Hakozakigu Hojoya festival is one of the most famous festivals in Fukuoka which is held in Hakozaki shrine Sep.12th to Sep. 18th every year. Five hundreds of stalls are lined up and more than a million people visit during the festival period. What is Hojoya(放生会）? Hojoya is a religious ritual
I went to a shrine for Yakubarai. Yakubarai is a ritual to get rid of bad luck. I go to Wakahachimangu shrine to get purified every year after I became freelancer. Wakahachimangu shrine is at Hakata and the shrine is famous for Yakubarai. People calls the shrine “Yakuhachiman” or “Yakuyokehachiman”.
Japanese traditional crafts have a long history that has carried on for ages. Hakataori and Hakata dolls are the most famous of Fukuoka city’s traditional arts and crafts, but there are more. At Hakata Traditional Craft and Design Museum, located in the Hakata area, many traditional crafts from the area
The Obi Fabric 100% silk, heirloom quality and durability, handcrafted using techniques more than 700 years old. Produced only in Fukuoka, Japan by craftsmen based around Fukuoka’s Hakata Ward and known as Hakata-ori. Each square centimeter of your bow tie has 106 warp threads and 26 weft threads ensuring heirloom