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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

Josui-dori

One Fukuoka's most stylish streets, Josui-dori has a more laid-back, sophisticated feel than busier areas such as Daimyo or Tenjin. The trees lining the road are also a welcome tou...

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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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FOOD & DRINK

Kawaya

Fukuoka is the birthplace of many beloved soul foods, from ramen to motsunabe, but even die-hard locals may not realize that our yakitori is uniquely Fukuokan. What seems normal he...

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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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FOOD & DRINK

Tokyo – Akasaka Shisenhanten

We love speciality shops, and here's one certain to appeal to those who appreciate a big bowl of spicy noodles. Tucked behind the Shisenhanten Szechuan Chinese food deli counter on...

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