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Kawabatadori Shopping Street

Kamikawabatamachi Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0026, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Lots of local shops

As a browser, I like to go to places with local brands and products. This place is great for me... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
Khiam Yeong H
Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
Niceshopping arcade

It is a nice shopping arcade where you can find some shops for clothes, mostly a bit old style... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
Villeurbanne, France
via mobile
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“old style” (2 reviews)
“shops selling” (3 reviews)
Kamikawabatamachi Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0026, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

As a browser, I like to go to places with local brands and products. This place is great for me because of these. There are also stalls setup intermittently along the middle of the street.

Thank Khiam Yeong H
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

It is a nice shopping arcade where you can find some shops for clothes, mostly a bit old style, some are though a bit touristic since they sell Yukata, kimono etc... You also have a lantern shop, sweets and coffees, restaurants etc... You have a...More

Thank luneriel
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Kawabata is an indoor shopping street. During my short holiday in Fukuoka, I visited this shopping street many times; weekdays and weekend, daylight and night time, and this shopping street never seemed too crowded. There are quite a lot of interesting clothing stores, house-hold stuffs...More

Thank purisu
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

If Tenjin is a shopping area for tourists, Kawabatadori is an unpretentious shopping street for the local people. When you go out from subway Nakasu-Kawabata station, you can find this shopping arcade just in front. This area is also famous for nightlife.

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I love the traditional shotengai or covered shopping arcades. Kawabata shotengai is a very local place so the experience gives you a glimpse of how the locals live. So many shops selling everything from cosmetics, to clothes to furniture and even supplies for temples or...More

1  Thank Nonnapn
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We spent much of our time in Fukuoka wandering up and down this street. There are some good restaurants but it is the shops that are most interesting. As well as the usual 100 yen shops there are many shops selling shrine goods, a shop...More

1  Thank Penfoldio
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

A local street shops. Mainly for seniors rather than young people. Good place to experience the local daily necessities goods. Colorful fruits and vegetable stall draws my attention.

1  Thank sololyn
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Spent a pleasant hour or so wandering through here after viewing Kushida Shrine A unique range of stores you won't find in the bigger shopping centres or in the wider Hakata/Tenjin area. Craft, paper, food, kimono shops, 100 yen shop, souvenirs as well as some...More

1  Thank downunderbaby
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This long covered shopping mall includes some smaller shops not seen in the modern Tenjin shopping district and the Hakata station shopping complex. It is an older shopping mall and at first appearance looks a little shabby. You won't find Gucci here but more the...More

Thank OZtraveller222
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Indoor shopping street near Hakata Riverain and Canal City. Shops sell a variety of Japanese crafts and products, with some restaurants.

Thank Ricky G
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