Jun 29, 2020
Fukuoka City Museum and Fukuoka Public Library
The four bronze statues in front of the museum and library were sculpted by...
Jul 21, 2020
Kakigori Guide 2020 – The Best Spots for Shaved Ice in Fukuoka!
In the fierce heat of the Fukuoka summer sun, eating kakigori is the most delicious way to cool off. This seasonal treat consists of delicately shaved ice as fluffy as freshly fallen snow, which is then heaped with...
Jul 21, 2020
Fukuoka Fruit Picking Guide 2020
After a long rainy season, it’s finally summer, and summer vegetables such as tomatoes, corn, and watermelon are ready for harvest. Also, fruits such as peaches, grapes, figs, pears, apples, persimmons, and more are grown in...
Jul 3, 2020
Fukuoka Fireworks Guide 2020
Summer in Japan isn’t complete without experiencing at least one hanabi taikai (fireworks festival)!
- Fukuoka Tower Sells Custom Lightups Fukuoka Tower debuted a new service to run 10-minute illuminations for individual customers. The program allows guests to choose from seven colors (red, blue, green, yellow, purple, orange and pink) to illuminate the tower on a designated date and time. More
- New Resort-style Hotel Opens in Odo, Fukuoka City On August 1, a new luxury hotel, Garden Terrace Fukuoka Hotel & Resort, opened in the Odo area of Fukuoka City. Designed by an internationally-active architect, Hironaka Ogawa, the five-story hotel provides nineteen guestrooms with concepts of green, Japanese, ocean, and sky. More
- Jobs-to-Applicants Ratio Drops Below 1.0 in Fukuoka The Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare released a report on job offers-to-applicant ratios of June 2020. More
- Fukuoka Airport’s Outdoor Viewing Deck Reopens Fukuoka Airport’s outdoor viewing deck located above the domestic terminal will reopen on August 7. With a concept of ‘allowing guests to take a break while experiencing Fukuoka,’ space has been under renovation until recently. More
- Softbank Hawks Baseball Player Infected - Fukuoka Infections Continue to Rise Between August 1 to 2, Fukuoka Prefecture announced 266 additional cases of new coronavirus infections. The cumulative total now stands at 2,192. During the past week, Fukuoka Prefecture recorded the third-largest number of patients per 100,000 population (13.83), following Okinawa (18.38) and Tokyo (15.72.) Miyazaki prefectures (9.51) and Kumamoto (8.98) also ranked sixth and seventh, respectively. More