We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Huge Mall!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Canal City Hakata

Canal City Hakata
Book In Advance
More Info
US$678.43*
and up
Private Full-Day Fukuoka Custom Tour by Chartered Vehicle
Ranked #1 of 13 Concerts & Shows in Fukuoka
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: An artificial canal flows through this huge shopping mall which includes cinemas, an amusement center, restaurants, numerous shops and an urban theater featuring musical performances and Broadway shows.
Aiea, Hawaii
Level Contributor
42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Huge Mall!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2013 via mobile

Put on your walking shoes cause this mall is 5 floors huge! Nice water attraction in the middle, gives you an excuse to sit and rest your feet for a few minutes. Visit raumen stadium, lots of places to choose from.

Visited November 2013
Helpful?
Thank Tourist_from_808
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

1,347 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    282
    628
    371
    58
    8
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Thai first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Bellingen NSW
Level Contributor
35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Phoney is the term that springs to mind.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2013

In my opinion Canal City suffers from a bit of an identity crisis and seems a strange cross between a poor man's Disneyland & a big city mall. No doubt it will appeal to loads of people but personally the wife & I couldn't wait to get out of there & back into the little ally ways with quaint shops, eateries with real personality that draw people like me to Hakata and other Kyushu towns.

After escaping Canal City we crossed the road & disappeared into the laneways looking for an old fashioned Izakaya where we could enjoy a delicious meal, a cold drink, socialise with the locals and to really enjoy that 'Japan Experience'. We followed that up with visiting a clothing shop and getting some Jimbei (Japanese pyjamas), which were actually made in Kyushu.

Visited October 2013
Helpful?
Thank BillBlinky
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Shanghai, China
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good to try different ramen in one place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2013

It is another mall, but the ramen city upstairs is good for trying different types of ramen, makes it very convenient. I took the 100-yen Green bus from Hakata station, and it stopped right in front of the mall, so it was quite convenient. Even by taxi, it cost 500 yen to get back to Hakata station, so it is also affordable if you travel in a group.

The TV-screen display at the entrance of the mall was pretty interesting though.

Visited November 2013
Helpful?
Thank porcaq
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Volcano, Hawaii
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Ramen Stadium is a must try!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2013

If you are from Hawaii and like saimin, wait until you see this place. You might not eat anywhere else for a couple days! Get your Hakata Ramen with all the optional trimmings, and then try some of the others to taste the various differences.

Visited October 2013
Helpful?
Thank mkwisner
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
96 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Another shopping mall”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

Canal City Hakata is another big shopping mall. In terms of shopping, nothing is particularly good. Some good points are: External artistic design + Water Fountain Show

Visited October 2013
Helpful?
Thank Marcus567
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Canal City Hakata also viewed

Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture
 
Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture
Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture
 

Been to Canal City Hakata? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing