Fukuoka – the Cosmopolitan Heart of Kyushu
"Fukuoka, the cosmopolitan heart and largest city in the southern Japanese Home Island of Kyushu, is different things to different people. From shopping in Tenjin or Hakata, or dining on the local speciality Hakata ramen or motsunabe offal stew, or even enjoying one of Japan's largest festivals, Fukuoka's draws are far more versatile and diverse than what one may expect this far away from the main Japanese Island of Honshu."
B2F Solaria Stage, 2-11-3 Tenjin, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka 810-0001
Hyotan Sushi offers gourmet sushi like abalone, sea urchin, and grilled eel at an affordable price.
Tenjin Toho Building 1F, 2-6-27 Tenjin, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka 812-0853
The fact that everything is made to order, coupled with the restaurant’s popularity, means that queues start forming well before it opens.
Canal City Hakata B1F, 1-2-22 Sumiyoshi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka 812-0018
The Moomin Café is based on characters from the 1990s animated series, which was a big hit in Japan.
Shintencho Shopping Street
Daiso Tenjin 100 Yen Store
Don Quijote Discount Store
4-16-6 Hakataekimae, Hakata District, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka 812-0011, Japan
This budget hotel centrally located for travellers who want easy access to the Tenjin and Hakata areas. The Hotel New Gaea Hakataeki-Minami is known for their multi-purpose business room.
2-2-11, Hakataeki Mae, Hakata District Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka, 812-0011, Japan
When guests stay at the JR Kyushu Hotel Blossom Hakata Chuo, they receive more than the hotel room that they paid to occupy.
3-1-90, Sumiyoshi, Hakata District, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka 812-0018, Japan
Sometimes the simple places are the best. With simple designs and furnishings, Hotel Hokke Club in Fukuoka doesn't try to do too much.