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Iwataya Honten

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Address: 2-5-35, Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka 810-8680, Fukuoka Prefecture
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+81 92-721-1111

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Good shopping and excellent food basement

You atypical department store, uneventful but great Japanese customer service. If you shop at Iwataya, there are a selection of hotels which they deliver, be sure to check... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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45 reviews
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

You atypical department store, uneventful but great Japanese customer service. If you shop at Iwataya, there are a selection of hotels which they deliver, be sure to check when you get your tax refund. Great food basement where it is designed for shopping and have central seating. Good idea when you want to try different Japanese cuisines.

Thank TheCosmopolite
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214 reviews
115 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The department stores come in 2 phases of twin buildings, connecting by a walking bridge on 3rd floor. Despite we walked through almost every inch of the 2 buildings, we hardly find any attraction despite it was nicely displayed. Surprisingly, the service quality of staff there were not too nice, just so and so. The more attraction of the department... More 

Thank Chun pang L
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76 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This location is one of the most famous tourists and local attraction for shopping and food. This mall is just besides the big train subway station and has a lot of small eatrus besides ir. The nall itself is uptown and trendy. A must visit place if you have the time ib that area.

2 Thank sayvonna
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is the classiest shopping centre in Ippudo with great friendly staff and attention to detail. Bought a present for my son and they took great pains to wrap it nicely without even asking. Made my day.

1 Thank Darthduh
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304 reviews
223 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Of what I saw, this establishment had the finest products. Take a look around even if you don't purchase anything. The service is exemplary, even if some struggled with English. Impressive!

1 Thank mzzyap8
Singapore, Singapore
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1,142 reviews
200 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

My wife had a blast here, travelling between the old and new blocks to buy make up such as Shu Uemura and clothes by Mila Over, while I enjoyed the supermarket and food hall areas in the basement. We especially love the French style breads, which are very fresh, as well as the friendly sales staff selling mentaiko (fish roe)... More 

2 Thank orator11
Metro Manila, Philippines
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180 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Occupying 2 buildings in the Tenjin area of Fukuoka, this high-end department store sells a wide variety of products.

1 Thank Ricky G
Hong Kong, China
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298 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 371 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015

A very nice high-end international and local brands department store. Tax-free refund was located on 1/F of new building but there was an unreasonable charge of 1.1% of total tax-free purchases as process fee. Good Cafes were scattered on different floors. Eat Paradise was on 7/F of new building, opening between 11am - 10pm. Had dinner at Tenichi Tempura and... More 

2 Thank GGHolliday
Hong Kong, China
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132 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2014 via mobile

This is the high end of the Mitsukoshi department stores chain in Fukuoka. All big brand names are here. Food floor worth a visit.

2 Thank eymwonder
Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2013

The decorations outside was really beautifully since it was near Christmas time. Besides that, it's just your average shopping mall. Although I would say the prices were a bit lower than that of Daimaru Tokyo's.

Thank Michael Q

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