Shopping Spots in Fukuoka Area

  • Canal City Hakata
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    4.0
    2038 Reviews
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    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashihakataku Sumiyoshi 1-2
    A major commercial facility standing on the banks of the Naka River. In addition to shops and restaurants, the facility is also adjoined by a movie theater and a performing arts theater. The Ramen Stadium area, filled with branch restaurants from famous ramen purveyors throughout Japan, is a popular place to check out. In the evening, visitors can enjoy a magnificent water fountain show that makes use of projection mapping in the Sun Plaza on floor B1. Free baby stroller rentals available.

    A huge shopping mall with a beautiful artificial water canal and fountains. A must see place in Fukuoka.

  • Hakata Bus Terminal
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    4.0
    243 Reviews
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    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashihakataku Hakataekichuougai 2-1
    The Hakata Bus Terminal, from which scheduled and high-speed buses leave and return from trips around Fukuoka City, has one underground and nine above ground floors with stores for clothing and accessories, sundries, daily goods and foodstuffs. Just a one-minute walk from JR Hakata Station’s Hakata Exit, it is convenient for both tourists and shoppers. From the first floor run local scheduled buses and from the third run high-speed buses going to Honshu and other areas around Kyushu.

    If you are planning a trip to another major city in Kyushu, I recommend considering the buses that leave this terminal. The are often as fast as the trains (except the shinkansen) and are much...

  • JR Hakata City AMU PLAZA Hakata
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    4.0
    506 Reviews
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    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Hakata-ku Hakata Sta. Chuogai 1-1
    One of the station buildings at the Hakata Entrance of Hakata Station. The building has ten above ground floors and one basement level housing a variety of fashion boutiques and shops offering miscellaneous goods as well as the T-Joy Hakata cinema complex and the JR Kyushu Hall multipurpose hall. Floors nine and ten are home to a number of restaurants in the City Dining Kuuten while the first floor features the Miyage-mon Market where a variety of Hakata souvenirs are available.

    Came here to explore the food options. They have great restaurants on L9 and L10, you will be spoilt for choices. It gets pretty crowded before 12noon for lunch so do come early to avoid the...

  • RIVERWALK Kitakyushu
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    3.5
    156 Reviews
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    Fukuoka Pref. Kitakyushushikokurakitaku Muromachi 1-1-1
    Surrounded by gorgeous nature and history, Riverwalk Kitakyushu is a facility with various functions including culture, art, information and commerce. Visitors can enjoy the open spaces of Ogura Castle, Murasaki River and Katsuyama Park while doing their shopping or going to the art museum or theater. The abundance of events makes people want to visit over and over again. The Riverwalk is approximately three minutes on foot from the JR Nishi-Kokura Station and approximately ten minutes from the JR Kokura Station.

    The Riverwalk Kitakyushu is not really a river walk as I originally expected. It is a huge complex with some stores and restaurants inside. I would say, the architecture of this complex is pretty...

  • Hakata’s Kitchen Yanagibashi Rengo Market
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    3.5
    125 Reviews
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    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashichuouku Haruyoshi 1-6-1
    This Fukuoka City market with a long history started in 1918, when a few fresh fish traders began selling fish from a cart at the Yagihashi Bridge crossing the Nakagawa River. It is a lively place with events throughout the year, including the “Zenzai Festival” held every January and the “set bargain sale” held on the third Thursday of each month where all stores offer goods and fresh foodstuffs at prices at half or 1/3 of their regular price.

    Walking distance from Tenjin underground, this local small fish market sell a varieties of fresh fish, shell fish, crabs and even whale meat and of course the must eat mentaiko

  • Itosaisai, JA Itoshima Market direct from the grower
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    4.5
    116 Reviews
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    Fukuoka Pref. Itoshimashi Maebaru Ichinoseka 567
    Itosaisai, JA Itoshima Market sells a wide range of fresh produce harvested in Itoshima, including vegetables, rice, meat, fish, delicatessen and even flowers. Every kind of fruit and vegetable is produced differently by each farmer, and it is possible to compare them by taste-testing them. It is also possible to buy the high-quality Itoshima brand meats such as Itoshima black beef, and the Itoshima brand pork, Genkai Pork, here. The market is located approximately 13 minutes on foot from the JR Hatae Station.

    Everything you need. All from locals. Go there for breakfast, to have lunch or to do groceries for home. Fresh sashimi from locals and sushi for resanobla rates. It cannot be more fresh.

