Popular outlet shops from Japan and overseas
Marinoa City Fukuoka is Kyushu’s largest outlet mall with over 170 shops, located about 30 minutes from downtown Fukuoka by car. It is also conveniently accessed by Nishitetsu bus which operates from in front of Hakata Station at a rate of 1 bus every 15 minutes. In the Outlet Buildings which have over 120 outlet shops specializing in brands such as fashion, interior goods and sundries, there are overseas brand shops such as COACH, MAX&Co and UGG, along with popular Japanese apparel brands such as BEAMS, UNITED ARROWS, SHIPS and URBAN RESEARCH. Also at Step Square, there are various events held during regular and long weekends.
Also plenty of kid-friendly facilities for the family
At the Marina Side Building which faces the sea, there are major stores such as GOLF5 for all your golfing needs, Babies R’ Us specializing in goods for babies and children, the sporting goods store Sports Depo and UNIQLO, along with facilities such as the Ferris wheel, restaurants, and the area beside the yacht harbor to relax at when the weather is nice. At night, Marinoa City Fukuoka’s symbol, the giant Ferris wheel Sky Wheel is lit up in 6000 lights for a sight that is popular with the couples. Sky Wheel, which is 60m high and has a diameter of 50m, makes one circuit in about 12 minutes, and has a panoramic view of Tenjin and the surrounding islands. Also, a lot of consideration was taken for small children, so that free rental baby carts, a nursing room and toilet facilities for toddlers are available. As well, there are facilities so that kids at Marinoa City will never get tired such as the Mini Engine Marinoa Train which operates only on weekends, a playground corner, and an athletic play facility known as Club Yu Kids. And there is also free Wi-Fi.