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Kitakyushu

Gateway between Honshu and Kyushu

About Kitakyushu
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Things to do in Kitakyushu

Upcoming Kitakyushu Events

Kawachi Fuji-en Wisteria Tunnels

Kawachi Fuji-en Wisteria Tunnels

Late Apr - Early May

Tunnels of wisteria blooms the length of a football field highlight one of Japan's most spectacular gardens.

¥1,500

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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..

Rusa Ruka Pancake Café

Rusa Ruka Pancake Café

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Rusa Ruka Pancake Café is a quaint European style teashop. It serves savoury and sweet food which ranges from pancakes to pasta.

Places to stay in Kitakyushu

Hotel Crown Palais Kokura

Hotel Crown Palais Kokura

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Hotel near Kokura Station. Surrounded by historical sights such as Kokura Castle and Kokura Castle Japanese Garden. Great location..

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..

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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Latest Kitakyushu Reports

Mojiko Retro

Mojiko Retro

Tristan Scholze

Mojiko Retro offers a beautiful walk through early 20th century history with shopping, local culinary delights, and modern fun in..

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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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