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Kitakyushu

Gateway between Honshu and Kyushu

About Kitakyushu
Kaikyo Plaza lies on the romantic waterfront (Photo: Tristan Scholze / JT)

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Upcoming Kitakyushu Events

Wakamatsu Hydrangea Festival 2024

Wakamatsu Hydrangea Festival 2024

May 26th - Jun 16th

The Wakamatsu Hydrangea Festival has been running at Kitakyushu's Takatoyama Park for over 20 years now, and it showcases ..

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The Kokura Gion Festival 2024

The Kokura Gion Festival 2024

Mid Jul

The Kokura Gion Festival is a frenzy of mid-summer community drumming in northern Kyushu. Get your taiko on!

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Where to eat in Kitakyushu

Restaurant Hi no Ataru Basho

Restaurant Hi no Ataru Basho

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One of the first restaurants to serve baked curry. Located on the seventh floor where you can enjoy the view of the sea and the..

Places to stay in Kitakyushu

Hotel Pearl City Kurosaki

Hotel Pearl City Kurosaki

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Very convenient and reasonable hotel in Kurosaki. It is located two minutes from the station. Great for both tourists and business..

Asano Hotel

Asano Hotel

Eitetsu Terakado

Asano is a business hotel located less than five minutes from Kokura Station in Kitakyushu. Convenient for visiting Kokura Castle..

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Hotel Crown Palais Kitakyushu

Hotel Crown Palais Kitakyushu

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Hotel near Kurosaki Station surrounded by green nature. Great location for business and vacation purposes. Great night view of the..

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About Kitakyushu

Kitakyushu is the northernmost city on Japan’s Kyushu Island. Kokura Castle is surrounded by Katsuyama Park, known for its spring cherry blossoms. Riverwalk Kitakyushu is a shopping mall by the Murasaki River. Northeast, Moji Port Retro Area has 1900s buildings, like the red-brick Moji Customs Building and striped Old Mitsui OSK Line Building. Vintage locomotives are displayed at the Kyushu Railway History Museum.

A castle town turned manufacturing heartland, Kitakyushu is known for its cutting-edge innovations in eco-friendly technology and its lively, unforgettable festivals within Fukuoka Prefecture.

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