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Fukuoka, 16 Jan.

Hakata-Kawabata Shopping Street

Hakata-Kawabata Shopping Street Photo courtesy of Fukuoka City Hakata-Kawabata Shopping Street

Hakata’s oldest shopping street has about 130 shops lining a 400-meter long arcade. This is the standard Hakata walking course, featuring gift shops selling traditional Hakata ningyo dolls and other items, shops specialized in Yamakasa goods, stores that offer products from the Genkai Sea, and ramen shops. On Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and other days when special events are held, you can enjoy tasty Kawabata zenzai (redbean soup with mochi) at the arcade’s event space. Get there early, because they sell out by 5:00pm!

Fukuoka City Guide Yokanavi

Tokyo (Narita) to Hakata-Kawabata Shopping Street, Fukuoka

    1. Narita Airport


      From 4,800 yen

    2. Fukuoka Airport

      5 min

      300 yen

    3. Hakata Station

      • Walk

      15 min

    4. Hakata-Kawabata Shopping Street

      6-135 Kamikawabatai, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

All listed travel times and costs are approximate.

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