About Fukuoka: Fukuoka is the center of Kyushu. It is a city which is very suitable for living with its clean, broad streets and modern landscape. Canal City Hakata is a large integrated shopping, food and entertainment district near busting Nakasu. It gets lively at night. Most tourists and travelers who come to Fukuoka all take a trip to the nearby Dazaifu The atmosphere here is full of old poetry. You can buy a plum cake and stroll slowly through the old town.