HAKATA

HAKATA

Hakata (博多) is a district of Fukuoka City (福岡市) in Japan which serves as an important location for sightseeing and traffic. Thanks to its rich history and variety of things to do and see, this district is becoming an international hub with a big influx of tourists from other...

Roughly around 5:15 AM on the 8th of November, 2016, the unsuspecting people residing in the vicinity of the JR Hakata Station (a highly popular commercial district located in Fukuoka City, Japan) awoke to a deafening uproar. By 9:45 AM, a large-scale evacuation was being undertaken by the city...

When you're living or travelling in a foreign country that so happens to feature your absolute favourite cuisine, sometimes you just have to say "what the hell, blow the cost" and really splash out on some top notch nosh. In Japan, there are countless restaurants that offer sushi, sashimi...

My family were due to arrive in Kumamoto a week after the earthquake – a long-ago booked family holiday that we didn't want to cancel. But with violent aftershocks continuing, we decided to meet in Fukuoka instead and have a relaxing weekend away before venturing back to the disaster...

Fukuoka is located on the island of Kyushu in Japan and is well-known not only for its beautiful landscapes and architecture but also for its amazing festivals. Among many spectacular festivals across Japan, Hakata Dontaku can definitely be considered as one of those. It is an extravagant event which...

I love festivals! That is one of the many reasons why I love Japan. There are so many elements you can learn and discover about the country’s culture in a single festival. thekimonogallery.tumblr.com/ You can observe men and women, both young and elderly proudly wearing their traditional clothes. You can...

One of the many things that caught my attention when I came to Fukuoka, Japan, was these lines of food stalls on the sidewalks which open in the early evening. I had my eyes caught especially by the food stalls which line up the edges of Nakasu River. fukuoka-now.com/ Fukuoka City...

Location Last August, I had the pleasure of traveling to Fukuoka with some friends. Although not as well-known worldwide as Osaka, Kyoto or Tokyo, this prefecture in the region of southwestern Japan called Kyushu, is easily one of the most enchanting in the country. drscdn.500px.org/ As you travel southwest on...

If you are going to the Kyushu Islands and more precisely to Fukuoka, we would like to recommend you a few Ryokans. These accommodations are perfect if you are looking for experiencing Japanese traditional culture and if you are not interested in the latest modern conveniences. Comparing to the...

As one of the major cities of Kyushu, Fukuoka sees it's fair share of tourists all year round. Whether you are just passing through or having an extended holiday, this well-situated hotel will be your first port of call when booking accommodation. Location upload.wikimedia.org/ The Hakata Green Hotel Number 2 (there are...

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