Mt. Sarakura Course  Course Map


Course Length: approx. 13 km | Time to Complete: Approx. 2 hours
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Museum of Natural History and Human History

The Kita-Kyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History This is a public museum located in Higashida, Yahata Higashi Ward, Kita-Kyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture. It traces the history of nature and humans that lived on the earth 4.6 billion years ago. The huge skeletons of dinosaurs are awe-inspiring.

2-4-1 Higashida, Yahata Higashi-ku, Kita-Kyushu-shi, Fukuoka 805-0071
Hours: 9:00-17:00 (Last admission is 16:30)
Holidays:New Year’s holidays, one week at end of June to beginning of July (for insect extermination)
Entrance Fees:¥500 Adults, ¥300 High school and university students, ¥200 Elementary and junior high school students

Higashida No. 1 Blast Furnace Remains (Municipally-Designated Important Cultural Property: Remains)

The Higashida No. 1 Blast Furnace was opened in 1901 and made the iron that supported industry while undergoing repairs and improvements multiple times. Today the entire facility is open to the general public as a historical landmark.

Address: 2-3-12 Higashida, Yahata Higashi-ku, Kita-Kyushushi, Fukuoka
Hours: 9:00~17:00
Holidays: New Year’s holidays
Entrance Fee: Free

Mt. Sarakura Cable Car and Slope Car

You can get to the top of Mt. Sarakura before you know it and marvel at the sweeping view of the entire Kita-Kyushu area by using the 1,100-meter long cable car and then transferring to a slope car which offers a huge panoramic view as far as Kanmon.

※ If travelling by bicycle, park it at the 9th Station or push it along the promenade to the summit.

TEL: 093-671-4761
1481-1 Oaza Kokura, Yahata Higashi-ku, Kita-Kyushu-shi, Fukuoka 805-0057
■Cable Car
Operating Times: (ascending) 10:00-21:20 Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and during Golden Week and summer holidays, etc., (ascending) 10:00-17:20 Other weekdays
Holidays: None
One-way Fares: ¥420 Adults, ¥210 Children
■Slope Car
Operating Times: 10:00~until 10 minutes before Cable Car closes.
Holidays: None
One-way Fares: ¥200 Adults, ¥100 Children

Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art

Collecting unique works or art as a local art gallery, the facility was opened with the aim of becoming a “living museum” closely attached to the lives of the residents. The building was designed by Arata Isozaki, a prominent architect born in Oita and is now the focal point of cultural and artistic activities in Kita-Kyushu City. You’ll also have great fun simply exploring the grounds.

TEL: 093-882-7777
21-1 Nishi Sayagatani-machi, Tobata-ku, Kita-Kyushu-shi, Fukuoka 804-0024
Hours: 9:30-17:30 (Last admission is 17:00)
Holidays: Mondays, New Year’s holidays
(Open if Monday is a public holiday or other kind of holiday, then closed next day)

Stroll Around at Your Own Pace On a Rental Cycle

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