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Kokura Castle

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The castle was first built by Hosokawa Tadaoki in 1602.
Attractions in the castle grounds include a zone in the castle to learn about its history and culture, plus a 360° observation zone with views of Kokura.
The castle is known for its beauty in spring from its 300 cherry blossom trees, and colorful autumn leaves from its keyaki elms and gingko trees.

More Information about Kokura Castle

Street address

2-1 Jonai, Kokurakita Ward, Kitakyushu City

Access

Route1

  • 20 minutes on foot from JR Kokura Station

Route2

  • 5 minutes by bus from JR Kokura Station Bus Center

Opening Hours

April to October: 9:00–18:00
November to March: 9:00–17:00

Closed

Website

https://www.kokura-castle.jp/overview-en/

Best season

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Point

The tea serving ceremony in the castle grounds is popular

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