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Private Full-Day Fukuoka Custom Tour by Chartered Vehicle
"This is a private tour by a chartered vehicle. Using this service you can charter your vehicle taxi van or bus whichever is most suitable for your group and visit many attractive sightseeing spots. You don't have to hurry for other tourists as this tour is only for your group.Tour route is flexible and can be arranged upon your request.Recommended sites:Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine - Located outside of Fukuoka City and is Considered as the god of knowledge and the god the great poet
From JPY73,864.00
 
Private Full-Day Fukuoka Custom Tour by Chartered Vehicle
"This is a private tour by a chartered vehicle. Using this service you can charter your vehicle taxi van or bus whichever is most suitable for your group and visit many attractive sightseeing spots. You don't have to hurry for other tourists as this tour is only for your group.Tour route is flexible and can be arranged upon your request.Recommended sites:Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine - Located outside of Fukuoka City and is Considered as the god of knowledge and the god the great poet
From JPY73,864.00
 
Private Full-Day Fukuoka Custom Tour by Chartered Vehicle
"This is a private tour by a chartered vehicle. Using this service you can charter your vehicle taxi van or bus whichever is most suitable for your group and visit many attractive sightseeing spots. You don't have to hurry for other tourists as this tour is only for your group.Tour route is flexible and can be arranged upon your request.Recommended sites:Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine - Located outside of Fukuoka City and is Considered as the god of knowledge and the god the great poet
From JPY73,864.00

More Local Customs in Fukuoka

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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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Go pet a cow

Cows are the traditional labor of the fields, and therefore a revered animal. They can bring fortune, health and prosperity.It is considered a good look omen to pet the cow, particularly on their...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fukuoka Temples

Ankokuji Zen Temple was moved to Fukuoka in 1600 from its previous location at Nakatsu, about 100 kilometers away. The temple burned in 1635, but was quickly rebuilt. The temple is said to be home...
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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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Fukuoka Castle

The Fukuoka Castle ruins have impressive walls and moats, but the inside has modern sports facilities taking away from the aura. From the tower at the southern end of the castle, you have a great view...
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Ohori Koen

Wander around the edge of the Ohori Park south of the castle which has a beautiful lake, with a nice white bridge leading to the islands in the center. The lake has a circumference of about 2km with a...
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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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Autumn

Autumn and spring are the best times of year to visit Japan. On our last trip - end of October -autumn was just starting in Fukuoka. November would be the best time to visit to see autumn in its full...
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"Fukuoka, gateway to Kyushu"
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