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Kokura Castle

2-1 Jonai, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu 803-0813, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 935611210
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Reachable heritage

The view was beautiful from the outside and the location was within walking distance from the city... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jakarta, Indonesia
via mobile
Family trip

I love the place, it is full of history however for non Japanese speaker, you do not enjoy 100... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vinnie T
Bangkok, Thailand
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2-1 Jonai, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu 803-0813, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 935611210

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Reviewed 6 days ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the place, it is full of history however for non Japanese speaker, you do not enjoy 100% because some of the area does not have any english but still recommend to visit.

Thank Vinnie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kokura castle is a reconstructed castle with a cool museum in it. You can explore the castle and IT IS AWESOME! you can try being a daimyo for a day there. It has some english explanation in it but needs more of it!

Thank stefanusreno
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its rather small. But go in the evening when it's lit up. It's a gorgeous view for your eyes to rest upon. Enjoy the small park in front of castle. So bring some sake and sushi, and indulge in the city of Kokura with this...More

Thank Kjell D
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Beautifully planned n architecturally sound castle. Great historical background n one can just imagine the views back when it was first built back some 600 years ago. Smart!

Thank nor5430
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Just a few minutes, (we stayed only half hour inside the building), watched a movie, knew some history about there.

Thank nganpopo
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Went inside Osaka castle and came out disappointed so going to Kokura castle, i want holding my breath. Kokura is much more spacious and easy to learn about the history of Kokura. Now kokurajo isn't the original castle as it was rebuilt in the 1950's...More

Thank takao10
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We took our kids there by shinkansen on a very rainy day so we had the whole castle to ourself, which was nice. There were a few fun things for the kids to do but everything was in Japanese so we didn't understand most of...More

Thank alondongirl
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The main keep is a concrete re-construction surrounded by modern commercial buildings and shopping malls. So you may see a beautiful reflection of the castle on a glass-wall building on a sunny day. Around 10-15 walk from the JR station. Photos are ALLOWED in the...More

Thank LloydCMC
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Kokura castle is a nice place which has explained the history of the castle and their Japanese culture with dramas. It's very convenient and interesting place for a foreigner. I wish I could have spent more time there

Thank Divya N
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