Kokura Castle and the Cherry Trees of Katsuyama Park

Spreading wide beyond Kokura Castle, Katsuyama Park is the staple place of peace and rest for Kitakyushu City citizens. Some 300 cherries blossom here in the spring time, alarming the coming of season for the city’s renowned Kokura Castle Sakura Festival. The castle and the trees light up at night, attracting tons of visitors for a rare view of Kokura’s symbolic fortress park.

Address 2 Jonai, Kokurakita Ward, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture
Contact Tel:093-582-2460 
Kitakyushu City, Parks and Recreation Maintenance Division
Parking Paid parking available: approx. 500
Access 5 min-walk from the Nishitetsu Bus, Kitakyushu Shiyakusho-mae (City Hall) bus stop.
20 min-walk from JR Kokura Station
10 min-walk from JR Kokura-Nishi Station
Area Kitakyushu Area
Genre Historical Parks (Parks) Historical Assets and Castles (History and Culture) Cherry Blossoms (Flowers and Plants)

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