Benikea Calton Hotel Fukuoka Tenjin
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- Shuttle bus service
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- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... asking you to select strength of broth, spiciness, noodle softness and extra orders. Once this was filled in you press the button and a hatch opens. You can't see your server but a polite hand appears to take your sheet and then a few minutes later it returns with your dinner! The ramen was by far the best we have ever had and the odd experience of ordering and eating in the booth made it lots of ...
... to it all. Quite reminiscent of Shanghai in the 1930's.
There was also an interesting exhibit about the Hakata Gion Yamakasa, which is a local festival in this area. It's origins are based on festivals that used to occur in earlier days to pray against diseases, especially in the face of the hot, steamy summers. The Yamakasa (float) used to be part of a quiet festival with the huge structures paraded through the various districts, but sometime in ...
... up the street, but was unable to tell us what it was called (very little English, just very kind). It looked like a hard waffle-like biscuit, wrapped in seaweed and it too was very tasty. He was delighted we enjoyed it and went on his way.
We had a look around the Shrine and surrounds, and had hoped to explore the Kyushu National Museum but, unfortunately, it was closed.
We walked back to the station and boarded a ...
... beer and gin, £5-8 so suggested we return to our local bar that was a fraction of the cost.
It wasn't until the next morning when we were doing our usual 'Lonely Planet' planning that we realised in our naivety we had entered a hostess bar. Hostess bars are a common feature in the evening entertainment industry of Japan and other East Asian countries with a high Japanese population. They employ pretty female ...
Today was my final day in japan so I decided to use the free bike rental token I'd been given by my hostel for staying for 3 nights. Although there isn't much of specific interest in Fukuoka I found that it was a great city to cycle around. It has a couple of nice parks, one of which has a huge lake in the middle and a small Japanese garden which were both ...