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Kokura Castle & Fish Market | Q45L

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Kokura Castle & Fish Market

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Starting from $129 USD / Adult
Take a leisurely stroll through Kitakyushu, exploring Kokura Castle and the bustling Tanga Market. Begin your walk with a visit to the observation platform overlooking Kokura Castle. The Kokura Castle is the only castle still standing in the Fukuoka Prefecture. It was originally constructed in 1602, by the samurai Hosokawa Tadaoki, and was completed six years later. In 1837 it was destroyed by fire and was reconstructed in 1839. Parts of the reconstructed castle retain its original character. After, make your way to Tanga Market. This bustling local market is beloved by the citizens of Kitakyushu. The market dates back to the early Taisho Period, 1913-1914.
  • Learn about the rich history of Kokura Castle, a historic landmark dating back to the time of samurai warriors.
  • Browse Fresh Market, known as the "kitchen of Kitakyushu."
  • Immerse yourself in the ambiance of Kitakyushu on this walking journey to iconic landmarks.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Bottled water
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Light clothing
Important NotesShow
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
  • Please note that the Tanga Market is closed on Sundays. On Sundays, Tanga Market will be substituted with Karato Market.
  • Medical equipment can be brought onto the coach if it is small and does not require electric power supply.
  • Guests who are blind or hearing impaired should be accompanied by an able-bodied guest.
  • Advance notice is required if guest is diabetic.
  • Guests must be able to walk approximately 1500 yards over flat, gravel road, concrete surfaces, and negotiate many steps.
  • Coach cannot accommodate electric scooters. Only folding wheelchairs are permitted.
  • Guests must be able to negotiate a few steps to enter and exit the coach.
  • Tour sequence may vary.
  • Kindly note that Tanga Market is closed on Sundays, in such situation the visit to Tanga Market is substituted with Fresh Market visit.
Location Kitakyushu, Japan Kitakyushu, Japan
Tour Code Q45L Q45L
Duration3.25 Hours 3.25 Hours
Activity Level#Strenuous #Strenuous
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