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Boat Race Fukuoka Event – May 13, 2017

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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

Kawabata

The Kawabata area is centered around Hakata’s oldest shopping arcade, which has been running since the mid-1950s. This 400m long street connects the Hakata-za Theater and Hakata Ri...

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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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FOOD & DRINK

Ginza Bacana Joia Hakata

With the World Cup fast approaching, we decided to get into the spirit with some churrasco, or Brazilian barbecue. This March Ginza Bacana, a long-running Brazilian steakhouse in T...

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FOOD & DRINK

Mitsubachi – Bar & Dining

Hats off to whoever came up with the name mitsubachi (honeycomb), for this brand new, sensual and stylish restaurant and bar... it's likely to see lots of action from the city's si...

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FOOD & DRINK

Shoraku Honten

Shoraku has been a motsunabe (tripe hot pot) specialist for 32 years. The honten (main shop) is situated conveniently in between JR Hakata and Nishitetsu Fukuoka stations. The soup...

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