Welcome to Fukuoka !! From now on what would you like to explore in Fukuoka? Fukuoka has many attractive sightseeing spots, such as food stalls called Yatai, Canal city, Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine and Fukuoka Tower, but don’t you want to go to a secret places that Social media users have found? So, this time we will introduce you six places of “Fukuoka rare spot” recommended by Social media users found at 3,000 posts gathered at the Fukuoka Photo Contest. ⓵Nanzo-in (Kasuya district,Sasaguri) Introduction of Grand Prix Entry. User-ID: @carjoe98 Yumejizo. The composition of this snap is just great! We could sense the photographer's artistic eye even at first glance! Here's […]
The real pleasure of sightseeing is not only in looking at beautiful scenery and obtaining certain knowledge from materials based on historical facts. If you can use boundless imagination and reproduce all possibilities in your mind, it will drug you into the charm of the place even more. There are still mysteries of Fukuoka castle that has been not yet elucidated. Why do not make trip to your mind and freely explore the history while enjoying quaint ruins and outstanding nature? Yay blossom!!! A post shared by Sunny Mahtani (@sunnymahtani) on Mar 27, 2018 at 5:16am PDT 1.Let’s start with Shimonohashi gate It is said that the biggest mystery of […]
Long time ago, parents were giving a golden advice to their children ‘ at least wear good quality watches and shoes.’ These days not many people say that anymore , but still wearing items such as watches and shoes give a very strong impression to others . It is often said that the first impression of meeting someone comes from visual appearance and it takes 55% of that impression. So appearance is important. Especially for businessmen it is indispensable to care about their look in order to compile negotiations. So this time I would like to introduce a ‘watch gallery’ in Hakata Hankyu second floor mezzanine floor of the watch […]
Gokaimaru In this article we will be checking-out Gokaimaru on Nishidori! With its clean, simple interior, Gokaimaru feels like a true seafood restaurant. The Japanese calligraphy on the menu is absolutely exquisite! The menu has also been translated into a number of languages, so there is no need to worry if you do not read Japanese. The hirame (flounder) sashimi is simply delightful! The restaurant serves thinly sliced hirame with lemon and momiji-oroshi (thinly sliced daikon radish). The white meat of the fish is so fresh the dish almost looks likes its sparkling. Funamori (boat-wrap sushi) The Japanese name of the restaurant implies a high level of quality and it is […]
The traditional Kurume Kasuri is the most well known kasuri in Japan. Kasuri(絣) is a Japanese word for fabric that has been woven with fibres, dyed specifically to create patterns and images on the fabric. Only three countries in the world use this kind of method. While Japan is one of them, the other two are India and Indonesia. It might be known as “ikat”. The techniques and styles are quite similar, yet the each country has their own unique identity. To carry on the traditional Kurume Kasuri technique, the government provides support to the kasuri industry by assisting in […]
Rainy Day in Fukuoka? The top 8 places to enjoy it! Rainy days can also occur while you are travelling. But this shouldn’t matter, because you can find many interesting places in Fukuoka which you can enjoy also on bad weather days. Here are the best places and I’m sure everyone will find a favorite one. Canal City – everything in one place Canal City is like a small city in which you can find many shops, restaurants and cafes and amusement in the cinema, the theater or the game center. So you can find something for everyone. There is also a fountain show every 30 min from 10:00 […]
Night-time Aquarium at Marine World!
A Great Date Night Idea! This is fun hang out is one of the best, most creative places to go on a date in Fukuoka! Especially if you head over there after the sunsets! Marine World is now hosting night-time aquarium events. With the Port of Hakata providing the backdrop, the after dark dolphin show gives visitors the chance to witness rare sea life that can only be seen at night! Viewing these kinds of surroundings at night is a fantastically romantic experience that is well worth checking out with your partner! Dates: July 15th to August 31st 2017 Weekends and national holidays from September 2nd to September 30th 2017 Marine World […]
乾杯！-Kanpai- Fukuoka! 7th Yoka By Photo Contest
Let’s give toasts for everyone’s new beginning! What kind of season is it for everyone in February and March? Perhaps, in Japan, the new fiscal year begins in April. Isn’t it a season that everyone is toasting for a farewell or new encounters? Let’s cheer and celebrate our new start of the year in Fukuoka! The theme for this contest is… “Kanpai Fukuoka” We decided this theme to celebrate everyone’s new beginning of the year. All you have to do is add the #fukuokayokaby hashtag to any celebration, toasting photos you have taken recently! Let’s toast with Fukuokans and make a mood of celebration! It will be posted on the […]
8th Fukuoka photo contest in run! Let’s share your most precious moments!
Let’s share everyone’s precious moments! Little by little days are getting warmer . For everyone April is time for changes and fresh new starts. I think it’s time when you will viewing Cherry blossoms with your important person and also great opportunity to make new friends. While this season has a feeling of a fresh new start, We would like to make a photo contest for your most cherished moment photos. “This time Fukuoka photo contest theme is “CHERISH FUKUOKA “ So, this time theme is “CHERISH FUKUOKA”. ”CHERISH” means in English (to care,protect). Also Sakura means cherry blossoms and indicate something fresh and new , so combining those words […]
10th Fukuoka’s Photo contest ! Produced by Yoka By
The 10th Fukuoka Photo contest is held ! Fukuoka Contest will be held from 1st of August 2018 to 31st of August 2018. Post a photo with [#fukuokayokaby] on your social media account and share with us your most amazing moment from trip to Fukuoka! Let’s discover a charm of Fukuoka! You can find great things on Fukuoka’s tourist information booklet for foreigners Yoka Map! Yoka Map is a Fukuoka’s tourist information booklet for foreigners made under concept of [ Tourist map made together with tourists]. Everyone’s posted picture with #fukuokayokaby will be also printed in Yoka Map! This booklet will be issued in 20,000 copies and distributed at […]
Fukuoka’s events list from August to September 2018
We just gathered all informations about events in Fukuoka from August to September 2018, so we are hoping that it will be helpful for everyone who want to participate in those events. 8/1 56th West Japan Fireworks Festival Event date：First of August (Wednesday) Opening time：20:00～21:30 Place：Ohori Park Weather information：In case of storm event will be moved to 2nd of August (Thursday) Number of fireworks：6000 Number of visitors：41thousand of people Access：Next to Ohori park underground station.10 min on foot from Ropponmatsu station Parking lot：Not available Paid seats：Adult 1200 yen. Child (elementary and junior high school students 600 yen. ＰＤＦ pamphlet ※This year there’s no paid seats available in Maizuru park. Organizer: […]
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