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Sakitsu Village

 

Registered on UNESCE World Heritage as Hidden Christian site

 

A Gothic-looking church is located on a cove of a fishing village. In 1934, a French priest

Augustin Halbout MEP purchased the premises of the former village headman and built a

wooden and concrete finished church, with Tetsukawa Yosuke’s design and construction.

He placed the altar at the very site where fumie or a test to ensure non-allegiance to

Christianity had been conducted.


 

General information

Address 539 SAkitsu Kawazu-cho, Amakusa-city, Kumamoto-prefecture
Access

by Car

2 hours 40 minutes from Kumamoto-city

45 minutes from Amakusa Airport

Church

Open hours

 

9:00 to 17:00

Admission fee No fee is required
Days closed No closing days

 

Oe Cathedral

 

Registered on UNESCE World Heritage as Hidden Christian site

 

The oldest Catholic Church in Amakusa and was one of the first churches built right after the ban

on Christianity was lifted. The and Romanesque-style architecture and the chalky white structure

was rebuilt in 1933 by a French missionary priest named Father Garnier using his own money and

contributions from local Christians living in the area.

 


 

General information

Address 1782 Oe Amakusa-cho, Amakusa-city, Kumamoto-prefecture
Access

by Car

2 hours 50 minutes from Kumamoto-city

60 minutes from Amakusa Airport

Open hours 9:00 to 17:00
Admission fee No fee is required
Days closed No closing days

 

West Japan Industrial Club

 

Historic Building representing modern Japanese architecture

 

The building was constructed in 1911 as the former Matsumoto Kenjiro residence, and

was designed by renown architectural designer Tatsuno Kingo, whose representative

works was JR Tokyo Station.  

 

The building is designated as a national cultural asset.

 

Former owner, Matsumoto Kenjiro was a Japan’s prominent business person and one

of founder of Meiji Senmon Gakkō or Meiji Technical College, Current Kyushu Institute

of Technology.

 

This building is now open to the public, and it is used as a restaurant, party and wedding reception.

 


 

General information

Address 1-4-3 Ichieda, Tobata, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

20 minutes by a vihecle from JR Kokura World Station

10 minutes by a vihecle from JR Tobata Station


 

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

 

Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History & Human History

 

The largest scale Museum in Western Japan for Natural history and Human history

located in Higashida district.

 

What to Exhibit

Natural History Zone History Zone
The History of Earth and Life Local Festival lobby
The Time traveling room Local Culture history
Diversity of life Discovering history
Discovering Nature History of Kitakyushu
Eco-garden Theme Exhibition
Theme Exhibition  

Natural history, exhibit various

creatures including dinosaurs

East Asia, exhibition theme of

cultural exchange

Human history, exhibit the history

and lifestyle in Kitakyushu


 

General information

Address 2-4-1 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 JPY 500
Days closed New year’s holidays

 

Environmental Museum in Kitakyushu

 

Environmental learning Museum

 

The museum has Environmental learning function, Environmental information function and

Environmental activity function.

The Environmental improvement history of Kitakyushu, Global warming and other various

environmental issues can be learned.

 

The Museum Building

Learn the Global warming

The Environmental improvement

history of Kitakyushu


 

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

 

Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery Studio

 

Museum of Industrial Technology

 

In April 2007, based on this theme of “innovation,” the Kitakyushu Innovation

Gallery & Studio (KIGS) opened in Yahata, Higashida, the first site of steel manufacturing

in Japan’s modern age. 

 

Various things related Industry technologies are exhibited ;

Exhibition Gallery shows items on the theme of technology development

World Heritage Gallery shows items related Meiji Japan’s industrial Revolution

At the adjacent workshop building, manufacturing experience can be done

 

Museum Building

World Heritage,

Meiji Japan’s Industry Revolution

Introducing Industry innovation

history of Japan


 

General information

Address 2-2-11 Higashida, Yahata-higashi, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

5 minutes walk from JR Space World Station

Open hours

9:00 to 19:00 weekdays

9:00 to 17:00 Sataurday, Sunday and National holiday

Admission fee No admission fee is required
Days closed evey Monday

 

Company visit to TOYOTA Motor Kyushu

 

Established in 1991, 100% shareholder of Toyota Motor.  Major manufactured car is Lexus,

and annual production volume is 430,000 cars. 

Assembly line and Inspection line are visited at the factory tour.

 


 

General information

Address 1 Kamiaruki, Miyawaka-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access 60 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kokura Station
Days of visit Weekdays except Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays
Fee No visiting fee is required
Booking Can be made by Japan KYUSHU Tourist

 

Company visit to NISSAN Motor Kyushu

 

The roots of NISSAN is Tobata Casting funded in Kitakyushu in 1911.
The factory is located in Kanda-cho, Fukuoka Prefecture facing the Suo-nada Sea,

 and Commenced operation started in 1975.

 

Now TEANA, X-TRAIL ROGUE, SERENA and MURANO are being manufactured.  

The process from assembly of the parts to final products can be seen.

 


 

General information

Address 1-3 Shin-hamamachi, Kanda, Miyako-gun, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access 50 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kokura Station
Days of visit Weekdays except Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays
Fee No visiting fee is required
Booking Can be made by Japan KYUSHU Tourist

 

Company visit to TOTO

 

The world’s largest toilet manufacturer

 

Eestablished in Kitakyushu in 1917. 
The company is well-known in Washlet which is an innovative toilet seat that features an

integrated bidet. The sanitary ware manufacturing factory and TOTO Museum can be visited

 


 

General information

Address 2-1-1 Nakashima, Kokura-kita, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access 15 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kokura Station
Days of visit Weekdays except Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays
Fee No visiting fee is required
Booking Can be made by Japan KYUSHU Tourist