+ Hotels in Kitakyushu City

Situated in the northern part of Kyushu, Kitakyushu City, with a current population of approx. a million people, has prospered as one of the most advanced industrial cities in Japan since the beginning of the 20th century, and is now aiming at ranking among the most environmentally-conscious cities in the world.

01 Kokura Castle

The symbol of Kitakyushu, Kokura Castle was the daimyo°«s (feudal lord) stronghold in ancient times but now houses a museum inside.

02 Mojiko

Moji Port is remembered in history for its once flourishing international trade, yet set in a wonderfully old and atmospheric area.

03 Mt. Sarakura

After traveling by cable car to the top, this relaxation spot offers the visitor a magnificent view. The night view from the mountain is especially beautiful.

04 Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History & Human History

Based on the concept of co-existence between humans and nature, this museum presents a variety of displays, including fossils and moving dinosaur robots.

Kyushu is the third largest island in Japan, and is blessed with excellent tourist spots, attractive scenery and relaxing hot spas. Fukuoka Prefecture in Kyushu is easily accessible from other Asian countries, and Fukuoka City, being one of Japan°«s 5 biggest cities, is the islands political and economic hub.

01 Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

Enshrined here is Sugawarano Michizane, revered as a god of literature. This shrine is also famous for its plum trees.

02 Fukuoka Yahoo!JAPAN Dome

Home to Fukuoka's pro-baseball team, the softbank HAWKS, and the first stadium in Japan with a retractable roof.

03 Beppu Hot Spring

This area in Oita Prefecture, with eight hot springs, is one of the best hot spring resorts in Japan.

04 Mt. Aso

An active volcano with one of the world's largest caldera, Mt. Aso overwhelms visitors with its magnificent scenery created by nature.