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Address: 1-5-31 Nishikaigan, Yushimojiku, Kitakyushu 801-0841, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Retro station

Looks old, but thanks god operational. Liked the riksha "taxis" with flat tyres and the pictures and statue near the building. The whole waterfront are is alright to take a stroll.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Konstantin A
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Tallinn, Estonia

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Singapore
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159 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mojiko Train Station The station is being hoarded up for renovation but is still operative. It is one of the oldest train station in Kyushu that started operation in 1891. The structure looks old with many artefacts on display. It looks more like a museum than an operational train station. You need to alight here if you are going to... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looks old, but thanks god operational. Liked the riksha "taxis" with flat tyres and the pictures and statue near the building. The whole waterfront are is alright to take a stroll.

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Thank Konstantin A
Hong Kong, China
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45 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This station is well frequent by regular students and train masters especially come out with whistles to herald the next train arrival. I most appreciate the friendliness of the train masters, whose enthusiasm to communicate, surpassed language barriers.

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Thank TheCosmopolite
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

if you go to mojiko ,must take off at this station.some history describe about pass time.free of charge can borrowed to take photo

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Thank David L
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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914 reviews
405 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

This station was opened about 120 years ago. It's famous for a European style station building. However it is under construction now due to renovation until 2018. I didn't see original design of the station. I've found some interesting things in the station. Old drinking water machine, nostalgic toilet and old signage of the station. I will come back after... More 

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roadtrip
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138 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

They were renovating the station in December when I was there, but there is still a few things to see, and this is where you get off and on the train to Mojiko Retro

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1 Thank travelling2day
Fukuoka, Japan
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2,059 reviews
1,432 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 490 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2015

This used to be old retro memorial station building. Unfortunately, this is now under renovation construction. The main entrance area has a construction cover. They rent iPad for those who need renovation process guide. The renovation is scheduled to be completed by March, 2018.

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Christchurch
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134 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2014

We arrived in by train, only to find the station completely under renovation and the courtyard outside that usually has a fountain etc all shut off and closed. Definitely no photo opportunities. We then wandered down to the waterfront and I realize this is a little town but it definitely lacked a real 'wow' factors and things to do and... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2014

The reason for the poor review is that the station is being renovated so you cant see anything of the old world station building at the moment. So if you are keen to see this iconic building save your visit until after the renovations are complete

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Cairns, Australia
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43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2012

This is billed as a retro style area. You are greeted with old time music piped through the pa system. There are rickshaws to take you around for a cost. I didn't find the steam locomotive station, but went for a look at the port. It is more like a small sea villiage. The ferry leaves for here to go... More 

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