Toyoko Inn Hakata Eki-Minami
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- Free parking
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... The front entrance of the restaurant has a kind of vending machine where you select your choice of broth and additions such as eggs, spring onions and garlic. Once we had figured this out the machine presented us with two tickets for our meals. We we're shown to a booth with a privacy screen to allow you to slurp your ramen to your heart's content! On the table was a form to individualise ...
... view from the observation deck, with the city of Fukuoka spread out before us on one side, and Hakata Bay and Muromi River on the other side.
The tower is 234 metres tall, the tallest seaside tower in Japan. It has a triangular cross-section and is covered with 8000 half-mirror panels. It is designed to withstand winds up to 63 metre/second. To date the strongest wind recorded has been 49 metre/second. Happily, the wind was not that bad! It is ...
... to watch workers in the many small shops lining the street to the temple, making umegae-mochi which is a sweet rice cake with bean jam, and a local specialty. We went into a lovely little shop, with beautiful gardens (but it was too cold to sit outside). I ordered a coffee and a umegae-mochi, which was quite delicious. A young man sitting at the next table and who had been watching us, then handed us another delicacy that he had ...
... cater to males seeking drinks and attentive conversation. The hostesses will light cigarettes, pour drinks, offer flirtatious conversation, and sing karaoke to entertain customers. Hostesses can be seen as the modern equivalent of geishas, providing entertainment to individual and groups of business men.
Of note, these are platonic establishments frequented by men and women.
Once we had returned to ...
... Later on in the day I headed to the Fukuoka tower and found a beautiful beach there, the first real beach I'd been to in Japan. I cycled along by the beach for a while having earlier visited the Hawks town mall and had some nice curry udon noodles. After avoiding the rush hour traffic(just) I returned the bike and headed into the canal city mall for dinner. I had ...