Historical facilities
Kokura Castle

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Visit date - 06/29/2020
Edit date - 08/15/2020

Kokura Castle is one of the famous castles in Japan.
Kokura Castle is also famous for a swordsman named Sasaki Kojiro, who was a teacher of fencing.
Sasaki Kojiro became famous for his duel with a swordsman named Musashi.

Near the entrance of Kokura Castle, there is a statue of Kojiro and Musashi fighting a duel.
Kojiro is on the left and Musashi is on the right.

This is the entrance to Kokura Castle.

The first thing you'll see when you enter Kokura Castle is a wonderful diorama on display.

Beyond the diorama are the hands-on facilities.

This is a samurai meeting. In the center is the general's place.
You can sit there and take a picture.

This is a cosplay device that uses AR.

You can play with a quiz about Kokura Castle.

You can ride the KAGO.
KAGO is the old taxi.
However, on the day we visited, we were unable to ride due to COVID-19 measures.

This is an old labor experience.
This was also not experienced due to COVID-19 measures.

You can film yourself as Kojiro in a duel with Musashi.

Other views of the castle.

Artist Colorhythm Risa's solo exhibition was on display on the fourth floor of the castle.

This is the view from the top floor.

This is SHACHIHOKO from above.



Kokura Castle
2-1 Jhounai, KokuraKita-ku, KitaKyusyu-shi, Fukuoka-ken
803-0813 Japan

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TEL : +81-93-561-1210

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