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Certified by Fukuoka: Experience the world of Hakata Traditional Craftwork

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Stop At: はかた伝統工芸館 / Hakata Traditional Craft and Design Museum, 6-1 Kamikawabatamachi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, 812-0026, Japan

You will first learn about Hakata-ori and Hakata Ningyo here. They exhibit craftworks and you can learn about the history of them! At the shop next to this facility, you can buy small craftworks and a set that makes you able to make a Hakata-ori yourself!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Hakatamachiya Furusatokan, 6-10 Reisenmachi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, 812-0039, Japan

Hakata Machiya Furusato-kan: A exhibition facility using a traditional Japanese house. You can observe how craftsmen actually work and ask them questions! Your guide will translate your question!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Kushida Shrine, 1-41 Kamikawabatamachi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0026 Fukuoka Prefecture

A shrine with a long history. It is the starting point of the “Hakata Gion Yamakasa”: the traditional festival in Hakata and the wooden festival car used in the festival is displayed here! Make sure to take a close look at the gorgeous festival car with dolls and ornaments made by craftsmen!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kami Kawabata Shopping Street, 6 Kami Kawabatamachi, Hakata, Fukuoka 812-0026 Fukuoka Prefecture

An energetic shopping street full of locals! There are shops that deals with traditional craftworks so let’s stop by! Take a rest with the locals!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hakata doll Hall Shogetsudo, Japan, 〒810-0801 Fukuoka, Hakata-ku, Nakasu, 5-chōme−1−22 松月堂ビル 1F

A traditional shop dealing with “Hakata Ningyo”, a doll made in Hakata. You can paint a Hakata Ningyo here! How the Hakata Ningyo would look like is all up to you!

Duration: 1 hour
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hakata Sta., 1 Chome-1 Hakata Ekimae, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, 812-0011, Japan
Return Details
Nakasukawabata Station, 11 Kamikawabatamachi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, 812-0026, Japan
  • Local Guide ( English or Chinese speaking)
  • Any expense for a guide You do not need to pay for guide on the tour day.
  • Private tour
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - はかた伝統工芸館 / Hakata Traditional Craft and Design Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Hakatamachiya Furusatokan
  • Entry/Admission - Hakata doll Hall Shogetsudo
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • The tour begins and ends in different locations. If you would like to change the location of where the tour ends, please consult with your tour guide.
  • We have not included any particular lunch/dinner places in this tour, but you are welcome to stop for a break and eat at resting spots.
  • Please note that the cost of Hakata Ningyo painting experience (JPY2,160/person) is not included in the tour fee.
  • On Wednesdays "Hakata Dentou Kougeikan" is closed. If any of the scheduled places are closed on the day you visit, your tour guide will take you to an alternative location.
  • The following expenses are not included in the tour fee.
  • Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest. -Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 0) -Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Otomo Travel put together a great tour of Hakata for our group. We took 6 high school students from Oakland, CA over to Fukuoka. The tour was perfect for our group, even with our limited Japanese knowledge, they were very accommodating and punctual. They also provided us with
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Response from otomo-travel, Manager at Certified by Fukuoka: Experience the world of Hakata Traditional Craftwork
Responded 10 Jul 2019
Thank you so much for your comment! We are glad that your students enjoyed the Hakata tour! We hope that our tour could let you guys understand Japanese traditional culture more. We will let the tour guide know about your cheerful comment. Making travelers' trips memorable is always our mission. Hope to see you again, thank you!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Japanese
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