  • Hakata Machiya Folk Museum
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    4.0
    148 Reviews
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    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashihakataku Reisenmachi 6-10
    Come learn about the good-old days of life in Hakata at this tourist attraction. The exhibition hall, Machiya Hall, and souvenir shop are all connected, and the Machiya Hall was originally built in the mid-Meiji period (late 1800s) before it was moved and reconstructed in its current location. You can also see a demonstration of how Hakata fabric was traditionally woven. Under the guidance of experienced craftsmen, you can try your hand at painting ceramics (fee required) or Hakata fabric weaving yourself. It's just a five-minute walk from Gion Station.

    Two story museum with a small fee that shows the history of the Fukuoka area. There are signs in English and a short film about a festival in the area where local people build floats and race them...

  • Bayside Place Hakata
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    3.5
    69 Reviews
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    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashihakataku Chikkouhonmachi 13-6
    A mall adjoining the Hakata Port Passenger Terminal in Hakata Ward, Fukuoka City. The mall is filled with a variety of tenants, including a shopping area host to fashionable apparel shops and boutiques, and a restaurant area where visitors can eat local Hakata specialties. The mall also has fun facilities for children and an event hall used for live music performances, making this a destination where people of all ages can easily spend an entire day.

    There is no need to go here unless you have a boat trip planned. Ice cream, coffee, and food is available while you wait. An aquarium is here and the Hakata tower is across the street. Its very...

  • KITTE HAKATA
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    4.0
    129 Reviews
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    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashihakataku Hakataekichuougai 9-1
    A mall connected directly to Hakata Station. The Hakata Marui department store serves as the core tenant, but the mall is filled with a variety of establishments, including restaurants, fashionable apparel shops, bridal ware stores, and health clinics. Designed around the concept of serving as a great place to take a break, there are various cafes on each floor as well.

    Came here looking for dinner. It’s nice and quiet on the top floor but choices are limited. Shopping is mainly ladies wear. Went to basement of Solaria Stage for dinner instead. It has more local...

  • SOLARIA PLAZA
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    4.0
    87 Reviews
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    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Chuo-ku Tenjin 2-2-43
    A commercial building in Tenjin 2-Chome, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka City. The building has seven above-ground floors and two basements levels filled with all sorts of shops and restaurants including fashion apparel, sundries, foodstuffs, and more, and is also home to a movie cinema. The building is attached to the 17 floor Solaria Nishitetsu Hotel Fukuoka and the hotel lobby is accessible from the 6th floor.

    It is very common to find so many big malls or departmental stores in & around the major city areas/train stations that are somewhat similar. Most are upmarket, nice to browse but expensive. Solaria...

  • Fukuoka PARCO Main Building
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    3.5
    43 Reviews
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    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Chuo-ku Tenjin 2-11-1

    Fukuoka Parco is a department store in Tenjin, a busy shopping area in Fukuoka. It is directly connected to Tenjin underground shopping street, where you can take subway, and Nishitetsu Fukuoka...

  • Marinoacity Fukuoka
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    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashinishiku Odo 2-12-30
  • Hakata Hankyu Department Store
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    4.0
    13 Reviews
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    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashihakataku Hakataekichuougai 1-1
    Adjoins JR Hakata Station and JR Hakata City. A department store with floors from B1 to 8 filled with everything from fashion goods to food. The Umachika food floor on B1 is particularly worth visiting—here you can purchase renowned sweets from across the country normally only available locally. Sweets from each area come in at different times; be sure to check in advance if there is something specific you’re looking to buy before it sells out.

    JR博多駅が入っている駅ビルに、阪急デパートも入っています。帰京の際、地下1階の食品売り場で、九州のお土産を購入します。フレッシュな丸腸。辛子明太子。からすみ。保冷剤をいっぱい入れた保冷バッグいっぱいにして帰ります。

  • Daimaru Fukuoka Tenjin store
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    4.0
    5 Reviews
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    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashichuouku Tenjin 1-4-1
    A department store located close to Fukuoka (Tenjin) Station. Hotel Nikko Fukuoka’s popular Chinese restaurant Koro has a branch restaurant on the sixth floor of the east building. Popular bakeries Maison Kayser and Paul Bocuse also have shops on the food floor of B2. A baby rest room and baby stroller rental service are available for visitors. Lastly, Daimaru Fukuoka Tenjin store also provides duty free service for international travelers.

    If youre looking for Japanese desserts, gifts to bring home. The lower level of Daimaru has the best choices. Personally I have less interest for the souvenirs that can be found anywhere in...

