Kitakyushu is the second largest city in Kyushu and World leading Environmental Future city,
and blessed with spectacular & stunning nature. The city is the Industrial Innovation city greatly
contributed to Japan’s Industrial modernization. Now Kitakyushu offers a lot of sightseeing spots
such as scenic beauty places, UNESCO World Heritage of Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial
Revolution , Industrial heritages, placed introduce cultures of people living there, and various
A Private car and English speaking driver will meet you at designated place such as
Airport or Hotel and navigate you the Kitakyushu tour
8:30 Depart Fukuoka-city
Transfer to Kitakyushu-city
UNESCO World Heritage / Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution
Lunch Local cuisines
Visit Kokokura Castle
Explore Mojiko Retro
Transfer to Fukuoka-city by vehicle through Kanmon Bridge
17:30 Arrive Fukuoka-city
Where to explore
The height of the mountain is 622 meters from sea level. At the top you are presented with a
magnificent and spectacular view of Kitakyushu. In 10 minutes, you can reach the summit
from the Cable Car Station using the Cable car and the Slope car.
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. The three sites in
Higashida have been registered on UNESCO World Heritage as Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial
Only the Blast Furnace in the world which preserved as it was. The birth place where
Japan’s steel industry began in 1901. It contributed greatly to the development of the
Japanese steel industry and was used until 1972, and has been preserved just as it was.
First Head Office of the Steel Works / UNESCO World Heritage
Built in 1899, ahead of production facilities. It is an architectural fusion of Japanese and European
design, a two story red brick building with bilateral symmetry and a central dome set in a Japanese
Fukuoka–prefecture only in Japan is selected by CNN Travel as one of the top 19 places
to visit in 2019. And the Photo of Kokura Castle is used for introducing Fukuoka-prefecture
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.
Dr. Albert Einstein awarded Nobel Prize in Physic visited Moji in 1922, and he acclaimed
that everything could see were Arts. 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.
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.
Lunch, local cuisines to be selected from the following
Kawara soba is a local cuisine which Soba noodles and meat are cooked together on a Kawara
(stone roof tile) and dipped into a special sauce when eating it.
Yaki curry latterly means baked curry and is local cuisine in Moji which is curry with rice topped
with cheese and/or egg heated in oven. The melted cheese and soft-boiled egg combine with the
spicy curry to enhance its flavor even more.
Nagahama Ramen, Tonpei
Eel Restaurant, Chikurintei