|Elevation||622 m (2,041 ft)|
|Parent range||Hobashira Mountains|
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 visited by tourists as it provides 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.
Hobashira Cable Car
- Kitakyushu City official site (in English)
- Mount Sarakura - Fukuoka Prefectute Sightseeing Information (in English)
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