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Mount Sarakura


The World’s most Dynamic Night view !

Mount Sarakura is the best scenic spot in Kitakyushu-city


At the summit, 622 meter from the sea level, you are presented with a magnificent and spectacular view

of all over Kitakyushu-city.

Almost all the industrial, comercial and residential areas in Kitakyushu-city can be seen from the top

of the mountain.

Top area of the mountain

Observatory area

Summit of the mountain


This is the most Dynamic Night view in the World.

The dynamic city where one million people are living and working, is creating the beautiful Night view

which you have never seen before.


The area of Night view is the largest in the World ; about 40km east to west and 10km south to north 

And also the number of lighting to create the night view is the largest in the World. 



Day time view from the top

We offer you the magnificent and spectacular view

Munakata, Asiya and Yahata

Yahata and Wakamatsu

Tobata, Kokura and Moji


From the Cable car

From the Cable car 




Wakato Bridge

Kanmonkyo Bridge


Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal / Yawata Works

Yahata area

Tobata area

Kokura area


Access to the summit

Easy access to the summit by using the Cable Car and Slope Car


  Cable car station


  Cable car


  Slope car

Cable car

The longest cable car in Kyushu, the total length is 1,100 metre from the Moutain-foot Station to 

the Summit Station, connecting the elevation difference 440 metre in 5 minutes


Slope Car
The self-drived monorail, the inclination angle of the rail changes while running, but the floor is

always kept horizontally by the hydraulic control system. connecting the the total length of

159 metre rail in 3 minutes from the Cable Car Top Station to the Summit.




You can also enjoy a Trekking instead of using Cable car and Slope car.

It takes about one and half hours on foot to top of the mountain from the Cable Car Station. 


 - Kitakyushu-city tourist attractions, Blog