Jul 21, 2021
A very tall giraffe will appear on Fukuoka City’s Island City in early 2022. The mayor of the city, Soichiro Takashima, told a press conference that one of the six gantry cranes at...
Jul 9, 2021
Nishitetsu announced a program to make people’s dreams come true at their Kashiikaen amusement park before it closes on Dec. 30, 2021. Individuals, companies, and other organizatio...
Jun 25, 2021
This 20-year-old antique fair is held annually at Hakozakigu Shrine every month (except Jan. and Sep.). Peruse over 200 stalls lined up at the 700 m approach to the shrine for seco...
Jun 24, 2021
An open-air market will be held at the west exit of JR Hakozaki Station for three hours from 11:00 to 14:00. Fourteen restaurants, mostly from the Hakozaki shopping district...
May 21, 2021
This year’s festival at Hakozaki Shrine promises 3,500 ajisai flowers of over 100 different kinds – a summer scene you definitely don’t want to miss! You can also get a ¥100 discou...
May 18, 2021
Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd., Sekisui House. Ltd., and two more organizations announced the opening of a short-stay recreational base inside the Uminonakamichi area from March 2022....
Apr 21, 2021
Marine World is open until 9 pm throughout Golden Week. Observe the night time activities of 20,000 (350 varieties) fish and sea creatures from the seas of Kyushu. Young and old al...
Apr 15, 2021
In this episode, I explore Kashihama, Higashi-ku, and Island City with Kaoru Suehiro, a prominent architect in Fukuoka. Kashiihama is the site of Nexus World, an ambitious apartmen...
Mar 29, 2021
Nishitetsu announced the discontinuation of its ¥100 bus services between Tenjin and Hakata. The inexpensive bus service for the urban routes improved mobility for...
Mar 22, 2021
The Island City Line is scheduled to open at 15:00 on March 27. The Fukuoka Expressway Route No. 6 is a 2.5-kilometer route between Kashiihama and Island City's ramps...