Nov 10, 2021
A rakugo cafe, ‘Shoan,’ opened in Hakata Ward this fall. As one of the few cafes featuring Japan’s traditional storytelling entertainment, the shop welcomes...
Nov 10, 2021
For two weeks in November the streets of Fukuoka are made more exciting by the odd glimpse of the rikishi (wrestlers), their hulking mass, elegantly fanned top-knot...
Oct 11, 2021
A statue of the elephant-headed Hindu god, Ganesha, has come to Yoshizuka Ichiba Little Asia Market in Fukuoka City. The Indian-made stone statue weighs 1.3 tons and will become a ...
Aug 19, 2021
A new sports facility will open in the spring of 2022 on the rooftop of Mitsui Shopping Park Lalaport Fukuoka. The 10,000-m2 facility in Hakata Ward features Kyushu’s first ‘MIFA F...
Aug 17, 2021
A special market featuring work by local artists will take place at the Branch Hakata Papillon Garden this August. The shopping center was formerly known as Papillon Plaza but unde...
Aug 10, 2021
Ishimura Manseido is one of Hakata's oldest sweets makers and is best known for their Tsuru no Ko 鶴乃子 egg-shaped sweet made with light marshmallows and filled with delicious yellow...
Jul 30, 2021
Just a short walk from JR Yoshizuka Station, the Yoshizuka Shopping Street was reopened as the Yoshizuka Little Asia Market at the end of 2020. With restaurants and food stores ser...
Jun 25, 2021
A sauna-equipped coworking space, called Co-Spa, opened near Fukuoka Airport. Located inside the sento bathing facility, Hakata no mori Yudokoro Tsukinoyu, a shared office called C...
Jun 1, 2021
Fukuoka City's first toy museum will open in the spring of 2022. The 1,500-m2 attraction will feature some 8,000 toys, including many wooden items for children and infants alike. A...
Oct 27, 2020
Explore the world of RV and camper vans! Browse 34 booths of various RV brands that exhibit and sell both new and secondhand vehicles as well as outdoor goods. Information on trave...