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Fukuoka's department stores occupy a three-block gauntlet of Watanabe-dōri in Tenjin...
Near Fukuoka Tower, Robosquare sells robotics and salutes all things cyborg with demonstrations, robot performances and small exhibits of current technology.
Junkudō Fukuoka sells foreign paperbacks, while Maruzen has a huge selection of Japanese- and English-language books, magazines and DVDs.
The Fukuoka branch of Mandarake is Kyūshū's largest manga store with several storeys of games, comic books and DVDs.
Shopping, or at least window shopping, in Tenjin's high-rise and underground labyrinthine complexes is a popular Fukuoka pastime...
The IMS building in Tenjin has prime skyline views from its 12th- and 13th-floor restaurants, including No No Budo a busy 'all-you-can-eat' buffet, with fresh fish and meat dishes, noodles, salads, soups and desserts...
Arts & Crafts
White-faced clay Hakata ningyō (Hakata dolls) depicting women, children, samurai and geisha are a popular Fukuoka craft. This place sells them and offers painting workshops (¥1575 to ¥3150).
Fashion & Accessories
Hakata's is also renowned for its weaving tradition, called Hakata-ori, and this elegant shop offers obis, kimonos and accessories from business card holders to handbags in the distinctive style...
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