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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

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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Nakasu

Nakasu is Kyushu’s number one entertainment district. It has also long-served as a launch pad for new cultural movements, from the theatre popular in the Meiji period to the litera...

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FOOD & DRINK

Suzukake Honten

Suzukake has been making wagashi (Japanese sweets) in Fukuoka for almost 100 years. The shop uses select ingredients to create traditional sweets with a modern flair...

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FOOD & DRINK

Cafe Brasileiro

Originally opened in 1934 by the state of São Paulo to promote Brazilian coffee, Brasileiro is the oldest cafe in Fukuoka. “Our number one priority is coffee,” says second generati...

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FOOD & DRINK

Maison De Yoshida

Across from the bustling food stalls along the Nakagawa River sits a French restaurant that every Fukuoka foodie knows and where many of Fukuoka’s elite have dined: Maison de Yoshi...

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