Fukuoka, Japan travel tips

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1 Japanese is a complex language with several writing forms. Learning a few phrases, however, is still a good idea!
2 The city's main festival is called Hakata Gion Yamakasa Matsuri, and is held from 1 to 15 July. Must see!
3 If you want a real hotel for the night call Hotel Okura Fukuoka. They speak great English and the service top quality. Be sure not to miss their great breakfast.
4 As a modern metropolis, Fukuoka has countless hotels, but if you cannot pick try Plaza Hotel Premier. It is always a good last minute choice.
5 Finding budget accommodation in Fukuoka is not a challenge, as hotel and hostel prices are one of the lowest in the region. Try International Hostel Khaosan Fukuoka if you need a fun place to stay!
6 Japanese speak very poor English, and they can be very embarrassed by this, tread lightly!
7 Japan, and also Fukuoka has great transportation as it is easily reachable by both train and coach service. As for local transportation - besides the usual option of reliable taxi service - there are several bus lines that connect to the city centre.
8 Traveling to Fukuoka by plane? The closest airport is Fukuoka International Airport.
9 The Fukuoka Asian Art Muesum is a unique collection of art, ranging from Pakistan to the shores of Japan.
10 The area has several shrines and temples. Take a stroll and ask around!

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