TRANScultural Kitakyushu

The shimmering waves of the sea, breathtaking mountains, and fascinating sightseeing spots can all be reached within 30 minutes by car from Kokura.
Visitors can also experience TRANSformative Kitakyushu on their own through environmental and industrial sightseeing tours that are unique to this history-laden city of manufacturing and environmental initiatives.

Spectacular Sights

  • Kokura Castle

  • Mt. Sarakura

    Mt. Sarakura

  • Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History & Human History

    Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History & Human History

  • Hiraodai Limestone Plateau

    Hiraodai Limestone Plateau

  • Kanmon Straits

    Kanmon Straits

  • Karato Market (Shimonoseki City)

    Karato Market (Shimonoseki City)

Unique Venues

  • Former Matsumoto Residence

    Former Matsumoto Residence

  • Sankiro (traditional Japanese restaurant)

    Sankiro (traditional Japanese restaurant)

Thrilling Festivals

  • Kokura Gion Festival

    Kokura Gion Festival

  • Tobata Gion Festival

    Tobata Gion Festival

  • Kanmon Strait Fireworks Festival

    Kanmon Strait Fireworks Festival

Cutting-edge Industrial Tourism

  • TOTO Museum

    TOTO Museum

  • Nissan Motor Kyushu

    Nissan Motor Kyushu

  • YASKAWA Innovation Center

    YASKAWA Innovation Center

  • Higashida Blast Furnace Memorial Site

    Higashida Blast Furnace Memorial Site

Environmental Educational Tours

  • Kitakyushu Environment Museum

    Kitakyushu Environment Museum

  • Kitakyushu Eco-Town

    Kitakyushu Eco-Town