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Easy-to-Wear Kimono Rental by the Megane Bridge
"This service offers Japanese traditional Kimono for short-time rental so that travelers can have the opportunity to walk around the Megane bridge wearing Kimono like Japanese women in the olden days and take their own pictures with the historical scenery in the background.A professional Kimono dresser will dress yo but this easy-to-wear Kimono dressing service takes only about 15 minutes per person by using the quick-use Obi belts and tools. The venue is located just in front of the Megane Bridge the oldest stone arch bridge in Japan and one of the most photographed places in Nagasaki. After getting dressed in your Kimono you have 30 minutes to walk around the Megane Bridge and take your photos in your beautiful Kimono. You won't need to walk a long distance wearing the traditional Zori sandals that create difficulties walking for people unaccustomed to them since you will arrive at the Megane Bridge as soon as you left the venue.All of the Kimono are made of high-quality silk with beautiful traditional patterns. The plan includes Kimono rental accessories
From JPY1,850.00
 
Hot Spring Capital Yufuin Rickshaw Tour
"Kick back and relax while your driver will guide you through the lush green valleys of the European-looking village of Yufuin the unofficial hot spring capital of Japan. Meet your guide any time between 9:30am and 5:30pm at the entrance of the Yufuin train station. You can effortlessly cover the spacious area of the valley and fields and still gain a informative and broad overv rich in arts and culture on a rickshaw.The tours described below are model routes. They may be further customized based on your preferred starting and ending point the length of your tour and points of interests.30 Minute OptionHeading south from the train station and after passing through a narrow street surrounded by high walls you will see the iconic view of Yufuin. Abundant rice fields
From JPY4,500.00
 
Easy-to-Wear Kimono Rental by the Megane Bridge
"This service offers Japanese traditional Kimono for short-time rental so that travelers can have the opportunity to walk around the Megane bridge wearing Kimono like Japanese women in the olden days and take their own pictures with the historical scenery in the background.A professional Kimono dresser will dress yo but this easy-to-wear Kimono dressing service takes only about 15 minutes per person by using the quick-use Obi belts and tools. The venue is located just in front of the Megane Bridge the oldest stone arch bridge in Japan and one of the most photographed places in Nagasaki. After getting dressed in your Kimono you have 30 minutes to walk around the Megane Bridge and take your photos in your beautiful Kimono. You won't need to walk a long distance wearing the traditional Zori sandals that create difficulties walking for people unaccustomed to them since you will arrive at the Megane Bridge as soon as you left the venue.All of the Kimono are made of high-quality silk with beautiful traditional patterns. The plan includes Kimono rental accessories
From JPY1,850.00

More Local Customs in Fukuoka

No Smoking in the Streets!

Before I went to Japan, I read in other travellers' tips and guidebooks that restaurants and hotels could be unpleasantly smoky. This worried me a bit, my ability to tolerate second hand smoke has...
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SallyM
Apr 30, 2011

Hojoya, one of Hakata's three main festival

Hojoya, is one of Hakata’s three main festivals, held in September in Hakozaki Shrine in Fukuoka-city, and is a celebration of living creature with a history of over 1000 years.Hundred of doves and...
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Dec 22, 2007

Hakata Dontaku

The name Dontakuis a corruption of the Dutch word Zontag, meaning Sunday.The festival is said to have started as a New Year parade of merchants going to the local lord’s residence to celebrate is held...
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Dec 22, 2007

Tamaseseri, is a dynamic festival

Tamaseseri, a lively New Year’s Festival held on January 3, in Hakozaki Shrine in Fukuoka-city, and is a traditional form of fortune-telling.Several hundred men wearing lion cloths compete on...
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Dec 21, 2007

Hakata-ningyo doll

Hakata-ningyo dolls are unglazed bisque dolls made of painted fired clay.They often depict beautiful women and children, or characters from famous Noh play.They are popular for their graceful curves. ...
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gogonicetrip
Dec 05, 2007

Hakata-za, is a Kabuki theater

Hakata-za, is a theater for Kabuki play, musicals, Takarazuka Revue and variety of other shows that are performed monthly.Hakata-za, is located in the Hakata Riverain in Nakasu, and is one of most...
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Aug 29, 2007
 
