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Fukuoka: 3-Hour Food Tour in Hakata and Tenjin Area

Fukuoka: 3-Hour Food Tour in Hakata and Tenjin Area

From US$ 87.60 per person

Consider yourself a foodie or true gourmet? Join this 3-hour walking tour of the famous food scene of Fukuoka, Japan. Learn about its rich food history, and sample items from the local culture.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Japanese
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


The experience
  • Enjoy up to four tastings at a selection of places
  • Try seafood, sushi, and other local dishes
  • Learn about the background, history, and food culture of Fukuoka
  • Be led by an expert interpreter guide
Full description
Discover the tastes of Fukuoka, one of the most famous gourmet cities in Japan. Meet your local guide for a walking tour of two iconic food centers in the city. Explore the local cuisine and the history behind these foods. On this tour, see the Hakata and Tenjin areas in the center of Fukuoka City. Uncover gourmet spots, full of fresh and tasty foods. Enjoy seafood caught in the Genkai Sea, one of Japan's most famous fishing grounds, and locally grown vegetables. Start your food experience by meeting your guide, a nationally certified interpreter, who will share the food culture and history of Fukuoka. Hop aboard public transportation to Yanagibashi Rengo Market. At the market, see traditional seafood and ingredients used in Japanese cuisine. After, take a second public bus to discover the Tenjin area. Explore the food section in the basement of a department store, famously called the depachika of Japan, where you will find many foods, sweets, Japanese sake, and more. After that, take in local stores in the Shintencho shopping district. Finally, visit a local sidewalk food stall, called yatai, emblematic of the food culture of Fukuoka.
  • 3-Hour Walking Food Tour
  • National Government Licensed Guide
  • 4 tastings (food or drink)
  • Public bus fare (Hakata station to Yanagibashi and Yanagibashi to Tenjin)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Additional food and drinks not included in the tour itinerary
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • People with food allergies
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The meeting place is in front of the tourist information center in JR Hakata Station Arrive 10 minutes before the activity starts. Your guide will have the tour sign "Food Tour Fukuoka".

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Smoking is allowed in the food stalls. Therefore, there is a possibility that other customers who smoke will be present
  • There may be a change from Yatai to another restaurant in case of rain, strong wind, or for tours held on Sunday or national holidays
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Product ID: 398824