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Chinza Takibiya

Don’t be alarmed by the flames—it’s just warayaki, a method of searing food in burning straw that originated in Kochi Prefecture. At Takibiya, fresh bonito are scaled then lightly ...

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Al Bacaro

Tree-lined Keyaki-dori is one of Fukuoka's most pleasant streets and also home to a growing number of fine eateries.

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