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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.


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  Kokura 


Higashida 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. 


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