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The industrial city of Kitakyushu was formed in 1963 as an important hub for international trade due to its location as five independent cities came together to form this one. However, this Steel Town has plenty to offer when it comes to sightseeing, with many old structures from the Meiji Period preserved and beautiful nature views, this city has a flair of both the future and decades past.Find Cruises Sailing to This Port
For nature lovers looking for picturesque scenes, the Kawachi Wisteria Garden is a must see when visiting Kitakyushu. The private garden is famous for its wisteria flower tunnels that stretch about 100 meters long and are like nothing you’ve ever seen. Look up as you walk below the giant trees with drooping flowers ranging from light to dark purple and snap pictures of the flower covered hillside garden.
Eat like a local with some popular Kitakyushu dishes, like Karashi Mentaiko, a pickled cod roe with caviar and an intriguing mix of salty and spicy that will entice your taste buds.
The official currency of Kitakyushu, Japan is the Japanese Yen (JPY).
Learn more about this port city with these tourist information guides.