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Kokura Castle


Kokura was the transportation hub from Honshu and all areas of Kyushu during Edo

period from 17th to 19th centuryThe Castle town was constructed in the Kokura and

Kokura Castle was build in 1602 and spent 7 years construction at the north side of

Kokura facing to Kanmon strait and next to Murasaki river.

The height of Castle tower is 6th tallest in Japan after Himeji Castle.

The castle had a fivefold and six layered donjon and it was built in the architectural 

style called “Kara-zukuri”.

You can take many photos of traditional Japanese scenery that you have never

seen before.


Castle tower​​



Moat around Castle tower




Around Castle 



General information  
Address 2-1 Jonai Kokura-kita, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture

15 minutes walk from JR Kokura Station

70 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

100 minutes by a vehicle from Beppu

100 minutes by a vehicle from Yufuin





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