Kawabatadori Shopping Street, Fukuoka

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Explore the charming aisles of Kawabatadori Shopping Street, one of Fukuoka's oldest shopping complexes, offering a glimpse into the city's past. Shops stretch either side of the 400 m (1312 ft) covered pedestrian zone, where you can buy a range of gifts and souvenirs such as salt soap, traditional fans or local food items. The street also connects two major shopping complexes, a chance to find more international brands. Don't miss Asajima Ryubundo, a century-old shop known for its interior and small japanese garden, selling traditional fans (which quickly sell out) and paintings. By using our Fukuoka itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to Kawabatadori Shopping Street and other attractions in Fukuoka.
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  • 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...  more »
  • 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 fr...  more »
  • 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...  more »