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A Festival Registered as a UNESCO World Intangible Heritage in 2016. It is a powerful festival, where a large number of men carry wheel-less mikoshi shrines on their shoulders throughout Hakata-ku.
「Marbre blanc cafe」 has a few branches in Fukuoka city.This time I visited the Daimyō branch which is only a 4 minute walk from Akasaka station(Fukuoka city).
Hakata Dontaku is a large festival, visited by over 2 million people, that is held annually on May 3rd and 4th. Events and parades are held at over 30 areas throughout the city, and many residents dress up and parade around with shamisen, taiko drums, and rice paddles.
A Convenience Store by Hakata Station Has Been Converted to a Standing Bar! Osake no Bijutsukan x Konbini PoplarRead Later
“Osake no Bijutsukan” is gaining popularity for its affordable sake, starting at 500 yen. And that very same “Osake no Bijutsukan” chain has now opened a standing bar in the eat-in space of a “Poplar” convenience store (konbini) in front of Hakata Station!
Popular Curry Restaurants Vie for Dominance in “Hakata,” a Food Battlefield! Large-Scale Food Festival “Super Curry Grand Prix”!Read Later
“Hakata” is a food district that is known as a battlefield for restaurants. That very place is to be the location of the large-scale food event “Super Curry Grand Prix”! Talented “spice masters” from across Japan will gather in Hakata! Also, running at the same time will be the “Gekikara Beer Garden,” another must-see event!
Fukuoka Castle Cherry Blossom FestivalRead Later
Every year a grand cherry blossom festival is held in Fukuoka City’s Maizuru Park, where around 1000 cherry trees bloom beautifully in the spring. During the cherry blossom festival, the park is packed with people coming to look at the flowers, all the way into the night!
“Kiwamiya” is the place to eat Imari beef hamburger in Fukuoka, Kyushu. Be prepared to queue up!Read Later
Fukuoka “PARCO” is a department store located in Tenjin which is the biggest entertainment district in Fukuoka. You will find “Kiwamiya” in the basement floor of PARCO. Their signature dish is a hamburger steak.
Suzukake is a famous long-standing Japanese sweets shop in Fukuoka. It has five locations in Fukuoka, as well as one in each Nagoya and Tokyo.I hope you can come to see the seasonally-changing artful Japanese sweets in the shop’s display window for yourself!