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Kyushu Travel Guide

Kitakyushu travel guide

 
Kitakyushu offers one of the most beautiful night veiew in Japan  
 
 
Kitakyushu is the Industrial Innovation city with many fascinating features.  

The city is blessed with spectacular & stunning natural feature. 

Kitakyushu offers amazing possibilities for tourism and travel with a combination of spectacular

scenery, rich cultural experiences as well as learning possibilities through Study tours based on

the environmental and industrial themes.

 


 

 Featured Tourist Destinations  

 

Kokura Castle  Kokura Castle Garden River Walk Kitakyushu 

Kitakyushu’s land mark, walking

distance of Kokura Stations

Former site of lord’s guest house

located next to Kokura Castle

A large commercial facility near  

Murasaki River & Kokura Castle


 

Mojiko Retro

The exotic district, developed 

as International trading Port  

Kanmon bridge

The suspended bridge crossing

the Kanmon Straits

Konamon Pedstrian tunnel

Only the place in the world,
can be crossed the strait on foot


 

World Heritage

Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial

Revolution

 Higashida district

The birth place of Steel making

Industry in Japan 

Night view 

The most dynamic night view

in the world from Mt. Sarakura


 

 Nature  

 

The city is blessed with spectacular & stunning natural feature, about 960,000 people are living

in the area spreding in river basins where surounding Sea and mountains.

The coastline belongs to Seto Inland Sea National Park and Genkai Sea Quasi-National Park

and also the city has Kitakyushu Quasi-National Park. 

 

Mount Sarakura

The best scenic beauty spot in Kitakyushu-city

Hiraodai Karst plateau

One of the three largest karst

plateau in Japan 

Kawachi Wisteria Garden         

Selected as a beautiful place

of the real world 10


 

 Japan cultures 

 

Tanga market  Uomachi & Kyumachi Kitakyushu Iron Tree

A typical Japanese market, 

the kitchen of Kitakyushu-city

A down town arcade shopping

streets to JR Kokura Station

Lighted up stack of Steel plant, Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal


 

 Study tours    

 

The city of Kitakyushu is the birthplace of the modern Japanese steel industry which began

operation in 1901, and is now the world’s leading environmental future city.

Now it is called industrial and environmental city which is representative of Japan.

Therefore the various things can be learn here.

 

Industrial Heritages

Related to Steel industry

included World Heritage

Manufacturing

Steel industry, Robot, Sanitary

ware, Aouto mobile

Environmental Business

Eco business, Power generation,

Waste treatment, Otheres

Architectures

Various unique architectures

designed by renowned designers

Museums

Learn Science, Environment,

Nature, Industry, various history

Experiences

Japanese Cultures


 

 Featured tours related to Kitakyushu  

 

Kitakyushu one-day tour         

Kitakyushu offers amazing possibilities for tourism and travel with a combination of spectacular

scenery, rich cultural experiences as well as learning possibilities for the environmental and

industrial themes. The following plans are offered

・Plan 1  :Kokura, Mt. Sarakura and Higashida

・Plan 2 :Moji and Kokura


 

Study tours in Kitakyushu     

Kitakyushu is the best place for Study tours.

The various things can be learned such as manufacturing, environment, power

generation, waste treatment, recycling and water treatment.


 

Recycling & Waste treatment technologies tour

Kitakyushu is offering various Recycling and Waste treatment technologies.

      


 

      Location of Kitakyushu-city

 

 


 

 General information  

 

Address

City hall ; 1-1 Jonai Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture

Cabinet designate city

Access

70 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka Airport in Fukuoka-city

100 minutes by a vehiclefrom Saga-city

160 minutes by a vehicle from Nagasaki-city

100 minutes by a vehicle from Beppu

100 minutes by a vehicle from Yufuin

 

40 minutes by JR Express train from JR Hakata Station

19 minutes by JR Shinkansen (bullet train ) from JR Hakata Station  

Population 945,000            Pupulation density : 1.920 / km2 

 

 

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Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

Mitsui O.S.K Line Building

 

Continental voyages waiting room


This is a wooden 2-storey building consisting of an octagonal observatory
and vivid 

orange-colored walls.

It was built in 1917 as the Osaka Shosen Moji Branch Office.

 

At that time, the observatory was used for looking out over Moji Port, and the building was
utilized as a waiting room for continental voyages.
 
At present the building serves as a gallery for the works of Watase Raizo (who is an illustrator
from Kitakyushu City), as well as the locale for the Moji-ko Art Mura (Art village) called 
 “Minato-no Machieiru”. 

 

 


 

 General information  
 
Address

7-18 Minato-machi, Moji-ku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-city

Access

A short walk from JR Mojiko Station

25 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kokura Station

Open hours 9:00 to 17:00
Admission fee No fee is required
Days closed No closing days

 

 

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Mojiko Station

 

The Kyushu Railway (nowadays JR Kyushu) began rail services between Mojiko Station 

and Takase Station in 1891
This was the first railway in Kyushu and  subsequently Mojiko 
prospered greatly as a

gateway to the Kyushu region after that.
Mojiko Station is a beautiful station built in the Renaissance style and modeled on the

Termini Station in Italy. 

