Fukuoka shopping

Clothing in Fukuoka

Hakata Japan

This chic shop, to the right as you enter Hakata Riverain, has been producing intricately woven Hakata-ori for generations. Originally supplying obi (kimono sashes), it now puts the fabrics to more modern uses inclu…
Shopping Centre in Fukuoka

Canal City

Canal City is Fukuoka's biggest mall, boasting an eponymous artificial canal with illuminated fountain symphony, a multiplex cinema, a playhouse and about 250 boutiques (large tenants include Muji, H&M, Uniqlo a…
Arts & Crafts in Fukuoka


White-faced clay ningyō (Hakata dolls) depicting women, children, samurai and geisha are a popular Fukuoka craft. This place has been selling them since 1940 and also offers doll-painting workshops (¥2560 to ¥3240, …
Clothing in Fukuoka

Okano Hakata Riverain

Hakata is renowned for its weaving tradition, called Hakata-ori, and this elegant shop offers obi, kimonos and accessories from business-card holders to handbags in the distinctive style. None of it is cheap (silk o…
Mall in Fukuoka

Hakata Riverain

Modern, multistorey mall with some 70 shops for fashion, homewares and design, plus restaurants and cafes. The Fukuoka Asian Art Museum is on the top floors.
Books in Fukuoka


The Fukuoka branch of Mandarake is Kyūshū's largest manga store, with two large floors of galleries of games, comic books, DVDs, costumes and merch – lots of merch.
Department Store in Fukuoka

IMS Building

The IMS building in Tenjin has prime skyline views from its 12th- and 13th-floor restaurants, including busy No No Budo. Nearby is Pietro Corte for Italian food, or head to Mrs Elizabeth Muffin in the basement food …
Books in Fukuoka

Junkudō Fukuoka

Occupying five floors of the Media Mall building, this bookshop sells a wide selection, including foreign paperbacks.
Books in Fukuoka


Maruzen has a huge selection of over 600,000 Japanese- and English-language books, magazines and DVDs.
Department Store in Fukuoka

Daimaru Tenjin

Popular, 10-storey department store (eight floors above ground, two below) across two buildings.