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Hakata Port Tower and Bayside Place Hakata

Before Fukuoka’s shiny Momochi-area landmark Fukuoka Tower was built, the city had another bay-side landmark in the older, more industrial Hakata Port area.┬áThe modest-sized Hakata Port Tower, completed in 1964, is now eclipsed by many of the apartment and office … 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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