Canal City Hakata is the city’s largest shopping and entertainment complex built in 1996.This location consists of over 250 shops, restaurants, game center, a movie theater, 2 hotels and a river canal running through the mall. Visitors and locals come here to meet both their shopping needs and entertainment thrills. Canal City attracts travelers with its spacious and colorful architectural design, along with seasonal decorations plus a water fountain show. The water fountain show is a fusion of performing arts and music, which consists of 3D projection mapping and concert hall level music. Experience the atmosphere of different seasons and holiday events in Japan within this mega mall including Christmas and Valentine’s Day. Shoppers will find what they want from the many stores available here, whether it being an international brand or a local Japanese favorite. Many major entertainment event and showcases are also held here, due to the convenient location and popularity among locals. When visitors need a rest from a day of shopping, a good amount of cafes and restaurants provide them with local specialty dishes or refreshing deserts. This is the perfect location for travelers to stock up on Japanese souvenirs for friends on their Japan trip.