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Foreign Acts at Sunset Live 2016

At Sunset Live 2016, over 80 live artists will be rocking Keya Beach in Itoshima over two days (Sep. 3 (Sat.), Sep. 4 (Sun.))! As well as top Japanese artists, there will be great ...

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A Look into The Great Amazon Exhibition

As the largest rainforest in the world, the Amazon spans approximately six million km² of land, which is around twenty times the size of Japan! Extending mostly over Brazil, Peru, ...

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New Landmark “Ship’s Garden” Opens Tomorrow

A new landmark in Fukuoka City opens tomorrow inside Suijo Park. The park, which is located along...

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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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Karatsu Getaway!

To visitors from Fukuoka and further afield, Karatsu is best known for the spectacular Karatsu Kunchi festival in early November, the historic Karatsu castle, or the famous seafood...

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FOOD & DRINK

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Le Breton

Travelling provides a chance to try new, often memorable foods in unfamiliar surroundings. Mizoguchi, the owner of Le Breton, is no stranger to such experiences.

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Menchanko-tei

In the seventies Yonehama-san operated an udon shop. He was also an avid sumo fan and often visited the wrestlers' stables, sharing their staple meal chanko-nabe, a hot-pot of vegg...

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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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