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Mount Sarakura

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Mount Sarakura is the best scenic spot in Kitakyushu-city.

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. 

Cable car, a 5 minutes ride

from Mountain foot station

to Slope car station

  Slope car, a 3 minutes

  ride from Slope car

  station to the summit 

   Enjoy a magnificent view

   from the summit


 

We offer 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 night view from the mount Sarakura is chosen the three major

Night View in Japan along with Nagasaki from Mount Inasa.

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  

We offer you the magnificent and spectacular view.

   Summit of the mountain

        Observatory area

     Top of the mountain


 

 Munakata and Ashiya

    Yahata and Wakamatsu

    Tobata, Kokura and Moji


 

      From the Cable car

       From the Cable car 

                   Kokura 


 

               Higashida

            Wakato Bridge

        Kanmonkyo Bridge


 

Nippon Steel / 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.

 


 

Hiking 

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. 

 


 

 Location of Kitakyushu-city

 

 

 


 

General information  

Address

Yahata-higasiku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture

Access to

Cable car 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

Access to

Summit

10 minutes by Cable car and Slope car from Cable car station to the Summit

90 minutes on foot from Cable car station to the Summit

Sarakura yama

Cable car

Address of Cable car Station : 1481-1 Ogura, Yahata-higashiku, Kitakyushu-city

Operate from 10:00 to 18:00

No closng days

Round trip fare : JPY 1,200 (Cable car and Slope car are utilized) 

 

 

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