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Nishi Koen (Park)

Enjoy not only the beautiful bayside area but also Japanese traditional temples!! Also there are some entertainmests, restaurants, café you can enjoy such as Hawks Town Mall, Trick Art Museum, Hard Rock Café and Yahoo Dome etc. Especailly, beautiful Sakura attracts you at Nishi Park in spring!! What to see in this route: Hawks Town Mall – Trick Art Museum, Hard Rock Café, Quickly Yahoo Dome Tojinmachi Temple Street Jodoji Temple Daibutsu Daien Temple Myohoji Temple Nishi Park Terumo Temple Walking Distance: 3.8 km (2.4 miles) Walking Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes View Nishi Park Walking Course in a larger map
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Temaki Sushi (Hand-rolled Sushi) Party, November 2nd 2011 Party Report

We had a Temaki Sushi (Hand-rolled Sushi) Party on 2nd of November 2011. Such a many people, our guests and friends joined us and we had a great fun together!! Thank you everyone for joining us!!! [miniflickr photoset_id=72157627916425577&sortby=date-posted-asc&per_page=50]
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Tenjin

The city center in Fukuoka!!! Many restaurants, shopping malls, department stores, bars, clubs are located in Tenjin area!! Also a number of events are being held in Tenjin. Let’s walk around Tenjin!! What to see in the route: Tenjin Underground Shopping Street Susaki Park Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art Fukuoka City Akarenga Culture Center Fukuoka Former VIP Hall Auditorium Tenjin Central Park Kego Shrine Walking Distance: 3.1 km (1.9 miles) Walking Time: 1 hour View Tenjin Walking Course in a larger map
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Hakata Station

One of the symbolic station in Fukuoka, Hakata station is where plenty of people are coming and going every day!!! There are some good spots to see around Hakata station. Let’s Walk around Hakata station!! What to see in the route: JR Hakata City Canal City Hakata Sumiyoshi Shrine Rakusuien – Japanese Garden Walking Distance: 3.7 km (2.3 miles) Walking Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes View Hakata Walking Course in a larger map
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Canal City Hakata East Building

The New Canal City Hakata Grand Open!!! About 16 shops are in the mall as well as many restaurants and the cinema. You can enjoy not only shopping at Swedish fashion brand H&M, ZARA, Uniqlo and so on but also watching movies or plays, enjoying music live and several events. Canal City Hakata East Bld. is located next to Canal City Hakata. Access Take a bus #114 from the nearest bus stop Mizuho and get off at “Canal City Hakata Mae” bus stop. (About 15min, 180yen)
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Japanese Somen Noodle Party, July 29th 2011 Party Report

We had a Japanese Somen Noodle Party on July 29th 2011. Such a many people, our guests and friends joined us and we had a great fun together!! Also, especially this time, RKB (Japanese Broadcast station) came and had an interview of our guests. Wow~ Thank you everyone for joining us!!! [miniflickr photoset_id=72157627188580159&sortby=date-posted-asc&per_page=50]
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La Nuit des Publivores (The Night of the Ad-Eaters) @ JR Kyushu Hall, July 30th

A unique and hugely popular film festival dedicated to screening the best television commercials from around the world. Five hundred commercials have been selected, from the funny to the profound. Choose from either the day or night screenings, both of which also include live performances and chances to win special prizes. Venue: JR Kyushu Hall on JR Hakata City 9F Event Hours Day time: 2pm ~ 7:30pm All Night time: 10:30pm ~ 5:30am Admission Day: Unreserved 3,500yen / Reserved 4,000yen Night: Unreserved 4,500yen / Reserved 5,000yen Access Take a bus No. 44 from Misuho bus (the closet bus stop from the hostel) to Hakata staion. (100yen, 6min) Or you can … Continue reading
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Korea Week @ JR Kyushu Hall (Hakata City), July 6th – July 8th

This event includes two famous modern Korean performances: Nanta, an acrobatic performance using the real kitchen utilities, and Jump, a show that mixes traditional martial art and comedy. You can also try Korean beauty skin care products, such as snail essence, that are popular at the moment. Venue: JR Kyushu Hall at JR Hakata City 9F Event Time: 10:00~20:00. Event schedules vary by date. Admission: Free Access Take a bus No. 44 from Misuho bus (the closet bus stop from the hostel) to Hakata staion. (100yen, 6min) Or you can go to Hakata station by walk, about 10 minutes.
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Fireworks Festival @ Ohori Park, August 1st

Why don’t you enjoy the big fireworks display in the city?? 6000 fireworks are set off from the central island of the pond at Ohori Park. Don’t miss this chance to experience Japanese Summer!! *If it rains, it will be postponed until August 2nd.* Fireworks display:8pm-9:30pm Access: Take subway train from Hakata station and get off at “Ohori Koen station”. (10min, 250yen)
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The biggest One Piece event in history 「ONE PIECE DOME TOUR FUKUOKA」 is held @ Yahoo Dome, July 1st – 3rd 2011

Fukuoka Softbank Hawks Marketing Corporation holds the biggest One Piece event in history 「ONE PIECE DOME TOUR FUKUOKA」 at Yahoo Dome from July 1st (Fri.) to 3rd (Sun.) for 3 days!! “One Piece Dome Tour” is, the theme park type of event that is held in the largest-ever scale and condensed One Piece world into the dome. Come and Feel the One Piece World as it is!!! Admission Advance ticket: Adult – 3,000yen, Children – 2,000yen Current ticket: Adult – 3,500yen, Children – 2,500yen Event period: July 1st(Fri.), 2nd(Sat.), 3rd(Sun) Opening hour: 10:00 – 18:00 Venue: Yahoo Dome Access Take a bus No. 44 from Mizuho, the closest bus stop … Continue reading
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