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Boat Race Fukuoka Event – May 13, 2017

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Discovering Hizen Pottery in Kyushu

Hizen was the name of an old province in Kyushu near Saga and Nagasaki prefectures. In April 2016, after cooperation between local governments, Hizen Pottery Zone was approved as a...

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Fukuoka Castle Sakura Festival Extended – Sakura Guide Update

Due to the the later than expected blooming of sakura trees the Fukuoka Castle Sakura Festival has been extended 6 additional days until April 9. It was originally scheduled to en...

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AREA GUIDE

Nakasu

Nakasu is Kyushu’s number one entertainment district. It has also long-served as a launch pad for new cultural movements, from the theatre popular in the Meiji period to the litera...

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AREA GUIDE

Oita Weekend Getaway!

Fukuoka is our favorite urban playground but on weekends we love to get out of town, and Oita Prefecture is one of our top weekend getaway destinations. While day trips from Fukuok...

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FOOD & DRINK

Au Gourmand

The wine boom in Japan throughout the 90's did more than bring the price of imported wines down... it also indirectly introduced millions of Japanese to the taste of European chees...

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FOOD & DRINK

Canezees Doughnut Hakata

Less than 10 minutes on foot south of Hakata Station is Fukuoka’s first indie doughnut shop. With an eclectic selection of regular and seasonal flavours ranging from Congan vanilla...

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FOOD & DRINK

Sui de Vin

Counter or table? Glass or bottle? Enjoy wine any way you like at Sui de Vin, which is just a short walk away from Hakata Station. More than 150 select wines, mostly priced in the ...

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