Hakata District

Fukuoka

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Hakata District

The Hakata district is where you will find the bulk of small artisan shops in which you can purchase some fine handcrafted souvenirs. Your first port of call should be the Kawabata Shopping Arcade, in which there are a number of stalls selling all manner of goods.

Do & See

Chuo-ku ward, located west of the Naka-gawa River, is the commercial and entertainment hub of the city. At its heart lies the district of Tenjin to which most visitors will undoubtedly be drawn, lured by the bright lights of its bars and restaurants and the excellent array of boutiques.