Kushida-jinja has displays of Hakata festival floats on the grounds, and a local history museum .
Hakata Machiya Furusato-kan
Spread over three machiya (traditional townhouses), this folk museum re-creates a Hakata nagare (neighbourhood unit) from the late...
Tōchō-ji has impressively carved Kannon statues and, upstairs, the largest wooden Buddha in Japan.
Enjoy views of Hakata and Canal City across the Naka-gawa through giant windows in this pretty dining bar. Inside it's like a...
Can't make it to Mojikō? Try the Kawabata Shōtengai location of the famous shop for some yaki-curry (broiled curry rice with cheese),...
Lonely Planet review
Down the street from the Hakata Machiya Furusato-kan, this lovely eatery makes homemade soba (buckwheat noodles) from the Shinshū area of central Japan (around Nagano), prepared in a variety of ways including kakesoba (in hot broth, ¥700), zaru-soba (cold with dipping sauce, ¥850) and oroshi-soba (cold, topped with grated daikon, ¥1000).