Hotel Century Art
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Century Art Fukuoka
The hotel is clean and the staff are helpful. They can speak English very well. The location of this hotel is good too. It is located near the JR Hakata Station and the subway station also.
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... accompanied us back to the JR station. Back to our hotel for some relaxation before going out for dinner. We relaxed for a couple of hours at our hotel before returning to the JR station for dinner. We went to the 9th floor where there are many restaurants to choose from. The area was quite crowded since it was Saturday night and many places had waiting lines. We decided on a Chinese food restaurant that had good-looking ...
... we hopped onto a bus that took us to the starting point of our boat ride along the network of canals that flow through the city. It was a beautiful sunny day - perfect! There were about a dozen of us that filled the river boat called "donko bune" and we set off on a quiet peaceful journey along a very picturesque route. The boat was propelled by a man in traditional dress using a long bamboo pole. Our "driver" kept up a steady dialogue in ...
... room. It was such a special time. After our meeting, we visited the home of Kimiko, the leader of the craft group who lives right next door to Haruyo Handa. She has a beautiful, large home surrounded by a Japanese garden. In her back yard, she had some fantastic carp flags flying. This is a tradition to honour boys in the family since May is boy's month in Japan. We were invited in to have some refreshments at ...
... about two hours, from entering the water to exiting and the floats finally being set up for display just past the Tori gates of the Fuji Hachimangu land shrine. Men and boys dripping wet started stringing lanterns on the floats (as if they weren't exhausted enough) so they would be lit up on display all night.
The girls were right.... I had never seen anything, nor will I ever see anything like this again until next year's festival. Splish, Splash and Wasshoi!