Built in: 1601 by Kuroda Nagamasa.
In 1600, after the battle of Sekigahara, Kuroda Nagamasa was given the land of Chikuzen. He changed the name of his land from Nashima to Fukuoka. The name Fukuoka was named by Nagamasa. The original land of Kuroda clan was located in Fukuoka, Bizen. He wished the growth of Kuroda clan and named his new land Fukuoka. In 1601, he started built a castle and it was completed in 1607.
Today, it is registered as 100 best Japanese castles.
-Tamon Yagura and Minamisumi Yagura-
The original remaining keeps. Also they are registered as national important cultural assets.
It has a beautiful plum garden.