Nov 22, 2016
There is a rumor in the air: the fashion-world has cottoned on to Kurume Kasuri. Eager to see what the fuss is all about, Fukuoka Now took a day trip to Kurume City. Kurume, today,...
Nov 10, 2016
Take a plane 30 minutes northwest of Fukuoka and you’ll find yourself over Tsushima (対馬). Densely forested, and like much of Japan, extremely mountainous, the island has a total po...
Nov 1, 2016
For three days (Nov. 21 ~23) Kashii Kaen (the retro theme park in Higashi Ward) will be free to the public before...
Jul 19, 2016
500,000 sunflowers fill five hectares of land at Yanagawa Sunflower Garden. At day enjoy the vibrant yellow flowers against the clear blue sky, and at night view the illuminated su...
May 17, 2016
Things To Do
Imagine an island where cats reign supreme. Ok, so we could be describing any part of Japan, a country notorious for its appreciation of felines of all stripes. But within easy rea...
Apr 25, 2016
ead to Uminonakamichi to see approximately three million blooming spring flowers (1,000 varieties)! The annual ‘Flower Picnic’ takes place between...
Apr 18, 2016
The Hakata Dontaku Flower Cars are back! The six “Flower Cars” are vehicles decorated with flowers or motifs from fairytales, anime or popular culture. These cars are a Dontaku tra...
Apr 7, 2016
When Sakura Season coincides with some uncharacteristically warm weather, there’s surely only one thing to do: stake out the best hanami spot! And how better to find such a place t...
Aug 27, 2015
Selected news topics by Fukuoka Now from Fukuoka’s Shisei Dayori.
Apr 3, 2015
50,000 tulips will liven up the streets between Hakata Station and Kego Park. This tulip road began in 2011 to celebrate opening of Kyushu Shinkansen, and so this is the fifth year...