Kitakyushu

Kyushu's Northern Port City

Kitakyushu: 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.

Kanmon Straits

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.

Discover Kitakyushu

Hiraodai Karst Plateau
Fukuoka
Activities

Hiraodai Karst Plateau

A scenic wonder of northern Kyushu, the limestone plateau of Hiraodai provides an otherworld landscape with ample hiking, caving, camping, birding, and family outing opportunities throughout the four seasons.

Tristan Scholze
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Kokura Castle Complex
Fukuoka
Culture

Kokura Castle Complex

Kokura, the center of Kitakyushu, boasts Kokura Castle, the castle's Japanese Garden, a major shopping mall, a market, and several festivals.

Tristan Scholze
Mojiko Retro
Fukuoka
Culture

Mojiko Retro

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

Tristan Scholze
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