Fukuoka, Japan travel tips

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Japanese is a complex language with several writing forms. Learning a few phrases, however, is still a good idea!

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The city's main festival is called Hakata Gion Yamakasa Matsuri, and is held from 1 to 15 July. Must see!

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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.

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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.

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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!

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Japanese speak very poor English, and they can be very embarrassed by this, tread lightly!

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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.

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Traveling to Fukuoka by plane? The closest airport is Fukuoka International Airport.

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The Fukuoka Asian Art Muesum is a unique collection of art, ranging from Pakistan to the shores of Japan.

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The area has several shrines and temples. Take a stroll and ask around!

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Small earthquakes are unfortunately quite common in Japan, they are the part of normal life!

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Fukuoka is a pumping metropolis and Japanese love dance clubs, you will find great places anywhere. Look for Club X, and do not be afraid of jpop!

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Drinking in Japan is quite common, so cities are usually packed various types of bars and pubs. Try the local beers and don't forget about the world famous sake! Ebi-chan is a good place to start.

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If you want a not too fancy, not too shabby restaurant with great food and friendly service, visit Murata

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If you want a decent meal for great price just visit a place called "West", they have a lavish selection and great service.

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Japan is the home of karaoke. You have not lived until you gave it a go!

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Cities like Fukuoka tend to be very safe as crime is astonishingly low in Japan However, however that does not mean that you should just leave your street smart home!

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Japan can be very warm in the summer, 35°C to 40°C is not uncommon so bring your sun cream.

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"Sumimasen" is "excuse me".

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Avoid tipping in Japan, it is considered rude and they do not accept it.

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