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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.
Tenjin Toho Building 1F, 2-6-27 Tenjin, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka 812-0853
The fact that everything is made to order, coupled with the restaurant’s popularity, means that queues start forming well before it opens.
1-9-1 Akasaka, 2F Sunny Akasaka, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka 810-0042
Motsunabe is one of the most divisive Japanese dishes - people tend to either love or loathe it, and very few fall in the middle of those two extremes.
B2F Solaria Stage, 2-11-3 Tenjin, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka 810-0001
Hyotan Sushi offers gourmet sushi like abalone, sea urchin, and grilled eel at an affordable price.

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.
Fukuoka

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.
Hakata Riverain 3-2 Shimokawabata-machi Hakata District Fukuoka 812-0027 Japan
The Hotel Okura Fukuoka is in the heart of the Hakata Riverain complex, and guests have immediate access to its tasteful surroundings, many restaurants, quality shopping and cultural pursuits of fine art and theatre.
810-8650, Fukuoka-shi, 2-2-3 Jigyohama, Chuo District, Japan
The Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk is located on the waterfront with magnificent views of Hakata Bay, and next to the Fukuoka Yafuoku Dome, home to the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks baseball team.
3-5-7, Tenjin, Chuo District, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka 810-0001, Japan
The Hotel MyStays Fukuoka Tenjin is in a prime location for exploring the vibrant heart of the bustling city life.

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