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Kitakyushu one-day tour

Kitakyushu is one of the best place to travel in Kyushu.
Kitakyushu-city is blessed with spectacular & stunning natural feature and has one Natioanl Park, and
two Quasi-National Parks.  And the city is the Industrial Innovation city with many fascinating features.  
The combination of industrial zones and rich nature areas are creating the most dynamic Night view
in the World.

Kitakyushu offers amazing possibilities for tour and travel to enjoy Nature, culture and local Japanese



Tour condition 
・Start and end of the tour is to be Kitakyushu
・English speaking guide is accompanied
・Chartered vehicle such as a jumbo taxi or bus is utilizes






The following two plans are offered.

Plan 1 Kokura, Mt. Sarakura and Higashida


9:00 Depart Hotel in Kitakyushu

Visit Kokokura Castle and Kokura Castle Garden

Explore Tanga Market and Uomachi Gintengai

Lunch at Kokura

Go up to Mt. Sarakura by Cable Car and the Slope Car

Enjoy magnificent and dynamic view from Mt. Sarakura

Visit Higashida district ;  Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery, Higashida No.1 Blast Furnace

                                       World Heritage, Former Head Office

17:00 Arrive at Hotel in Kitakyushu


 Plan 2  :  Moji and Kokura


9:00 Depart Hotel in Kitakyushu

Konamon Pedstrian tunnel : cross to the Shimonoseki on foot

Transfer to Moji by vehicle throug Kanmon Bridge

Exploring Mojko Retro including lunch

Visit Kokura Castle and Kokura Castle Garden

16:00  Arrive Hotel in Kitakyushu



 Exploring Kitakyushu  


Mount Sarakura

The hight of the mountain is 622 meters from sea level.

In 10 minutes, you can reach the summit from the Cable Car Station using the Cable Car 

and the Slope Car.  At the top you are presented with a magnificent and spectacular view 

of Kitakyushu. ​


The World’s most Dynamic Night view



Japan’s modern steel industry was started as Yawata steel Works at Higashida district in 1901. 

Since then, the Works greatly contributed to Japan’s industrial modernization until rapid  postwar

economic growth.

Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery



Higashida No.1 Blast Furnace



World Heritage, First Head

Office of the Steel Works 



Kokura Caltle and Kokura Castle Garden

Kokura Castle is one of the most famous land marks in Kitakyushu.

The construction was commenced in 1602 and spent 7 years to completed it.  

Kokura Caltle


Kokura Caltle

Kokura Castle Garden


Tanga Market is a typical Japanese market, known as “the kitchen” in Kitakyushu-city.

Uomachi Ginteigai is the arcade shopping streets connected from JR Kokura Station. 

The exotic district of Mojiko Retro is visited by more than 2 million tourists a year.
Moji-ko Port flourished following its 889 designation as a Special National Port for exporting 
coal and other products. 


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. the Kanmon Pedestrian Tunnel, which enables people to cross on foot, the

“ferries”, and the like.​




Kanmon Bridge

It is s a suspended bridge crossing the  Kanmon Strait, a stretch of water separating two of

Japan’s four main islands.  It is the 34th largest suspension bridge in the world with a central

span of 712 meters.​



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