NOW BLOG

Fukuoka Now Beer Garden Guide 2017

There's no better way to combat the summer heat than knocking back a few icy cold beers with friends at one of Fukuoka’s beer gardens. We’ve made your summer easy, compiling a list...

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Fukuoka Firefly Watching Guide 2017

It’s the start of firefly viewing season in Kyushu, so we’ve rounded up some of the best local hotaru festivals! Fireflies (hotaru in Japanese) are a symbol of the start of summer ...

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Fukubiru Shibafu Beer Garden – 2017 Report

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AREA GUIDE

Haruyoshi

If you’re looking for some unconventional nightlife in Fukuoka, then you could do worse than check out the Haruyoshi area. Start at Haruyoshi Bridge, which connects Tenjin and Naka...

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AREA GUIDE

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

Ikeda-ya

Picture a two-story renovated Japanese house nestled down a narrow lane in Daimyo with no signs to mark it and only your trusty Fukuoka Now map to show you the way.

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FOOD & DRINK

Udon Kimura

Most udon (wheat-based noodle) shops cater to those on the run, looking for fuel for their busy days. The vibe here, however, is much more mellow.

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FOOD & DRINK

Chaga Shoten Nishijin Ten

Hailing from Miyazaki City, this dynamic noodle shop opened their first shop in Fukuoka this June in Nishijin. The owner hopes this location, his fourth in Kyushu, will blow a new ...

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