Kokura Castle is a castle located in Kokura North District, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture. It is one of the famous sightseeing spots in Kitakyushu. Kokura Castle's appearance is Tang-style structure, and is rustic and bold. The courtyard layout shows Japan's traditional etiquette, and the city's world's writer Matsumoto Kiyoden Memorial Hall is located in the city. In the Kokura Center District, the Danone Market reflects Kitukyushu's food culture and is full of vitality.