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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!
In December of 2018, GRAND BASE HAKATA HARUYOSHI, a hotel making free use of cutting-edge technology, opened in Fukuoka.
Hakata Station in Fukuoka is surrounded by a variety of facilities, like the Hakata Bus Terminal, JR Hakata City, Hakata Hankyu, and KITTE Hakata Marui, so people in the area can enjoy shopping and eating gourmet foods all day long!
This time, I’ll be introducing you to the American pancake restaurant, “Original Pancake House,” located in KITTE Hakata Marui! Their “Dutch Baby,” listed on their menu board, is always a hit!
The only three locations in Japan are in Tokyo, and only one of those is in Hakata.
Hikari no Machi – Hakata 2018Read Later
During “Hikari no Machi Hakata,” around 800,000 bulbs fill the plaza in front of JR Hakata Station with warm, romantic light.
A Festival Registered as a UNESCO World Intangible Heritage in 2016.
Hakata Gion Yamakasa is a Shinto festival of Kushida Shrine in Fukuoka City’s Hakata-ku. The festival’s formal name is Kushida Jinja Gion Retsu Oomatsuri.
It is a powerful festival, where a large number of men carry wheel-less mikoshi shrines on their shoulders throughout Hakata-ku.