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Discover the cultural and culinary delights of Fukuoka.
The articles that feature the stories of the locals will help you discover a new side of the prefecture.

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Featuring Tourist Attractions Throughout The Prefecture①

Featuring Tourist Attractions Throughout The Prefecture①

Welcome to Fukuoka, a prefecture in northern Kyushu, abounding with outdoor activities, traditional handicrafts, and a food culture that’s entirely its own!

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Culture and Heritage

Culture and Heritage

In the rural south of Fukuoka prefecture, Yame is a historical city that offers a rich taste of Fukuoka’s traditional crafts and culture, featuring the famous Yame tea. This area has long prospered thanks to its natural resources of abundant water and fertile soil. As an important transport hub between Bungo and Chikugo, Yame was a lively town where merchants built their houses and artisans set up their workshops.

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Expand Your Sense of Wonder

Expand Your Sense of Wonder

Get your outdoor gear ready because we’re about to head deep into Fukuoka’s bountiful landscape for some unrestricted nature-loving fun and adventure! This edition of our Fukuoka visit is about appreciating the bounty of the region’s mountainous and coastal landscapes, as well as local community efforts to preserve them.

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Culture Through Food

Culture Through Food

Fukuoka prefecture has long been considered a gourmet destination for food lovers. From coastlines abundant with delicious seafood to the prefecture’s optimal green tea growing environments, there is much to titillate a foodie’s appetite, including hands-on experiences and a little adventure. Follow us on our journey through Fukuoka prefecture for a culinary discovery of the southern green tea region of Yame and northward for a fishing boat excursion in Kitakyushu.

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Admiring the Best Scenery that Nature Has to Offer in Itoshima

Admiring the Best Scenery that Nature Has to Offer in Itoshima

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The World’s Best Sushi and Unique Food Experiences Await You in Fukuoka

The World's Best Sushi and Unique Food Experiences Await You in Fukuoka

In Japan, it's no easy feat to stand out from the crowd based on culinary prowess alone. Famed as the country with the most Michelin-starred restaurants in the world, the land of the rising sun is heaven on earth for foodies from all walks of life and all budget levels. Kyushu’s largest city of Fukuoka is a dynamic cultural hub, thanks to a privileged position that has historically made it a gateway between Japan and Asia and the rest of the world. Here, eating out consists of equal parts of tradition, quality and excitement.

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Japan’s top eel chef continues to innovate while preserving tradition

Japan’s top eel chef continues to innovate while preserving tradition

An interview with Dai Ogata, the fourth generation to run Inakaan, in business for 90 years; A close look at Japan’s finest eel dishes and the techniques that earned their reputation as the best in Japan

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Fukuoka Is For Foodies: A Guide To Exploring This Delicious Culinary Destination

Fukuoka Is For Foodies: A Guide To Exploring This Delicious Culinary Destination

As the historical gateway to Asia, Fukuoka Prefecture has been on the receiving end of multiple and multicultural influences which have coalesced into a delicious melting pot of flavours. So, if you're a foodie looking for the best grub in Japan, you can't go wrong here…

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Local Life in Yame City:<br> Green Tea, Traditional Crafts and Endless Stars

Local Life in Yame City:
Green Tea, Traditional Crafts and Endless Stars

For whatever may ail you, the slow life in Yame City in southern Fukuoka Prefecture may be the cure.
Here are some ways to experience a slice of tranquility in an otherwise busy world.

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Fukuoka Soul Food:<br> Mouthwatering Local Meals

Fukuoka Soul Food:
Mouthwatering Local Meals

Fukuoka Prefecture is a gourmet’s dream — it has countless homegrown dishes and fresh ingredients from both land and sea in spades.
What better way to get to know Fukuoka better than by digging into some of its beloved local fare?
Here are just some of the prefecture’s famous soul foods that you’ll find at restaurants, bars, and Fukuoka City’s famous yatai (street food stalls) while you’re here.

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