Nishitetsu Tenjin Class Grand Opening

Nishitetsu Tenjin Class, a new building across the street from the Apple Store, is opening this Friday (Apr. 1), and to celebrate they will host a special opening event from 9:45 to 10:00; Mayor Takashima and representatives from Nishitetsu and Sony Marketing will be in attendance. But Fukuoka Now got to have a sneak peek at this new building on Kokutai-doro.

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The concept of Nishitetsu Tenjin Class is to be a new kind of school, a “place for both children and adults to play and learn”. The first two floors are taken up by Sony Store Fukuoka Tenjin – which, with its array of the latest technology, is certainly a tecchie playground for big kids.

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Sony shares the first floor with Green Bean to Bar Chocolate, a deluxe chocolate shop for those with a sophisticated sweet tooth.

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The third floor is home to Tech Park (Groovenauts) a creative community space for young and old alike.

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Asumin, Fukuoka City’s NPO/volunteer exchange center, is located on the fourth floor: here you can consult with their staff about local volunteering opportunities, and their staff will assists with various NPO activities.

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The fifth to seventh floors and the roof are taken up by Aikuru (municipal Fukuoka’s central children’s hall). The seventh floor has a multipurpose room with mirrors and practice handrails and a sound-proof music room where bands can rehearse. Kids can also enjoy unicycling and roller skating on the rooftop.

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The new Nishitetsu Tenjin Class building (1-19-22 Imaizumi, Chuo-ku) opens on Apr. 1. Find out more about the businesses in this building and the services they offer here.

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