Kitakyushu City Honjo Athletic Stadium

Kitakyushu City Honjo Athletic Stadium is located in Kitakyushu Honjo Park in Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, and is the home stadium of J-League club Giravanz Kitakyushu, which hosted official J-League matches until the 2016 season.

Getting to the Stadium

Kokura Station is about 17 kilometers away.
The nearest station is Futashima Station, but it is about 2 kilometers away and takes about 30 minutes to walk. Therefore. Basically, the venue will be accessible by car.

About the Stadium

Location: 4-16-1, Mikai, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture
Capacity: 10,202
Home team: Giravanz Kitakyushu (J-League)
Opened: 1989

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(1)"Getting There & Around" Kitakyushu, Kokura

Kitakyushu area is just over there to Yamaguchi and Shimonoseki on the mainland.
The Shinkansen, Nozomi, stops at Kokura Station.

Kitakyushu Airport is the closest airport to Kokura, with flights from Haneda.
It takes about 45 minutes to an hour by limousine bus from the airport to Kokura.
From Fukuoka Airport, if you take the Shinkansen between Hakata and Kokura, it takes roughly 15 minutes from Hakata to Kokura, but if you consider the transfer from the airport, it takes about 40 minutes, which is not much different from arriving at Kitakyushu Airport.

(2)"Where to Stay" in Kitakyushu, Kokura

Kokura Station area has the most hotels in the Kitakyushu area.
In this area, you can find hotels such as the Rihga Royal Hotel Kokura.
There are also hotels in the Mojiko area.
Shimonoseki is also an area of choice, so you may want to include Shimonoseki in your search for a hotel.

(3)"What to Do & See" in Kitakyushu, Kokura

Kitakyushu area has several sightseeing spots that you should visit.
Mojiko, and later, Mt. Sarakura, which has been selected as one of the three best night views in Japan, is a nationally known tourist spot. Kitakyushu has also been promoted as a city of manga, and there is a Kitakyushu Manga Museum and bronze statues of characters from Galaxy Express 999 in various places.

(4)"Where & What to Eat" in Kitakyushu, Kokura

Yaki udon originated in Kokura, and yaki udon is one of the local gourmet foods that you should try. Mojiko yaki curry is also a must-try.
There are also many tonkotsu ramen restaurants.


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