Hakata Stroll with Japanese Dance and Local Cuisine

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3.5 hours
Number of Guests
2 - 8 guests
Language
English
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Vegan, Vegetarian
Stroll the historical streets of Hakata! Visit Kushida Shrine and a retro shopping street, see a traditional dance performance, and enjoy a quintessentially Japanese lunch with tea and sweets.

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Stroll Hakata and enjoy a guided visit to Kushida Shrine, where the Hakata Gion festival takes place each year, and the Kamikawabata Shopping Street, with retro shops and restaurants
Shop for traditional Japanese sweets (wagashi) with your guide, who will tell you the fascinating history of the city
Enjoy a traditional Japanese dance show and a shamisen performance
Wrap up the experience with a beautifully presented traditional Japanese lunch, followed by tea served with sweet confectioneries
Kimono and tea ceremony options are also available (see Options below)
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals

Experience Details

Perhaps best known as one of Japan's prime ramen destinations, Fukuoka City's Hakata area dazzles visitors year-round with its seaside views, fresh gourmet options, and all-out festivals. With so many things to see, do, and eat, it's worth exploring Hakata with a local guide and participating in cultural experiences to enjoy your visit to the fullest. In this tour, you'll start by exploring Hakata's landmarks. Your first stop will be Kushida Shrine, where the famous Hakata Gion Festival is celebrated yearly. You'll then stroll a shopping street with a retro flair packed with shops and restaurants. There, you'll shop for traditional Japanese sweets with the help of your guide. You'll then delve into the traditional culture by enjoying a shamisen and a traditional Japanese dance performance. Finally, you'll indulge in a Japanese-style lunch featuring Hakata's specialties, followed by tea and sweets to wrap up the day. Itinerary: - Meet your guide at the designated meeting point (~5 minutes from Hakata Station by train) - Visit Kushida Shrine and shop for traditional Japanese sweets at the Kamikawabata Shopping Street (~45 mins) - Enjoy a traditional Japanese dance and shamisen performance (~30 minutes) - Wrap up the experience with lunch, tea, and traditional wagashi sweets (~1 hour) As you stroll through the nostalgic streets of Hakata, your guide will tell you all about the fascinating history behind Fukuoka's crown jewel. Enjoy its remarkable cultural offerings and feast on its delicious food in this comprehensive tour celebrating Hakata's culture, gourmet, and traditions.

Inclusions

Guide fee
Traditional dance show & shamisen performance
Lunch
Tea and traditional wagashi sweets

Exclusions

Transportation to and from the meeting point
Additional food and drinks

Meeting Point and Meeting Time

The meeting point will be located a 5 minute train ride, or a 13 minute walk from Hakata Station. More detailed information and a Google Maps link will be provided upon booking.

Remarks

If you have any allergies or dietary restrictions, please notify your host when booking.

Cancellation Policy

Cancel your booking at least 2 days before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Experience Location

Fukuoka is Japan’s up-and-coming foodie prefecture, which was put on the map by the 2014 Michelin Guide and has been consistently featured ever since. Roam food markets in Fukuoka, taste the authentic Hakata tonkotsu ramen in its birthplace, and fill up at yatai street food stalls during your trip to Fukuoka!
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals