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Kyushu Travel Guide

Kitakyushu Eco House

 

Contributing to the prevention of Global Warming

 

The Eco House proposes an energy-saving lifestyle at home.

It is made environmentally friendly, such as blocking & heat insulation structure and

improving ventilation by ingenerating the arrangement of windows.

 

Concept of Eco house

1. Comfortable housing with the minimum energy required for life

2. Making maximum use of natural energy without fossil fuels, considering sunlight, solar heat,

    underground heat, wind, water and temperature difference

3. Improvement of combatable life style utilized green and water

The Eco house surounding the

green

Heat insulation structure

Inside of Enegy saving house


 

 General information  

 

Address 2-2-6 Higashida, Yahata-higashi, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

5 minutes walk from JR Space World Station

Open hours

9:00 to 17:00

Admission fee No admission fee is required
Days closed evey Monday

 

 

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Confucius Shrine

 

The world’s only Confucian shrine built outside China by Chinese hands

 

First built in 1893 by Chinese residents of Nagasaki with the support of the Ch’ing 

Dynasty government, the shrine was designed to serve as a place of worship and 

learning for the Chinese community, and housed a Confucian sanctuary and primary school. 

The buildings were severely damaged by the Atomic bomb explosion on August 9, 1945 and were

not restored and opened to the public until September 1967.
The shrine was extensively renovated in 1982. 

Standing outside the shrine are 72 statues representing the 72 followers of Confucius

 

A building at the rear of the shrine houses the Museum of Chinese History and Palace Museum.

It features large illuminated photographs of the old Silk Road and models of 

early Chinese inventions such as the world’s first seismograph. 

 

Displayed on the second floor are more than 80 treasure-class articles of varying antiquity on loan directly from the Chinese National Museum and Palace Museum in Beijing.

 


 

 General information  

 

Address 10-30 Oura-machi, Nagasaki-city
Access

5 minutes walk from Oura-kaigan-dori Tram Station  or

3 minutes walk from Oura Tenshudo Tram Station

Open hours 9:30 to 18:00
Admission fee JPY 600
Days closed No closing days

 

 

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Peace Fountain at Nagasaki Peace Park

 

Peace Fountain reminds us of the tragic scene unfolded shortly after America dropped

the Atomic Bomb on Nagasaki at 11:02 am on Aug. 09, 1945.
With the completion of the Peace Fountain on Aug. 3, 1969, a monument inscribed with an

epitaph was constructed. Many people were burned deeply and died, crying and groaning

for water. When people recovered their peaceful life in 1965, a campaign for a Peace Fountain 

was launched.

Recorded on the monument are the name of the founder including the People’s Congress for

Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and Promotion of Peace and the Committee for the Construction

of the Peace Fountain.

 


 

Part of the epitaph reads as follows: To those who visit this place today. 
May you offer prayers to console the souls of those killed and promote peace.

 


 

 General information  

 

Address Heiwakoen, Matsuyama-machi, Nagasaki-city
Access 3 minuts walk from Heiwa-koen-shita Tram Station 

 

 

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Martyrdom of the 26 Saints of Japan

 

Nishizaka Hill in Nagasaki reminds us of the Martyrdom of 26 Japanese Saints.

 
Their long trek to the Cross, verification of their faith in God and their chant for ascension
are well visualized with memorial made by Yasutake Funakoshi.
 

On February 5, 1597, Paulo Miki and 25 others were crucified for their belief in God on

order of Toyotomi Hideyoshi. 

The martyrs including four Spaniards, one from Goa, India, one Mexican and 20 Japanese

demonstrated their spiritual unity despite differences in races, ages and professions.

  

Nishizaka hill, the site of

Martyrdom in 1597

The martyrs said that 

” All people, bless God ! ”  

The 26 Japanese martyrs have 

been canonized in 1862

By putting them to death, Hideyoshi threatened people, saying I hereby ban Christianity”. 
Responded the martyrs’ chant “All people, bless God!  Death and life, liberty and persecution
and Dictators and the people confronted on Nishizaka Hill. 
 

The martyrs are immortal.

In 1862, the 26 Japanese martyrs were canonized by Pope Pius IX. In 1956, the place of

their martyrdom was designated as a Historical Place by Nagasaki Prefecture.

A monument dedicated to them was built on June 10 in 1962.

 

 


 

 General information  

 

Address 7-8 Nishizaka-cho, Nagasaki-city
Access 5 minuts walk from JR Nagasaki Station

 

 

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Dejima

 

Only the trading port in Japan during Natinal isolation              

 

The fan-shaped artificial island in the bay of Nagasaki that was a Dutch trading port

as Japan’s only open gateway to Europe during Japan’s self-imposed isolation of Edo period

from 1641 until 1853.
The Dutch East India Company’s trading post at Dejima was closed in 1857. Since then,

the island has been surrounded by reclaimed land and merged into Nagasaki: its original

location is marked by rivets.

 

Entrance of Dejima

Fan-shaped artificial island,

was built in 1636

Dejima used from 1641 until

1853


 

A project to restore Dejima is underway.   In 2000, five buildings including the Deputy

Factor’s Quarters were completed and opened to the public. 

 

Dejima International Club

 

Building of residence, cooking

room, warehouse 

The old Dejima seminary,

a Christian theological school


 

In the spring of 2006, the finishing touches were put on the Chief Factor’s Residence, 

the Japanese Officials’ Office, the Head Clerk’s Quarters, the No. 3 Warehouse and 

the Sea Gate.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 General information 

 

Address 6-1 Dejima-machi, Nagasaki-city
Access

a short walk from Dejima Tram station

Open hours 8:00 to 21:00
Admission fee JPY 510
Days closed No closing days

 

 

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Urakami Cathedral

 

Construction of the original Urakami Cathedral, a brick Romanesque building, began in 1895,

after a long-standing ban on Christianity was lifted.

When completed in 1914, it was the largest Catholic church in East Asia.

 

The atomic bomb dropped on August 9, 1945 explored in Urakami, only 500m from the

cathedral, which was completely destroyed. What remained of the cathedral is now on display 

in the Atomic Bomb Museum.

A replacement was built in 1959, and remodeled to more closely resemble the original in 1980.

 


 


 

The nearby the Ground Zero in Nagasaki Peace Park contains remnants of the Ruins of Urakami Cathedral

 

 


 

 General information  

 

Address 1-79 Motoo-machi, Nagasaki-city
Access

8 minuts walk from Heiwa koen Tram Station 

Open hours

9:00 to 17:00

Admission fee No fee is required, please donate to the donation box
Days closed No closing days

 

 

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Oura Cathedral

 

Basilica of Martyrdom of the 26 Saints of Japan

 

Registered on UNESCO’s World Heritage as Hidden Christian site

 

One of the famous landmarks in Nagasaki-city, was built in 1865 under the supervision of 

the French priest Bernard Petitjean.

It was designated as a National Treasure in 1933 for its value as Japan’s oldest Gothic-style

Cathedral.

 

Entrance gate of Oura Cathedral

1,000 yen admission fee

Japan’s oldest Gothic-style

Cathedral building

Windows of Cathedral building

 

“On March 17, 1865, a group of peasants from Urakami came to the church and professed

their faith to Father Petitjean, thus revealing that Christianity had survived through the 

centuries of persecution.

The white marble statue of the Holy Mother at the entrance was built in commemoration of

the dramatic discovery of the “Hidden Christians.

 

Former Latin Seminario

Nagasaki

Statue of Mary, at entrance of

Cathedral, installed in 1867

Statue of Pope John Paul II,

visited here in 1981

 


 

 General information  

 

Address 5-3 Minamiyamate, Nagasaki-city
Access

10 minutes walk from Oura tensyudo-mae tram station

Open hours 8:00 to 17:45
Admission fee JPY 1,000
Days closed No closing days

 

 

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Hiraodai karst plateau

 

One of the three largest in Japan 

 

It is located in southeastern part of Kitakyushu-city. 

At altitudes between 400 and 600 meters above sea level and stretching 6 km from north to

south and 2 km from east to west.  

 

     

Yougunbaru, which was so names because of the limestone which stands in row like a flock of sheep

in a vast meadowdolines or conical hollows and limestone caves create distinctive scenery.

 

The Plateau offers a different views in each of the four seasons, resembling a burnt field in the spring, 
appearing fresh and green in the early summer, and similar to a dry plain in the fall. 
 
 

 

 General information 

 

Address

located in north-east  side of Fukuoka-prefecture

Kokura-minami-ku, Kitakyushu-city,  Yukuhasi-city, Kanda-machi Miyako-gun

Access

40 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kokura station


 

 

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Hibikinada Biotope in Kitakyushu

 

Japan’s largest Biotope

 

The Pradise of creatures made over the year in the waste disposal site.   

237 kind of birds including circus spinouts listed on the Japan’s endangered species and 284 kind

of vegetation have been confirmed in the Biotope of 41 hectares.

 


 

 General information  

 

Address 1 Hibikimachi, Wakamatsu-ku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

30 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kokura Station

Open hours

9:00 to 17:00  

Admission fee JPY 100
Days closed Tuesday

 

 

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Mejiro Limestone Cave

 

It is the longest cave in Hiraodai Karst, over 2 km in length.

The highlight of this cave is the monolithic ceiling which is a very unique structure as a

limestone caves.

 

     

 

 General information  

 

Address 3-1-1 Horadai, Kokura-minamiku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

45 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kokura Station

80 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

80 minutes by a vehicle from Usa

100 minutes by a vehicle from Beppu

100 minutes by a vehicle from Yufuin

Open hours

10:00 to 17:00  

Admission fee JPY 500
Days closed No regular closing days

 

 

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