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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

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

Sjöra

Pronounced "sher-ra", it's Swedish for sea goddess, a name used by the former management at its previous Daimyo location. The new and stylish Sjora is located on the 5th and 6th fl...

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FOOD & DRINK

Cafe Fadie’s – Fukuoka Bank Shop

Located in the courtyard of the Fukuoka Bank building (one of Fukuoka’s most iconic pieces of architecture), Cafe Fadie’s is a special one. Customers pour their own cup from a choi...

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FOOD & DRINK

Pizzeria De Gaetano

Pizza, originally from Naples, is now hugely popular around the world. You can find numerous pizzerias in Fukuoka, with many even using traditional wood-burning stoves. Neapolitans...

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