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Feb 28, 2023 Now Reports
A New Landmark that Carries on the History of Daimyo
Fukuoka is set to get a new landmark this spring with the opening of Fukuoka Daimyo Garden City. Prior to its full opening in April, the central plaza opened to the public on Janua...
Jan 30, 2023 Now Reports
Rakusuien: A Tranquil Japanese Garden in the Heart of the City
About a 10-minute walk from Hakata Station you will find Rakusuien, a Japanese garden with a serene atmosphere. This is originally where the Hakata merchant Shimozawa Zenemon Chika...
Dec 22, 2022 Now Reports
Kego Shrine and Kego Park: An Oasis in the Heart of the City
Kego Shrine and Kego Park are well-known as places where you can relax in Tenjin in downtown Fukuoka City. Due in part to their location next to Nishitetsu Fukuoka Station, there i...
Dec 1, 2022 Now Reports
Natural Hot Springs You Can Enjoy Right Here in Fukuoka City
Onsen, or hot springs, are often thought of as being located in remote areas, but there are places right here in Fukuoka City where you can enjoy natural hot springs. One of these ...
Oct 31, 2022 Now Reports
Further Enhancing Centers for Exchange in Each Ward
Equipped with a civic hall, meeting rooms and a library, the Minami Civic Center is well known by local residents as a hub for culture and exchange in Minami Ward...
Oct 3, 2022 Now Reports
Continuing Development of the Hakata Station Chikushi Exit Area
The Hakata Connected project is underway around JR Hakata Station, the gateway to Kyushu, to create a renewed sense of liveliness and new jobs and to enhance circulation to and fro...
Aug 31, 2022 Now Reports
Fukuoka City Waterworks to Celebrate 100 Years
Next year will mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of Fukuoka City's waterworks system. On March 1, 1923, after the completion of water supply facilities in Fukuoka City, in...
Jul 29, 2022 Now Reports
Stargazing in Fukuoka
Now is the time of year when it’s nice to spend time outdoors at night. Many of us have more opportunities to head out of the city for fun during summer vacation, but we should rem...
Jul 1, 2022 Now Reports
Former Takamiya Residence of the Kaijima Family: A Traditional Building Brought back to Life
This April, Takamiya Minami Garden opened in a quiet residential area near Nishitetsu Takamiya Station. Within the lush green grounds sits the former Takamiya Residence of the Kaij...
May 31, 2022 Now Reports
Tokoin Temple: Once a Treasure Trove of Cultural Assets
Tokoin Temple is said to have been built in 806 by Saicho (aka Dengyo Daishi). Originally a Tendai temple where Saicho preached, it became a Zen temple for a time before becoming a...