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Nengajo – How to Make a Japanese Christmas/New Year’s Card

As Christmas and the New Year approach, the mind often wanders to the distant shores of the land we call home, to family and to friends. Keeping in touch has been made easy ever si...

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Christmas Religious Services in Fukuoka 2016

While the commercial side of Christmas is well and truly appreciated in Japan, with banners adorning every shop window and promotions left, right and center, the spiritual side can...

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Hakozakigu Shrine Flea Market 2016

This Sunday, the streets surrounding Hakata’s Hakozakigu Shrine saw the arrival of one of Kyushu’s most comprehensive flea markets. These usually quiet alleyways...

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AREA GUIDE

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Taihaku-dori

Taihaku-dori, which roughly translates to “Hakata’s Main Street”, stretches 1.8 km from Hakata Station to Fukuoka Sun Palace and is a great starting point for any Hakata adventure.

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Kego-hondori

Once a bustling main street, Kego-hondori is now a backstreet running parallel to Keyaki-dori from the Kego four-way intersection, curving and connecting with Sakurazaka.

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FOOD & DRINK

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Zelliges

Located on a quiet street connecting Keyaki-dori and Kego-hondori, Zelliges’ bright yellow building stands out noticably. And it deserves to because this little place is a gem!

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Pizza World & M
report by Nick Szasz / Fukuoka Now
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Pizza World & M

Fukuoka boasts an impressive and ever-growing selection of Italian restaurants, the variety of which seems endless. Located a good 15-minute walk south of Yakuin Nishitetsu Station...

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Gorm’s Yakuin

If you like pizza and Danish design, look no further than Gorm's, a pizzeria that opened in April 2014 in Yakuin. The owner, interior shop proprietor Seiichiro Iwamura, travels to ...

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