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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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Nighttime Cherry Blossom Illumination Event at Fukuoka Castle

This year’s cherry blossoms have already started to appear! A special cherry blossom event is being held in the interior courtyard of the Fukuoka Castle ruins from March 28 to April 8, 2012, during which time the blossoming cherry trees are … Continue reading

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Fukuoka Subway System Symbols: Nanakuma Line

The Fukuoka City Subway system is unique in that each station has its own symbol, a depiction showing something characteristic about the district or area that station is in. Continuing on from previous posts covering the symbols of the Kuko … Continue reading

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