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Fukuoka Castle Remains, Fukuoka

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Perched on Fukusaki Hill in the downtown area, Fukuoka Castle Remains offers a scenic walk in wooded Maizuru Park, with the Naka River forming a natural moat. Once the largest castle in Kyushu, spanning 47,000 sq m (505,900 sq ft) and featuring 47 turrets, this early Edo-period complex was completely torn down during the Meiji restoration, as it symbolize the unwanted feudal past. Only ruined walls, some turrets, and a few restored gates remind visitors of its past magnificence. Visit the small museum documenting the history of the castle, whose remains can be reached by foot from Ohori Koen station. Make Fukuoka Castle Remains part of your personalized Fukuoka itinerary using our Fukuoka vacation builder.
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  • I went to the cherry blossoms. They lit up, it was so fantastic. There are many stalls and was very crowded.
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  • There is nothing much to see except for some cherry trees along the park. Ohori Park is just next to it. Go only if you have extra time... if not, it can be missed.  more »
  • Go there not for the remains but for the view of the Ohori Park, and the City. It is beautiful! It is an easy walk to the top with lots of sakura trees but nothing much except for the view at the top....  more »