Using a van makes it possible to visit both places in one day, which are difficult to visit by public transporation
You will visit two different cities, Kitakyushu city and Sasaguri town both of which are away from Fukuoka
*Kokurajo castle located in the northern part of Kyushu, Kitakyushu city
The castle was renovated in 2019, and an elevator is now available to see the inside of a 5-story high castle
*Nanzoin temple famous for the largest reclining Budda outside
Leaving the hotel at 9:30, about an-hour ride takes you Kokurajo castel, 6th tallest castle keep in Japan located in Kitakyushu sity. Then you will have lunch at a Japanese restaurant, or a casual restaurant is available in a department store neat the casle. After lunch, another 50-min ride takes you to Nanzoin temple, which is very difficult to visit by public transportation. You are supposed to be back to Fukuoka around 16:30.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection
Duration: 7 hours
The duration is subject to change due to the traffic.
You will use a private van.
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
44000 yen - 42,000yen for a van per group
350yen per adult : Kokurajo castle
Around 1,500yen for lunch
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I am not a driver guide, but I can arrange a van rental or book a restaurant free of charge.