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Boat Race Fukuoka Event – May 13, 2017

Boat Race Fukuoka – Special event for tourists and international residents! 2017 May 13 (Sat.) 13:00~16:30 at Boat Race Fukuoka (15 minute walk from Tenjin Sta.) This is a ra...

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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

Shofuen

Shofuen opened in a quiet residential area of Hirao in July 2007 to become one of Fukuoka’s three urban gardens. Shofuen has tea rooms and a Japanese garden, and it is built on the...

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AREA GUIDE

Yakuin

Jonansen (“South-of-the-castle line”) is one of Fukuoka’s more interestingly named streets, and is so-called because it was previously a streetcar route. Nowadays, Yakuin, the area...

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FOOD & DRINK

Tranoi

"Why isn't there a relaxing spot in town where you can enjoy music with your meal?" So thought Kaya Ogawa, the guitar-playing owner of Tranoi, an Italian restaurant located on the ...

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FOOD & DRINK

Georges Marceau

wo to three times a week, fish is trucked in from Karatsu (Saga Pref.) and immediately prepped to maintain its freshness and flavor. Some become the main dish for the evening, but ...

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FOOD & DRINK

Shizuku

“Don't drink water, drink tequila!” is the sign that welcomes visitors to Shizuku. This new restaurant and bar offers over 100 varieties of select tequila, and gourmet charcoal-gri...

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