What to Expect
★Mt. Sarakura: Please see my blog too.
Mt.Sarakura is 622m high, you can enjoy panoramic and superb view of Kitakyushu.
Cable car &Slope car bring you to the top of the mountain.
It takes about 10minutes from Fumoto station (On the foot of mountain) to Santyo(the top of the mountain)
From top of the mountain, you can see the breathtaking view of Kitakyushu including Yahata steel work, Kanmon strait, Wakato grand bridge.
Kokura faces Kanmon strait.so it has been an important hub of land and sea traffic.
Therefore kokura was flourished as castle town.
Kokura castle has finished repair work and reopened from April(as a castle museum.)
You can learn history of Kokula castle at impressive and realistic Kokura castle theater.
Also you can experience the lives of Kokura castle town in Edo period(from 17th to 19th century)
you can see the exhibits concern with Kokura castle, feudal lord of Kokura and so on.
If you climb up the castle tower, you can enjoy the panoramic view of castle town Kokura.
★Kokura Castle Garden:
You can watch exhibits and have powdered green tea in the samurai-style mansion,
and stroll around the Japanese style landscape garden with pond.
We can enjoy having local food.
If time allows, We can do shopping