  • Fukuoka Mitsukoshi
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    4.0
    7 Reviews
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    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashichuouku Tenjin 2-1-1
    Fukuoka Mitsukoshi is a department store in the Solaria Terminal Building with two underground and nine above ground floors. In the second underground floor the food market sells Kyushu produce including that from Hakata, with a variety of nationally famous shops. It is a convenient place with the second floor offering services for Nishitetsu Fukuoka (Tenjin Station), and the third floor a Nishitetsu Tenjin high speed bus terminal.

    フランスの岩塩入りバター「セルドウメール」が欲しくて、岩田屋にメールしました。そうしたらこちらにあると教えて下さり、取り置きをお願いしました。福岡のデパートではここにしかなかったので、欲しいものが買えて満足です。

  • TORIUS
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    3.5
    18 Reviews
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    Fukuoka Pref. Kasuyagunhisayamamachi Yamada 1111
    Large-scale shopping center that boasts a floor space equivalent to 5 Tokyo Domes. Within the spacious lot, you’ll find fashion, everyday goods, restaurants and over 100 shops lined up. With a movie theater, a barbeque area, and a zoo where you can touch rare animals like capybaras, wallabies, and iguanas, there is plenty here for you and your family to enjoy.

    You can go for food at the various F&B outlets. Shop at all the shopping outlets, go bowling, check it the latest movie, try your hand at mini golf or even rock climbing wall. Be prepared to walk or...

  • ChaCha Town Kokura
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    Fukuoka Pref. Kitakyushushikokurakitaku Sunatsu 3-1-1
    This is a large commercial complex located in Sunatsu, with an array of shops and facilities lined up together inside including consumer electronics, daily sundries, restaurants, and a movie theater. The symbol of the complex is a large Ferris wheel of height 60 meters and diameter of 50 meters, from which one can look out over Kokura. Of the 36 gondolas just two are transparent and visitors often form a line to use them. Events such as concerts and illuminations are held throughout the year, bringing in a lot of visitors.
  • Youme Town Hakata
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    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashihigashiku Higashihama 1-1-1
    A shopping mall located in Higashi Ward, Fukuoka City. The mall's numerous tenants include fashionable clothing stores, lifestyle goods shops, and restaurants; the mall also regularly holds events and special sales. Fully compliant with new laws governing universal design, the mall is designed to accommodate people of all ages and abilities.
  • Sanren-Suisha no Sato Asakura
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    4 Reviews
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    Fukuoka Pref. Asakurashi Yamada 2192-1
    A farmer's market located in Asakura City, Fukuoka Prefecture. Locally harvested produce is available for purchase, including fresh and reasonably priced vegetables and fruits. The store also offers processed products such as seasoning mix for fried rice and pickles made from takana (a kind of mustard greens). They also open up travelling markets selling agricultural products outside Asakura City on an irregular basis.

    三連水車の里あさくらの館内ミニカフェです。生鮮食料品を物色したい家人と分かれて来店。前回(昨年6月)がジェラートだったので、今回はいちごミルクにしました。いわゆるスムージー。税込み350円。イチゴ&ミルク&砂糖&氷をミキサーするわけで、不味かろうはずもなし。当日は結構な夏日。冷たい飲み物でしっかり涼めました。ここは知事認定の「ふくおかの農業応援の店」。店内に掲示された認定書がちょい誇らしげでした...

  • Nijino Minouno Sato
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    13 Reviews
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    Fukuoka Pref. Ukihashi Yoshimachifukumasu 130-1
    A facility where visitors can purchase fresh agricultural products picked that morning, seasonal fruits, vegetables, and foods. The town of Tanushimaru is also one of Japan's top producers of garden shrubs and trees and a full array are stocked at this facility as well. Visitors can enjoy lunch at Yume Kitchen, an all-you-can-eat buffet style restaurant serving dishes made with fresh, locally grown agricultural products.

    先日孫さん達を案内しました。三重県からの里帰り組。まずは農産物直売所「まんてん市場」で買い物。孫さん達は生まれて初めて見たアローカナの卵(色は淡いペパーミントグリーン!)に大興奮。小ぶりのスイカ(長さ15cm程度)にも感動。よかったね! 次はお待ちかねのバイキング@夢キッチン。孫さん達はもちろん、親(=我が家の長女さん)も夢キッチンの料理が大好き。彼女は食後(最後の買い物をしに市場に戻る前)食彩...

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The most northerly of Kyushu island’s prefectures, Fukuoka comprises castle towns, seaside parks, and Hakata ramen, one of Japan’s most famous noodle dishes. Whether due to its good location or its unique charm, the prefecture’s capital, Fukuoka city, has been voted one of the most desirable places to live in the country - a close-knit community, a thriving food scene, and accessible nature combine for irresistibly laid-back city vibes.

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