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Famous Foods of Fukuoka

Fukuoka is widely known for its rich culinary culture, and any visitor to the city would be missing out if they didn’t sample the rich variety of cuisine available. The following is a brief introduction to the most famous of … Continue reading

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Atago Shrine

Atago Shrine is one of the three major Shinto shrines in Japan dedicated to the deity Atago, and also the oldest shrine in Fukuoka City. Originally established in the first century AD as Washio Shrine, it initially enshrined two gods, … Continue reading

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Fukuoka Tower

Although Fukuoka City is more famous for its food and culture than its landmarks, Fukuoka Tower is one landmark worth seeing. Built to succeed the aging Hakata Port Tower as a symbol for the city, Fukuoka Tower is 234 meters … Continue reading

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Okawachiyama: Finding Japan in the Small Things

Many people come to this country looking to find the “real” Japan, yet they spend their time fixated on blinding lights, towering buildings, and trains full to the point of bursting. There are people who go to the other extreme, … Continue reading

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