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Kurume Kasuri Expo 2017 – Photo Report

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Udon Paradise in Fukuoka – Photo Report

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New videos introducing Kyushu’s Outlying Islands

From Fukuoka, the faraway is closer than you think. Within a direct plane or ferry ride lie some of Japan’s best-kept secrets: outlying islands that look and feel a world apart. Wh...

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AREA GUIDE

Momochi

If you’ve ever read an article about Fukuoka in a guidebook or magazine, you will be familiar with Fukuoka Tower, the Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk Hotel and the Yahoo! Dome. But have yo...

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Minoshima

Minoshima was once a bustling shopping area known as the Kitchen of Hakata. Today, over 50 mostly family-run shops with the nostalgic look of the Showa era remain (1920s to ‘80s). ...

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FOOD & DRINK

Telas & Mico

This small, blue and cream-painted building along the Nakagawa River seats five at the counter downstairs and 11 at tables upstairs...

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FOOD & DRINK

Shungetsu-an

This noodle restaurant was established way back in 1890, near to the supposed birthplace of Japanese udon noodles, Jotenji Temple. The techniques they use are even older, dating ba...

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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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