Art & Culture
Beauty & Health
Mar 11, 2019
A Poplar convenience store with a standing bar inside opened in Hakata Ekimae on Mar. 6. The retro-styled bar, Osake No Bijutsukan (Museum of Liqueurs) serves approximately 250 kin...
Mar 8, 2019
Thirty-two breweries from around Kyushu gather in front of JR Hakata City for a 4-day sake extravaganza. Sake, shochu, wine, beer and mocktails will line the parched throats of sak...
Mar 8, 2019
A plan by Fukuoka City to build an urban ropeway between Hakata Station and the Port of Hakata might be on hold. The project, which was listed in Mayor Soichiro Takashima’s manifes...
Mar 7, 2019
Gundam fans unite! Gundam World returns to Fukuoka, this time in Hakata. Explore 40 years of Gundam history as 2019 marks the 40th year of the Gundam franchise. Find scaled Gundam ...
Mar 4, 2019
Wolfgang’s Steakhouse Fukuoka celebrates its 3rd anniversary with a special fair. The New York-style steakhouse arrived in Fukuoka in March 2016 and has since been a popular destin...
Feb 27, 2019
Attention pizza lovers! This will be one of the largest celebrations of Napoletana pizza held anywhere in Japan. Produced in collaboration with the prestigious “Associazione Verace...
Feb 6, 2019
The Port of Hakata announced on January 31 that their facility handled more than one million 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) for the first time in 2018. Metal products were among t...
Feb 2, 2019
JR Kyushu announced on January 25 plans to establish a committee of 15 companies that own land around Hakata Station. The group will explore what measures can be put in place to ge...
Jan 31, 2019
Over 140 international and Japanese brands of chocolate go on sale, including French and Belgian chocolate bonbons, local chocolate with dried persimmons and Fukuoka’s Amaou strawb...
Jan 24, 2019
On the day before the first day of spring, beans are tossed to shouts of “oni wa soto, fuku wa uchi” (Demons out! Luck in!) in a ritual that wards off evil. Sweets and lucky charms...