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Things to Do in Fukuoka Castle and Korokan Area - [Learning]

Located in the heart of Fukuoka City, Maizuru Park is a popular resting spot for residents and is home to the ruins of Fukuoka Castle and Korokan, essential parts of Fukuoka’s history. Take a trip back in time visiting these two spots, which are quite rare in Japan as a national historic site is located within other one. The Fukuoka Castle and Korokan area continues to evolve as a location for sightseeing as well as new discoveries and experiences for people living in Fukuoka.

At Fukuoka Castle you can try on a kimono, a must experience attraction for any historical spot. You can also take photos by drone or ride a horse, both of which are rare experiences at this kind of place. Why not try these unique experiences as a memory of your visit? Also, don’t miss the new contents by VR technology to enjoy the castle and turrets, and a puzzle solving game using a smart phone application.

The website of Fukuoka Castle and Korokan Renewed!

The official website of Fukuoka Castle and Korokan Fukuoka City has been renewed. Check it out to get information on the national historic sites where the stone walls and structures remain almost as they were back in time!

Website of Fukuoka Castle & Korokan

The Fukuoka Castle & Korokan official website provides information on the history of Fukuoka Castle and events at the Maizuru Park area and the Fukuoka Castle Visitor Center. You can enjoy a wealth of content including recommended spots for strolling in the precinct and introduction of important historical sites. Discover the charm of Fukuoka Castle that you have never noticed before!

❖Fukuoka Castle & Korokan (national historic sites)
 Official website:https://fukuokajyo.com/

The official Instagram of Fukuoka Castle has been launched as well. The staff send out information on the highlights of the fascinating area, cultural assets and events.

❖ Fukuoka Castle & Korokan (national historic sites)
 Official Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fukuoka_castle/

Enjoy your visit to Fukuoka Castle through StreetMuseum App

Take a trip back in time to the Edo-era through a VR app
Experience what Fukuoka Castle used to be like with the StreetMuseum smartphone app. You can see the main structures such as the Higashi-Gomon Gate, the Bugu (Armoury) Yagura Turret and the Honmaru Palace, as well as a 360 panoramic view from the top of the Castle Keep.

Fukuoka Castle Tower North by StreetMuseum

Videos at several points trace the lives of Nagamasa, the first lord of the Kuroda clan, and his father Kanbei, a renowned strategist, and close in on the mysteries of the Castle Keep. This is a GPS-based service so look forward to what will happen on the day. It is recommended to download the app before you go.

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