Tag Archives: Hakata

Kyushu Ramen: A Comparison of Fukuoka, Kumamoto and Kagoshima

Hakata ramen, also known Nagahama ramen, comes from Fukuoka and is by far the most famous style ramen from Kyushu. However, within the island of Kyushu itself, Fukuoka’s ramen is only one of the three major varieties, the other two … Continue reading

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Seasonal Events and Traditions in Fukuoka

This section provides an overview of some of the most popular events and seasonal traditions in and around Fukuoka City. Because these events offer a cultural experience that cannot be had through sightseeing alone, I recommend that all visitors consider … Continue reading

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New Ramen Section on Finding Fukuoka!

I have added a new permanent ramen guide section to the website! Now you can see all the recommended ramen restaurants I have recommended in past posts all in one place, as well as a new “ramen tutorial” section to get … Continue reading

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The Best of Fukuoka’s Ramen (3rd Edition)

(Read the full ramen guide here) This is the in my series of posts on recommended ramen restaurants in Fukuoka. I also recommend taking a look at the first edition and second edition. Hakata Ramen is widely known as the best tonkotsu (pork bone broth) ramen in Japan, and … Continue reading

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Hakata Hanami 2013: Cherry Blossoms in Fukuoka City

Update: Due to usual weather patterns, the cherry blossoms have already opened in Fukuoka, and the ideal viewing time has been moved back considerably. So get out there and start picnicking! Winter is starting to fade away, which means the … Continue reading

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Small Update: URL Change

This is just a short administrative message. Finding Fukuoka has a new URL: http://www.findingfukuoka.com! The old WordPress URL will still work, but it will redirect to the new URL. Happy reading! 🙂

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Yusentei Park: Fukuoka City’s Best Japanese Garden

Although it is called a park, this is actually a Japanese garden — the best such garden in Fukuoka City. Originally built as a sort of vacation house by the 6th Kuroda clan feudal lord of the castle town of … Continue reading

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