Travel | Jan 24

The 'Phantom' of Fukuoka

FUKUOKA, Jan 24 (News On Japan) - Fukuoka Castle is set to unveil the 'Phantom Tenshukaku,' a 14-meter tall steel framework erected on the castle's tenshudai (tower base), adorned with LED lights that can glow in seven different colors.

This LED feature will be lit up for the first time on the opening day of the 'Fukuoka Castle Sakura Festival' in March and extend until the end of May.

The reconstruction of Fukuoka Castle's original tenshukaku (main keep) has been the subject of much debate. The introduction of this 'Phantom Tenshukaku' offers a contemporary approach to highlighting the castle's historical significance while engaging visitors in a unique way.

As the city prepares for the Sakura Festival, the 'Phantom' is expected to draw visitors from all over, offering a magical and colorful addition to the festivities, adding a modern twist to the historic site and shining a new light on Fukuoka's rich cultural heritage.

Source: ANN


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