Mt Sarakura is a 622.2m mountain in Yahatahigashi-ku, Kitakyūshū, Fukuoka, Japan. This mountain is a part of Kitakyūshū Quasi-National Park.With our world travel planner, Kitakyushu attractions like Mt Sarakura can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
Mount Sarakura is one of the major peaks of the Hobashira Mountains, and the most popular peak for visitors on the mountains. The Sarakurayama Cable Car and Sarakurayama Slope Car allow visitors to travel to the top from Yahata. A short walk from the slope car station are several buildings that house transmitters for TV and radio stations that serve Kitakyushu and the surrounding area.
There is an observation platform that is popular with tourists as it provides spectacular views of Kitakyushu's "10 Million Dollar Night View" (one of the New Three Major Night Views of Japan). (新日本三大夜景) in 2003.
Mt Sarakura Reviews
Mt Sarakura is one of the major tourist spots here in Kitakyushu. Many locals will go there in the weekends and have picnics up at the top overlooking the city. Kitakyushu is not Tokyo but the view.... more »
Trains run like every ten minutes between Kokura to Yahata. From Yahata Station to Mount Sarakura cable car station, there is a free shuttle bus which operates every hourly or half hourly depending... more »
To go up, you can use cable car and then climb for a while (i had not breakfast yet but it's still okay). Once you reach the peak, you can see the whole Kitakyushu city. I was going there in afternoon and it's very good, but some people recommend to go there during evening-night. Make sure you have a good camera.
Great night view 😍🌃
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