Birth place of Steel Making Industry in Japan
Located at the food of Mt. Sarakura and facing to Dokai Bay, which is used as a shipping port
for the steel industry.
The area has various Industrial Heritages and Museums.
World Cultural Heritage
Built in 1899, ahead of production
It contributed greatly to the
development of the Japanese
steel industry and was used until 1972
The World’s most Dynamic Night
view. Mt. Sarakura is the best
scenic spot in Kitakyushu-city
Japan’s Modern Steel Works
history started here.
Dedicated railway for Yawata
Steel Works connected between
Yawata and Tobata.
theme of “innovation,” the
Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery & Studio opened in Yahata, Higashida
|Address||Higasida, Yahata-higasiku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture|
20 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kokura Station
70 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city
110 minutes by a vehicle from Beppu
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