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Restaurants For Every Budget in Fukuoka

Fukuoka's cuisine features elements of Chinese and Korean cooking, due to the city’s proximity to the Asian mainland. Local specialities include Hakata ramen, a noodle soup with pork broth and marinated pollock roe. For adventurous eaters, motsunabe is a flavoursome offal stew from Fukuoka which is considered a delicacy. Beyond local cuisine, you will find many other options, from food carts to fine dining restaurants with fantastic views.
2-2-17 Daimyo, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka 810-0041
Chikae serves up some of the best fish in Fukuoka in a warm, welcoming and fun environment.
Hakata Riverain Mall 2F, Shimo-Kawabatacho, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka 812-0027
Restaurant Hiramatsu offers the best French fine-dining cuisine you are likely to find in the Hakata area.
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.

Shopping Destinations in Fukuoka

When it comes to shopping, Fukuoka’s two large commercial districts span every preference and price range. Whether you are looking luxury designer wear or bargain souvenirs, shops in either Tenjin or Hakata will have you covered. Tenjin is home to upmarket department stores and malls, which stock international goods and luxury brands. Hakata features traditional shopping arcades, as well as the vast JR Hakata City complex and huge Canal City mall.
Shintencho Shopping Street
Daiso Tenjin 100 Yen Store
Don Quijote Discount Store

Sightseeing In Fukuoka

While many modern Japanese cities are concrete jungles with relatively little in the way of green space, Fukuoka is unique in that it offers visitors the chance to unwind in both parklands and on a beach. The stretch of white sand at Momochi Seaside Park was installed on reclaimed land 1990, and provides the perfect place to escape the summer heat. For a break from the city altogether, nearby Nokonoshima Island is just a short ferry ride away.

Kita-Kyushu Innovation Gallery and Studio [KIGS]

The gallery is a set within a modernist structure built on the very site where Japan's first modern production of steel.

Great Places To Stay in Fukuoka

From inexpensive hostels and capsule hotels to large international chain hotels offering big, Western-style rooms, Fukuoka provides a range of accommodation options for every budget. Much of the city’s tourist accommodation is in the area around JR Hakata Station, which also provides convenient access to the nearby airport, or the Tenjin area, which is within easy walking distance of Nagoya’s biggest cluster of malls and department stores.
811-0321 Fukuoka, Fukuoka, 18-25, Saitozaki, Higashiku, Japan
Located in the Uminonakamichi Seaside Park, The Luigans is a luxury spa and resort surrounded by trees and a spectacular ocean view.
4-4-10 Nakasu, Hakata District, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka, 810-0801, Japan
Located in the centre of Nakasu, the downtown area of Fukuoka, the Hotel Resol Hakata is perfect for busy travellers wanting to stop and take a break.
3-6 Reisenmachi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture 812-0039, Japan
The Yamamoto Ryokan Hotel is the perfect place to enjoy the nostalgic Japanese styled accommodation.

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