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【Convenient service】Bicycle rental for hotel guests only

【Bicycle rental for hostel guests only】 WeBase HAKATA offers rental bicycles exclusively to hostel guests. How about cycling around Fukuoka City on a cute bicycle? Fukuoka is also known as a city with few steep hills, making it a good place for cycling!♪   Also, tourist attractions throughout the city are compact and well located, Popular 『Fukuoka Tower』『Nagahama Market,』『Canal City 』 『Lalaport Fukuoka』『Hakata/Tenjin/Yakuin area』 etc. are of course available, If you want to go a little farther and enjoy nature,…[MORE]

[WeBase HAKATA] Information for Group Reservations

Thank you very much for always choosing WeBase HAKATA. At our hostel, we have multiple rooms with bunk beds available for group customers. These rooms are suitable for various occasions such as training camps, school trips, and sports events like “Kinshu-ki and Gyokuryu-ki” or others. We have been honored to welcome a wide range of groups, from students to adults. In terms of accessibility, we are conveniently located just a, 3-minute walk from Nakasu Kawabata Subway Station (Exit 7) ,…[MORE]

This year is finally here… Hakata Gion Yamakasa will be held in 2023!

It is approaching again this year! A summer tradition『Hakata Gion Yamakasa』、commonly known as『Yamakasa』。   Yamakasa is one of the three major festivals in Fukuoka with a tradition of over 760 years, and is registered as a national Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property and even a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage!   There are various theories about the origin of Yamakasa, but the most popular theory dates back to the Kamakura Era (1185-1333).   It is said that the origin of Yamakasa…[MORE]

【EVENT】2023 Hakata Dontaku Port Festival Report👘

Report on 『Hakata Dontaku Port Festival』 held normally for the first time in four years✨   Since the spread of the new coronavirus, the event was suspended until 2021『Dontaku』。 Last year, in 2022, the event was held for the first time in three years on a reduced scale.   And! This year, 2023, the festival was held in the style before the Corona Disaster, with no restrictions on the number of spectators and no restrictions on the number of visitors!👏…[MORE]

【EVENT】Held Normally for the first time in 4 years! Hakata Dontaku Port Festival

For the first time in four years, the “Hakata Dontaku Port Festival” will be held without restrictions!   Since the spread of the Covid-19, the 『Dontaku』 , as it is commonly known, had been canceled until 2021. Last year, in 2022, the event was held for the first time in three years on a reduced scale.   And this year, for the first time in four years, the festival will be held in the pre-Corona Disaster style, with no restrictions…[MORE]

Newsletter:Photogenic Places around Fukuoka City

“Itoshima” is a must-see destination for taking unforgettable photos in Fukuoka. We recommend “Sakurai Futamigaura Meoto Iwa” (“WeddedRocks”), which has a mysterious aura that many are drawn to. Plus, thee are many Instagram-worthy cafes in the area! 후쿠오카에서 멋진 사진을 찍기 위해서는 ‘이토시마’를 빼놓을 수 없다. 그 중에서도 ‘사쿠라이 후타미가우라 메 오토이와’은 신기한 파워를 느낄 수 있는 필수 명소. 주변에는 세련된 카페들도 많이 늘어서 있다. ▲By Google Map Photo Nanzoin Temple in Sasaguri is home to the world’s largest…[MORE]

Grand Setsubun Festival [Kushida Shrine]

The Japan’s biggest “Otafuku mask”   The Setsubun Festival at Kushida Shrine (a 5-minute walk from WeBase Hakata) attracts many worshippers every year. The Japan’s biggest (5 meters in height) “Otafuku (smiling woman) mask” is set up at the shrine’s three entrances of Romon, Hokujinmon, and Nanjinmon gate from January15 to February 11 (Tue/hol). This Otafuku mask can be seen only at this time of the year. It is also a power spot where it is said that passing through…[MORE]

【Event】Report on Hakata Gion Yamakasa in 2022

Report on the 2022 Hakata Gion Yamakasa! The city of Hakata was excited to have the “Oi-yama” for the first time in three years.☀   On July 1, the Yamakasa festival begins with the unveiling of the Kazari-yama! Each one has its own character.♪   The long-awaited appearance of Kaki-yama! Our hostel is located within the area of the “Doi-nagare team”. To get the people carrying the Kaki-yama fired up and at the same time to cool down the heat,…[MORE]