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Kokura Castle

2-1 Jonai, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu 803-0813, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 93-561-1210
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Small beautiful castle

Rather small size but majestically stands on tall wall surrounded by water pond. It's next to a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bobby S
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Worth a visit

The castle is stunning to look at, particularly at night when it is lit up. Inside there in an... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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2-1 Jonai, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu 803-0813, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 93-561-1210

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rather small size but majestically stands on tall wall surrounded by water pond. It's next to a shrine and japanese garden that worth to visit while in Kitakyushu.

Thank Bobby S
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The castle is stunning to look at, particularly at night when it is lit up. Inside there in an interesting museum and a good view point of parts of the city.

Thank RSO_1993
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Kokura Castle is attractive to look at but less interesting inside. There are better castles to visit such as Himeji and Matsue. Worth a look all the same and there are other attractions near by such as the Yasaka Shinto Shrine.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I was left wondering if it would have been better not to visit inside the castle at all to keep the illusion on real castle. There were normal museum displays but no castle feel or look

1  Thank Sanna P
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Kumamoto isn’t accessible inside at the moment so in Kyushu this is the place to go. I came as part of a group but obviously castles you can do alone or with family, a partner or whoever is around! I love Japanese castles and this...More

Thank Simon J
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Kokura castle is a prominent bulding in the center of town. The surrounding castle grounds have a few interesting displays. The Shirasu Lighthouse model is on the right after exiting the parking lot. It has a unique shape, and makes for great photos. To the...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The castle is in the very center of the city and can easily be accessed by foot from the train station. The castle is surrounded with a nice park and there is also a nice shrine very near.

Thank CirilB
Reviewed 10 August 2017

cherry blossom in spring, dram festival which is known as "Muhomatsu" in summer, sport and music events in autumn and marathon in windy winter which many runner come from all over japan . These are performed around the catle area . you.can go into the...More

Thank miyanof
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I spent an hour there and enjoyed it. Easily assessable by public transportation. The Castle is a must see.

Thank H201MNdavidc
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

The view was beautiful from the outside and the location was within walking distance from the city. Unfortunately I did not have time to come inside.

Thank BWS66
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