Vivre is a popular department store located right in the heart of downtown Fukuoka. Beside the IMS building and basically on ... More
Vivre is a popular department store located right in the heart of downtown Fukuoka. Beside the IMS building and basically on the same street as other well-known Tenjin buildings like Solaria, the building accomodates about a hundred different stores, mostly clothing and fashion outlets. Do note that there are actually two buildings, though, one of which is named Vivre2. Vivre is eight floors while Vivre2 is only four. They are connected by two basements floors where there are other shops and also numerous restaurants, including a McDonalds.
Nagamasu Kuroda, the first feudal lord of Chikuzen after the reunification of the country under Toyotomi Hideyoshi, was given permission
to build this castle after the defeat of the Kyushu Daimyo. Completed in 1601, it was named Fukuoka after ...
Daimaru is a rather large shopping center located across from the city hall, and not far from IMS, Solaria, Vivre,
and other popular shopping locations. Daimaru is actually comprised of two buildings, one with eight floors and the other, ...
Underground shopping arcades are a common feature of many of Japan's major cities. Downtown Fukuoka's own arcade, however, is not
so sprawling that you will get hopelessly lost. Its cobblestone walks, lined by an array of commodity shops and ...