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Shopping Paradise

Fukuoka is said to be the most convenient town for shopping in the world. The compact town makes it possible to efficiently shop in a short amount of time. You can find anything you want from big-name brands to Japanese traditional cultural items.

Fukuoka Shopping Model Course

Fukuoka City is ranked number one in the shopping section of “The world’s best place to live 2008” selected by MONOCLE magazine in England. The Tenjin and other neighboring areas are dotted with top-ranked brand shops from home and abroad, department stores and fashion buildings offering popular ...

Petit Price Shopping

There are many 100 yen shops and shops with three price options in Fukuoka, where you can buy an article for 100 yen or 315 yen, choosing from a variety of commodities including household goods, stationary, cosmetics, accessories, and food products. Drugstores situated on many corners of the stre...

Hakata Traditional Crafts

Fukuoka boasts many traditional crafts such as Hakata-ori textile, dolls, tops, and magemono (wooden wares) which are made with techniques that have been passed down for generations. They preserve high historical and cultural values, making them a perfect souvenir. Hakata Machiya Folk Museum, a p...

Appreciated Souvenirs of Fukuoka

Souvenirs most often appreciated from Fukuoka are those that can be tasted: such as Karashi Mentaiko (Alaska pollock ovum spiced in hot pepper sauce); fruits with high sugar content like a domestic famous strawberry brand (AMAOU), Sake and Shochu made with rice and sweet potatoes; and Japanese an...