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Fukuoka Area Guide Brought to You by Reporter Suu! (Kawabata Shotengai, Yusentai and Ropponmatsu)

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"This is Fukuoka-Season2-" brings you all the charm and excitement that Fukuoka has to offer all from the perspective of international students! In this installment Korean student Suu tells about some of the most captivating places in and around the Kawabata Shotengai, Yusentei and Ropponmatsu areas! Click on the images below to find-out more! There's so much to explore, be sure to check it out!

1. Modern, stylish yukata all at a reasonable price! You can even try before you buy at “le lien!”

le lien

2. From unique hats to souvenirs from the Hakata area, there’s a vast array of choice inside “Matsuda Name Shishu-ten / Cotton Matsuda!”

Shishu-ten / Cotton Matsuda

3. At the “Kawabata Zenzai Hiroba” you can enjoy zenzai (sweet red bean soup) and view a “Kazariyama (Decorative Float)” from the Yamakasa festival all year round!

川端ぜんざい広場

4. Yamakasa makes Hakata! Check-out one of the gorgeous, stunning “Kazariyama (Decorative Floats)!”

飾り山笠

5. For lovely candles and scented sachets that smell like Japanese sweets, try “O-butsudan no Hasegawa Fukuoka Honten!”

お仏壇のはせがわ福岡本店

6. Forget the hustle and bustle of the city in "Yusentei Park," a beautiful Japanese garden where you can enjoy the changing of the seasons

友泉亭

NEW! 7. “Hane-ushi” is a cool, hidden gem that serves delicious, yet affordable “Gyu-tan Donburi (Beef Tongue Rice Bowl)!”

Haneushi 跳牛

Map of the locations introduced!

Profile: Suu

Suu
- Currently enrolled as a student at Japan University of Economics
- Hometown: Korea
- Lived in Fukuoka since March 2015
- Favorite Fukuoka food: Hakata ramen
- Pastimes/leisure activities: basketball
- Favorite sport: basketball
- Favorite Japanese artist: Kobukuro

WHAT’S NEW

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  • A Romantic Fukuoka Date with Xiao Xiao Bai ❤
  • That's why I always love you Fukuoka
  • オタクマップ
  • Fukuoka Ramen Map
  • Interview Now
  • Cosplayers Laboratory
  • D.I.Y. Ita-Goods (Special Otaku Lecture)
  • WFS

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