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Hiraodai, Kokura Minami-ku, Kitakyushu 803-0186 Fukuoka Prefecture
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Private Tour - Explore the History of a Former Castle Town, Kokura!
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Private Tour - Explore the History of a Former Castle Town, Kokura!

Kokura still has many historic spots such as a castle, a castle town, historic streets, and traditional market but it also has modern structures like a commercial building, huge factories, modern market, and so on. You will appreciate the beautiful mix of traditional and modern life on this tour!<br><br> The attraction of the tour is a unique walk-and-eat experience at a market where monks of temples used to live. You will serve rice in a bowl and put a piece of raw fish, meat, and other side dishes yourself! <br><br> You will also visit a modern market, amusement district, Kokura Castle, a beautiful garden, and a hidden spot where you can have a panoramic view of factories in Kitakyushu!
$92.63 per adult
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Ngọc Ánh N wrote a review Aug 2017
6 contributions2 helpful votes
Very beautiful scenery on the top of the mountain, yet quiet enough to have picnic here. Plus it is free entry!
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Date of experience: July 2017
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yukoparis wrote a review Jul 2013
San Giljan, null, Malta13 contributions8 helpful votes
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The Hiraodai is national park of the Japan. There is a limestone cave!! You can enjoy mountain climbing, a limestone cave, and a wonderful scene. You can go to about 30~40 minutes by car also from the city area in Kitakyushu. A near station is Ishihara-machi but It is far from a station up to a mountain. I recommend you to go by taxi from a station. http://www.hiraodai.jp/sato/english/index.html
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Date of experience: May 2013
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Bill H wrote a review Dec 2011
Tra Vinh, Vietnam72 contributions36 helpful votes
I worked in the woods for many years & have seen much more interesting karst formations elsewhere.
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Date of experience: November 2011
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