Kyushu's Northern Port City
As the hub between Kyushu and Honshu, Kitakyushu has become one of Japan's busiest ports and most important international cities. The surrounding areas are filled with diverse geographic locations from underground caves to highland plateaus. Kitakyushu is also home to several of Kyushu's most popular historical landmarks and museums.
While in Kitakyushu, discover the Kanmon Strait, which separates Kyushu and Honshu. Rumors say that currents in this area are so strong they can take down Godzilla-like monsters. Don't believe it? See for yourself in the video below.