 
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Hakata Gion Yamagasa

Hakata Gion Yamagasa, is a summer festival in Hakata Fukuoka, takes place from July 1 to 15, held at Kushida Jinsha. During the festival, large floats called Kazariyama decorate Fukuoka's streets, and...
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Mar 16, 2007

Hakata Machiya, is a folk museum

Hakata Machiya is a folk museum shows the life and culture of Hakata Fukuoka.1)Exhibition hall, you can find the many faces of the Hakata way of life.2)Machiya hall, the superb example of traditional...
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Feb 03, 2007

Using alternative energy and recylcing

In our energy hungry world, I'm always appreciative of people who have decided to adopt more environmentally friendly ways to obtain energy. While they probably do it for mostly selfish reasons, such...
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amambaw
Sep 05, 2004

What's wrong with this picture

Okay, all you Brits are looking at this picture thinking "Jolly Good, those Japanese sure do have things sorted out correctly, don't they?" But, if you're a North American like me, you're thinking...
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amambaw
Sep 05, 2004

CURRENCY

The currency in Japan is the Yen. The note pictured is the 1000 Yen bill which is the smallest. The other notes are 5000 and 10000 yen. The coins come in 500,100,50,10,5 and 1 yen denominations.When...
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kiwigal_1
Jun 17, 2004

Sorry that this picture did...

Sorry that this picture did not turn out very clear. It's a beer vending machine - right out on the street. I doubt such a vending machine would last very long in the USA... In Japan, the drinking age...
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lenoreva
Aug 25, 2002

Kimonos are expensive. To put...

Kimonos are expensive. To put one on, you need the help of experienced people, and about an hour of free time. This kimono was lent to me for my graduation from the International program at Seinan...
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lenoreva
Aug 25, 2002

Food Culture: Tea.

FOOD CULTURE:Don't forget, what's a meal without GREEN TEA? So, below are types of TEA: 3 grades are found: Gyokuro: Highest grade that come out in May. Secha: Popular medium grade with tender leaves...
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Sharrie
Aug 25, 2002

Top Hotels in Fukuoka

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2-18-25 Hakata Ekimae, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, 812-0011, Japan
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4-8-25 Watanabedori, Chuoku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, 810-0004, Japan
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1-3-9 Hakataeki Minami, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, 812-0016ã??, Japan
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5-1-2 Nakasu, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, 810-0801, Japan
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2-18-1 Hakata-ekimae, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, 812-0011, Japan
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1-38 Gion-cho, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, 812-0038, Japan
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Top Things to Do in Fukuoka

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Ohori Koen

We spent the day travelling to Kitakyushu but decided to visit Ohori Koen in the evening when we returned. We were not sure whether it would be pitch black and desolate or well lit and populated. It...
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Fukuoka Castle

The ruins of Fukuoka Castle are located in Maizuru Park. To get here take the subway to Ohori Koen Station, go out exit 5, walk along the moat and you will soon see a castle gate on your right. Go...
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Kushida Jinja

Kushida Jinja, located in the Hakata Ward of Fukuoka is said to have been founded in 757. This shrine is home to the huge festival held each July called Hakata Gion Yamakasa. A huge float called a...
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Canal City

Canal City is a futuristic shopping centre/entertainment/dining complex with a canal running through it. It is very close to the banks of the Naka Gawa River. It is worth visiting for its futuristic...
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Seaside Momochi Park

We took the subway to Nishijin Station, exited next to the Fresh Burger Restaurant and went right. Momochi Park is about 15 minutes walk away from the station. The park is located in front of Fukuoka...
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Suito Fukuoka

This new place in Fukuoka aims to make tourists enjoy the real Japanese cultural experience by offering various events such as a tea ceremony lesson, a walk in the traditional yukata, or a takoyaki...
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"Fukuoka-City"
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"trippingstonefree fukuoka"
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"Fukuoka, gateway to Kyushu"
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"Friendly Fukuoka"
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"Beautiful Fukuoka"
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