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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Kyushu - Fukuoka
Canal City Hakata
# 1   of 8 most visited
sights in Fukuoka

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Canal City Hakata is a large shopping and entertainment complex, calling itself a "city within the city". Attractions include about 250 shops, cafes and restaurants, a theater, game center, cinemas, two hotels and a canal running through the complex.

Visitors, who are planning on shopping, will likely be able to find something of interest in one of Canal City's many stores, whether it be in a shop unique to Japan or a branch of an international company. There is also a wide variety of restaurants, offering Japanese and international food, that generally have reasonably priced menus. The fifth floor consists of the "Ramen Stadium", which has eight ramen shops with noodle dishes from across Japan, including the local specialty Hakata Ramen.

Canal City has been designed to create a spacious and interesting atmosphere with creative and unique colors and shapes. The artificial canal runs right through the middle of the five floored entertainment complex, creating a lot of open space. At the center of the canal there is a fountain with water shows every 30 minutes from 10:00 until 22:00.

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How to get there
Canal City Hakata is a short ride by the 100 yen loop bus from Hakata Station or Tenjin Station (100 yen, departures every 5-10 minutes). Alternatively, you can walk there in about 15 minutes from Hakata Station or in about 20 minutes from Tenjin Station.

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Hours and Fees
Hours:10:00 to 21:00 (restaurants until 23:00)
Some variations between shops
Closed:No closing days

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Hotels and Ryokan
Fukuoka offers a wide range of hotels. The Hakata Station area and the central Tenjin district are most convenient for exploring the city.
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Recommended Hotels around Fukuoka
Grand Hyatt Fukuoka
Luxury hotel inside the Canal City Hakata complex.
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Hotel Nikko Fukuoka
Comfortable 4-star hotel a short walk from Hakata Station.
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Hotel Route Inn Hakata Ekimae
Reliable business hotel just across Hakata Station.
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User Ratings
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