 

It was built in 1914, and is designated as an important cultural property of the country in 1988.

 


 

 General information  

 

Address

1-5-31 Nishikaigan, Moji-ku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-city

Access

13 minutes by a JR local train from JR Kokura station


 

 

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Kanmon Straits

 

The Kanmon Straits, separating Honshu and Kyushu, is a

very busy waterway with as many as 700 small and large

ships a day passing through it.  There are a total of seven

ways to cross the straits such as the 1,068-meter-lomg

 “Kanmonkyo Bridge”, which is for motor vehicles only, the

“Shin-Kanmon Tunnel” for Shinkansen bullet trains, the

“Kanmon Pedestrian Tunnel”, which enables people to cross

on foot, the “ferries”, and the like.


 
Exploring Kanmon Straits
 Kanmonkyo Bridge Mojiko Retro  Ferry to Shimonoseki
     

  

Makari Park    Mt. Hinoyama Seikyo Statue 
 

  
Hankyo Ferry to Osaka Shinmoji Marina Hisyakuda Fishing Port
 

 

 

 

Kanmonkyo bridge

The suspended bridge crossing the Kanmon Straits, a stretch
of water separating two of Japan’s four main islands.
On the Honshu side of the bridge is Shimonoseki and on the
Kyushu side is Kitakyushucity.


 

 

 

Konamon Pedstrian tunnel
Only the place in the world !   You can cross the strait on foot.
The Kanmon Strait, separating Honshu and Kyushu, is a very 
beautiful and busy waterway with as many as 700 small and 
large ships a day passing through it.

 


 

 

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Kyushu Railway Museum

 

It is a railway theme park organized by JR Kyushu, showing the  history of Kyushu Railways.

 

Consists of 3 areas; main building, train exhibition hall and mini railroad park.

The main building has diverted from the original Kyushu Railway Headquarters red

brick building built in 1891.

 

Steam locomotive C59

manufactured in 1941

Electric limited express train,

manufactured 1969

Exhibit the trains used during

Meiji era


 

 General information  

 

Address 3-29 Kiyotaki, Moji-ku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

A Short walk from JR Mojiko Station

Open hours 9:00 to 17:00
Admission fee JPY 300
Days closed 2nd Wednesday except August, 2nd Wednesday and Thursday in July

 

 

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Uomachi & Kyomachi Shopping street

 

Uomachi and Kyomachi Ginteigai are the arcade shopping streets connected

from JR Kokura Station.

The literal meaning of Gintengai is the Silver roof arcade shopping street and

Uomachi Gintengai is the birth place of Japanese arcade shopping street constructed in 1991.

 

Now, there are many kind of fantastic shops and restaurant along the street.

 


 

   

 


 


 


 


 


 

 


 

 General information  

 

Address Kyomachi and Uomachi, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access A short walk from JR Kokura Station

 

 

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Kurogane Railway

 

Dedicated Railway for Yawata Steel Works 

 

Connected between Yawata and Tobata.

Construction work took three years, and completed in 1930. The most difficult and hard work

was making Miyatayama tunnel with a total length of 1180 m due to suffering from floods.

The gates of the Miyatayama tunnel are decorated with stately designs.

 

The rail way crossing the road

Miyatayama tunnel Yahata side

Miyatayama tunnel Tobata side


 

 General information  

 

Address Connected between Higasida, Yahata-higasiku and Nalabaru, Tobota-ku, Kitakyushu-city

 

 

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Kawachi Wisteria Garden

 

Selected as a beautiful place of the real world 10

 

Kawachi Wisteria Garden is a private garden at the Mountain foot of Sarakura in Kitakyushu-city

and famous for its spectacularly presented, large numbers of wisteria flowers.

The garden is opened to the public seasonally during the wisteria season which usually peaks

around late April to middle of May.

 

The garden’s most prominent features are two, roughly 100 meter long tunnels made of wisteria

trees of differing varieties and colors, ranging from white to dark purple.

 

 


 

 General information  

 

Address 2-2-48 Kawachi, Yahata-higashiku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

25 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kokura station

70 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

Open hours

9:00 to 17:00

Middle of April to middle of May

Admission fee JPY 500 to 1,500 depending on blossom condition

 

 

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Yahata port

 

Japan’s Modern Steel Works history started here

 

Yawata was a rural village with a small population of agriculture and fishing industry.

And this place was decided in Parliament as the Japan’s Modern Steel Works

construction site in 1897.

 

At that time, there were no construction machineries, the Steel Works was constructed with

human power in just 4 years.

 


 

 General information  

 

Address Higasida, Yahata-higasiku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

10 minutes walk from JR Edamitsu station

20 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kokura station

70 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

110 minutes by a vehicle from Beppu


 

 

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Dalian Friendship Memorial

 

The building based on a German architectural style was 
made to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 
International Friendship  between Kitakyushu City and 
Dalian, China.

 

 


 

 General information  

 

Address

7-12 Minato-machi, Moji-ku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-city

Access

10 minutes walk from JR Mojiko Station

25 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kokura Station

Open hours 9:00 to 17:00
Admission fee No fee is required
   

 

 

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